Pakistan's final preparations for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's World Cup have been energised by the men's success in the Champions Trophy last Sunday (June 18), but captain Sana Mir insists their back-to-back Twenty20 gold medals at the Asian Games might well have been even more significant.
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With less than a month to go before the Games open in Rio, the Olympic flame arrived in the town of Rio Grande, the southernmost point on its journey.
The journey of the Olympic flame around Brazil was always likely to turn into one giant carnival, and it has certainly been so in the first 14 days.
United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki Moon joined International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach to greet the Rio 2016 Olympic flame at the UN Headquarters in Geneva.
The Rio 2016 flame is not yet quite on the way to Rio de Janeiro and will first visit Switzerland where it will be greeted at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva tomorrow before arriving at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne.
Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman has formally received the Olympic flame on behalf of his city at a colourful Handover Ceremony in Athens.
Syrian swimmer Ibrahim Al Hussein carried the Olympic Flame on a glorious sunlit evening, providing a brief respite from the reality of a life far from their homelands for many of the refugees who now live here.
The Olympic flame, currently touring around Greece, is set to burn in Rio de Janeiro later this year at a city centre location rather than at the Maracanã Stadium.
Syrian swimmer Ibrahim Al Hussein has been named as the Torchbearer who will carry the Olympic flame on behalf of refugee athletes in Athens next Tuesday (April 26).
The Olympic flame is on its way to Rio de Janeiro after a ceremony of grace, dignity and real emotion here today.
IOC and Rio 2016 Presidents lay wreath at Baron Pierre de Coubertin memorial on eve of Olympic flame lightning
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has laid a wreath at the memorial to Baron Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the Modern Olympics, in a simple ceremony amongst the olive groves here this evening.
Just hours before the Olympic flame is lit for Rio, 60 runners from all branches of the Greek armed forces have arrived in Ancient Olympia after a marathon "truce walk" with a message of peace.
World champion gymnast Eleftherios Petrounias of Greece has been chosen as the first Torchbearer for the Relay ahead of this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.