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Gregory plays down Germany rivalry

Alex Gregory says there is no bad blood between the British and German men's eights before the World Championships.

IAAF defends Beijing drug testing

Over 1,400 drug tests were carried out at the recent World Athletics Championships, says the sport's governing body.

US picks Los Angeles for Olympics 2024

The US Olympic Committee names Los Angeles as the US bid city for hosting the 2024 games after Boston drops out.

Olympic venue 'needs improvement'

The water quality at the sailing venue for the 2016 Olympics "needs improvement", says the organising committee president.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo scrapped

The logo for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games is scrapped after allegations that it was plagiarised.

German sailor makes Rio bug claims

Germany's Erik Heil says he has contracted an infection after competing in waters which will host sailing at the Rio Olympics.

GB handball set for London return

The British men's handball team are set to compete at the London Copper Box for the first time since the 2012 Olympics.

Ankle surgery for Alistair Brownlee

Olympic triathlon qualification is on hold for reigning champion Alistair Brownlee following ankle surgery.

Conway eyes points with Rio a prize

Sally Conway, the only Scot in the GB team, explains the importance of the Judo World Championships to her Rio dream.

GB women claim European team gold

The combined scores of Katy French, Samantha Murray and Freyja Prentice earned Great Britain the women's team gold medal in the modern pentathlon.

GB's Belcher wins world silver medal

Lani Belcher wins silver at Canoe Sprint World Championships as Great Britain qualify two boats for Rio 2016.

Threat to Rio 2016 sailing venue

Organisers of the 2016 Rio Olympics threaten to switch sailing venue from polluted Guanabara Bay to Atlantic Ocean.

British rower remains in hospital

British rower Jack Beaumont remains in hospital a week after being involved in a training camp accident.

Briton Scott wins Olympic test event

Giles Scott wins in the Finn class at the Olympic test event in Rio as Hannah Mills & Saskia Clark take 470 silver.

GB's Choong secures Olympic spot

Joe Choong secures Rio Olympic spot after finishing in seventh place at the Modern Pentathlon European Championships.

GB equestrian team seal Olympic spot

Olympic showjumping champions Great Britain qualify for Rio 2016 by finishing in fourth place at the European Championships.

Does it matter if Gatlin wins gold?

Some think he is a stain on athletics, others say it is time to forgive - could a Gatlin victory over Bolt create the wrong headlines?

Grey-Thompson tips Coe to lead IOC

Newly elected IAAF president Lord Coe is a future chief of the International Olympic Committee, says Baroness Grey-Thompson.

Doping cheat stripped of London gold

Turkish London 2012 Olympic 1500m champion Asli Cakir Alptekin is stripped of her gold medal for doping.

IAAF 'suppressed' doping study

A study which found a third of top athletes admitted using banned performance-enhancing techniques has allegedly been suppressed by the IAAF.

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