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Thailand is guaranteed at least another bronze medal in the Tokyo Games after boxer Sudaporn Seesondee beat Great Britain's Caroline Dubois in their quarter-final.

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Warholm dazzles in 400m hurdles as Biles makes dramatic Olympic return

Warholm dazzles in 400m hurdles as Biles makes dramatic Olympic return

TOKYO - Karsten Warholm smashed his own world record as he streaked to victory in the Olympic 400m hurdles on Tuesday while Simone Biles prepared for a dramatic return to action after a Games dogged by mental health struggles.

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Warholm dazzles in 400m hurdles as Biles makes dramatic Olympic return

TOKYO - Karsten Warholm smashed his own world record as he streaked to victory in the Olympic 400m hurdles on Tuesday while Simone Biles prepared for a dramatic return to action after a Games dogged by mental health struggles.

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Warholm dazzles in 400m hurdles as Biles makes dramatic Olympic return
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Transgender Olympian Hubbard hailed as debate rages

TOKYO: New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has been hailed as a transgender pioneer after her short-lived Olympic debut but Games chiefs continue to wrestle with the thorny issues raised by her historic appearance.

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Transgender Olympian Hubbard hailed as debate rages
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Boxer Sudaporn wins quarter-final, guaranteed at least bronze

Thailand is guaranteed at least another bronze medal in the Tokyo Games after boxer Sudaporn Seesondee beat Great Britain's Caroline Dubois in their quarter-final.

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Warholm world record in hurdles epic, Mihambo soars to long jump gold

TOKYO - Norway's Karsten Warholm shattered the world record to claim gold in an epic 400m hurdles at the Olympics on Tuesday as Germany's Malaika Mihambo soared to victory in the long jump.

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Warholm world record in hurdles epic, Mihambo soars to long jump gold
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Belarus athlete offered Poland visa as US slams 'repression'

TOKYO: A Belarusian Olympic athlete was sheltering in Poland's embassy in Tokyo on Tuesday after being offered safe passage to Warsaw, as the US slammed her team's attempt to send her home.

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Belarus athlete offered Poland visa as US slams 'repression'
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Karate hoping to land killer Tokyo blow before Olympic knockout

TOKYO: From Cobra Kai to Chuck Norris, karate is known around the world -- but practitioners of the Japanese martial art are hoping the Tokyo Olympics can bring an even wider audience.

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Karate hoping to land killer Tokyo blow before Olympic knockout
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Faster, higher, older: pensioners defy virus fears to keep Tokyo Olympics running

TOKYO: Japan has tapped into its famously ageing population to help run the Tokyo Olympics, with pensioner volunteers -- some into their 90s -- shrugging off fears about the coronavirus to do their bit.

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Faster, higher, older: pensioners defy virus fears to keep Tokyo Olympics running
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Top orders to be tested as England face India without Stokes

LONDON - Batsmen on both sides are set to face a stiff examination when an England team without Ben Stokes face India in the first Test in Nottingham starting on Wednesday.

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Top orders to be tested as England face India without Stokes
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Sudaporn faces high-stakes battle

Thai boxer Sudaporn Seesondee faces the fight of her life against Great Britain's Caroline Dubois in the women's lightweight (60kg) quarter-finals at the Tokyo Games on Tuesday.

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Sudaporn faces high-stakes battle
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Euro hero Chiellini signs two-year deal with Juventus

ROME: Giorgio Chiellini has signed a new two-year contract with Juventus, the Serie A club announced on Monday, a few weeks after the Italy captain led his country to triumph at Euro 2020.

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Euro hero Chiellini signs two-year deal with Juventus