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Ukad confirms doping investigation

UK Anti-Doping confirms it is investigating claims about doping techniques allegedly used by coach Alberto Salazar.

Eurosport wins Olympic TV rights

The European TV rights for the Olympic Games are awarded to Eurosport and its parent channel in a $1.45 billion deal.

Gatlin fifth-fastest in 200m history

Justin Gatlin becomes the fifth-fastest 200m runner in history as he wins Sunday's final at the American Athletics Championships.

GB beat Malaysia in World League

Britain's men come back from a goal down to beat Malaysia 3-1 at the World League semi-final in Antwerp.

Smith lifts best for British title

Commonwealth champion Zoe Smith lifts a personal best to win the 63kg event at the British Weightlifting Championship.

VIDEO: Team GB win gold in men's foil fencing

Great Britain's men win European Games gold in the team fencing foil with a 45-41 win over Olympic champions Italy.

Shaw wins European windsurfing gold

Britain's Olympic bronze medallist Bryony Shaw wins gold at the RS:X European Championships in Sicily.

Manchester 'may bid for Euro Games'

Manchester is interested in hosting the 2023 European Games according to European Olympic Committee president Patrick Hickey.

VIDEO: GB win two more golds in Baku

Luke Greenbank and Joe Joyce continue Great Britain's success at the 2015 European Games in Baku, with gold medals in boxing and swimming respectively.

Farah to stay with coach Salazar

Double Olympic and world champion Mo Farah says he will continue to work with coach Alberto Salazar.

Alberto Salazar's response: What questions remain?

The BBC examines Alberto Salazar's response to claims of anti-doping violations - and looks at what his statement does not address.

Britain's Kelly win bronze in Baku

Josh Kelly is forced to settle for welterweight bronze after losing to Azerbaijan's Parvis Baghirov at the European Games.

GB hockey beat China in World League

Team GB improve their Olympic qualification hopes with a 8-1 win over China at the World League semi-final tournament.

Bolt drops out of Jamaican trials

Usain Bolt withdraws from the 100m at the Jamaican national trials, with no reason given for the decision.

VIDEO: Greenbank wins swimming gold for GB

Luke Greenbank wins gold in the 100m backstroke at the European Games after clocking the fastest qualifying time in the heats.

GB rowers 'strongest' Hill has seen

Olympic bronze medallist Phelan Hill says the current British rowing team is the best he has been part of.

GB win three European Games golds

Abbie Wood, Holly Hibbott and the men's 4x100m freestyle team win swimming gold in the European Games in Baku.

Paris to bid for 2024 Olympics

Paris will bid to host the Olympic Games in 2024, 100 years after the French capital last staged the event.

Snooker will bid again for Olympics

Snooker will bid again to become an Olympic sport after missing out on a place at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Adams guaranteed medal in Baku

Olympic champion Nicola Adams is guaranteed at least a bronze at the European Games after reaching the flyweight semi-finals.

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