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Tokyo 2020: Badminton England says funding cut 'could end careers'

UK Sport's decision to remove funding from badminton could end the careers of Olympic medallists, says Badminton England.

Who are the Britons to watch in Tokyo 2020's new sports?

Who are the British athletes hoping to impress in karate, climbing, skateboarding, surfing, baseball and softball at Tokyo 2020?

Tokyo 2020: Four Olympic sports and one Paralympic sport lose funding

Four Olympic and one Paralympic sports will receive no funding from UK Sport for the 2020 Games in Tokyo.

'More than 1000 Russian athletes benefited from doping'

More than 1000 Russian athletes benefited from a state-sponsored doping programme for four years from 2011, a new report claims.

Tokyo 2020: Olympic and Paralympic sports to learn of funding decision for next cycle

Britain's Olympic and Paralympic sports will find out how much funding they are set to receive from UK Sport for the 2020 Games in Tokyo.

Russia doping scandal: Sanctions extended by the International Olympic Committee

Doping sanctions against Russia are extended until further notice by the International Olympic Committee.

Cheerleading and Muay Thai granted provisional recognition as Olympic sports

Cheerleading and the martial art of Muay Thai receive provisional recognition as Olympic sports by the International Olympic Committee.

Tonga flagbearer aims for Winter Olympics

The Tongan Olympian who appeared topless and covered in oil at Rio 2016's opening ceremony wants to compete at the Winter Olympics.

Katherine Grainger wins Olympians' Olympian award at Team GB ball

Scottish rower Katherine Grainger wins the Olympians' Olympian award at the 2016 Team GB ball in London.

Bobby Crutchley: England & Great Britain men's head coach signs new deal

Bobby Crutchley will remain as England and Great Britain men's head coach through to the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

100 Women 2016: Gymnast Simone Biles on fame, adoption and meeting the President

Gymnast and Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles talks to Rajini Vaidyanathan about fame, adoption and meeting President Obama.

Sir Hugh Robertson succeeds Lord Coe as BOA chairman

Former sports minister Sir Hugh Robertson is elected to replace Lord Coe as chairman of the British Olympic Association (BOA).

Fifth Kenyan Olympic official is arrested in Rio 2016 scandal

A Kenyan Olympic official is arrested by police who reportedly found him hiding under a bed in an apartment filled with athletics equipment intended for Rio 2016.

London 2012: Yuliya Zaripova among 12 disqualified after retests

Disgraced ex-steeplechase champion Yuliya Zaripova is among 12 athletes to fail retroactive dope tests from the 2012 Olympics.

World Anti-Doping Agency: President Sir Craig Reedie to serve second term

The World Anti-Doping Agency re-elects Sir Craig Reedie as president on a second three-year term.

Doping: Sport needs unified approach - Tracey Crouch

Sports Minister Tracey Crouch appeals for a "unified approach" to tackling doping ahead of a crucial WADA meeting in Glasgow.

Sir Craig Reedie: World Anti-Doping Agency president fights on despite criticism

Sir Craig Reedie, the president of the World Anti-Doping Agency, insists sport can recover from a "dreadful" period.

Pat Hickey: former IOC president allowed to leave Brazil 'for health reasons'

A judge in Brazil rules Pat Hickey can return to Republic of Ireland on medical grounds.

Sir Bradley Wiggins determined to enjoy 'final race' at Ghent Six Day

Sir Bradley Wiggins says nothing will ruin what might be the final race of his career at the Ghent Six Day event.

Great Britain named best Olympic team after Rio 2016

Great Britain are named best Olympic team by the Association of National Olympic Committees for their record-breaking performance at Rio 2016.

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