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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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Rising tide of UK anti-immigrant sentiment
Swathes of the British electorate continue to show discontent with all things European, including immigration.
A glimpse into the universe's oldest galaxies
Astronomers have captured images of primordial galaxies that helped light up the cosmos after the Big Bang.
The photo controversy over indigenous people
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
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US sectarianism: A nation still divided
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A very secular jihad
Ferguson exposes a crisis in the US
Jason A Johnson
Iran talks: Hardliners and the shifting deadline
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