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Rio 2016: Team GB – Day 14 Preview

Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is the Team GB’s women’s hockey outfit’s day of destiny as they bid for a first ever gold medal in their first ever final at Rio 2016. Team GB have gone unbeaten in the tournament to date, that equating to seven wins, and just need to defeat

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Rio 2016: Jazmin Sawyers 8th in long jump final

University of Bath-based athlete Jazmin Sawyers was the highest-placed Brit in the Rio 2016 women’s long jump final in the early hours of Thursday morning. The 22-year-old cleared 6.69m to finish eighth overall on her Olympic debut – a result that Sawyers, who has jumped 6.86m this season, described as “good but not great”. “When

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Rio 2016: Team GB – Day 13 Preview

Day 13  is the first day of modern pentathlon with the fencing ranking round. Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark are guaranteed to win Team GB sailing gold no matter the weather and it is finally the turn of the Brownlee brothers to take centre stage at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee will tackle

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Rio 2016: Team GB – Day 12 Review

Team GB’s women’s hockey side secured their place in their first ever Olympic final while the sailing 470 girls are made to wait another day to claim gold. 3-0 win over New Zealand gives Team GB a place in hockey gold medal match Wind affected day at the sailing puts 470 gold on hold Jon

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Rio 2016: Team GB – Day 12 Preview

Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark should be crowned women’s 470 sailing champions on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympics while a host of other Brits can go a long way to following their lead at what is now Team GB’s best ever away Games. Mills and Clark need just complete the medal race at

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Rio 2016: Team GB – Day 11 Preview

Giles Scott will be crowned Olympic Finn champion on day 11 of Rio 2016 as Laura Trott attempts to complete a double-double following the finish of the omnium. Sailor Scott heads into the medal race in the Finn guaranteed gold, all he needs to do is take to the start line in anger and finish

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Rio 2016: Team GB – Day 10 Review

Charlotte Dujardin retained her individual Olympic dressage title, Sophie Hitchon won Team GB’s first hammer medal since 1924 and Mark Cavendish claimed his first ever Olympic medal on Day 10 at Rio 2016. Dujardin the second British woman to win three Olympic gold medals Hitchon takes hammer bronze – Team GB’s fourth athletics medal Omnium

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Rio 2016: Charlotte Dujardin wins Gold and Sophie Hitchon Bronze

Charlotte Dujardin scored 93.857 to successfully defend her individual dressage title on Valegro, taking Britain’s 16th gold medal of the Olympic Games. Dujardin, who won team silver with Carl Hester, Fiona Bigwood and Spencer Wilton on Friday, beat Germany’s Isabell Werth by over four percentage points to seal the title, taking her personal gold tally

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