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Relay golds cap strong Euros for GB

Great Britain's relay teams win the last two events of European Swimming Championships to complete an impressive meet at the London Aquatics Centre.

Ennis-Hill 'feels good' after comeback

Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill says her Achilles 'feels really good' after she returns from injury.

Heath contemplates Rio sprint double

Britain's Liam Heath is considering racing in the K1 and K2 200m sprint canoe events at the Rio Olympics.

Andrews heading to Rio but Pavey falters

Jess Andrews smashes her personal best to win the British 10,000m trials and qualify for the Rio Olympics as Jo Pavey struggles.

Fiji win overall Sevens World Series

Fiji lose to England but reach the London Sevens quarter-finals and retain their World Series title in the process.

Briton Jones wins first European title

Great Britain's Olympic champion Jade Jones wins European Taekwondo Championships gold in Switzerland.

Olympic champ to host back garden event

Olympic champion Greg Rutherford is planning to host a long jump competition for some of the world's top athletes - in his back garden.

Suicide bomber's brother wins Euro gold

A Belgian taekwondo fighter whose brother was one of the suicide bombers in the terror attacks on Brussels has won European gold.

The Englishman adored in rugby-mad Fiji

Ben Ryan may not be recognised in his home city of London but he can't even have a quiet beer for fear of being recognised in Fiji.

Britain's McKeever misses out on Rio

Britain's Olympic champion canoeist Ed McKeever will not be part of Team GB at the 2016 Games after failing to qualify.

GB's Drinkhall and Pitchford go to Rio

Liam Pitchford and Paul Drinkhall are selected to represent Great Britain in table tennis at Rio 2016.

GB's Thompson wins Laser world title

Britain's Nick Thompson claims a second successive Laser World Champion crown with victory in Mexico.

Muhammad and Sansum fight for Rio place

Team-mates and rivals Lutalo Muhammad and Damon Sansum head into the European Championships battling for one Olympic place.

Kenya agrees 'roadmap' to compliance

Kenya's government agrees a "roadmap" that increases the likelihood of its athletes competing at the Rio Olympics.

Olympic bans loom for up to 31 athletes

Up to 31 athletes from six sports could be banned from competing at the Rio Games in August, Olympic chiefs announce.

Ennis-Hill to make injury return

Jessica Ennis-Hill will start her build-up to the defence of her Olympic title by competing at Loughborough on Sunday.

GB win fourth medal at Europeans

Great Britain women's K1 trio win gold as GB end the European Championships in Slovakia with four medals.

Britain's Daley wins European 10m gold

Tom Daley secures the third individual European 10m gold of his career with a stunning performance in London.

Euros a ‘stepping-stone’ to Rio - Peaty

Britain's Olympic squad will use this week's European Championships in London to fine-tune preparations for Rio, says Adam Peaty.

Russia 'sorry' and 'ashamed' of cheats

Russia is "ashamed" of cheating athletes but its ban should be lifted for the Rio Olympics, the country's sports minister has said.

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