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Olympics golden couple Jason Kenny and Laura Trott marry in private

Cycling’s golden couple, Laura Trott and Jason Kenny, have got married in a private ceremony in Cheshire. The Team GB pair, who boast 10 Olympic golds between them, tied the knot on Saturday. Revealing the news, Kenny, 28, tweeted a

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No Zika cases detected among Olympics participants: WHO

No Zika cases have so far been detected among athletes, spectators or other participants in last month’s Olympic Games in Brazil, the World Health Organization said Friday. “We don’t have any confirmed cases of Zika amongst travellers or amongst… the

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French players suspended over behavior at Olympics

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has provisionally suspended Benoit Paire, Kristina Mladenovic and Caroline Garcia for “damaging” the organization’s image by their behavior at this month’s Rio Olympics. “Following the Rio Olympics, the Committee of the French Tennis Federation met

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You are a fraud, cheat, Siasia blasts sports minister

*Reveals what they did to his wife while he was away for the Olympics *Says he can no longer work with those running sports now *May only return when there’s a true change in sports *Recalls the efforts of President

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Rio 2016 Olympics: Dalung blames Jonathan administration for Nigeria’s failure

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung has attributed the failure of the Olympic team at the just concluded Rio Olympics in Brazil to the stealing of the sum of N3bn meant for High Performance Centre by the last

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IOC to investigate US swimmers in robbery report fiasco

The International Olympic Committee has set up a disciplinary commission to investigate Ryan Lochte and the three other US swimmers involved in an altercation at a gas station in Rio de Janeiro last Sunday. The commission will determine if the

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Dream Team VI beat Honduras to win bronze

Nigeria U-23 team on Saturday defeated Honduras 3-2 to claim the bronze medal in the football event of the Olympic Games.follow us on twitter @aljazirahnewsng

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Nigeria prepared poorly for Olympics – Dalung

The Nigerian government has admitted its failure to properly prepare the country’s representatives to the 2016 Olympics cost the country the chance of winning medals. Nigeria has yet to win a medal with the Rio Olympics almost coming to a

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Bolt seals ‘triple triple’ with Jamaica relay gold

Usain Bolt brought the curtain down on his Olympic career with a record-equaling ninth gold medal, anchoring Jamaica to relay glory in a perfectly-scripted finale to complete his unprecedented “triple triple.” The 29-year-old superstar, widely seen as the greatest sprinter

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Bolt wins third Olympic 200m title

Usain Bolt won a third successive Olympic 200m gold on Thursday to keep his hopes of an unprecendented “triple triple” alive and deliver a perfect tonic to the doping-tainted world of track and field. The victory in his favoured event

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