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Ceremony for athletes denied medal

Athletes who are denied a medal at next year's Rio Olympics because of drugs cheats will get their own ceremony.

Steel undecided on Olympics distance

Leicestershire's Gemma Steel is yet to decide whether to compete in the 10,000 metres or the marathon at the Olympics.

VIDEO: World skateboard championships - in Africa

Skaters at the Kimberley Diamond Cup Skateboarding World Championships explain why the sport is taking off across Africa.

Huge cutbacks on Rio 2016 budget

The organisers of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games are making huge cutbacks to avoid going over the £2.38bn budget.

Child targets Rio after her wedding

Eilidh Child is looking forward to her wedding this month and will then focus on success at next year's Rio Olympics.

Riders refuse to tackle Rio course

A BMX test event for next year's Rio Olympics is put back a day after riders refuse to race on an "unsafe" course.

Revived Jamieson targets Rio return

Michael Jamieson on Commonwealth heartache, nearly quitting and how moving to Edinburgh will boost his Rio Olympic bid.

Merrien set on 2016 marathon mark

Great Britain marathon runner Lee Merrien says he is in shape to run the qualifying time for the 2016 Olympics.

Tokyo 2020 - meet the contenders

How much do you know about the five sports - and their star performers - proposed for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo?

Sports await 2020 Olympics verdict

Eight sports from baseball to wushu will find out on Monday if they are in line to be added to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Trott not expecting GB Rio dominance

Double Olympic champion Laura Trott says it will be difficult for Britain to repeat their 2008 and 2012 dominance in 2016.

Gymnast Smith targets 2020 Olympics

British gymnast Louis Smith says he could prolong his career until the 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.

VIDEO: The Olympian who never gave up

In 1992, 400m medal hopeful Derek Redmond pulled up injured in the semi-final of the Barcelona Olympics, but still finished the race.

Florence storms to C1 gold at Worlds

Scot David Florence wins the C1 for his third World Championships gold medal as fellow Briton Ryan Westley takes bronze.

GB's Jones wins Samsun Grand Prix leg

Britain's Jade Jones boosts the defence of her World Grand Prix Series title with victory in the final in Samsun.

Is Gomez better than the Brownlees?

As he aims to add a record fifth ITU World Series crown to his many titles, is Javier Gomez the world's best triathlete?

Brownlee finishes 12th as Gomez wins

Jonny Brownlee fails to earn early Olympic selection as Javier Gomez wins a third successive World Triathlon Series title.

GB take World team silver & bronze

Britain's women kayakers win team silver, while the men win team bronze in the C2 at the Canoe Slalom World Championships.

Walkden beaten in World GP final

Great Britain's Bianca Walkden is beaten on a golden point by Jackie Galloway in the final of the World Grand Prix +67kg category.

Five cities bid for 2024 Olympics

Los Angeles, Hamburg, Rome, Budapest and Paris will compete to host the 2024 summer Olympic Games.

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