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Rio 2016 venue 'will not be ready'

The proposed venue for water polo matches at next summer's Olympic Games will not be ready in time, officials confirm.

Tokyo stadium 'should ditch roof'

Tokyo's 2020 Olympic Stadium bosses should ditch the plan for a retractable roof, says Japan's sports minister.

Dutch to host 2019 European Games

The Netherlands is chosen to host the second European Games in 2019 by the European Olympic Committee.

US stripped of Olympic relay medals

The USA 4x100m relay team are stripped of their London 2012 Olympic silver medals because of Tyson Gay's drugs ban.

VIDEO: GB stars target Euro Games glory

British stars including Wales' Olympic taekwondo champion Jade Jones are hoping for success at the inaugural European Games to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan in June.

'I am not the athlete I was'

Jessica Ennis-Hill says she is learning to cope with the expectations on her to be the athlete she was in London 2012.

'Players would die for Olympic gold'

Shaun Murphy says he cannot understand why any snooker player would not want to be part of the Olympic Games.

I’m still best - Alistair Brownlee

Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee says he is still the best all-round triathlete before his racing return this weekend.

Adams & Jones lead GB at Euro Games

Three Olympic champions named in GB team for inaugural European Games.

Barnes and Conlan clinch Rio places

Northern Irish duo Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan qualify for next year's Olympics by winning in the World Series of Boxing.

Dead fish removed from Olympic venue

Thirty-two tonnes of dead fish are cleared from the lagoon where Rio 2016 Olympic rowing and canoeing events will take place.

Paris closer to 2024 Olympics bid

The French capital's city council votes in favour of bidding for the 2024 Olympics following a feasibility study.

Russia considers multi-Olympic ban

The Russian parliament will consider a proposal to bar athletes from competing in more than two Olympic Games.

'Cyclone Pam ruined Rio motivation'

London 2012 competitor Anolyn Lulu describes how Cyclone Pam has devastated Vanuatu and shattered her own Olympic plans.

Hamilton on diving; Daley on cars

Police, pop auditions and pain for Bill Clinton: Here's 10 things you probably didn't know about Lewis Hamilton & Tom Daley.

Meilutyte focused on Olympic gold

Olympic 100m breaststroke champion Ruta Meilutyte says she is solely focus on defending her title in Rio next year.

Girls' PE lessons give 'nightmares'

Less cross-country in "knickers and polo shirt" and better facilities would improve PE for girls, says Victoria Pendleton.

FA scraps plan for GB Olympic teams

Plans for Great Britain football teams to compete at the 2016 Olympics in Rio are scrapped by the Football Association.

Olympic medal dream drives Miley

Scotland's Hannah Miley hopes to make it third time lucky with a 400m individual medley medal at Rio 2016.

Scotland to host Euro sports event

Glasgow and Berlin are to co-host a major new multi-sports event in 2018 to a television audience of 850 million.

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