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21 Jul
Striker Robert Lewandowski, presented Wednesday in Miami as a new Barcelona player, said that yesterday he was able to see live "the great potential" that his new team has "on the field.
20 Jul
After three years of tinkering and writing hundreds of lines of code, Nigerian coder Victor Daniyan has launched what he says is the first African football video game - Vikseen Virtual.
19 Jul
Faith Kipyegon added another 1,500m gold to her medal collection on Monday with a win at the World Championships in the United States - though it wasn't all good news for Kenya on the track.
19 Jul
In this special edition, we report on the return of the Women’s Tour de France. After more than a 30-year absence, the race kicks off on July 24 from the Eiffel Tower, ending eight days later after a 1000 km ride through northern France. About 22 teams will be participating in the hope of winning the Yellow Jersey. Annette Young meets tour director Marion Rousse, along with other professional and amateur cyclists, including French national champion Audrey Cordot-Reagan. All of them hope that the event will give this women’s sport a much-needed global spotlight.
18 Jul
Shelley-Ann Fraser-Pryce led a Jamaican clean sweep in the women's 100m final at the World Championships while American athletes continued to clean up on home soil by clinching four golds on Sunday.
17 Jul
Moving up a gear: the return of the Women's Tour de France
15 Jul
6,500 people swam 1.5 km to cross Zurich Lake
14 Jul
The cost of climate adaptation for some African nations could be more than five times the amount they currently spend on healthcare. A report by the development agency Tearfund looked at 11 countries on the continent as poorer nations struggle to respond to the climate emergency. Meanwhile, young people in Kenya are feeling little motivation to vote ahead of elections in August, and tennis star Ons Jabeur returns home to Tunisia to a cheering crowd.
14 Jul
The town of Bekoji has a reputation for turning out an inordinate amount of world-class track athletes. But trainers are concerned the latest local crop of would-be stars are lagging behind.
12 Jul
Federer joined 1996 Wimbledon champion Richard Krajicek and former wheelchair player Esther Vergeer in helping children from the two Dutch ex player’s respective foundations.
10 Jul
With the Women's Euro 2022 beginning this week, a lioness at London Zoo enjoys playing with a football.
10 Jul
Barcelona agree deals to sign Denmark defender and free agent Andreas Christensen and Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie.

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Firefighters in the German capital are still trying to secure an explosives disposal site amid a continuing wildfire. Parts of the wooded area are reportedly also littered with munitions.
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A young Nigerian graduate has embarked on an ambitious drive to address Nigeria's worrying levels of voter apathy. He says he's troubled by the "emotional detachment" from political activities by most people — especially in northern Nigeria.
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A year ago, the Taliban retook Kabul. In their first press conference after seizing power in Afghanistan, they surprised the world with the announcement of moderate policies. A key pledge was to address women's rights.
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Translation and language-learning giants like Google and DuoLingo are expanding language databases available online, in a push to widen representation and reduce bias in artificial intelligence systems. Residents in countries like Uganda where the native tongue Luganda is not taught in schools, say adding their languages to these platforms could be a game changer.
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Germany's €9 monthly travel pass has boosted rail usage, particularly in more rural and tourist areas, the latest statistics suggest. However, road usage is virtually unchanged, suggesting little impact on commuters.
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Beijing's military threats against Taiwan after Nancy Pelosi's visit are unprecedented. For the time being, however, not much will likely change as neither country can do without the other as a trading partner.