• Rap and the Party - China taps youth culture to hook millennial cadres
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    Rap and the Party - China taps youth culture to hook millennial cadres

    By Pei Li and Tony Munroe BEIJING (Reuters) - In his baseball cap and baggy yellow t-shirt, the rap star Li Yijie - better known by his stage name "Pissy" - is an unlikely face of China's strait-laced ruling Communist Party. Under Xi, set to begin a second five-year term at a key party

  • Brazilian with German Olympian's heart runs race of her life
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    Brazilian with German Olympian's heart runs race of her life

    Brazilian Ivonette Balthazar felt jittery ahead of a Rio de Janeiro road race Sunday, but her heart -- transplanted from a German Olympian a year ago -- spurred her on.

  • WADA to begin audit of Russian anti-doping agency
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    WADA to begin audit of Russian anti-doping agency

    (Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will begin an audit of Russia's anti-doping programme this week as it prepares to make a recommendation on whether to reinstate the Russian agency, the organisation said on Sunday. RUSADA has been suspended by WADA since a report published in November

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    Doping-WADA to begin audit of Russian anti-doping agency

    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will begin an audit of Russia's anti-doping programme this week as it prepares to make a recommendation on whether to reinstate the Russian agency, the organisation said on Sunday. RUSADA has been suspended by WADA since a report published in November 2015, led

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