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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.

Seven sports begin appeal process over UK Sport funding for Tokyo 2022

Sevens sports will appeal the decision by UK Sport to cut funding for Tokyo 2022 before Tuesday's deadline.

Great Britain's Ashley Jackson unavailable for Tokyo 2020 Olympic hockey squad

All-time leading goalscorer Ashley Jackson is unavailable for Great Britain's 27-man Olympic playing squad.

Laureus Awards: Laura Kenny, Andy Murray and Mo Farah among nominees

Olympians Laura Kenny, Andy Murray and Mo Farah are nominated for the top prize at the 2016 Laureus Awards.

Richard Hounslow: Two-time Olympic silver medallist retires

Two-time British Olympic canoeing medallist Richard Hounslow retires from the sport.

Pete Reed: GB rower targets fourth gold at Tokyo 2020

Three-time Olympic rowing champion Pete Reed announces that he will again compete for Team GB at Tokyo 2020, by which point the Royal Navy lieutenant will be 39 years old.

Pete Reed: Olympic champion announces plans to chase fourth Olympic gold

Three-time Olympic champion Pete Reed ends his brief break from the sport to compete for a fourth Olympic rowing gold.

Feyisa Lilesa: Ethiopia's Olympic protester hopes to compete for his country

Ethiopian Olympic marathon runner Feyisa Lilesa still hopes to compete for his country - despite being exiled since last summer's Games.

Team GB gold medal divers Jack Laugher and Chris Mears upset by coach quitting

British gold medal winning divers Jack Laugher and Chris Mears blame British Diving and say it is "a massive insult" as their coach Adrian Hinchcliffe quits his job at Leeds Council to take on a full-time role as Australia's head of diving.

Jack Laugher: Olympic diving champion furious after diving coach quits GB role

Olympic diving champion Jack Laugher criticises British Diving after his coach quits for a new role with Australia.

Doping scandal: Banned Russian athletes must prove they are clean, says IAAF

Russian athletes must prove they are not implicated in the country's doping scandal if they want a return to international competition, the IAAF says.

GB Taekwondo has 'reservations' over Jones' TV Jump deal

GB Taekwondo chiefs admit "reservations" over Olympic champion Jade Jones taking part in a Channel 4 ski jump show before the World Championships.

Omar McLeod relives Rio 2016 Olympics 110m hurdles gold

Jamaica's Omar McLeod relives his winning performance in the men's 110m hurdles final at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Shaunae Miller: My golden moment at Rio 2016 Olympics

Bahamian Olympic 400m champion Shaunae Miller tells BBC Sport about her unforgettable dive over the line to win the Rio 2016 final.

David Rudisha: My golden moment at Rio 2016

Middle-distance Kenyan icon David Rudisha tells BBC Sport about winning his second consecutive Olympic gold medal.

Russian coach banned for 10 years for doping-related offences

The former coach of Russian whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova is banned for 10 years for doping-related offences.

British Biathlon boycott Russian leg of World Cup over doping fall-out

The British biathlon team pull out of competing at a World Cup event in Russia following the country's doping scandal.

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 looks for budget savings

Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics set a budget of 1.8 trillion yen (£12.4bn) but want to make savings.

Lucy Payne: British Muay Thai champion targets Olympic medal

British Muay Thai world champion Lucy Payne says it would be her dream come true to fight at an Olympics.

GB's Adcocks into World Superseries final

England's Gabby and Chris Adcock are one match from successfully defending their World Superseries Finals title in Dubai.

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