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2 Aug
Nigerian sprinter and 2008 Olympics long jump silver medallist Blessing Okagbare on Saturday (July 31) was provisionally suspended after testing positive for human growth hormone before the Tokyo Olympics, the Athletics Integrity Unit said in a statement.
16 Feb
INEOS Grenadiers' Ivan Ramiro Sosa claimed overall Tour of Provence victory on Sunday, while Phil Bauhaus of Bahrain-Victorious took the final stage in a sprint finish.
17 Feb 2019
With their multi-billion-dollar merger in the US still undecided, senior executives of T-Mobile and Sprint took their case to Washington. Some there doubted whether their promises on prices and competition were credible.
12 Feb 2017
Usain Bolt wins the 150m sprint and is part of the winning 4x100m team in his valedictory international athletics season.

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