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'Players would die for Olympic gold'

Shaun Murphy says he cannot understand why any snooker player would not want to be part of the Olympic Games.

I’m still best - Alistair Brownlee

Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee says he is still the best all-round triathlete before his racing return this weekend.

Adams & Jones lead GB at Euro Games

Three Olympic champions named in GB team for inaugural European Games.

Barnes and Conlan clinch Rio places

Northern Irish duo Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan qualify for next year's Olympics by winning in the World Series of Boxing.

Dead fish removed from Olympic venue

Thirty-two tonnes of dead fish are cleared from the lagoon where Rio 2016 Olympic rowing and canoeing events will take place.

Paris closer to 2024 Olympics bid

The French capital's city council votes in favour of bidding for the 2024 Olympics following a feasibility study.

Russia considers multi-Olympic ban

The Russian parliament will consider a proposal to bar athletes from competing in more than two Olympic Games.

'Cyclone Pam ruined Rio motivation'

London 2012 competitor Anolyn Lulu describes how Cyclone Pam has devastated Vanuatu and shattered her own Olympic plans.

Hamilton on diving; Daley on cars

Police, pop auditions and pain for Bill Clinton: Here's 10 things you probably didn't know about Lewis Hamilton & Tom Daley.

Meilutyte focused on Olympic gold

Olympic 100m breaststroke champion Ruta Meilutyte says she is solely focus on defending her title in Rio next year.

Girls' PE lessons give 'nightmares'

Less cross-country in "knickers and polo shirt" and better facilities would improve PE for girls, says Victoria Pendleton.

FA scraps plan for GB Olympic teams

Plans for Great Britain football teams to compete at the 2016 Olympics in Rio are scrapped by the Football Association.

Olympic medal dream drives Miley

Scotland's Hannah Miley hopes to make it third time lucky with a 400m individual medley medal at Rio 2016.

Scotland to host Euro sports event

Glasgow and Berlin are to co-host a major new multi-sports event in 2018 to a television audience of 850 million.

Who are sport's highest earners?

As baseball player Giancarlo Stanton signs a £208m contract, BBC Sport looks at how he compares to sport's highest earners.

Qatar's ambitions turn to Olympics

Having added athletics to its collection of world championships, Qatar wants sport's biggest prize, the 2024 Olympics.

What is sport's third biggest event?

Plenty of sporting events claim to be the third biggest behind the Olympics and World Cup, but the figures don't always add up.

No Olympics & World Cup clash - IOC

The 2022 Winter Olympics and the Fifa World Cup should not be held at the same time, says IOC president Thomas Bach.

Doping claims a new 'wounding blow'

Allegations of widespread cheating among Russian athletes could be devastating to an already tarnished sport, says Matt Slater.

Deja vu as FA's Olympic plan sparks new row

The Olympics are meant to unite... try telling that to Britain's football officials as a row looms over Rio participation.

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