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Payne misses Rio 2016 entry chance

Keri-Anne Payne loses out on automatic Olympic qualification spot after finishing 15th in the World Championship 10km in Russia.

Burnell first Brit to seal Rio place

Jack Burnell becomes the first British athlete to qualify directly for the Rio 2016 Olympics in the 10km swimming marathon.

US ends Boston 2024 Olympic bid

Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympics is in further doubt after the mayor said taxpayer funds would not be used to cover cost overruns.

Asher-Smith goes under 11 seconds

Dina Asher-Smith beats the 11-second barrier and Shara Proctor also sets a British record at the Anniversary Games in London.

GB women win team skeet bronze

GB women put in a good display to win bronze in the team skeet event at the European Shooting Championships in Slovenia.

Bolt wins 100m at Anniversary Games

Usain Bolt shrugs off doubts about his form to win the 100m in 9.87 seconds at the Anniversary Games in London.

Farah roared on to London victory

Britain's double Olympic champion Mo Farah receives a rousing reception as he wins the 3,000m at the London 2012 Anniversary Games.

Daley set for 'key' diving Worlds

Tom Daley is aiming to take a step towards the 2016 Rio Olympics at the World Aquatics Championships in Kazan, Russia.

VIDEO: Bolt wins 100m in 9.87 seconds

Jamaica's Usain Bolt overcomes a poor start to win the men's 100m final at the Anniversary Games at the Olympic Stadium.

VIDEO: Farah eases to 3,000m London win

Great Britain's Mo Farah put all his recent troubles behind him to ease to victory in the 3,000m at the Anniversary Games at the Olympic Stadium in London.

VIDEO: Ennis-Hill's 'phenomenal' performance

Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill is delighted after finishing fifth in the 100m hurdles at the Anniversary Games in London.

VIDEO: Weightman claims great 1500m win

Great Britain's Laura Weightman puts in an impressive performance to win the women's 1500m at the Anniversary Games.

Less pressure in Rio, says McIntosh

Jen McIntosh believes competing at Rio 2016 "will be a walk in the park" after the pressure of a home Olympics.

Cullen in retirement U-turn

London 2012 leading penalty scorer Crista Cullen will come out of retirement and be available for selection by Team GB.

A head for heights & raising the bar

One of Britain's brightest young athletes Isobel Pooley opens up on prejudice, the psychology of the high jump, and the Olympics.

Cricket 'should be an Olympic sport'

Cricket should be included in the 2024 Olympic Games, says former Australia captain Ricky Ponting.

Ennis-Hill to decide on Worlds bid

Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill says her performances in London this weekend will decide whether she competes at the World Championships.

NZ disqualified from Rio 2016 football

New Zealand Football will take legal action after being thrown out of Olympic qualifying for fielding an ineligible player.

Two World Cup golds for Team GB

Great Britain's men's eight win a thrilling race as women's pair Helen Glover and Heather Stanning also win gold at the World Cup.

Bolt to run at Anniversary Games

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt confirms he will return from injury to compete at the London Anniversary Games.

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