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UK Sport fears having funding cut

UK Sport's chairman Rod Carr says he is "concerned" at the prospect of huge cuts to the organisation's budget.

Brinn breaks leg in 'freak accident'

Brinn Bevan suffers a double leg break while vaulting, putting his hopes of competing at the Rio 2016 Olympics in doubt.

South African teams to miss Olympics

South Africa's Olympic Committee prohibits their men's and women's hockey teams from competing at Rio 2016.

'Attacks won't influence 2024 bid'

The attacks on Paris will not influence the city's chances of hosting the 2024 Olympics, IOC president Thomas Bach says.

Russian Rio pain 'could be worth it'

Russian athletes missing the 2016 Olympics to ensure a clean 2020 Games would be worth the pain, says UK Athletics' chief.

Coe fears for athletics' future

IAAF president Lord Coe says athletics may not have "many tomorrows" if it does not eliminate doping.

IOC confident about Russia reforms

The International Olympic Committee's president thinks Russia will resolve doping issues and field athletes at the Rio Olympics.

VIDEO: Message could not be stronger - Coe

IAAF president Lord Coe says "the message could not be stronger" after Russia's athletics federation is provisionally suspended.

Russia suspended from athletics

Russia's athletics federation is provisionally suspended from international competition for alleged involvement in doping.

Russian body 'to admit' some charges

Russia's athletics federation plans to admit to some of the charges made against it by the World Anti-Doping Agency commission.

Russian athletics admits doping issue

Russia has a doping problem but an Olympic ban would be wrong, says the general-secretary of the country's athletics body.

IOC wants action over doping claims

The International Olympic Committee wants the IAAF to start disciplinary proceedings against athletes accused of doping.

Kenya 'failing on doping issues'

Kenya's government has failed to seriously tackle doping, according to the chairman of the country's Olympic committee.

Diack suspended after doping report

The International Olympic Committee provisionally suspends former IAAF president Lamine Diack as an honorary member.

McIntosh targets 'very best' in Rio

Jen McIntosh aims to do herself proud in Rio after her place in the GB Olympic shooting team is confirmed.

French triathlete Vidal dies aged 31

French triathlete Laurent Vidal, who finished fifth at the 2012 London Olympics, dies of a heart attack at the age of 31.

Hill targets British Olympic history

Amber Hill aims to become the first British woman to win an Olympic shooting gold medal after being picked for Rio 2016.

VIDEO: Hill's Olympic shooting gold dream

Teenager Amber Hill hopes to make British shooting Olympic history after being named in Team GB's squad for Rio 2016.

Wada commission wants Russia ban

Russia should be suspended from athletics competition, a World Anti-Doping Agency commission report recommends.

Florence in GB slalom team for Rio

David Florence, Richard Hounslow, Fiona Pennie and Joe Clarke are named in Britain's canoe slalom team for Rio 2016.

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