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Peter Sagan wins record third successive world title in Norway

Peter Sagan outsprinted Alexander Kristoff in a dramatic finish to the race in Bergen



Peter Sagan became the first man to win three successive World Championship men's road race titles with victory in Norway.

The Slovak, 27, pipped Norwegian Alexander Kristoff in a sprint finish, having barely featured among the lead riders in the 267.5km race in Bergen.

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Floyd Mayweather stops Conor McGregor in 10th round in Las Vegas



Floyd Mayweather extended his perfect career record to 50 fights unbeaten by stopping Conor McGregor in the 10th round of one of the richest bouts in boxing history.

The former five-weight world champion faced flurries of early punches from UFC's most iconic figure, who was making his debut in professional boxing at Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena.

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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: Usain Bolt wins ninth Olympic gold as Jamaica take 4x100m relay

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Usain Bolt is undefeated in Olympic finals



Usain Bolt ended his Olympic career by claiming an unprecedented 'triple triple' and his ninth gold as Jamaica won the 4x100m relay final in Rio.

Bolt, 29, had won the 100m and 200m in Rio and is the only man to win all three sprint events at three Games.

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Rio Olympics 2016: Usain Bolt wins 100m gold, Justin Gatlin second

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Bolt surges to historic third 100m gold



Jamaica's Usain Bolt became the first athlete to win three Olympic 100m titles by beating American Justin Gatlin to gold at Rio 2016.

Bolt, 29, ran 9.81 seconds in his final Olympics to replicate his success at Beijing 2008 and London 2012.

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