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Osaka Wants To Play At Paris Olympics ‘If They Let Me’

Former world number one Naomi Osaka said Saturday that she "would love to play" at this year's Paris Olympics if she is granted a spot by tennis chiefs.The four-time Grand Slam champion may need to go through an appeals process to claim a place after failing to make a mandatory two appearances for Japan in the Billie Jean King Cup during the…
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Paris Olympics medals production hit by strikes, protests

Already set with a piece of the Eiffel Tower, the medals for this summer’s Paris Olympics will now be infused with another quintessential feature of French life: strike action.Dozens of workers at the French national mint, which is making the medals, are demanding the same “Olympics bonus” being paid to police officers and other government…
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Double Ethiopian Win In Paris Marathon

Mulugeta Uma won the men's race in the Paris Marathon and Mestawut Fikir took the women's title in her first outing at the distance to complete an Ethiopian double on Sunday. Uma, the 26-year-old running just the fourth marathon of his career, pulled away from Kenya's Titus Kipruto with 2.5km to go and strode for home. The Ethiopian's…
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