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Modern Pentathlon: GB's Kate French claims first World Cup win in Cairo

Britain's Kate French claims her first modern pentathlon World Cup win with a dominant performance in Cairo.

State of Sport: 'British sport must improve athlete care'

British Olympic and Paralympic sport must improve its record on athlete welfare, says Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.

IOC accused of 'confusing' messages over anti-doping efforts

The representative body for national anti-doping agencies criticises the IOC for its efforts on anti-doping.

Drugs ban for Commonwealth medal-winning wrestler Sandhu

British wrestler Chinu Sandhu, who won Commonwealth bronze in 2014, is banned for four years after failing a drugs test.

It's 2024 or nothing, says Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games bid co-chair

Paris is only interested in hosting the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, and not the 2028 Games, says the city's bidding committee.

Olympic Games: What has happened to the Rio venues?

Wyre Davies investigates why many of the sporting venues in Rio remain empty and how officials have failed to provide a post-Olympic legacy.

Rio Olympics 2016: Should Brazil have done better with Olympic legacy?

Is Rio's Olympic legacy a "terrible example" or do they have "time to regroup"? Wyre Davies visits the city for Radio 5 live Breakfast.

IOC may award both 2024 & 2028 Olympic Games in September

Hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games may both be picked in September in an unprecedented double vote.

IOC board member apologises 'unreservedly' for Holocaust comparison

An International Olympic Committee board member apologises for comparing calls to ban Russia from the 2018 Winter Olympics to the Holocaust.

IAAF World Relays: Great Britain to send strong squad to Bahamas event

Britain announce a strong squad for the World Relays, including seven of the eight bronze medallists from the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Chris and Gabby Adcock suffer semi-final loss at All England Badminton Championship

A broken string on match point leads to defeat for Chris and Gabby Adcock at the All England Badminton Championship

Chris and Gabby Adcock reach All England Badminton semi-finals

Chris and Gabby Adcock fight back to defeat the Olympic champions and reach the All England Badminton semi-finals.

Isinbayeva elected to key Russian anti-doping role

Yelena Isinbayeva's election to a key role within Russia's anti-doping agency is criticised by the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Diving World Series: Jack Laugher wins second silver in Guangzhou

Britain's Jack Laugher wins his second medal at the Diving World Series in China with silver in the 3m springboard.

Max Whitlock: Olympic gymnastics champion to take six-month break

Double Olympic gymnastics champion Max Whitlock will take a six-month break so he is ready for October's World Championships.

Hannah Mills: Olympic sailing champion on changing boats and concussion

Welsh woman Hannah Mills will aim to become the most successful British Olympic female sailor at Tokyo 2020.

Ex-sprinter Fredericks steps down over bribery claim

Four-time Olympic silver medallist Frankie Fredericks steps down from a key IAAF role following corruption allegations, which he denies.

Double Olympic champion Jones' brother joins GB academy

Double Olympic taekwondo champion Jade Jones' brother is signed up by the sport's Great Britain academy.

Olympic sailing champion Mills switches class for Tokyo 2020

Olympic sailing champion Hannah Mills has confirmed she is switching disciplines ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Rio 2016 vote corruption claims 'probed by French investigators'

French investigators believe the vote to hand Rio the 2016 Olympic Games may have been rigged, a French newspaper claims.

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