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Egypt court upholds death sentences over football riot

Ten men sentenced to death over violence at Port Said football match, with one additional suspect still at large.

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Budapest considers dropping 2024 Olympics bid

Petition challenge makes mayor of Hungarian capital consider pulling out similar to Hamburg, Rome and Boston.

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Seventeen killed in Angola stadium stampede

Panic grips crowd at league game in Angolan capital with scores wounded and children among the dead.

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AFCON: Cameroon beats Egypt to lift African title

Vincent Aboubakar scores brilliant late winner, helping Cameroon to claim fifth African Cup of Nations football triumph.

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Bolt loses Olympic gold as teammate fails drug test

Jamaican 4x100m relay team stripped of gold medal after Carter was found guilty of doping at 2008 Olympic Games.

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Mario Balotelli racially abused at football match

Ligue 1 to investigate after Italian striker Mario Balotelli accuses Bastia fans of making monkey noises as he played.

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Australian Open: Djokovic knocked out in second round

Six-time winner beaten in the second round by wildcard Istomin who is ranked 117 in the world.

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Boxer Anthony Joshua sparks anger for photo in mosque

IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua criticised on Twitter over picture showing him taking part in Muslim prayers.

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Mohamed Aboutrika's name added to Egypt 'terror list'

Lawyer for four-time African Footballer of the Year says court's decision is 'contrary to the law' and will be appealed.

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Famous Swiss ski race cancelled because of snow

Wengen’s Lauberhorn course swamped by heavy snow falls leading to World Cup events being called off.

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