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Rio 2016: IOC called to help compensate child victims of violence

The IOC should be helping to compensate child victims of police violence at Rio 2016, says children's rights groups.

England's Da Silva signs pro handball contract

Josh da Silva becomes the first player from England Handball's post-London 2012 performance programme to turn professional.

Olympic sailing champion Hannah Mills considers FX switch

Wales' Olympic sailing champion Hannah Mills could switch from the 470 class to FX ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Jessica Ennis-Hill: Ex-Olympic heptathlon champion 'close' to decision on retirement

Britain's former Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill says she is "close" to making a decision about her future.

Anti-doping: International Olympic Committee to discuss Fancy Bears medical leaks

The International Olympic Committee will hold a meeting next month to discuss "the protection of clean athletes" following recent leaks.

Kenya Olympic chief charged with stealing £197,000

Kenya's Olympic team leader denies stealing $250,000 (£197,000) which was meant for accommodation for athletes and officials in Rio.

Nile Wilson, Harry Aikines-Aryeetey & Steve Cummings named after Wada hack

Nile Wilson, Harry Aikines-Aryeetey and Steve Cummings are among the latest Brits to have medical files made public by hackers.

Pyeongchang 2018: Mike Hay named as Team GB chef de mission

Mike Hay is appointed as the Team GB chef de mission for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Italy's Olympic chief insists Rome 2024 Olympic bid will go on

The Italian Olympic chief reacts angrily to the refusal of the mayor of Rome to support the city's bid to host the 2024 Games, saying it will continue.

Wrestling coaches given three-year ban for stripping

Two Mongolian wrestling coaches who stripped in protest at a judges' decision at the Rio Olympics are suspended for three years.

Rome 2024 Olympic bid collapses in acrimony

Rome is set to drop its bid to host the Olympics in 2024 after its anti-establishment mayor said it would be "irresponsible" to be a candidate.

Valegro: Charlotte Dujardin's horse to retire at Olympia in December

Valegro, co-owned by triple Olympic champion Charlotte Dujardin, will be retired at Olympia in December.

How last-gasp Olympic gold changed my life - taekwondo's Cisse

Since taekwondo fighter Cheick Sallah Cisse snatched Olympic gold in the final second from GB's Lutalo Muhammad, the Ivorian has become a national hero.

Fancy Bears hackers: What we have learnt from the leaks

BBC Sport looks at some of the key facts surrounding the Fancy Bears hack team's latest release of medical files stolen from Wada's database.

Amy Tinkler: Bronze-winning Rio gymnast welcomed home

Bronze-winning gymnast Amy Tinkler receives a warm welcome home.

Rio Olympics 2016: Sir Dave Brailsford on British Cycling's Olympic progress

British Cycling's former performance director Sir Dave Brailsford discusses how far the GB team have come in the past three decades.

Jonny & Alistair Brownlee on World Triathlon Series drama

Jonny Brownlee thanks brother Alistair for helping him over the finish line after suffering from exhaustion at the World Triathlon Series in Mexico.

Jonny Brownlee: Alistair laughs about helping brother over line in Mexico

Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee jokes about having to help brother Jonny over the finish line in a dramatic end to the final ITU World Series race of the season in Mexico.

Get Inspired: Andy Murray Q&A at Davis Cup Trophy tour at Stirling University

Andy Murray is interviewed by two school children at a Davis Cup Trophy Tour event at Stirling University.

Jonny Brownlee helped over finish by brother Alistair in World Series finale

Great Britain's Jonny Brownlee dramatically misses out on the World Series title after breaking down in the final stages of the last race of the season in Mexico.

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