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  1. 18th SUKMA: Sabah Edge Perennial Powerhouse Terengganu To Become Overall Winners In ArcheryRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    Fairly strong wind conditions did not prevent the Sabah men's compound team from claiming the last gold medal at stake in archery and thus achieving the target set at this year's SUKMA. "We had a really good chance of getting our last gold medal to achieve our six gold medal target.

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  2. 'Archer Champia's experience would have come handy at Rio Games'Read the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Rediff.com

    IMAGE: Mangal Singh Champia. The Jharkhand archer is a four-time World Cup gold medalist in team events.

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  3. Emotional Yee Ting bids goodbye to Sukma with goldRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Star Online

    From left Kho Yee Ting, Esther Yong and Vanessa Voon celebrate after beating Sabah 218-214 to win the women's team compound at the UNIMAS campus in Kota Samarahan. - ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE/The Star.

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  4. Archery federation approves 3 Russian athletes for Rio GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Northern Michigan News

    At least eight Russian athletes are set to miss next month's games in Rio de Janeiro under new IOC rules prohibiting former dopers from competing, Russia's top Olympic official said. Alexander Zhukov had said earlier that only eight athletes would be affected, but acknowledged after a meeting of his Russian Olympic Committee that the number would rise.

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  5. Time for Indian archers to bury London ghostsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Times of India

    India's best hope will rest on the women's team event which will see Deepika Kumari lining up with Laishram Bombayla Devi and Laxmi Rani Majhi. It was the summer of 2012.

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  6. Olympics 2016: Limba Ram confident of Deepika Kumari retaining focusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | CricketCountry.com

    Kolkata: Four years ago, he stood on hallowed turf at the Lord's cricket ground helplessly watching abject surrender from Deepika Kumari but this time Limba Ram is sure that the talented Jharkhand girl would be more focussed. "I will stay awake at night to follow them in Rio.

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  7. Organizers address event's legacy on 10thaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Courier News

    On Sept. 9 to 11, over 1,000 NJ senior athletes will show that while age is just a number, it can also be a motivator.

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  8. Hope Deepika Kumari does not lose her focus: RamRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Four years ago, he stood on hallowed turf at the Lord's cricket ground helplessly watching abject surrender from Deepika Kumari but this time Limba Ram is sure that the talented Jharkhand girl would be more focussed. "I will stay awake at night to follow them in Rio.

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  9. Second half of Saskatchewan Summer Games underwayRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Southwest Booster

    Heading into the second half of the 2016 Saskatchewan Summer Games, Team South West sits fifth in the medal count with 20 medals. The district has won seven gold medals, 10 silver medals, and three bronze medals.

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  10. Rio Olympics could have more than 200 Russian competitors after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Mail

    Russia's Olympic team could number more than 200 after fencing, triathlon and volleyball became the latest sports to declare the country's athletes eligible for Rio. Fencing's world governing body, the FIE, said it had 're-examined the results' of the drug tests taken by the 16-strong Russian team over the last two years and all were negative.

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  11. The third time's the charm as Aina hits gold with third stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Star Online

    KUCHING: Archer Nur Aina Yasmine Halim has finally hit the bull's-eye in Sukma while representing a third different state. The 20-year-old struck her maiden Sukma gold medal in the women's individual compound for Terengganu at the Unimas campus.

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  12. Tanni Grey-Thompson calls on drug cheats to face lifetime ban from Olympic GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BBC News

    Coverage: Watch on BBC One, BBC Four, Red Button and up to 24 HD video streams on mobile, desktop, connected TVs and app, plus follow on Radio 5 live and via live text commentary. Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson says athletes who fail drugs tests should have an automatic life ban from competing at Olympic or Paralympic Games.

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  13. Russian President Vladimir Putin is the IJF's honorary president.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Malvern Gazette

    Russia's Olympic team could number more than 200 after fencing, triathlon and volleyball became the latest sports to declare the country's athletes eligible for Rio. Fencing's world governing body, the FIE, said it had "re-examined the results" of the drug tests taken by the 16-strong Russian team over the last two years and all were negative.

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  14. Russia's 16-strong fencing team cleared to take part in Rio 2016 Olympic GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Mail

    Russia's Olympic team continued to take shape on Wednesday as fencing became the latest sport to declare the country's athletes eligible for Rio. Fencing's world governing body the FIE said it had 're-examined the results' of the drug tests taken by the 16-strong Russian team over the last two years and all were negative.

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  15. Doping whistleblower rips IOC over Rio banRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Channel3000

    One of the key whistleblowers in exposing state-run doping in Russia has warned Olympic bosses they risk scaring others from coming forward by banning her from Rio 2016. Yuliya Stepanova, who along with her husband Vitaly gave evidence that led to the Russian track and field team's ban from the Olympics, had been given the go ahead to compete in Rio by athletics governing body the IAAF.

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  16. World Archery Federation clears Russian archers for Rio OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Russia Beyond the Headlines

    The World Archery Federation has cleared Russian archers for participation in the Rio Olympics, national team Chief Coach Vladimir Yesheyev told TASS on July 25. "I have already got in touch with the international federation where they told me that there are no problems. The girls will go to the Olympics," Yesheyev said.

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  17. Number of banned Russian athletes to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Japan Times

    At least eight Russian athletes are set to miss next month's games in Rio de Janeiro under new IOC rules prohibiting former dopers from competing, Russia's top Olympic official said. Alexander Zhukov had said earlier that only eight athletes would be affected, but acknowledged after a meeting of his Russian Olympic Committee that the number would rise.

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  18. 'Lame-duck WADA must be overhauled'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Iol.co.za

    Lord Moynihan, former chairman of the British Olympic Association, has called for the World Anti-Doping Agency to be totally reformed, blaming the lame-duck institution for the shambles that has brought Rio 2016 into disrepute. His call came as several key figures in the International Olympic Committee reeled at the capitulation of their president Thomas Bach in failing to expel the entire drugs-mired Russian team from the Games that start a week on Friday.

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  19. Russian Olympic team could be cut to 40 as IOC backlash growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Stuff.co.nz

    International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach is facing a backlash after refusing to issue a blanket ban on Russia sending a team to Rio. Up to 90 per cent of Russia's team for the Olympics could still be banned from next month's Games, despite the International Olympic Committee's refusal to expel the entire country from the event.

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  20. Relief, outrage after IOC 'passes buck' on RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Indian Express

    Head of the Russian Olympic Committee, Alexander Zhukov, said that more than eight Russian competitors did not satisfy the IOC criteria to compete in Rio. Russia breathed a sigh of relief after the IOC declined to impose a blanket ban on its competitors at the Rio Games over state-run doping, but the decision met fierce criticism elsewhere with Olympic chiefs branded "spineless".

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