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Rio Olympics 2016: Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi fails doping test

China’s Chen Xinyi has become the first swimmer to fail a doping test at the Rio Olympics. The 18-year-old has been provisionally suspended from taking part in the Games while the test result is investigated. The Court of Arbitration for ...

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Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps beats Ryan Lochte to win 22nd gold

Media playback is not supported on this device Record-breaking Michael Phelps became the first swimmer to win four successive Olympic gold medals in one event by beating Ryan Lochte in the 200m individual medley. Phelps, 31, won his 22nd gold ...

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First black female swimmer to win gold in dead heat

Media playback is not supported on this device American Simone Manuel and Canada’s Penny Oleksiak claimed joint gold in a remarkable finish to the women’s 100m freestyle final at the 2016 Olympics. Manuel, 20, became the first black female swimmer ...

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Rio Olympics 2016: Jazz Carlin through to Olympic final as Guy and Proud make semi-finals

Great Britain’s Jazz Carlin qualified for the Friday’s 800m freestyle final as she finished third in her heat. The Rio 400m freestyle silver medallist, 25, finished in eight minutes, 19.7 seconds. Compatriots James Guy, 20, and Ben Proud, 21, qualified ...

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Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps qualifies for 200m individual medley final

American Michael Phelps remains on course for his 22nd Olympic gold after he reached the final of the 200m individual medley at the 2016 Olympics. Phelps, 31, who has secured three gold medals in Rio, finished ahead of fellow American ...

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Willis misses out on breaststroke medal – video & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Great Britain’s Andrew Willis narrowly missed out on a medal in the men’s 200m breaststroke as Dmitriy Balandin of Kazakhstan won Olympic gold in Rio. Balandin had been the slowest qualifier, but ...

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Rio 2016: Michael Phelps extends his tally to 21 Olympic golds

Media playback is not supported on this device Record-breaking Michael Phelps extended his tally to 21 Olympic gold medals as he won individual and team titles on day four at Rio 2016. The American, 31, comprehensively beat defending champion Chad ...

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Rio Olympics 2016: Siobhan-Marie O'Connor & men's freestyle relay team win silver

Media playback is not supported on this device Great Britain’s Olympic swimmers won two superb silver medals through Siobhan-Marie O’Connor in the 200m individual medley and the men’s team in the 4x200m freestyle relay. O’Connor, 20, finished 0.3 seconds behind ...

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Rio Olympics 2016: Duncan Scott breaks British freestyle 100m record to make semi

Team GB’s Duncan Scott set a new British record to qualify for the 100m freestyle semi-finals at Rio 2016. Scott, 19, posted a time of 48.01 seconds to qualify third overall, with Australia’s Kyle Chalmers topping the table and American ...

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Rio 2016: Michael Phelps wants action to be taken against dopers

Media playback is not supported on this device Olympic Games on the BBC Hosts: Rio de Janeiro Dates: 5-21 August Rio time: BST -4 Coverage: Watch on BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Four, Red Button and up to 24 HD ...

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