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Belarus sprinter Krystina Timanovskaya lands in Vienna

image sourceReutersimage captionKrystina Timanovskaya boarded a flight to ViennaA Belarusian athlete who refused orders to fly home early from the Olympics has safely arrived in Vienna, Austria's foreign ministry has confirmed. Krystina Timanovskaya, 24, left Tokyo earlier on Wednesday, and will travel on to Warsaw after Poland granted her and her husband a humanitarian visa.…
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Belarus protests: Trial of opposition figures begins

image sourceGetty Imagesimage captionMaria Kolesnikova and Maxim Znak appeared at a court in the capital Minsk on WednesdayThe trial of two leading Belarusian opposition figures has begun behind closed doors at a court in Minsk.Protest organiser Maria Kolesnikova was arrested last year after she tore up her passport to resist attempts by authorities to forcibly…
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Tokyo Olympics: Golf caddie suffers heatstroke in searing heat

Team USA's Lexi Thompson and her caddie Jack FulghumPlayers struggled with sweltering heat at the women's Olympic golf with American Lexi Thompson's caddie pulling out with heatstroke on Wednesday.The afternoon heat index was 41C at the Kasumigaseki Country Club, with players using umbrellas and holding ice against their heads to cool down.Friday's forecast has led…
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Tokyo Olympics: Sydney McLaughlin smashes record, Kokona Hiraki, 12, wins silver

Dates: 23 July-8 August Time in Tokyo: BST +8Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button and online; Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live, Sports Extra and Sounds; live text and video clips on BBC Sport website and app.The USA's Sydney McLaughlin smashed her own world record with a thrilling run as…
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WhatsApp 'view once' brings disappearing photos and videos

WhatsApp is rolling out a feature that allows users to have photos or videos vanish after they are seen. After the recipient opens the image for the first time, "view once" deletes it, without saving it to a phone. WhatsApp said the feature was aimed at "giving users even more control over their privacy". However,…
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Tokyo Olympics: Elaine Thompson-Herah completes unprecedented 'double-double'

Dates: 23 July-8 August Time in Tokyo: BST +8Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button and online; Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live, Sports Extra and Sounds; live text and video clips on BBC Sport website and app.Elaine Thompson-Herah confirmed her place among the pantheon of sprint greats as she secured…