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World Championships 2017: Richard Bowker sees 'fantastic crop' of GB talent

British athletics has a "fantastic crop of talent", according to the new UK Athletics chair Richard Bowker.

Paris 2024 bid team to discuss introducing esports for Olympic Games

Esports could be added to the programme for the 2024 Olympics, with the Paris bid team keen to discuss the issue with the IOC.

Australia 'golden girl' Betty Cuthbert dies aged 79

The sprinting legend dies after a long battle with multiple sclerosis.

Wayde van Niekerk: I can reach the heights Usain Bolt has

South African 400m world record holder Wayde van Niekerk tells BBC sports editor Dan Roan he can reach the heights of Usain Bolt.

Olympic Games: Los Angeles set to announce it will host in 2028

Los Angeles is set to announce it will host the Olympic Games in 2028, meaning Paris will stage the 2024 edition.

Watch: GB come from third to defend world relay title

Great Britain's men's 4x200m freestyle team successfully defend their title at the 2017 World Championships in Hungary after an outstanding swim from James Guy.

Jessica Ennis-Hill: Inside 'Super Saturday' at London 2012

A day to go down in British sporting history, but what was it like to live it? Jessica Ennis-Hill reveals the inside story of 'Super Saturday'.

Seonaid McIntosh emulates sister with European Shooting Championships gold

Scotland's Seonaid McIntosh wins gold at the European Shooting Championships in Baku, three days after her sister Jennifer achieved the same feat.

England coach Kerry recovering after heart attack

England women's hockey head coach Danny Kerry suffered a heart attack during this month's World League Semi-Finals, England Hockey has revealed.

Jennifer McIntosh wins European Shooting Championships gold in Azerbaijan

Jennifer McIntosh is the European champion in 50m Rifle Prone after winning gold at the Baku European Championships in Azerbaijan.

Women's Hockey World League: England beat Argentina 5-2 to take bronze

England women's hockey team win bronze at the World League Semi-Finals with a 5-2 victory over Argentina in Johannesburg.

Kelly Slater: Surfer ruled out for up to six months with broken foot

Eleven-time surfing world champion Kelly Slater is out for up to six months after breaking his foot at the J-Bay Open.

Cycling 'could be lost to an entire generation'

Cycling "could be lost to an entire generation" if £43m of public funding is withdrawn, says British Cycling president Bob Howden.

Tom Daley: British diver seeks to right Olympics agony at World Championships

Diver Tom Daley was heartbroken to miss out on Olympic gold at Rio 2016 - but is ready to face the long climb to the top of his sport once more.

Olympics in 2024 & 2028: Paris & Los Angeles get Games as IOC backs dual host announcement

Paris and Los Angeles are set to stage the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games - provided they can agree on who should go first.

Hockey World League Semi-Final: England beat Poland in Johannesburg

Goals from Sophie Bray and Alex Danson earn England a 3-0 win over Poland in their opening Hockey World League semi-final match in Johannesburg.

Great Britain clinch silver in lightweight women's quadruple scull

Great Britain win their first medal in the final leg of the 2017 World Cup series after securing silver in the lightweight women's quadruple scull.

Sir Bradley Wiggins: Can five-time Olympic cycling champion make it as a rower?

Can five-time Olympic cycling champion Sir Bradley Wiggins make it to Tokyo 2020 as a rower? BBC Sport investigates.

Markkleeberg World Cup: Britain's Adam Burgess wins C1 bronze on final day

Great Britain's Adam Burgess wins a World Cup bronze in the men's C1 event in Markkleeberg, Germany.

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