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2024 Olympics: Budapest to drop bid to host Games

Budapest is to drop its bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, a Hungarian government spokesman says.

Olympics & Paralympics 2020: Gail Emms 'devastated' by funding loss

Olympic silver medallist Gail Emms is "devastated" that badminton is one of seven sports to have lost appeals against UK Sport funding cuts for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic cycle.

Olympics & Paralympics 2020: Badminton among seven sports to lose funding appeals

Badminton is one of seven sports to lose its appeals against UK Sport funding cuts for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic cycle.

Olympics & Paralympics 2020: Liz Nicholl defends funding cuts to seven UK sports

UK Sport chief executive Liz Nicholl defends the cuts to seven sports including badminton for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic cycle.

Budapest has 'no chance' of hosting 2024 Olympics

Budapest stands "no chance" of hosting the 2024 Olympics, according to the bid's chief organiser.

Bolt's relay team-mate Carter appeals over positive drugs test

Nesta Carter appeals against the decision to strip him and a Jamaica relay team including Usain Bolt of Olympic gold.

Laura Kenny and husband Jason drop strong pregnancy hint

Olympic cycling champions Laura and Jason Kenny drop hints on social media they are expecting a baby.

Triathlon World Cup: Britain's Lucy Hall beats compatriot Jessica Learmonth

Great Britain's Lucy Hall wins her first triathlon World Cup race win in South Africa, beating compatriot Jessica Learmonth in a sprint finish.

Russian Savinova stripped of London 2012 gold and banned until 2019

London 2012 gold medallist Mariya Savinova is stripped of her 800m title after a decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Olympic Council of Ireland: Sarah Keane wins presidency vote to succeed Pat Hickey

Swim Ireland chief executive Sarah Keane is elected to succeed Pat Hickey as new Olympic Council of Ireland president.

Irish Olympic Council to elect Hickey's successor

The Olympic Council of Ireland will elect a new president to succeed Pat Hickey on Thursday night in Dublin.

England mix Olympians and new faces for South Africa trip

Head coach Bobby Crutchley names six Olympians and nine uncapped players in his England squad for the four-Test series in South Africa.

Sports set for appeals against UK Sport funding cut for Tokyo 2020

Seven sports will have appeals heard this week against UK Sport's funding cuts before the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Jessica Ennis-Hill takes part in Sheffield park run

The retired athlete ran two laps of a Sheffield park with dozens of other runners.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Medals to be made from mobile phones

Olympic and Paralympic medals for the Tokyo 2020 Games will be made from recycled mobile phones.

Russia stripped of London 2012 relay silver

Russia are stripped of a 4x400m relay silver as Antonina Krivoshapka tests positive for steroid turinabol.

Bolt says legacy is not tarnished by loss of medal

Usain Bolt says his legacy has not been tarnished by losing one of his nine Olympic gold medals after Nesta Carter's failed drugs test.

GB Badminton confident over funding appeal

Badminton England is confident that it will convince UK Sport to reinstate its financial backing after appealing against the decision to cut its funding.

Keri-anne Payne: Olympic medallist and two-time world champion retires

Two-time world champion Keri-anne Payne retires from swimming after representing Great Britain for 12 years.

London Marathon 2017: Jemima Sumgong set to defend title

Olympic champion Jemima Sumgong will defend her London Marathon title at this year's race on 23 April.

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