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No fairytale finish for Helen Glover after the mother of all comebacks

Usain Bolt redefined what is possible by running the 100m in 9.69 seconds, Nadia Comaneci did it by scoring perfect 10s, Michael Phelps by winning eight gold medals at one

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‘Bittersweet’: Kyle Chalmers falls achingly short at his brilliant best

Kyle Chalmers has been to hell and back. Standing in the bowels of the Tokyo Aquatics Centre on Thursday, he listed the agony his body had been through since he

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Australia’s Fox takes canoe slalom gold with silver for Team GB’s Franklin

There was joy for Great Britain’s Mallory Franklin here as she produced a nerveless slalom paddle through 25 treacherous gates to take the silver medal behind Jess Fox of Australia.

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IOC praises weightlifter Laurel Hubbard before transgender athlete’s Olympic debut

The International Olympic Committee has praised the weightlifter Laurel Hubbard’s “courage and tenacity” as she prepares to become the first transgender athlete to compete in an Olympics on Monday. The

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Seoul boxing memories, Serie A’s heyday and the great Sally Gunnell

1) The Olympic boxing is in full swing, so let’s have a look back to the memorable 1988 edition. Here’s the great Roy Jones Jr losing his gold medal fight

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Team GB disappointed after television commentary gets players’ names wrong

Team GB’s Kim Little and Rachel Daly have criticised TV commentary in which players have been misnamed, as they prepared to play in Olympic quarter-finals on Friday. The errors came

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Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy win Ireland’s first Olympic rowing gold

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy won Ireland’s first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday with a stunning victory in the lightweight men’s double sculls at the Sea Forest

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