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B. 08-27 NFL player Kaepernick refuses to stand for anthem San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area
C. 08-23 Russia banned from Paralympic Games Rio de Janeiro
D. 08-22 Lochte: Speedo and Ralph Lauren among four to end sponsorship USA
08-21 Spectacular closing ceremony as Olympic flag goes to Tokyo
5. 08-21 Marathon man Eliud Kipchoge completes Kenya double Rio de Janeiro
G. 08-21 USA beat Serbia in men's basketball to win last gold of Games Rio de Janeiro
H. 08-20 Brazil beat Germany on penalties to win men's football gold
8. 08-20 Great Britain's Mo Farah wins 5,000m & 10,000m 'double double'
J. 08-20 Joy of six as US wins women's basketball gold in Rio Rio de Janeiro

Recent Summary.     Click for More > Brazil beat Germany on penalties to win men's football gold Map of Maracana Rio de Janeiro Brazil  Neymar scored the winning penalty as hosts Brazil beat Germany 5-4 on penalties in Rio to win their first men's Olympic football gold medal Usain Bolt wins ninth Olympic gold as Jamaica take 4x100m relay   Usain Bolt ended his Olympic career by claiming an unprecedented 'triple triple' and his ninth gold as Jamaica won the 4x100m relay final in... Usain Bolt wins 200m gold, his eighth Olympic gold   Bolt won the men's 200m to claim his second Rio 2016 gold, his eighth at an Olympics, and keep alive his hopes of an unprecedented 'treble t... Olympics: US swimmers not robbed - police chief   Four US swimmers who said they had been robbed in Rio de Janeiro were not victims of crime, the head of the city's civil police has insisted Usain Bolt wins 100m gold, Justin Gatlin second Michael Phelps bows out of Games with gold in men's relay Michael Phelps makes history to win 22nd Olympic gold Paralympics 2016: Russian athletes banned after doping scandal Opening ceremony celebrates Brazil to open Games Russia fails to overturn athlete ban for next month's Games Portugal grinds its way to Euro 2016 title, overcoming Ronaldo injury France stuns Germany to make Euro 2016 final Iceland knocked out England Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74
Spectacular closing ceremony as Olympic flag goes to Tokyo Map of Maracana Rio de Janeiro Brazil


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France stuns Germany to make Euro 2016 final
Iceland knocked out England
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74
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France stuns Germany to make Euro 2016 final
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Opening ceremony celebrates Brazil to open G...
Russia fails to overturn athlete ban for nex...
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France stuns Germany to make Euro 2016 final
Iceland knocked out England
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FIFA banned Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini
Athletics doping: Wada commission wants Russ...
Sepp Blatter faces Swiss criminal investigat...
6 FIFA officials detained for extraditio...
Egypt Cairo football clashes leave at least ...
FIFA banned Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini
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Egypt Cairo football clashes leave at least ...
FIFA banned Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini
Sepp Blatter faces Swiss criminal investigat...
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Germany wins World Cup over Argentina
Argentina defeats Netherlands to reach final
Brazil humiliated by rampant Germany
Sochi 2014: Winter Olympics opens with gli...
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Germany wins World Cup over Argentina
Argentina defeats Netherlands to reach final
Brazil humiliated by rampant Germany
Sochi 2014: Winter Olympics opens with gli...
Germany wins World Cup over Argentina
Argentina defeats Netherlands to reach final
Brazil humiliated by rampant Germany
2013
Schumacher injured in skiing accident in F...
Bayern wins Champions League. 2-1, over Dort...
Deadly blasts hit Boston Marathon
Pistorius charged with killing girlfriend
Deadly blasts hit Boston Marathon
Pistorius charged with killing girlfriend
Fans verdicts spark Egypt unrest
Bayern wins Champions League. 2-1, over Dort...
Fans verdicts spark Egypt unrest
Pistorius charged with killing girlfriend
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Phelps beats Lochte to 20th medal
Huge ceremony launches 2012 Games
Spain defeated Italy 4-0 in the Euro 2012 ...
Dozens killed in Egypt stadium clashes
Dozens killed in Egypt stadium clashes
Spain defeated Italy 4-0 in the Euro 2012 ...
Dozens killed in Egypt stadium clashes
Phelps beats Lochte to 20th medal
Huge ceremony launches 2012 Games
Spain defeated Italy 4-0 in the Euro 2012 ...
2011
Airliner with ice hockey team in fatal crash
Crime
2011 2011
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2011 2011
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2011 2011
Olympics
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2011 2011
Soccer (Football) National Team
2010
Spain win World Cup in extra time
Olympic opening clouded by death
Crime
2010 2010
Crime
Spain win World Cup in extra time
Olympic opening clouded by death
Spain win World Cup in extra time
2009
Rio to stage 2016 Olympic Games
Barcelona claim Champions League glory
Crime
2009 2009
Crime
Barcelona claim Champions League glory
Rio to stage 2016 Olympic Games
Soccer (Football) National Team
2009 2009
Soccer (Football) National Team
2008
Phelps wins historic eighth gold
China kicks off Olympics Ceremony
Olympic torch extinguished
Protest as Olympic torch is lit
Crime
2008 2008
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Soccer (Football)
2008 2008
Soccer (Football)
Phelps wins historic eighth gold
China kicks off Olympics Ceremony
Olympic torch extinguished
Soccer (Football) National Team
2008 2008
Soccer (Football) National Team
2007
Woolmer was strangled, police say
Woolmer was strangled, police say
Soccer (Football)
2007 2007
Soccer (Football)
Olympics
2007 2007
Olympics
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2007 2007
Soccer (Football) National Team
2006
Italy wins World Cup over France
Torino Olympics open in spectacular style
Crime
2006 2006
Crime
Italy wins World Cup over France
Torino Olympics open in spectacular style
Italy wins World Cup over France
2005
Armstrong stamps seventh Tour win
London wins 2012 Olympics
Crime
2005 2005
Crime
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2005 2005
Soccer (Football)
London wins 2012 Olympics
Soccer (Football) National Team
2005 2005
Soccer (Football) National Team
2004
Glittering opening for Olympics
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2004 2004
Crime
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2004 2004
Soccer (Football)
Glittering opening for Olympics
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2004 2004
Soccer (Football) National Team
2002
Brazil wins World Cup
Winter Olympics opened
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2002 2002
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Brazil wins World Cup
Winter Olympics opened
Brazil wins World Cup
2001
Beijing to host 2008 Olympic Games
Crime
2001 2001
Crime
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2001 2001
Soccer (Football)
Beijing to host 2008 Olympic Games
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2001 2001
Soccer (Football) National Team
2000
Olympic Games open
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2000 2000
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2000 2000
Soccer (Football)
Olympic Games open
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2000 2000
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  49ers quarterback has refused to stand for the national anthem in protest at what he sees as racial injustice
Sun.   Rio de Janeiro     Spectacular closing ceremony as Olympic flag goes to Tokyo Map of Maracana Rio de Janeiro Brazil
  The Rio Olympics ended with a spectacular carnival-inspired closing ceremony, and the official handover to 2020 hosts Tokyo
  Rio de Janeiro Marathon man Eliud Kipchoge completes Kenya double   Rio de Janeiro USA beat Serbia in men's basketball to win last gold of Games Aug. 20   Rio de Janeiro   Brazil beat Germany on penalties to win men's football gold Map of Maracana Rio de Janeiro Brazil
  Neymar scored the winning penalty as hosts Brazil beat Germany 5-4 on penalties in Rio to win their first men's Olympic football gold medal
 Rio de Janeiro  Great Britain's Mo Farah wins 5,000m & 10,000m 'double double' Aug. 19   Rio de Janeiro   Usain Bolt wins ninth Olympic gold as Jamaica take 4x100m relay Map of Olympic Stadium Rio de Janeiro Brazil
  Usain Bolt ended his Olympic career by claiming an unprecedented 'triple triple' and his ninth gold as Jamaica won the 4x100m relay final in Rio.    Usain Bolt, 29, had won the 100m and 200m in Rio and ...
Aug. 18   Rio de Janeiro   Usain Bolt wins 200m gold, his eighth Olympic gold Map of Olympic Stadium Rio de Janeiro Brazil
  Bolt won the men's 200m to claim his second Rio 2016 gold, his eighth at an Olympics, and keep alive his hopes of an unprecedented 'treble treble'
  Rio de Janeiro Olympics: US swimmers not robbed - police chief
  Four US swimmers who said they had been robbed in Rio de Janeiro were not victims of crime, the head of the city's civil police has insisted
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Jul.25   Abu Dhabi Solar Impulse completes historic round-the-world trip
Jul.24  Switzerland  Russia not given blanket Games ban by IOC Jul.21   Switzerland Russia fails to overturn athlete ban for next month's Games Map of Avenue de Beaumont 2 1012 Lausanne Switzerland  Russian track and field athletes will remain banned from the Olympics following claims the country ran a state-sponsored doping program Jul.10   Paris Portugal grinds its way to Euro 2016 title, overcoming Ronaldo injury Map of Stade de France Paris France  Portugal beats hosts France in the Euro 2016 final and win their first major tournament thanks to substitute Eder's superb extra-time strike  London  Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic for second Wimbledon title Jul.7   Southern France France stuns Germany to make Euro 2016 final Map of Stade V%E9lodrome Marseille France  As it did in 1984 and again in 1998, France reached the final of a home football tournament after stunning world champion Germany 2-0 Jul.6   Southern France Ronaldo fires Portugal past Wales and into Euro 2016 final Jul.3  Paris  France ends Iceland's dream with crushing win

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Jun.30  Southern France  Portugal defeats Poland in penalty kicks to reach semifinal Jun.27   Southern France Iceland knocked out England   England suffered their worst humiliation since they were knocked out of the 1950 World Cup by USA in Brazil. England manager Roy Hodgson res... Jun.26   New Jersey Chile wins Copa America over Argentina on PKs
Jun.19  San Francisco Bay Area  LeBron, Cavs pull off the unthinkable by dethroning Warriors for NBA title Jun.12   Southern France Euro 2016: Russia, England threatened with disqualification over violence Jun.8   Russia Sharapova banned for two years for failed drugs test but will appeal Jun.4   Arizona Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74   The former world heavyweight champion died late on Friday at a hospital in the city of Phoenix, Arizona, having been admitted on Thursday

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May.29  North Mexico  Olympiakos footballer Alan Pulido kidnapped in Mexico May.28   Milan Ronaldo fires Real Madrid to Champions League glory
May.15   Northern England Controlled explosion carried out as Man Utd game called off May.2  England  Leicester wins Premier League title as Chelsea holds Tottenham

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Mar.7   Los Angeles Maria Sharapova failed drugs test at Australian Open


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Feb.26   Switzerland Gianni Infantino crowned new FIFA president
Feb.7  San Francisco Bay Area  Broncos beat Panthers for first Super Bowl title since 1998

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Dec.21   Switzerland FIFA banned Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini


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Nov.9   Russia Athletics doping: Wada commission wants Russia ban
Nov.1  New York  Royals win World Series, rally late, rout Mets in 12th

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Sep.25  Switzerland  Sepp Blatter faces Swiss criminal investigation

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Jun.6  Berlin  Barcelona crowned European champions for fifth time Jun.2  Switzerland  Sepp Blatter to quit as president amid corruption scandal

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May.29  Switzerland  Sepp Blatter elected to 5th term as president of FIFA May.27   Switzerland   6 FIFA officials detained for extradition to U.S.   Six FIFA officials are detained in Switzerland in relation to allegations of corruption between the 1990s and now May.2  Nevada  Floyd Mayweather beats Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas

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Mar.9  Argentina  French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead

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Feb.8   Cairo Egypt Cairo football clashes leave at least 22 dead
Feb.1  Arizona  Patriots beat the Seahawks in dramatic Super Bowl finale

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Nov.26  Sydney  Australia batsman Phil Hughes dies

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Oct.29  Missouri  Bumgarner's performance leads Giants to third title in five years Oct.26  Johannesburg  Football captain Senzo Meyiwa died after being shot

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Jul.13   Rio de Janeiro     Germany wins World Cup over Argentina   Germany won the match 1-0 after extra time, with a goal from Mario Götze. The result marked Germany's fourth World Cup title and their first... Jul.9   Sao Paulo Argentina defeats Netherlands to reach final
Jul.8   Brazil   Brazil humiliated by rampant Germany   Brazil suffer one of the most humiliating World Cup defeats as Germany score five first-half goals in reaching the final, 1-7

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Jun.24  Northeastern Brazil  Luis Suarez embroiled in new 'biting' storm

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Apr.27   Los Angeles NBA probes racist remarks claim
Apr.17   Nepal 12 dead in Everest avalanche

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Feb.7   Sochi Sochi 2014: Winter Olympics opens with glittering ceremony   Athletes from 87 nations paraded before 40,000 people in the Fisht Stadium before president Vladimir Putin declared the Games open

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Jan.8  North Korea  Rodman sings Happy Birthday to Kim

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Dec.29   Southern France Schumacher injured in skiing accident in France


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May.25  London  Bayern wins Champions League. 2-1, over Dortmund

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Apr.15   Boston Deadly blasts hit Boston Marathon   At least three people have been killed and more than 100 injured, some seriously, in two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Maratho...

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Feb.22  South Africa  Oscar Pistorius granted bail Feb.14   South Africa Pistorius charged with killing girlfriend


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Jan.26  Egypt  Fans verdicts spark Egypt unrest Jan.17  USA  Armstrong says sorry for doping

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Oct.14  New Mexico  Skydiver breaks sound barrier

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Aug.24  USA  USADA strips Lance of Tour titles Aug.12  London  Olympic flag handed over to Rio Aug.9  London  Bolt makes history with 200m gold Aug.2   London Phelps beats Lochte to 20th medal
Aug.1  London  Olympic badminton players disqualified

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Jul.27   London     Huge ceremony launches 2012 Games   The Queen has declared the London Olympics open following a spectacular ceremony, featuring Beckham, Wiggins and James Bond Jul.1   Kiev Spain defeated Italy 4-0 in the Euro 2012 final


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Jun.22  Pennsylvania  Jerry Sandusky guilty of child sex abuse

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Feb.1   Egypt Dozens killed in Egypt stadium clashes


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Sep.7  Russia  Airliner with ice hockey team in fatal crash

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May.29  Switzerland  FIFA suspends top executives

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Aug.28  England  Arrest over cricket 'bets scam'

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Jul.11   Johannesburg Spain win World Cup in extra time
Jul.7  South Africa  Spain reached the World Cup final Jul.6  Cape Town  Netherlands beat Uruguay to reach final

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May.22  Spain  Inter are European champions

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Feb.12  Vancouver  Olympic opening clouded by death

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Dec.11  USA  Tiger Woods to take leave from golf

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Oct.2  Denmark  Rio to stage 2016 Olympic Games

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Jul.5  London  Federer win breaks Sampras record

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May.27  Rome  Barcelona claim Champions League glory

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Aug.24  Beijing  Spectacular finale climaxes Games Aug.16  Beijing  Phelps wins historic eighth gold Aug.8   Beijing   China kicks off Olympics Ceremony  China opened the 29th Olympic Games with stunning fireworks as the Asian nation kicked off the biggest and most scrutinized Games in history

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Apr.7   Paris Olympic torch extinguished


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Mar.24  Greece  Protest as Olympic torch is lit

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Jan.10  New Zealand  Everest legend Edmund Hillary dies

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Mar.22  Jamaica  Woolmer was strangled, police say

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Jul.9   Berlin Italy wins World Cup over France
Feb.10  Turin  Torino Olympics open in spectacular style

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Jul.24  Paris  Armstrong stamps seventh Tour win Jul.6  Singapore  London wins 2012 Olympics

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Aug.13   Greece Glittering opening for Olympics


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Jun.30  Japan  Brazil wins World Cup Feb.8  Utah  Winter Olympics opened

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Jul.13  Beijing  Beijing to host 2008 Olympic Games

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Sep.15   Sydney Olympic Games open
May. 29, 1953   Nepal Sir Edmund Hillary reaches top of Mt. Everest   A New Zealand mountaineer and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers to reach the summit Aug. 2, 1787  Southern France  Horace Saussure reaches summit of Mt. Blanc