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Environment 01 Sep 2019 | 6:00 AM

New Trans-Brazil trail raises hopes for future of Atlantic Forest

The Trans-Brazil trail, one of the longest in the world, raises hopes for the future of the Atlantic Forest.

Athletics 29 Jul 2019 | 12:33 PM

Athletics: Muhammad sets 400m hurdles world record, Lyles wins 200m

DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - Olympic champion Dalilah Muhammad smashed one of athletics' oldest world records when she stormed to the women's 400 metres hurdles title in 52.20 seconds at the United States championships in Iowa on Sunday.

Football 29 Jul 2019 | 5:47 AM

Flamengo beat Botafogo 3-2 in fiery Rio derby

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Flamengo came from behind to beat city rivals Botafogo 3-2 in a fiery contest in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday.

Other Sport 29 Jul 2019 | 4:06 AM

Mexico celebrates on Peru Independence Day at Pan Ams

LIMA (Reuters) - It might have been Peru's Independence Day but it was Mexico doing much of the celebrating at the Pan Am Games on Sunday as they continued their spectacular start in Lima, claiming gold in the women's mountain bike and taekwondo.

Badminton 29 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Duo serving out an SOS

PETALING JAYA: Mixed doubles pair Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying are crying out for help.

Swimming 28 Jul 2019 | 11:49 PM

Incredible Scott split helps UK to medley relay gold

GWANGJU, South Korea (Reuters) - Duncan Scott swam the second-fastest relay split of all time in the anchor leg of the men's 4x100m medley on Sunday, overhauling his U.S. and Russian rivals to secure gold for Britain and deny Caeleb Dressel a seventh world title in Gwangju.

Swimming 28 Jul 2019 | 11:15 AM

'Embarrassed' Australia defend concealing Jack's positive test

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Swimming Australia on Sunday defended their concealment of Shayna Jack's positive doping test while one of her team mates was conducting a high profile public campaign against China's Sun Yang at the world championships.

Swimming 28 Jul 2019 | 10:24 AM

Foreign athlete arrested for suspected sexual harassment - Gwangju police

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean police have arrested a foreign athlete competing at the World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju for suspected sexual harassment at a nightclub, a South Korean police official said on Sunday.

World 28 Jul 2019 | 12:10 AM

Iranian vessels stranded in Brazil to set sail on Saturday - harbour workers

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Two Iranian ships stranded for weeks at a Brazilian port will be able to set sail on Saturday after the firm chartering the vessels obtained court rulings obliging state oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA to refuel them.

Swimming 27 Jul 2019 | 11:23 PM

Dressel, Ledecky strike gold for U.S. at worlds

GWANGJU, South Korea (Reuters) - Caeleb Dressel lit up the pool by winning his fourth, fifth and sixth gold medals on Saturday but even his electric performance failed to brighten the mood on a dark day at the world swimming championships in Gwangju.