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7 Aug
A Belarusian athlete who refused to board a flight after she said she was taken to the airport by her team against her wishes was "safe and secure" in Tokyo, the International Olympic Committee said on Monday.
2 Aug
Australian swimmers spoke to the media on Monday after completing the race in the Tokyo Olympic games, with the team's star Emma McKeon bringing the nation seven medals in a single year. McKeon became the nation's most decorated Olympian and the first woman to win seven medals in swimming as she won two more gold medals in the Tokyo race on Sunday.
16 Jun
Portuguese football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo removed two bottles of Euro 2020 tournament sponsors Coca-Cola away from him as he entered a news conference, before holding up a bottle of water to the media, dismissing the famous sugary drink.⁣
13 Dec 2020
Asia's top wingsuit athlete Zhang Shupeng takes a look across a mountain range in central China before leaping head first into the void...
13 Feb 2020
Despite being the world's third fastest female 400m runner last year, Nigerien athlete Aminatou Seyni will likely be barred from her favored distance at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in a row over testosterone levels. Francesca Lynagh reports.
8 Feb 2020
Though she says it's not the easiest task Chinenye Ogwumike enjoys having to juggle her basketball career with her TV career⁣ ⁣
15 Aug 2019
South African athlete Caster Semenya says she has a target on her back because she is the best at what she does. Speaking on the sidelines of a Top Women Conference in Johannesburg, she says people don't question differences in men who compete against each other, but they do in women. Semenya is banned from defending her world 800m title in Doha in September by a Swiss court ruling which revoked a temporary suspension on the IAAF's controversial testosterone-curbing rules.

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For almost a decade, international forces in Mali have been trying to help fight Islamist groups that threatened to take over the country in 2012. But today, the government still only controls the capital and a small area around it. DW's Fred Muvunyi reports.
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The new German parliament has elected Olaf Scholz as chancellor as Angela Merkel departs after 16 years at the helm of Europe's largest economy. He is now scheduled to be sworn in, along with a new Cabinet.
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The two leaders talked via videolink amid a tense standoff over Ukraine. US officials said Russia would face severe sanctions if troops crossed the border into Ukranian territory.
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Brussels says the Belarusian government created the crisis by luring migrants with false promises. But some say Poland and the EU are ignoring human suffering.
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Africa's abundant sunshine is ideal for renewable energy production. But the continent relies heavily on crude oil. Experts warn that the economy will continue to suffer if governments don't wean themselves off of oil.