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IOC kicks off proceedings for 2022 winter Games host vote

KUALA LUMPUR - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) kicked off proceedings for the election of the 2022 winter Olympics host city on Friday with favourites Beijing facing Kazakhstan's Almaty.

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Beijing says is safe choice for 2022 winter Games

KUALA LUMPUR - Beijing 2022 winter Olympics bid officials on Friday highlighted the nation's ability to deliver on promises as the Chinese capital, the frontrunner in the race, made its final pitch to the International Olympic Committee on Friday.

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Japan boosts 2020 logo defence, Belgian designer may take action

TOKYO - The Japanese designer of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games emblem hit by a controversy over its similarity to a Belgian design said on Friday he had never seen the other logo, after the Belgian designer hinted at legal action.

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Oliver suffers Diamond Race setback, Fraser-Pryce wins

STOCKHOLM - World champion David Oliver failed in his bid to wrap up the 110 metres hurdles Diamond Race title after finishing third in the Stockholm Diamond League meeting on Thursday.

30 Jul 2015

Not so hard for 'Big Easy' after kidney stone worries

- Ernie Els put behind him a fear over potential kidney stones and the disadvantage of no pre-tournament practice rounds this week as he surged into contention for the Quicken Loans National in Virginia on Thursday.

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I never thought I'd take 400 test wickets, says Steyn

DHAKA, July 30 - Fast bowler Dale Steyn was delighted after becoming the second South African to reach 400 test wickets on the opening day of the second and final match against Bangladesh in Mirpur on Thursday.

30 Jul 2015

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