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Cambridge college to be first in UK to return looted Benin bronze

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A Cambridge college is to become the first British institution to return one of the Benin bronzes to Nigeria later this month in what has been described as “a historic moment”. Jesus College, University of Cambridge, ...

Dutch delight in women’s wheelchair doubles, Reid wins British bronze battle

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The Netherlands have won every women’s doubles gold medal in wheelchair tennis since it was first introduced to the Paralympics in 1992, and Britain’s Lucy Shuker and Jordanne Whiley could do nothing about that record...

Samantha Kinghorn makes up for her Rio heartbreak with Paralympics bronze

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Samantha Kinghorn raced her way on to the podium and promised of more to come in her T53 sprint class, certainly if her training partner, Hannah Cockroft, has anything to do with it. The 25-year-old from the Scottish ...

From Primark to the podium: Columba Blango wins Paralympic bronze

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“That was hard,” Columba Blango said. The heat had broken and the rain was coming down, but in the second international competition of his career the 29-year-old from Peckham Primark had won a bronze medal. “It’s my f...

Jonnie Peacock shares Paralympic T64 100m bronze after remarkable dead heat

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The clock ticked past three minutes and still there had been no decision. The men’s T64 100m had certainly been close, with the four leading competitors finishing within four hundredths of a second of one another. But...

Tom Daley takes 10m diving bronze and uses platform for LGBTQ+ awareness

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Tom Daley took the bronze medal in the 10m platform dive on an afternoon of vertiginously high-grade competition. This was a thrilling final, perhaps the finest 10m dive competition staged, with gold and silver medals...

‘Woke means you lose’: Donald Trump rails at USWNT after Olympic bronze

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Donald Trump, who spent significant portions of his presidency criticizing athletes, has been strangely quiet during the Tokyo Olympics. But on Thursday he popped up to take aim at one of his favourite targets: the US...

Holly Bradshaw takes unexpected Olympic pole vault bronze for Team GB

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Great Britain’s Holly Bradshaw won a surprise bronze medal in the Olympic pole vault competition behind the United States’ gold medal winner Katie Nageotte and Anzhelika Sidorova. Bradshaw, 29, the British record hold...

Sky Brown, 13, becomes Britain’s youngest Olympic medallist with skateboard bronze

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Sky Brown has been crowned Great Britain’s youngest Olympic medallist after claiming bronze in the women’s skateboard park event at the Ariake Urban Arena in Tokyo. After falling in her first two runs of the final, th...

‘I did it for me’: Simone Biles returns to Olympics to win bronze on beam

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Simone Biles, the greatest gymnast of all time, ended her Olympics with a bronze but after a turbulent week in Tokyo it felt like a victory. The four-time Olympic champion won bronze on the balance beam in Tokyo on Tu...

Jack Laugher wins 3m diving bronze for Team GB as China rule springboard

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Jack Laugher has won bronze for Team GB in the individual 3m springboard at the Aquatics Centre in Tokyo, in a final that delivered a Chinese diving masterclass of execution and daring. After taking silver five years ...

Fluid Fiji defeat Team GB in Olympic rugby sevens bronze medal match

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When sportspeople talk about tough journeys they are often waxing metaphorical, but Saiasi Fuli was speaking literally as he described Fiji’s arduous route to an Olympic bronze medal in women’s sevens. “This is the 16...

Lauren Price joins Karriss Artingstall in securing Olympic boxing bronze

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Great Britain’s Lauren Price secured at least a bronze in the women’s middleweight boxing and Karriss Artingstall had to settle for a medal of the same colour after her defeat in the semi-finals of the featherweight c...

Emma Wilson wins Olympic windsurfing bronze for Team GB

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Emma Wilson sealed a windsurfing bronze medal for Great Britain in Enoshima on Saturday, a quarter of a century after her mother came up agonisingly short in her final Olympic regatta. After an impressive campaign in...

Team GB win bronze in men’s eight as inquest starts into poor Olympic regatta

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Great Britain’s men’s eight produced a good performance to take bronze in the Olympic regatta’s final event as the inquest began over a disappointing medal return in Tokyo. The men’s eight were not considered to be re...

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