THE OLYMPIC GAMES

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    Olympics: 2024 Olympic fight set to go to the wire

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    Commentary: Why North Korea is turning into a headache for China and Xi Jinping

    With North Korea speeding up its nuclear programme development and with less leverage with key countries in the Six-Party Talks, China is in a ...
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    Badminton: Olympic champ Chen Long out of All-England Open

    China's Olympic champion Chen Long was dumped out of the All-England Open on Thursday, losing in the second round to Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk, the ...
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    Tennis: Sharapova targets April return after doping ban reduced

    The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) cut Sharapova's ban to 15 months, saying she was not an "intentional doper", after the 29-year-old tested ...
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    Paralympics: Yip Pin Xiu, Theresa Goh rise above equal rewards debate

    The swimmers say they are thankful for greater visibility and support for para sports, while SNPC chief Dr Teo-Koh Sock Miang wants more sponsors ...
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    Olympics: Weightlifter becomes first excluded from Rio for doping

    A Kyrgyzstan weightlifter on Thursday (Aug 18) became the first athlete excluded from the Rio Olympics for doping, the Court of Arbitration for ...
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    Olympics: Runners given final berth after crash drama

    Two Olympic athletes who helped each other across the finish line after an accidental mid-race collision in the women's 5,000m have been granted ...
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    Olympics: Ailing champ Sun crashes out of 1,500m free

    Sun lurked just off the pace in his heat until fading to seventh at the 800m mark and laboured home in 15min 01.97sec, seventh in a heat won by ...
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    Five on Friday: Our favourite Rio 2016 Olympic moments so far

    In her regular end-of the-week look at what’s happening in pop culture, Channel NewsAsia's Genevieve Loh turns Olympics armchair expert and picks ...
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    Olympics: Del Potro keeps Rio tennis dream alive

    The giant 27-year-old, ranked at 141 in the world after years of wrist injury misery had pushed him to the brink of quitting, swept to a 6-3, 1-6, ...