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Russia allowed to resume drug testing under supervision

Russia can resume drug testing of its athletes under supervision, the World Anti-Doping Agency announces.

Pyeongchang 2018: North & South Korea could collaborate over Winter Olympics

Proposed collaboration between North and South Korea at the 2018 Winter Olympics is welcomed by the International Olympic Committee.

Coxsey wins back-to-back Bouldering World Cups

Britain's Shauna Coxsey wins a second successive Bouldering World Cup overall title with victory in the penultimate event.

McDonald's ends Olympics deal three years early

The fast food chain and the International Olympics Committee are parting ways after 42 years.

Tokyo 2020: Adam Peaty frustrated by 50m Olympic omission

GB Olympic swimmer Adam Peaty criticises the IOC for favouring distance events over sprint events for Tokyo 2020.

Peters and Sterritt win 49er gold at World Cup Series final

British pairings pick up one gold, two silver and two bronze medals at the World Cup Series final in Santander, Spain.

IOC to award 2024 & 2028 Olympics at the same time

Hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games will both be picked in September in an unprecedented double vote.

Olympics 2024: 'LA has not conceded race' to Paris

Los Angeles' bid leader hints the city would be open to hosting the 2028 Olympics but has not conceded defeat to Paris in the race for 2024.

Liam Heath: British Olympic canoeing champion wins World Cup silver

British Olympic champion Liam Heath wins silver in men's kayak single 200m sprint in the final ICF World Cup event of the season.

Paul Drinkhall last of England players out of World Championships

Paul Drinkhall is beaten in the last 64 of the men's singles as England's last remaining player goes out of the 2017 World Championships.

Stevie Ray: UFC fighter says mixed martial arts could earn Olympic recognition

Scottish UFC fighter Stevie Ray believes mixed martial arts could be recognised as an Olympic sport in future.

IAAF rejects 28 Russian requests to compete as neutrals

Twenty-eight Russian athletes have their requests to compete as neutrals rejected by the IAAF, which approves three others.

Delayed Wales forfeit matches after flight cancellations

Flight cancellations force Wales to forfeit their first two matches of the World Table Tennis Championships after 36-hour delays.

Liam Heath wins in first World Cup race of season in Hungary

Liam Heath wins in his first race of the season at the K1 200m World Cup race in Szeged, Hungary.

World Surfing Games: English trio go out in Biarritz

England's Jayce Robinson and Reubyn Ash make fourth-round exits, while Luke Dillon departs in round three at the World Surfing Games.

Caroline Facer: British taekwondo fighter dies aged 34

Former GB Taekwondo fighter Caroline Facer dies at the age of 34, two years after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

Russia given final Winter Paralympics warning over doping

Russia has been given a final warning to address doping or face a total ban from the 2018 Winter Paralympics.

Canoe Sprint World Cup: Lizzie Broughton claims silver in Portugal

Great Britain's Lizzie Broughton wins silver in the K1 1,000 event at the Canoe Sprint World Cup in Portugal.

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games can boost GB surfing says Luke Dillon

Surfing's appearance at the 2020 Olympic Games can help the sport to grow in Britain, says British number one Luke Dillon.

Olympics: Rio 2016 medals 'need replacing' - Games official

Some medals handed out at Rio 2016 have begun to flake apart and need replacing, according to comments reported by AFP.

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