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  • Messi taken to hospital

    Lionel Messi was taken to hospital after suffering an injury scare on Friday as Argentina defeated Honduras 1-0 in their only warm-up game before next month's Copa America Centenario in the United States.

  • Van Niekerk to train with Bolt

    South African 400 metres world champion Wayde van Niekerk will train with sprint king Usain Bolt in Jamaica next month in a bid to shave vital fractions of a second off his time in a chase for Olympic gold in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Rusty Bolt secures win

    World 100 and 200-meter record holder Usain Bolt of Jamaica opened his 2016 season Saturday with a 100m victory in 10.05 seconds at the Cayman Invitational.

  • Swimming coach in jeopardy

    The Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) express its concern over noncooperation of coaching staff towards swimming coach Park Tae Gun, who helped Bangladesh win two gold medals in the South Asian Games held in India in February.

  • Rio Olympics to charge teams for mosquito screens to prevent Zika

    The organising committee for the August Olympics in Rio de Janeiro said it will charge national delegations to have mosquito screens on athletes' rooms.

  • Tonnes of dead fish removed from Rio Olympic rowing venue

    Brazilian workers remove more than 33 tonnes of dead fish from the 2016 Olympic rowing and canoeing venue in Rio de Janeiro.

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