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Guy eclipses Sun to win 200 metres freestyle

KAZAN, Russia - Britain’s James Guy held off a host of Olympic champions to win his first world title, the men’s 200m freestyle, at the world championships on Tuesday.

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Argentina's Di Maria has medical ahead of PSG move

- Angel Di Maria has undergone a medical ahead of his move from Manchester United to Paris St Germain, according to the hospital where he is having the tests.

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Rio confident a year before Games but questions remain

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's economy is heading for recession, the president is threatened with impeachment and a huge corruption scandal has engulfed the nation but Rio is riding a wave of confidence in its preparations to host the Olympics next year.

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Adams may give up shot at world title defence - report

WELLINGTON - Olympic champion shot-putter Valerie Adams is considering pulling out of her attempt to win a fifth straight world championship title in Beijing later this month.

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Brazilian senators to head to U.S., Switzerland, in football probe

SAO PAULO - A Brazilian Senate committee investigating corruption in football will send three of its members to Switzerland and Miami to interview key players charged in a massive bribery scandal.

04 Aug 2015

Chiller reads the riot act as Australia counts down to Rio

SYDNEY - Australia's chef de mission Kitty Chiller left no one in any doubt what standard of behaviour she will expect from her team of just over 460 athletes when the Rio de Janeiro Olympics get underway a year on Wednesday.

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