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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers prepare to resume 'safe' test events
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers prepare to resume 'safe' test events

Tokyo 2020 chiefs pledged to hold the remaining 18 test events — which function as dress rehearsals for each sport — in a "safe and secure" manner, to see what they can "learn as we work towards the Games".

European Aquatics Championships postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic
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European Aquatics Championships postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic

The aquatics championships, which include disciplines such as swimming, diving, open water swimming, and artistic synchronised swimming, had been provisionally delayed until late August but will now take place from 10 to 23 May next year

Coronavirus pandemic: A look at qualifying events for Tokyo Olympics 2020 in limbo due to COVID-19 threat
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Coronavirus pandemic: A look at qualifying events for Tokyo Olympics 2020 in limbo due to COVID-19 threat

Here we look at the status of many qualifying events for Tokyo Olympics 2020, which have been either postponed or cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic

Commonwealth Games 2018: World champion diver Tom Daley 'devastated' as injury ends his bid for third straight title
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Commonwealth Games 2018: World champion diver Tom Daley 'devastated' as injury ends his bid for third straight title

British Swimming said Daley, who had hip surgery last year, had withdrawn due to a "recurring injury", adding that the difficult dives required in the individual event put too much strain on his body.

Shooting excluded from 2022 Commonwealth Games; mixed-gender T20 cricket competition a possibility
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Shooting excluded from 2022 Commonwealth Games; mixed-gender T20 cricket competition a possibility

India's medal chances at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham take a hit as shooting has been excluded from the competition.

It's funny but it must have hurt: Watch two Filipino divers get zero for embarrassing attempts
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It's funny but it must have hurt: Watch two Filipino divers get zero for embarrassing attempts

Before you embark on watching the video below, we would like to tell you that yes, while it's funny — one must spare a thought for these two Filipino divers' backs

Controversial injury-time penalty gives Netherlands 2-1 victory over Mexico
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Controversial injury-time penalty gives Netherlands 2-1 victory over Mexico

Klaas Jan Huntelaar and Wesley Sneijder scored late goals Sunday to give the Netherlands a 2-1 victory over Mexico and a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals.

Chew on this: FIFA is part of Luis Suarez's biting problem
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Chew on this: FIFA is part of Luis Suarez's biting problem

in a sport where there is intense pressure to win, where the rewards are enormous and the punishments comparatively minor, Suarez is not the only one who needs to look in the mirror. The way the sport is encouraged to be played is part of the problem.

World Cup 2014: Diving becomes popular debate after Fred flops
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World Cup 2014: Diving becomes popular debate after Fred flops

Players can be disciplined later for diving, though Fred wasn't, and it rarely happens at the highest levels of the sport.

Want to stop footballers from diving? Ban them
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Want to stop footballers from diving? Ban them

Some of the play-acting in top leagues these days pushes a fan to think whether he's really watching the 'beautiful game'. To stop this happening, football associations need to start banning players who dive.

Congrats on your gold! Oh your grandparents died last year..
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Congrats on your gold! Oh your grandparents died last year..

Soon after she won a gold in the synchronized diving event, Wu Minxia was told that her grandparents had died over a year ago, and that her mother was in remission from breast cancer.

Images: Can you say cheese while diving?
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Images: Can you say cheese while diving?

How do you look while somersaulting in mid-air? Can you make a face underwater and evade the cameras? Here are pictures of how usually attractive divers look while they're diving.

Aussie diving champ Mitcham on top of the rings already
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Aussie diving champ Mitcham on top of the rings already

The 10-metres platform gold medallist, the only non-Chinese to win a diving gold in Beijing, sent out a stunning photograph on his Twitter feed and later told reporters he was having a great time.