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Grand finale for Biles with 4th gold

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 17, (Agencies): US star Simone Biles got the golden finale she craved in Rio with a record equalling fourth women’s crown …

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Ex-FIFA prez Havelange dies at 100 – Reputation damaged by corruption

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 16, (AP): Joao Havelange, who as president of FIFA for two decades transformed soccer’s governing body into a multibillion-dollar business and …

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Rudisha wins 2nd 800m, Braz scores shock gold

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 16, (Agencies): Kenya’s David Rudisha claimed a majestic Olympic double in the 800m as an unknown Brazilian pole vaulter scored a …

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Bolt storms to 3rd straight 100m gold

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 15, (Agencies): Usain Bolt stormed to an unprecedented third straight Olympic 100m title as Wayde van Niekerk smashed Michael Johnson’s long-standing …

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Suarez gives Barcelona edge in Super Cup – Barca take 2-0 lead at Nou Camp for second leg

MADRID, Aug 15, (AFP): Luis Suarez insisted the Spanish Super Cup is not Barcelona’s yet after helping his team shoot down Sevilla 2-0 to give …

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Bayern clinch German Super Cup title – Ancelotti makes flying start

DORTMUND, Germany, Aug 15, (AFP): Carlo Ancelotti claimed his first title as Bayern Munich coach on Sunday as a 2-0 victory at Borussia Dortmund gave …

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India thrash Windies in series-clinching victory

GROS-ISLET, Saint Lucia, Aug 14, (AFP): India routed the West Indies to complete a series-clinching victory by the comprehensive margin of 237 runs just before …

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Pakistan beat England to draw 4-match series

LONDON, Aug 14, (AFP): Yasir Shah took five wickets as Pakistan marked the country’s Independence Day with a 10-wicket win over England in the fourth …

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Amir congratulates Al-Turqi – ‘Gold’ comes home

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent on Sunday a cable of congratulations to Kuwaiti shooter Abdullah …

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Kuwait’s Al-Rashidi wins skeet bronze

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 13, (Agencies): Kuwait’s Abdullah Al-Rashidi won the bronze medal in the skeet championship in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, held in Brazil, …

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