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Tokyo Olympics: Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir wins women's marathon
Peres Jepchirchir wins the women's marathon at Tokyo 2020 as Kenya claim a one-two in sweltering 28C heat in Japan's northern city of Sapporo.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-Aug-2021 02:05

'We want trillions to heal our wounds'
Descendants of victims of Germany's atrocities in Namibia say the money offered is not nearly enough.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-Aug-2021 01:16

Telfar Clemens: Designer creates Tokyo 2020 Olympic outfits for Team Liberia
American-Liberian designer Telfar Clemens created Liberian team's outfits at the Tokyo Olympics.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-Aug-2021 01:07

Africa Covid chief John Nkengasong says vaccine saved his life
Dr John Nkengasong says he is suffering from coronavirus but "wouldn't be here" without the jab.
BBC News | 06-Aug-2021 15:17

Tokyo Olympics: Uganda and Kenya win golds in athletics as Egypt claim karate bronze
Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei and Kenya's Faith Kipyegon both win athletics golds as Egypt's Giana Farouk claims karate bronze on day 14 of the Tokyo Olympics.
BBC News | 06-Aug-2021 15:16

Tokyo Olympics: Triple jumper Hugues Fabrice Zango is set to return home a hero
Triple jumper Hugues Fabrice Zango will return home to Burkina Faso as a hero after a record-breaking eight months.
BBC News | 06-Aug-2021 10:28

Caribbean

Europe

US wins fourth straight men's basketball gold
USA beat France to win their fourth basketball gold medal in a row.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-Aug-2021 08:47

Belarus crackdown fails to crush opposition spirit
Beaten up, jailed, forced into exile - protesters are still battling against President Lukashenko.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-Aug-2021 01:57

'They call me the Irish hulk of basketball'
Aidan Igiehon is part of a group of elite Irish athletes playing college basketball in America.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-Aug-2021 01:07

Greece fires spread uncontrolled, killing a fireman
Thousands of people are being evacuated as uncontrolled fires continue to rage.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-Aug-2021 00:33

Eurovision, Euro 2020 and Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Italy's golden summer
"This is Italy's moment of glory" - after Eurovision & Euro 2020 victories, an Italian Wimbledon finalist, now comes Olympics history in Tokyo.
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Aug-2021 20:50

Snickers Spain pulls TV advert after homophobia accusations
The brand apologises for a "misunderstanding" after its Spanish commercial was heavily criticised.
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Aug-2021 19:07

South America

Middle East

Tokyo Olympics: Israel's Linoy Ashram ends Russian dominance in rhythmic gymnastics
Israel's Linoy Ashram caused a huge upset in the Olympic rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around final, becoming the first non-Russian champion since 1996.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-Aug-2021 13:16

Mercer Street: Tanker blast evidence points to Iran, says US
The attack on the Israeli-operated merchant tanker last week killed two people.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-Aug-2021 01:17

US urges Iran's new President Ebrahim Raisi to resume nuclear talks
The state department says Ebrahim Raisi should seize the opportunity to revive a landmark 2015 deal.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2021 23:21

Iran's new hardline president Ebrahim Raisi to be sworn in
Ebrahim Raisi takes over amid heightened tensions with the West and growing discontent at home.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2021 09:47

Lebanon blast: ‘Path towards reform irreversible’
We owe it to our people to tackle issues which led to the blast, the ambassador to the UK says.
news.bbc.co.uk | 04-Aug-2021 16:31

MV Asphalt Princess: Suspected hijackers leave ship off UAE
Men who boarded a Panama-flagged bitumen tanker have now left the vessel, officials say.
news.bbc.co.uk | 04-Aug-2021 08:56

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