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Olympic ticket scandal: OCI vice-president John Delaney resigns

John Delaney resigns from the Olympic Council of Ireland, whose former president Pat Hickey faces charges over an alleged ticket scam.

European Games 2019: Minsk, Belarus to host second edition of event

The second European Games will be held in Minsk after 43 Olympic committees voted in favour of the Belarusian capital.

Brazil, Greece, Indonesia, Azerbaijan and Guatemala face Wada sanctions

Brazil, Greece and Indonesia are among five countries who may be added to the World Anti-Doping Agency's "non-compliant" list.

Russian doping: Sports minister promoted despite allegations

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko is promoted despite allegations of state-sponsored doping during his time in office.

Japan disaster site may host 2020 Olympic events

Some Tokyo 2020 Olympic events could be held in part of Japan hit by the 2011 Fukushima earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster.

Rio 2016 parade imposters 'meant no harm'

Two men who blagged their way onto an Olympic parade float in Manchester claiming they were fencing gold medallists say they meant no harm.

Louis Smith: Olympic silver medallist visits mosques after 'messing up' with video

Louis Smith visits two mosques instead of joining his Great Britain team-mates at a celebration to honour their achievements in Rio.

Mo Farah, Usain Bolt and Caster Semenya up for athlete of the year awards

Mo Farah is nominated for the IAAF's male athlete of the year award, with Caster Semenya a contender for the women's equivalent.

Apti Aukhadov stripped of London 2012 silver medal after sample tests positive

Russian weightlifter Apti Aukhadov loses his 2012 Olympic silver medal after a retrospective doping sample tests positive for steroids.

Imposters sneak on to Rio 2016 float in Manchester parade

Two imposters managed to sneak on to a float during the celebratory Rio 2016 parade in Manchester, the British Olympic Association confirms.

Trafalgar Square event celebrates Rio 2016 athletes

Britain's Olympic and Paralympic stars are being honoured in London with a celebration in Trafalgar Square later.

Rio 2016: Manchester parade for Olympic and Paralympic stars

Great Britain's Olympic and Paralympic stars parade through Manchester to celebrate their record-breaking performances at Rio 2016.

Jessica Ennis-Hill: Injury fear behind retirement decision

Jessica Ennis-Hill says the fear of getting injured and ending her career on a low prompted her decision to retire from athletics.

Manchester set for parade to celebrate Rio success

Great Britain's Olympic and Paralympic stars are set for a hero's welcome when they take part in Monday's victory parade in Manchester.

US sprinter Tyson Gay's daughter, 15, shot dead in Kentucky

Former world champion sprinter Tyson Gay's 15-year-old daughter has been killed in a shooting in the US state of Kentucky, police and local media say.

Jessica Ennis-Hill: Darren Campbell reads an ode from BBC Sport readers

Darren Campbell recites an ode to Britain's retired heptathlon great Jessica Ennis-Hill, written by readers of the BBC Sport website.

Wiggins Olympic parade absence 'not unusual'

Five-time Olympic champion Sir Bradley Wiggins will not attend next week's Olympic and Paralympic parades.

Jessica Ennis-Hill: Darren Campbell recites BBC Sport readers' #OdetoJess

Darren Campbell reads BBC Sport readers' ode to newly retired former Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill.

Jessica Ennis-Hill: Retired Olympic champion an 'all-time great' - Steve Cram

The newly-retired Jessica Ennis-Hill is one of Britain's greatest athletes, says former world 1500m champion Steve Cram.

GB Olympic gold medallist Ennis-Hill retires

Jessica Ennis-Hill, who won heptathlon gold for Great Britain at the London 2012 Olympics, retires from athletics.

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