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Rio Olympics 2016: Team GB aims to add to cycling gold, and athletics starts – live!

It’s just before 9am in the UK, which is around the time that British readers do anything they can to avoid starting work and thus read things like this liveblog – or so the theory goes. So let’s recap last night’s success in the velodrome as Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny and Callum Skinner kept the men’s team sprint gold medal in British hands for the third Games in a row. By saying that it sounds expected – with the team pursuiters in such good form there was certainly a sense of deja vu – but at the same time it wasn’t. Owen Gibson explains …

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Want to know how Fiji reacted to its first ever Olympic gold medal? Want no more.

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Rio Olympics 2016: Team GB aims to add to cycling gold, and athletics starts – live!

It’s just before 9am in the UK, which is around the time that British readers do anything they can to avoid starting work and thus read things like this liveblog – or so the theory goes. So let’s recap last night’s success in the velodrome as Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny and Callum Skinner kept the men’s team sprint gold medal in British hands for the third Games in a row. By saying that it sounds expected – with the team pursuiters in such good form there was certainly a sense of deja vu – but at the same time it wasn’t. Owen Gibson explains …

Related: Great Britain’s cyclists must get back on track after a year to forget

Want to know how Fiji reacted to its first ever Olympic gold medal? Want no more.

Related: 'Rugby is our religion': Fiji erupts in celebration of Olympic sevens gold

Continue reading...

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