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Why do the Olympics matter?
Throughout history, and today, sport has brought bitter national rivals together while providing hope in tough times.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2012 14:33 GMT
Kenyan marathon star falls to death
Olympic champion Samuel Wanjiru dead after balcony plunge, as police say they are still investigating whether he jumped.
Last updated: 16 May 2011 05:36 GMT
Wanjiru takes marathon gold
Samuel Wanjiru gives Kenya first Olympic marathon win on final day of Beijing games.
Joe Havely in Beijing
Last updated: 24 Aug 2008 03:49 GMT
Wanjiru denied British visa
Kenya's Samuel Wanjiru has been denied an entry visa into the United Kingdom.
Last updated: 16 May 2007 17:40 GMT
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