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    London 2012 will forever conjure memories of some of the most celebrated moments in sport and as we reach the five-year anniversary of the capital's marvellous showcase, IBTimes UK looks at what the stars of that summer would do next. First place finishes in his 100m, 200m and 4x100m events came

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    Five years after London Olympics, Games' legacy is off-track for locals

    Five years ago, Sharon O'Callaghan-Evans watched with pride as her son took the stage in the opening ceremony of London's Olympics, waving a flag to welcome the athletes to the East End neighbourhood where four generations of her family had lived. Little did mother and son know then, they would

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    Soccer-Maracana to stay unused in Brazil's World Cup qualifying campaign

    Brazil are to play their final home game of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers in Sao Paulo, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Wednesday, meaning the famous Maracana stadium will have not hosted a single match in the campaign. The Oct. 10 game against Chile was expected to take place at the iconic

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