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Olympics: Shuttler Ratchanok wins, but mixed doubles lose

Olympics: Shuttler Ratchanok wins, but mixed doubles lose

Ratchanok Intanon’s quest for an Olympic badminton medal continued on Wednesday as she entered the final eight, but it ended for mixed doubles team Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapsiree Taerattanachai, at Musahino Forest Plaza in Tokyo.

28 Jul 2021
Biles supported by US gymnasts, other athletes, celebs

Biles supported by US gymnasts, other athletes, celebs

WASHINGTON: US Olympic star Simone Biles received support from fellow gymnasts, other athletes and celebrities after pulling out of the women's team event at Tokyo over mental health concerns.

28 Jul 2021
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Environmentalists slam All Blacks tie-up with petrochemical firm

WELLINGTON - New Zealand Rugby confirmed a deal Wednesday for petrochemical giant Ineos to sponsor the All Blacks, in an agreement slammed by environmental watchdog Greenpeace.

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Environmentalists slam All Blacks tie-up with petrochemical firm
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Olympics: Shuttler Ratchanok wins, but mixed doubles lose

Ratchanok Intanon’s quest for an Olympic badminton medal continued on Wednesday as she entered the final eight, but it ended for mixed doubles team Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapsiree Taerattanachai, at Musahino Forest Plaza in Tokyo.

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Olympics: Shuttler Ratchanok wins, but mixed doubles lose
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Biles' Tokyo struggles could inspire wider change around mental health

TOKYO: First it was Naomi Osaka, now weeks later a tearful Simone Biles. Two of the biggest names in sport have publicly revealed that they are struggling with their mental health -- and they could be the catalyst for wider change.

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Biles' Tokyo struggles could inspire wider change around mental health
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Ledecky v Titmus as Olympics grapples with Biles withdrawal

TOKYO: US star Katie Ledecky will seek revenge against Australian rival Ariarne Titmus in the Olympic pool on Wednesday as shockwaves from the dramatic withdrawal of gymnastics star Simone Biles from the team competition rippled across the sporting world.

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Ledecky v Titmus as Olympics grapples with Biles withdrawal
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Bermuda's first Olympic gold 'just unbelievable': triathlete's parents

HAMILTON (BERMUDA) - The delivery of Bermuda's first ever Olympic gold medal on Tuesday by triathlete Flora Duffy is a victory shared by the whole island, her parents told AFP.

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Bermuda's first Olympic gold 'just unbelievable': triathlete's parents
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Biles supported by US gymnasts, other athletes, celebs

WASHINGTON: US Olympic star Simone Biles received support from fellow gymnasts, other athletes and celebrities after pulling out of the women's team event at Tokyo over mental health concerns.

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Biles supported by US gymnasts, other athletes, celebs
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Busanan tops group, faces world No.8 An in quest for medal

TOKYO: World No.13 Busanan Ongbamrungphan moved closer to winning the elusive badminton medal for Thailand after defeating Estonia's Kristin Kuuba 21-16, 21-12 to top Group D in the women's singles at the Musahino Forest Plaza on Tuesday.

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Busanan tops group, faces world No.8 An in quest for medal
27 Jul 2021

'Can't help but cheer': Some in Japan warm to Olympics

TOKYO: After months of opposition, some in Japan are warming to the pandemic-hit Olympics, with fans defying authorities to cheer athletes on public roads and rushing to snap up Games merchandise.

27 Jul 2021
'Can't help but cheer': Some in Japan warm to Olympics
27 Jul 2021

'This one sucks' - tennis star Osaka suffers home Olympic shock

TOKYO - Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka's dreams of home Olympic gold were crushed by a 6-1, 6-4 defeat to Marketa Vondrousova Tuesday as her return to action came to an abrupt end.

27 Jul 2021
'This one sucks' - tennis star Osaka suffers home Olympic shock
27 Jul 2021

Cameroon refugee achieves Olympic dream after UK ordeal

LONDON - Cyrille Tchatchet II is preparing to make history at the Tokyo Olympics -- seven years after finding himself homeless and penniless on Britain's streets.

27 Jul 2021
Cameroon refugee achieves Olympic dream after UK ordeal