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Brazil's football championship to kick off in August despite coronavirus pandemic's peak
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Brazil's football championship to kick off in August despite coronavirus pandemic's peak

The Brazilian football confederation said 19 of the 20 clubs in the top flight were open to playing in other cities if their hometowns are considered not safe enough by health authorities.

Fifty of the last Spix's macaws to be reintroduced to the wild in Brazil
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Fifty of the last Spix's macaws to be reintroduced to the wild in Brazil

The blue parrot that made famous in the hit animation movie "Rio" will be reintroduced to the wild from captivity in Europe

Brazilian with transplanted heart from German Olympian participates in road race in Rio de Janeiro
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Brazilian with transplanted heart from German Olympian participates in road race in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil's Ivonette Balthazar's heart was ravaged by smoking, years of stressful work and a heart attack in 2012 registered barely 40 beats a minute

World Badminton Championships 2017: Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei aim for age-defying performances against youngsters
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World Badminton Championships 2017: Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei aim for age-defying performances against youngsters

Lin Dan, a five time champion, and recognised as perhaps the greatest player of all time, will be looking to clinch his sixth title.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017 medal tally: Justin Gatlin's 100m gold on Day 2 puts USA on top
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017 medal tally: Justin Gatlin's 100m gold on Day 2 puts USA on top

Here's a look at the medals tally after Day 2 of IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Wayde van Niekerk breezes through 400m heats on Day 2
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Wayde van Niekerk breezes through 400m heats on Day 2

Much is expected of Van Niekerk, the world and Olympic champion who smashed American Michael Johnson's world 400m record when winning gold in Rio last summer in 43.03sec.

IAAF World Championships 2017: Usain Bolt confident of finishing last race with a win
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IAAF World Championships 2017: Usain Bolt confident of finishing last race with a win

It would be a brave person to bet against Usain Bolt, no matter how sluggish, relatively speaking, his season has been so far.

IAAF World Championships 2017: Usain Bolt, Elaine Thompson to lead strong Jamaican team's charge
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IAAF World Championships 2017: Usain Bolt, Elaine Thompson to lead strong Jamaican team's charge

The Jamaican team have started their warm-up camp in Birmingham and will aim to improve on the 12 medals secured at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing.

Mo Farah reveals how he got extra motivation to win at Rio Olympics
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Mo Farah reveals how he got extra motivation to win at Rio Olympics

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah revealed that he had promised his two kids of bringing back a gold medal each which gave him extra motivation to win

After Dipa Karmakar’s request to return BMW, Tripura govt to repair road near her house
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After Dipa Karmakar’s request to return BMW, Tripura govt to repair road near her house

The Tripura government has decided to repair a road near Dipa Karmakar's home following reports that the ace gymnast wants to return the BMW presented to her following her performance at Olympics.

Watch: All that you need to know about the Rio Paralympics 2016
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Watch: All that you need to know about the Rio Paralympics 2016

Rio Paralympics 2016 said Monday that 1.5 million tickets had been sold and they hope that all 2.5 million will go.

Paralympics 2016: All you need to know about Rio's second bout of sports
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Paralympics 2016: All you need to know about Rio's second bout of sports

The Paralympic Games are held every four years for athletes who suffer from various disabilities. The 2016 edition will be held in Rio from 7-18 September.

Michael Phelps dominated the discussion on Twitter during Rio Olympics
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Michael Phelps dominated the discussion on Twitter during Rio Olympics

With five gold medals at the Rio Olympics 2016, US swimmer Michael Phelps became the most talked about athlete on Twitter.

Olympic feast: When in Rio de Janeiro, these are the foods and drinks to sample
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Olympic feast: When in Rio de Janeiro, these are the foods and drinks to sample

From caipirinhas to churrasco, Rio has plenty of food and drink for visitors, here for the 2016 Summer Olympics, to sample

Humans of Olympics: Meet Sergio Vigil, Argentina’s ‘serial winner’ in hockey
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Humans of Olympics: Meet Sergio Vigil, Argentina’s ‘serial winner’ in hockey

The best thing about Olympics is you never know who you bump into. The people walking around you are more often than not unsuspectingly big stars in their sport.

Rio Olympics 2016, day 13 India highlights: PV Sindhu’s historic win, Narsingh Yadav’s ban
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Rio Olympics 2016, day 13 India highlights: PV Sindhu’s historic win, Narsingh Yadav’s ban

Here's a recap of how India fared on day 13 of Rio Olympics 2016 – from PV Sindhu's stunning victory to Narsingh Yadav's ban.

Rio Olympics 2016: Tinder releases data on most right swiped sports
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Rio Olympics 2016: Tinder releases data on most right swiped sports

Tinder is seeing a surge in activity in and around the Olympics Village area.

Humans of Olympics: Meet Diego Abreau, the crossfitter who's in Rio to watch weightlifting
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Humans of Olympics: Meet Diego Abreau, the crossfitter who's in Rio to watch weightlifting

A pharma sector executive in Sao Paulo, Diego Abreau is also an avid crossfitter and there was no way he going to miss the world’s best weightlifters in action at the Olympics in Rio.