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21/12/2018 - 11:41

Koreas to meet IOC in February on joint Olympic bid

The two Koreas on Friday agreed to hold talks with the International Olympic Committee on their joint bid for the 2032 Summer Games in February, Seoul said, as a rapid…

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10/12/2018 - 10:31

North and South Korea join hands to win UNESCO status for wrestling

North and South Korea marked a new step in their reconciliation efforts Monday as UNESCO accepted a joint bid for Korean wrestling to be recognised as one of the world’s…

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10/12/2018 - 10:30

Shakhtar prepare for home match 700 kilometres from home

But the spectre of war has cast a shadow over the match with the fans now expected to travel over 700 kilometres (435 miles) to watch their own team ‘at…

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22/11/2018 - 17:57

Kurdish women pedal, dunk, spike as Iraq’s top athletes

When Iraq’s female cycling team snatched bronze and silver medals at a landmark pan-Arab race, it was thanks to athletes from the autonomous Kurdish region. The country’s toughest female competitors,…

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21/11/2018 - 09:37

French rugby to support Gareth Thomas

France players will wear rainbow laces during their match against Fiji in support of Gareth Thomas, the French Rugby Federation’s vice president Serge Simon said on Tuesday. Former Wales captain Thomas was a…

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02/11/2018 - 09:57

FIFA announce increased prize money for women’s World Cup

FIFA are to double the prize money on offer at the women’s World Cup in time for next year’s tournament in France, president Gianni Infantino confirmed on Friday. Speaking at…

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