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'Carnival-like atmosphere' as French Olympians return to presidential welcome2016-08-23 21:27 EN NW GRAB ELLIOT 22H
Team France returns from Rio Olympics to a presidential welcomeFrance’s Olympic team returned home on Tuesday where they received a hero’s welcome at the Elysée presidential palace in Paris after winning a total of 42 medals – 10 of them…
RIO 2016 PARALYMPICS
Russia loses appeal to compete in Rio Paralympics over doping scandalRussia has lost its appeal against a ban from next month's Rio Paralympics because of a state-sponsored doping programme, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Tuesday.
Rio's Legacy: Were the Olympics worth it for Brazil? (part 1)The closing ceremonies of the 31st Summer Games had the entire planet dancing to a samba beat after a fortnight that included plenty of tales of great performances and…
Rio's Legacy: Were the Olympics worth it for Brazil? (part 2)The closing ceremonies of the 31st Summer Games had the entire planet dancing to a samba beat after a fortnight that included plenty of tales of great performances and…
EYE ON AFRICA
Mali Jihadist pleads guilty at the ICC to 2012 destruction of Timbuktu shrinesOn tonight's show: A Malian jihadist is pleading guilty at the Hague, where he's on trial for destroying centuries-old Islamic shrines and texts in Timbuktu. Also, US Secretary…
Team Britain’s Olympic haul down to ‘ruthless’ allocation of fundsTwenty years after a stinging Olympic failure in Atlanta, Great Britain has risen from the ashes to become a sporting "superpower" thanks to a judicious, if ruthless, allocation…
Rio bids a colourful farewell to the Olympic GamesA blustery storm, a touch of melancholy and a sense of pride converged at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics on Sunday as Brazil breathed a collective sigh of relief at…
Rio 2016 Olympics go out with a bangThe Maracana stadium exploded with lights and colors to give South America's first ever olympic games a proper Brazilian sendoff.
IN THE WORLD PAPERS
Rio Games: "The party is over"IN THE INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Monday, August 22: The aftermath of the wedding bombing in a Turkish province is splashed over the front pages as the Turkish government considers…
France's Yoka wins super-heavyweight boxing goldFrance's Tony Yoka completed a romantic Olympic double on Sunday, winning the super-heavyweight title just days after his fiancee had secured her own boxing gold medal.
Rio police seize passports of three Irish Olympic officialsBrazilian police on Sunday seized passports, phones and computers during a raid on the Irish Olympic office at the Rio Games as they stepped up an inquiry into black market…