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Watch: Lionel Messi hits winner as PSG come from behind to beat Toulouse
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Watch: Lionel Messi hits winner as PSG come from behind to beat Toulouse

Lionel Messi's PSG came from behind to beat Toulouse 2-1 on Saturday and consolidated their lead at the top of Ligue 1.

Veteran Stan Wawrinka claims Davis Cup victory for Switzerland
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Veteran Stan Wawrinka claims Davis Cup victory for Switzerland

Wawrinka, now down at 135 after a long spell rebuilding his career following two foot surgeries, was playing in the tournament for the first time in eight year

Premier League: Everton rock Arsenal’s title bid, dismal Liverpool crash again
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Premier League: Everton rock Arsenal’s title bid, dismal Liverpool crash again

Arsenal remain five points clear of Manchester City at the top of the table but may rue a huge chance to extend their advantage as they aim for a first league title since 2004.

History and timeline of Olympic bans and boycotts
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History and timeline of Olympic bans and boycotts

The Olympics also have a history of countries choosing to boycott rather than compete against athletes they believed should not have been invited.

Afghanistan: Taliban detain, thrash teacher for supporting women's education
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Afghanistan: Taliban detain, thrash teacher for supporting women's education

Ismail Mashal had caused a storm by tearing his degree certificates to shreds on TV in December, protesting the edict by the Afghan Taliban ending women's higher education in Afghanistan

Explained: The arguments for and against exclusion of Russia, Belarus from Paris Olympics
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Explained: The arguments for and against exclusion of Russia, Belarus from Paris Olympics

Ukraine fired up its campaign on Friday to have Russia and military ally Belarus excluded from the next Summer Games with talk in Kyiv of a boycott

Ukraine pushes to exclude Russia from 2024 Paris Olympics
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Ukraine pushes to exclude Russia from 2024 Paris Olympics

The leaders of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania urged the IOC to ban Russia and said a boycott was a possibility.

Dipa Karmakar calls 21-month doping suspension as 'longest battle' of her career
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Dipa Karmakar calls 21-month doping suspension as 'longest battle' of her career

Dipa Karmakar has been handed a doping suspension which has ruled her out of competition until July 2023.

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar gets 21-month doping ban
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Gymnast Dipa Karmakar gets 21-month doping ban

The ban means Karmakar will miss all the tournaments in the Apparatus World Cup Series and at least three of the six World Challenge Cup Series.

Formula 1: Ford team up with Red Bull for return in 2026
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Formula 1: Ford team up with Red Bull for return in 2026

Ford last featured in F1 in 2004 when they were partnered with Jordan and their return is a further sign of the growth of the sport in the United States.

UK Athletics call for law change amidst proposed transgender athletes allowance
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UK Athletics call for law change amidst proposed transgender athletes allowance

UK Athletics would welcome an open category, which would replace the current male category and be open to all athletes.

The Woman King review: Viola Davis is raw, rustic & breathtaking in director Gina Prince-Bythewood's action-packed saga
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The Woman King review: Viola Davis is raw, rustic & breathtaking in director Gina Prince-Bythewood's action-packed saga

Apart from Viola Davis as The Woman King, Lashana Lynch, Thuso Mbedu and John Boyega stand out with their strong portrayals.

US backs Russians, Belarusians competing as neutrals in 2024 Paris Olympics
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US backs Russians, Belarusians competing as neutrals in 2024 Paris Olympics

Russia is pushing for all restrictions to be lifted, arguing that the Olympics should not be politicised.

Angad Bedi and Neha Dhupia to be paired together on screen for the very first time for a rom-com penned by Chetan Bhagat
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Angad Bedi and Neha Dhupia to be paired together on screen for the very first time for a rom-com penned by Chetan Bhagat

A source reveals, "It's a funny story based on a couple and their shared relationship living together during the covid lockdown. It’s an exciting proposition as the duo are social media goals when it comes to being the adorable couple."

India's Aman Sehrawat wins bronze at Zagreb Open wrestling
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India's Aman Sehrawat wins bronze at Zagreb Open wrestling

Aman defeated Zane Raye Rhodes Richards of USA 10-4 on points in the bronze medal contest

Tokyo Olympic bribery scandal rolls on; company apologizes
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Tokyo Olympic bribery scandal rolls on; company apologizes

Takeshi Natsuno was arrested in September on suspicion of bribing Haruyuki Takahashi, a member of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee, with 69 million yen ($480,000)

UN experts back IOC on ‘neutral’ Russian athletes idea
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UN experts back IOC on ‘neutral’ Russian athletes idea

Two UN rights experts on Wednesday commended the IOC's moves towards letting Russian athletes compete as neutrals

FIA president Mohammad Bin Sulayem likely to attend Formula E race in Hyderabad
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FIA president Mohammad Bin Sulayem likely to attend Formula E race in Hyderabad

FIA president Bin Sulayem has been invited to the Hyderabad race, the first-ever Formula E event taking place in India that takes place on 11 February.

NFL legend Tom Brady announces he's retiring 'for good'
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NFL legend Tom Brady announces he's retiring 'for good'

Brady, the most successful quarterback in NFL history, and one of the greatest athletes in team sports, posted the announcement on social media Wednesday morning, a brief video lasting just under one minute.