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Tyson Fury: WBO set to strip world heavyweight champion of belt

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Tyson Fury has won all of his 25 fights, the most recent of which was against Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015




British world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury will be stripped of his WBO belt unless he responds to a notice from its chairman in the next 10 days.

Fury must explain why the belt should not be vacated due to "inactivity, breach of contract and performance-enhancing drugs".

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Rio Paralympics: Russia set to hear on Paralympics ban decision

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Russia Paralympic team ban is 'beyond common sense'



Russia will discover on Tuesday whether it will be allowed to compete at next month's Paralympic Games in Rio.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) is set to give its verdict on Russia's appeal against the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) ban on all Russian competitors.

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Rio Olympics 2016: Spectacular closing ceremony as Olympic flag goes to Tokyo

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Fireworks went off over the Maracana as Rio said farewell to the Games



The Rio Olympics ended with a spectacular carnival-inspired closing ceremony, and the official handover to 2020 hosts Tokyo.

The colourful ceremony, lasting almost three hours, celebrated Brazil's arts and was held in a wet Maracana.

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Rio Olympics 2016: Germany beat Sweden to win women's football gold

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Germany beat Sweden to football gold




Germany won women's Olympic football gold for the first time with a 2-1 victory over Sweden in the final in Rio.

Dzsenifer Marozsan put Germany ahead at the Maracana with a curling finish, and Sweden's Linda Sembrant gifted them a second by scoring an own goal after Marozsan's free-kick hit a post.

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