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Biles: ‘I am more than my accomplishments’

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Biles, who won four golds at Rio 2016, has yet to confirm whether she will take part in the apparatus finals in TokyoFour-time Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles has reacted to the widespread support she has received after withdrawing from Thursday's all-around final.The American gymnast pulled out of the competition saying she needed to prioritise her mental health,...

Pole vaulter Kendricks out of Tokyo 2020

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Kendricks was expected to challenge for a medal in the pole vault competition in TokyoDates: 23 July-8 August Time in Tokyo: BST +8Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button and online; Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live, Sports Extra and Sounds; live text and video clips on BBC Sport website and app.American pole vaulter...

Outspoken billionaire Sun Dawu jailed for 18 years in China

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He has in the past been vocal in criticising authorities and has spoken out about human rights. Source link

Dressel wins second gold in Tokyo

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Dates: 23 July-8 August Time in Tokyo: BST +8Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button and online; Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live, Sports Extra and Sounds; live text and video clips on BBC Sport website and app.USA's Caeleb Dressel set an Olympic record on his way to winning the men's 100m freestyle gold...

Rowers win Ireland’s first gold in Tokyo

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Dates: 23 July-8 August Time in Tokyo: BST +8Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button and online; Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live, Sports Extra and Sounds; live text and video clips on BBC Sport website and app.Ireland won their first gold medal of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as Paul O'Donovan and Fintan...

Gaza photographer hopes digital art boom can help raise aid money

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Over-ambitious or not, Shaban says that back in May he and his family and friends could have lost their lives. But now, through an image that can rise above the violence and pain, he hopes they are on their way to turning things around and with any luck immortalising just one of the stories from Gaza. Source link

South Africa riots: The inside story of Durban’s week of anarchy

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The worst unrest since white-minority rule ended has left deep scars, especially in the coastal city of Durban. Source link

The vaccine tourists heading to the US to get their jab

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The shortage of vaccines and slow vaccine rollouts in many parts of the world, has sparked a trend of vaccine tourism, with many tourists heading to the United States to get vaccinated. Nearly 50% of US residents are fully vaccinated but the rates are much lower in many countries. The BBC's Cindy Sui has been speaking to some...

Why cannabis is still a banned Olympics substance

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US sprinter Sha'carri Richardson won't compete due to a positive marijuana test. People are asking why. Source link

Arthur: Popular children’s show to end after 25 years

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US public broadcaster PBS confirmed the final episode will air in winter 2022. Source link