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  • Outstanding Mo Farah destined for knighthood after Olympic achievements

    Outstanding Mo Farah destined for knighthood after Olympic achievements

    The way the Far East countries approach things will be far more intense than they were in Rio. It might be an obvious one, but Mo Farah's double Olympic gold was the stand out GB moment in Rio – he was just outstanding. More »

    International Business Times - 39 minutes ago
  • The 9 at 9: Wednesday

    The 9 at 9: Wednesday

    Here’s all the news you need to know about this morning. More »

    TheJournal.ie - 44 minutes ago
  • Strictly Come Dancing 2016: Odds Reveal Early Favourite To Win The Series

    Strictly Come Dancing 2016: Odds Reveal Early Favourite To Win The Series

    The complete Strictly Come Dancing celebrity line-up has now been revealed and there’s already a hot favourite contender to triumph and lift the Glitterball trophy at the end of the 2016 series. Jet setting from Rio to Blackpool, Olympic gymnast Claudia Fragapane – who already excels on the floor and vault – is set to shine on the BBC ballroom, with bookmakers BoyleSports giving her odds of 9/4 as early favourite to win. The 18-year-old world medalist is closely followed by popstar Will Young and Hollyoaks hunk Danny Mac at 4/1. More »

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  • Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo, governor calls for unity

    Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo, governor calls for unity

    Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike brought the Olympic flag to Japan from Brazil on Wednesday and called for all parties to work together to host a successful Summer Games in 2020. Koike, who was elected last month after two predecessors stepped down over scandals that clouded the city's Games preparations, was given the flag at the Rio Games closing ceremony on Sunday. "Let's work together with everyone to hold a great Olympics and Paralymics as the Olympic flag, which just arrived, is a symbol of," she told reporters after waving the flag upon stepping off the flight at Haneda airport. More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 11 minutes ago
  • Olympics-Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo, governor calls for unity

    Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike brought the Olympic flag to Japan from Brazil on Wednesday and called for all parties to work together to host a successful Summer Games in 2020. Koike, who was elected last month after two predecessors stepped down over scandals that clouded the city's Games preparations, was given the flag at the Rio Games closing ceremony on Sunday. "Let's work together with everyone to hold a great Olympics and Paralymics as the Olympic flag, which just arrived, is a symbol of," she told reporters after waving the flag upon stepping off the flight at Haneda airport. More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 14 minutes ago