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An image obtained from NASA TV shows cosmonaut Oleg Kotov holding the Olympic torch in front of Sergei Ryazansky (rear) as they exit the International Space Station on November 9, 2013

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  • US Swimmer Ryan Lochte Charged Over False Robbery Claim

    US swimmer Ryan Lochte has been charged with making a false statement during the Olympics in Rio, say police in Brazil. Lochte is to be informed in the US so he can decide whether to introduce a defence in Brazil, according to a police statement. The indictment will also be sent to the International Olympic Committee's ethics commission. More »

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  • Polish Olympian Sells Rio Medal To Save Boy Battling Cancer

    Polish discus thrower Piotr Malachowski, who won silver at the Rio Olympics, has auctioned off his medal to fund treatment for a three-year-old boy with cancer. According to Malachowski, the boy needs to travel to New York to receive specialist treatment which is not available in Poland. "I fought for gold in Rio. More »

    Sky News - 49 minutes ago
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    WATCH: Usain Bolt can't outrun this Rubik's Cube solver

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  • Tennis-Top seed Gasquet ousted at Winston-Salem

    Aug 25 (Reuters) - Top seed Richard Gasquet suffered a surprise 7-5 6-3 loss to an unsung John Millman in the quarter-finals of the Winston-Salem Open on Thursday. Millman, ranked 81st in the world, broke Gasquet five times in the match to reach his first career ATP semi-final. "Gasquet is a top player. Playing and beating him is very satisfying," Australian Millman told reporters. "Every week that I'm playing an ATP World Tour event, I gain more confidence that I can compete at this level, and I'm proud of that." Millman is an unlikely contender this week. ... More »

    Reuters - 59 minutes ago
  • Aly Raisman tells how 'Final Five' consoled Gabby Douglas through cyberbullying

    Aly Raisman tells how 'Final Five' consoled Gabby Douglas through cyberbullying

    The U.S. captain and her "Final Five" teammates offered some sound advice to Douglas as she dealt with an ugly side of the internet. More »

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