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Tokyo Olympics must be held at ‘any cost’, says Japanese minister

The Tokyo Olympics must be held “at any cost”, Japan’s Games minister, Seiko Hashimoto, has said, as organisers continue to weigh up options for...

Black power: the fists and the fury that shook America – and inspired generations | Sean Ingle

Chaos on the streets. Poison seeping into minds. Athletes speaking out against racial injustice being vilified as villains by those in power. Right now...

Charles Porter: Melbourne Olympics high jump hero dies aged 84

Athlete claimed silver after five-hour final at 1956 Games Moment ‘etched into Australian Olympic folklore’ Australian high jumper Charles Chilla Porter. Photograph: National Archives of Australia Charles...

Most Australian athletes believe Olympic podium is not the place for protest

Olympic venues and podiums should be off-limits for any form of protest, most Australian athletes believe. But Australia’s Olympians want opportunities to express themselves...

Freestyle skateboarding brilliance, the Uefa Cup and Ronnie O’Sullivan | Classic YouTube

This week’s roundup also features Fanny Blankers-Koen, Robin van Persie, and ‘the best coach in the Premier League’ Katie Ledecky, without milk on this occasion. Photograph:...

Rescheduled Tokyo Olympics must be simple and safe, says Games official

John Coates says health of athletes must be secured This week marks one year until postponed Games begin Illuminated Olympic rings are seen in front of...

UK Sport denies win at any cost Olympic mentality after testing revelations

Experimental trial conducted on 91 athletes before London 2012 Questions raised about excessive medication in British sport The London 2012 opening ceremony. It has been revealed...

French Olympic hopeful climber Luce Douady, 16, dies after cliff fall

Douady seen as one of the sport’s brightest young talents French climbing federation expresses ‘immense sadness’ Luce Douady was a world junior champion and...

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Cleaner Bags Life Sentence For S3xually Assaulting Sleeping Child In Church

A 27-year-old cleaner, Saviour Udoh, was on Monday, June 24, sentened to life imprisonment by the Ikeja Sexual Offences...
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UNIZIK Graduate Escaping Prankster’s Tricycle Robbery Dies

A fresh graduate of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Ifunanya Miracle, has died during a prank-turned-robbery on the university...

Driver Sentenced To Life Imprisonment For Kidnapping And Defiling 10-year-old

Oshodi, in his judgment, said that the facts of the case were distressing as Hudu cruelly abducted the 10-year-old...

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Cleaner Bags Life Sentence For S3xually Assaulting Sleeping Child In Church

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UNIZIK Graduate Escaping Prankster’s Tricycle Robbery Dies

A fresh graduate of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Ifunanya...