Petition challenge makes mayor of Hungarian capital consider pulling out similar to Hamburg, Rome and Boston.
by Kate Woodsome
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South Africa's Caster Semenya takes 800m gold, overshadowing past speculation about "being different".
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A look at how the Olympic host is weathering an impending impeachment and a predicted economic slowdown.
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Patrick Hickey, president of the Olympic Council of Ireland, steps down "temporarily" after his arrest in Rio.
Saudi Arabia13 Aug 2016 11:48 GMT
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The Olympic Games are under way in Rio with athletes from around the world competing in the biggest sports competition.
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Argentine Del Potro sends world number one packing; Williams sisters bow out of doubles event.
Rio 201607 Aug 2016 10:13 GMT
Crowds cheer local men's and women's teams' winning start to one of the most favourite sports in the country.
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Sport06 Aug 2016 19:14 GMT
Virginia Thrasher upsets China's Du Li to win women's air rifle event; bullet rips through tent at equestrian event.
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The 2016 Olympic Games were declared open in Rio de Janeiro with 206 nations and one refugee team taking part.
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Brazilians angry with the spiralling cost of the Olympic Games are venting their frustration on the iconic flame.
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Following on from doping scandals, the murky world of sport needs a strong performance on the field at the 2016 Olympics.
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