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The Games will in all probability continue to be shown on the terrestrial channel

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The Eiffel Tower in Paris

Three unsuccessful bids to host the 1992, 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games has not but Paris off from bidding for the 2024 event

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There are hopes that 'Tug of War' will be revived as an Olympic sport

Forget fat, beery blokes competing after liquid lunches at the village fête, this sport may soon see the lights of the Olympics

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Oscar Pistorius is escorted by police officers as he leaves the high court in Pretoria, South Africa.

10 months after the athlete was sentenced for killing Reeva Steenkamp

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Jenner, formerly known as Bruce, won the title competing as a man

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Rio officials remain confident the venue will be ready in time for games next year

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Florence Arthaud, Alexis Vastine and Camille Muffat have been killed in a helicopter crash

The three French sporting stars were tragically killed when two helicopters reportedly collided in Argentina

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The IOC is looking at a dedicated year-round Olympic TV channel, at a cost of some £400m

IOC is looking quite seriously at a dedicated year-round TV channel

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July 30, 2012: A view of the Olympic rings at the gymnastics

COMMENT: A proposal of having women competing in one country and men in another was put forward

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July 30, 2012: A view of the Olympic rings at the gymnastics

Such an idea would go against Olympic rules barring discrimination

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The US Olympic committee has chosen Boston for the 2024 Games bid

Mayor thanks US Olympic Committee for its decision to put the city forward as a bidder

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The young men were in training for the skiing world cup when they died

They were two 'outstanding ski racers who were passionate about their sport'

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These were the events the UK was discussing this year

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Thokozile Masipa says prosecution will be allowed to take case to supreme court

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Future Olympics may be less costly to host and more inclusive

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Sepp Blatter will have to stand down as football’s representative on the IOC when he reaches 80 in 2016

The Fifa president will be forced to step down when he reaches the mandatory retirement age of 80 after the Rio Olympics in 2016

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Jade Etherington and guide Caroline Powell celebrates winning bronze in the Women's Super-G - Visually Impaired

Etherington won three silvers and a bronze at the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympics but the skier with five per cent vision in both eyes has announced her retirement

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Vanessa-Mae finished last in the giant slalom at the Sochi Games after her qualifying results were manipulated to get her into the Thai team

The virtuoso violinist has been banned by the International Ski Federation for race-rigging

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This year’s Winter Olympics in Sochi were estimated to cost over $50bn

The IOC issued a statement calling the decision 'a missed opportunity' but many in Norway do not feel the same way

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Krakow, Lviv and Stockholm had already pulled out the running

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Guanabara Bay is seen in a section littered with debris on June 19, 2012

The regatta will be starting on Saturday but there are still concerns over the water quality

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Four ski officials in Slovenia have been suspended following allegations of results rigging

The Slovenian Ski Association says that the musician's pre-Olympics results were "fixed" at the behest of Thai ski officials

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Amy Van Dyken smiles for all to see after the Women's 50 meter Freestyle Finals during the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials at the Indianapolis University Natatorium in Indianapolis

Her family and that of husband Tom Rouen issued a letter that says she awoke from surgery 'acting like her typical spunky, boisterous, ebullient self'

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The city has failed to meet promises on cleaning Guanabara Bay, despite sailors' reports of animal and human carcasses floating in the water

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Boats float along the shoreline of the polluted waters of Guanabara Bay

Five years after Brazil won its Olympic bid, athletes have condemned the site of the Olympic sailing and windsurfing events as a 'dump'

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Jos Buttler takes part in a fielding drill in Cardiff on Monday
cricketThe Ashes: 'Beefy told us we have to enjoy the cricket and embrace the series,' reveals batsman
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Adam Voges is about to play in his first Ashes at the age of 35
The Ashes: Australia's new boy reveals net sessions are lively as fast bowler returns to his peak
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England’s Ben Stokes will be up for sledging, but will also need to contain Australia’s batting
COMMENT The Ashes: England's Ben Stokes appears to enjoy the altercations and it seems to bring the best out of him, says Nick Knight
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Rory McIlory
golfWorld number one assessing injury 'day-by-day' but looks almost certain to be unable to defend his title at St Andrews
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Rory McIlory's Instagram post
GALLERYNorthern Irishman won't be the first sportsman to miss some action for unlikely reasons
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Michael Vaughan introduced playing ball games as a pre-match warm-up
COMMENT Kevin Garside: The reigning champion ruptured ankle ligaments 12 days before the Open Championship
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Nick Kyrgios sulks at Wimbledon
WimbledonREACTIONThe Australian could face a heavy fine after going into a sulk
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People have been smearing chocolate spread and Vegemite on their face to show their support for Wimbledon star
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Clare Balding
The Clare Balding fronted show has been fiercely criticised
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Novak Djokovic celebrates levelling the score against Kevin Anderson. The match was suspended due to poor light, and will resume on Tuesday.
REPORT World No 1's clash with Kevin Anderson halted by bad light tied at two sets each
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