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Japan eyes 30 golds at Tokyo 2020
Japan Prime Minister says government are investing in nation's young sportstars so they do not disappoint at Games.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2013 13:31 GMT
'Wrestling's bid is not damaged'
President of wrestling's governing body says that 'minor infringement' of rules will have no affect on Olympic bid.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2013 21:34 GMT
Madrid, Istanbul and Tokyo await their fate
The IOC are in Buenos Aires to decide whether Spain, Turkey or Japan will host the 2020 Olympic Games.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2013 15:29 GMT
Madrid 'favoured' for Olympic bid
Spanish city set to benefit as Syria's civil war and stricken Fukushima plant threatens Tokyo and Istanbul's 2020 bids.
Last updated: 05 Sep 2013 13:05 GMT
Argentina captain fit to face Kiwis
Following close encounter with Springboks, Pumas are looking to beat New Zealand for first time in Rugby Championship.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2013 12:22 GMT
Wrestling nervously awaits its Olympic fate
September 8th is day that will decide Olympic fate of wrestling as shortlist sports make final plea to the IOC assembly.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2013 10:35 GMT
Squash still battling for recognition
Despite delivering a more spectator and television-friendly format, squash is still an outsider ahead of Olympic vote.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2013 13:58 GMT
Chile's LAN airlines in row with Argentina
Airline has been told it has until Friday to vacate its hangar at Buenos Aires' main domestic airport.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2013 03:04 GMT
Olympic leaders downplay Fukushima threat
Leak of radioactive water at nuclear plant will not affect Tokyo's bid to host 2020 Games, according to organisers.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2013 13:33 GMT
Europeans tango their way out of recession
Many EU citizens are moving to South America to escape economic hardship back home, some through the form of dance.
Last updated: 22 Aug 2013 15:31 GMT
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World powers react to the Bitcoin boom
Currency's value crashed after China forbade its banks from Bitcoin transactions.
Illustrating South Africa's injustice
Political cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro talks about being a thorn in the side of his country's ruling elite.
Ethiopia and Eritrea: Brothers at war no more
New internal and external dynamics are shaping the relations between the two countries.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Mandela: The father of the Rainbow Nation
We asked South Africans to reflect on what Madiba meant to them. Hover over the mosaic to see the responses.
Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
In pictures: China's village of salt
Nuodeng enjoyed centuries of prosperity thanks to its wealth of salt, which is still a major source of income today.
In Pictures: Johannesburg celebrates Mandela
As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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Hamba kahle, Madiba
Somalia: Spectre of political meltdown
Afyare Abdi Elmi
Journalists: good early drone adopters
Egypt campus: The people versus the regime - again
Talking Turkey: Orientalism strikes back
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