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TOKYO (Reuters) -World middleweight boxing champion Lauren Price dominated in her opening bout at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, saying she was "massively" inspired by Britain's performance in taekwondo, a sport in which she has also competed.
After his fans alerted him about the resemblance, Shaheizy decides to have a little fun on his social media.
Weightlifter Diaz makes history for Philippines at Olympics - first to win gold at Games for her country
Hidilyn Diaz has become the first ever Olympic gold medal winner representing the Philippines after triumphing in the women's weightlifting 55kg at the Tokyo Olympic Games here on Monday.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Uzbek flyweight Shakhobidin Zoirov kicked off his Olympic title defence with a comfortable unanimous points victory on Monday while Venezuelan Yoel Finol's bid to improve on his silver medal showing from Rio de Janeiro ended in disappointment.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Five years before Simone Biles was born, Oksana Chusovitina was already an Olympic gold medallist in a sport whose brightest stars often fade early, their bodies battered by years of gruelling training.
CHIBA, Japan (Reuters) - Top-ranked taekwondo champion Lee Dae-hoon lost in the first match of his final Olympics on Sunday, dashing South Korea's best hope for a gold medal in the national sport it once dominated.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu and his Tajik counterpart Sherali Mirzo on Saturday discussed joint measures to counter threats from the Taliban in the Tajik-Afghan border area, the TASS news agency reported.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Reigning world champion Nesthy Petecio of the Philippines took a first step towards maiden Olympic gold in women's featherweight boxing on Saturday, with a unanimous decision over Marcelat Sakobi Matshu of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
ALMATY (Reuters) - Uzbekistan said on Thursday there was no legal basis for accepting a U.S. request to temporarily house thousands of Afghans while they await U.S. immigrant visas after having worked for American forces now pulling out of the country.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia views Taliban gains in northern Afghanistan as having a security upside because the group is hostile to what Moscow regards as more dangerous Islamist extremists, a senior Russian diplomat said on Tuesday, according to the Interfax news agency.