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Bradley Wiggins finishes 21st on competitive rowing debut in London

Bradley Wiggins finishes in 21st place on his competitive rowing debut at the British Rowing Indoor Championships.

Bradley Wiggins: Five-time Olympic cycling champion makes rowing debut

Five-time Olympic champion Sir Bradley Wiggins makes his debut in competitive rowing at the British Indoor Championships.

'I want to hear the roar of the crowd' - Sotherton on nine-year wait for Olympic bronze

Britain's Kelly Sotherton wants her wait for a 2008 Olympic heptathlon bronze medal to end with a medal ceremony at London Stadium.

Russia Olympics ban: Kremlin calls for calm amid anger

President Putin's spokesman says Russia should not get emotional about the Winter Olympics ban.

IOC blocks Irish attempt to prevent Hickey return

The IOC overrules the Olympic Council of Ireland's decision to prevent Pat Hickey's return to the Irish governing body's board.

GB weightlifter Webster spends life savings on failed appeal

British weightlifter Sonny Webster admits defeat after spending his life savings in an attempt to overturn a four-year doping ban.

GB's Sotherton set for 2008 heptathlon bronze after Chernova loses appeal

Tatyana Chernova fails to have a doping ban overturned, which means her 2008 Olympic heptathlon bronze is set to go to Kelly Sotherton.

Eddie van Hoof: British Gymnastics suspends coach amid investigation

Eddie van Hoof is suspended by British Gymnastics as an independent investigation is conducted into allegations of misconduct.

Edwin Mosquera Roa: Olympic weightlifter shot dead in Colombia

Olympic weightlifter Edwin Mosquera Roa dies after being shot in the Colombian city of Palmira.

Lifter Davies seals best British result at Worlds for 15 years

British weightlifter Sarah Davies secures the best British result for 15 years at the IWF World Championships by finishing sixth.

Russia doping whistleblower accused by state of supplying drugs

The whistleblower who reported Russia's alleged doping cover-up at the Sochi Olympics is accused by the state of supplying the drugs.

Pistorius jail sentence more than doubled

The family of murdered girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp say the ruling means she can now rest in peace.

Gabby Douglas: Olympic champion reveals abuse by USA team doctor Larry Nassar

Gabby Douglas is the third member of the USA's Olympic gold medal-winning team at London 2012 to say she was abused by team doctor Larry Nassar.

US Olympics doctor admits to molesting gymnasts

The USA Olympics doctor was charged with molesting seven girls in his care.

Iranian Rio champion to auction gold for quake victims

Kianoush Rostami says he is "returning my Olympic gold medal to my people".

Climate of fear in gymnastics is very real - Keatings

Commonwealth champion Dan Keatings says he experienced a culture of "bullying and manipulation" throughout his time as a British gymnast.

Four-time Olympic medallist Fredericks suspended by IOC

Four-time Olympic silver medallist Frankie Fredericks is suspended by the International Olympic Committee following his corruption charge.

esports: International Olympic Committee considering esports for future Games

The International Olympic Committee is exploring the possibility of including esports in future Games.

Pyeongchang 2018: IOC to decide on Russian participation in December

A ruling on Russia's participation at the 2018 Winter Olympics will be made in December, the International Olympic Committee says.

Greg Rutherford: Olympic gold medallist unsure about fitness for Tokyo 2020

London 2012 long jump gold medallist Greg Rutherford is unsure whether his body will allow him to compete at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

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