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Russia crew to miss Rio after failed dope test

Russia's men's quadruple sculls team are disqualified from the Olympics after one member tests positive for a banned substance.

Yuliya Stepanova: Russian whistleblower can run at Olympics as neutral - IAAF

Russian doping whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova is cleared by athletics chiefs to run as a "neutral" at this summer's Olympics.

Rio 2016: Derek Redmond helped by father in Barcelona 1992

In the BBC Sport Olympics countdown, we recall when injured 400m sprinter Derek Redmond was helped to the finish by his father in 1992.

Rio 2016: Caroline Wozniacki cleared to play at Olympic Games

Caroline Wozniacki will represent Denmark at the Olympic Games after overturning a ban on playing at Rio 2016.

Tour de France: Mark Cavendish unsure if Olympic training will hurt chances

Mark Cavendish admits he does not know how his training for the track at Rio 2016 will affect his Tour de France hopes.

Colin Fleming will join Andy and Jamie Murray at the Rio Olympics

Colin Fleming will join Andy and Jamie Murray as one of three Scots playing doubles at the Rio Olympics.

Rio 2016: Great Britain name biggest boxing team since Los Angeles 1984

Great Britain will take their biggest squad to an Olympic Games since Los Angeles 1984, with 12 fighters heading to Rio.

Rio 2016, Peaky Blinders & house-sharing - Maddie Hinch column

In her first BBC Sport column, GB hockey goalkeeper Maddie Hinch talks about the buzz of Olympic selection and sharing a house with team-mates.

Rio 2016: Michael Phelps qualifies for his fifth Olympic Games

Michael Phelps has qualified for Rio and his fifth Olympic Games after winning the US 200m butterfly trials.

Rio 2016: Great Britain's Mary Rand wins long jump gold at Tokyo 1964

BBC Sport continues the countdown to Rio 2016 with the moment long jumper Mary Rand won a historic Olympic gold in 1964.

Rio 2016: Rory McIlroy says Olympics withdrawals not embarrassing

Rory McIlroy says there is no reason for golf to feel embarrassed about the high number of withdrawals from the Rio Olympics.

Rio 2016: Neymar and Douglas Costa in Brazil Olympic squad

Barcelona's Neymar and Bayern Munich's Douglas Costa are named in Brazil's squad for the Olympics in Rio this summer.

Rio 2016: Naomi Folkard and Patrick Huston named as Team GB archers

Naomi Folkard and Patrick Huston are named as the two archers to represent Team GB at the Rio Olympics.

Olympic champion Pearson set to miss Rio

Australian Olympic 100m hurdles champion Sally Pearson is a major doubt for Rio 2016 because of a hamstring injury.

Rio 2016: Paula Radcliffe's Olympic heartbreak in Athens

BBC Sport continues the countdown to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with the moment Paula Radcliffe dropped out of the women's marathon because of extreme temperatures and cramp at Athens 2004.

Olympic sevens rugby: Great Britain face World Cup winners New Zealand

Great Britain's men are drawn with World Cup holders New Zealand as the pools are revealed for the first Olympic sevens tournament.

Team GB hockey squads 'outrageous' for lack of Scots, says Laurence Docherty

Former international Laurence Docherty strongly criticises the lack of Scots in Team GB squads for the Rio Olympics.

Uthopia: Rio 2016 hopeful Carl Hester to keep stallion after ownership dispute

British dressage rider Carl Hester will keep Uthopia in his yard following a dispute over the horse's ownership.

British Championships: Matt Hudson-Smith grateful to get Rio Olympics chance

Wolverhampton athlete Matt Hudson-Smith is grateful for the sacrifices his family made to help him get to the Olympics.

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