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    Olympics cost overruns should make bid cities 'walk away' from the Games, say researchers
     15 September 2020
    The Olympics needs radical thinking and serious change to stop huge cost overruns that threaten to make the Games unviable, according to Oxford University researchers.
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    Authentic has won the Kentucky Derby
    6 Sep: Authentic has won the Kentucky Derby... more
    Australian jockey Hugh Bowman has been suspended for six weeks for his involvement in a race fall that put jockey Andrew Adkins in hospital
    30 Jul: Australian jockey Hugh Bowman has been suspended for six weeks for his involvement in a race fall that put jockey Andrew Adkins in hospital... more
    Qatar , the host of football's 2022 World Cup, has announced it is keen to stage the Olympics, possibly in 2032
    28 Jul: Qatar , the host of football's 2022 World Cup, has announced it is keen to stage the Olympics, possibly in 2032... more
    Two time Olympic champion Mahe Drysdale has confirmed he will commit to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics
    10 Jun: Two time Olympic champion Mahe Drysdale has confirmed he will commit to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics... more
    Double Olympic champion kayaker Lisa Carrington has returned to the water for the first time in over a month, with the relaxing of lockdown restrictions
    29 Apr: Double Olympic champion kayaker Lisa Carrington has returned to the water for the first time in over a month, with the relaxing of lockdown restrictions... more
    A break after the 2016 Olympics has proven an accidental masterstroke for single sculler Emma Twigg
    19 Apr: A break after the 2016 Olympics has proven an accidental masterstroke for single sculler Emma Twigg... more
    A loss for the world of horse racing
    12 Apr: A loss for the world of horse racing... more
    Top kiwi thoroughbred Melody Belle has secured a good barrier draw for this weekend's Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick
    7 Apr: Top kiwi thoroughbred Melody Belle has secured a good barrier draw for this weekend's Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick... more
    Lisa Carrington's grateful her only plans were the Olympics
    4 Apr: Lisa Carrington's grateful her only plans were the Olympics... more

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