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  • Michael Phelps Defeated at the Olympics by ''Biggest Fan'' He Met 8 Years Ago
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  • Michael Phelps Defeated at the Olympics by

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    Joseph Schooling met Michael Phelps some 8 years ago – and the young lad was lucky enough to have a photo taken with his idol. But in an amazing twist of fate, Schooling would break Phelps’ winning streak at the Rio Olympics by taking

  • Michael Phelps broke a 2,168-year-old Olympic record | Sports | News 
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  • Michael Phelps broke a 2,168-year-old Olympic

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    Some records will never be broken. Others only get broken after more than 2,100 years.
    Michael Phelps has a lot of records. He won his 22nd gold medal on Thursday, extending his record for the most golds of a

  • WATCH: Armenian lifter rushed to hospital with injury | Sports | News | Qatar Day
  • WATCH: Armenian lifter rushed to hospital with

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    Andranik Karapetyan was left in agony after suffering a horrific arm injury during his second lift at 195kg.
    Armenian weightlifter Andranik Karapetyan was rushed to hospital in agony after appearing to disloc

  • Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps' purple spots are caused by cupping 
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  • Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps' purple

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    After the American men's 4 x 100-metre relay team won gold, Michael Phelps reached down to help anchorman Nathan Adrian out of the pool.
    While he did it, millions watching at home saw several purple dots on his back and s

  • Kosovo wins its first independent Olympic medal ever | Sports | News 
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  • Kosovo wins its first independent Olympic medal

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    Rio 2016 Olympics: Maljinda Kelmendi wins Kosovo's first ever gold
    Majlinda Kelmendi gave Kosovo its first Olympic medal as an independent nation, snaring the gold in the women's judo 52kg div

  • WATCH: French gymnast Samir suffers horrific leg break at Rio Olympics | Sports 
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  • WATCH: French gymnast Samir suffers horrific leg

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    French gymnast Samir Ait Said discovered the perils of pursuing his Olympic dreams when he suffered a broken leg that was left dangling from below his knee following a crash landing from the vault during men's qualifying on Saturday.

  • How Qatar plan win the Rio 2016 Olympics handball title (with just three Qataris)
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  • How Qatar plan win the Rio 2016 Olympics handball

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    Seven thousand miles away from Rio de Janeiro, a desert state with fewer inhabitants than Manchester is pinning its hopes of a first Olympic gold medal on five men from the Balkans, a couple of Syrians, one from Cuba, a Spaniard and a

  • Refugee athlete who saved 20 lives by pushing boat for 3 hours wins swimming heat at Rio Olympics | International | News | Qatar Day
  • Refugee athlete who saved 20 lives by pushing

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    There are dozens of amazing teenage athletes at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, but nobody has a story like swimmer Yusra Mardini, who is competing under the International Olympic Committee flag as part of the refugee team.
    Yu

  • Barcelona wear 'clean' shirt against Celtic without Qatar logo | Sports | News | Qatar Day
  • Barcelona wear 'clean' shirt against Celtic

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    With the exception of games at Camp Nou, Barcelona don't often get to wear their Blaugrana home kit much. Many times that's not even a question of kit clashes, but instead, of marketing. 
    However, in the first ga

  • Sir Bani Yas back in Qatar International Stakes but menacing Al Mourtajez looms | Sports | News | Qatar Day
  • Sir Bani Yas back in Qatar International Stakes

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    Elizabeth Bernard cannot see a way for Sir Bani Yas to defend his title in the Qatar International Stakes here on Saturday.
    The six-year-old grey son of Amer, who is owned by Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, President of the UAE, po

  • Biggest Olympic Team In Qatar's History Receives Inspirational Boost With Support Of National partners | Sports | News | Qatar Day
  • Biggest Olympic Team In Qatar's History Receives

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    With just 17 days to go until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) has announced that three of Qatar’s leading companies have signed up as National Partners. Ooredoo, Qatar Airways and Qatar Insurance Group are

  • Gulf Football Union Makes Way For Free Movement | Sports | News | Qatar Day
  • Gulf Football Union Makes Way For Free Movement

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    Only a few weeks ago, members were assigned to the various committees of the recently formed Gulf Football Union under the guidance of the elected President – Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Thani who is also the boss of the Qatari