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Los Angeles reaches deal over hosting 2028 Summer Olympics

Paris expected to land 2024 Games after Tokyo hosts in 2020 IOC president Thomas Bach welcomes LA’s decision Los Angeles has accepted a deal to stage the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games – which means that the 2024 Games will be heading to Paris. The Los Angeles Organising Committee confirmed …

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Aid groups snub Italian code of conduct on Mediterranean rescues

Five of eight groups operating migrant rescue ships refuse to agree to new measures, citing concerns over operational effectiveness and neutrality Five aid groups that operate migrant rescue ships in the Mediterranean have refused to sign up to the Italian government’s code of conduct, the Interior Ministry said, but three …

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Fina 2017 world aquatics championships – in pictures

With almost 3,000 athletes competing in 75 contests across six different aquatic disciplines, the 2017 FINA world championships in Budapest was one of the biggest sporting events in the world in terms of participation and global exposure. We bring you some of our favourite images from the event Continue reading…

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