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L.A. mayor would want Caitlyn Jenner to light Olympics torch

The city of Los Angeles is trying to land the 2024 Summer Olympics, and mayor Eric Garcetti has the perfect candidate in mind to light the torch, should his city win the bid. In an exclusive interview with TMZ Sports, Garcetti revealed...Show More Summary

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.

Lobke Berkhout, the girl whose childhood dreams came true

Born in Amsterdam on 11 November 1980, Lobke Berkhout was introduced to sailing by her parents and began dreaming about the Olympics when she was only eight. “During my whole life the Olympics have been something magical and I always...Show More Summary

IOC achieves full gender equality for the first time, at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018

Equality was achieved following a proposal by United World Wrestling (UWW) to reallocate 18 quota places from men to women, which was approved today by the EB. IOC President Thomas Bach said: “This is an excellent step forward. We are...Show More Summary

Brazil harbours high hopes for Beach Volleyball success in Rio

After football, volleyball – in both its indoor and beach forms – is the second most popular sport in Brazil and not surprisingly, the country has produced some of the most successful teams in history. Perhaps surprisingly, though, beach volleyball didn’t really take off in Brazil and elsewhere in South America until the 1980s. Show More Summary

IOC President praises ‘great commitment’ of Republic of Korea President for Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018

In the third meeting between the two leaders, they discussed the good progress and quality of construction of Olympic venues over the last year. President Park reiterated her government’s full support and guidance for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. “We had a very successful visit here in Korea,” said President Bach. Show More Summary

Brazilian teamwork paving way for successful Games delivery and legacy

IOC Coordination Commission Chair Nawal El Moutawakel commented, “With less than one year to go until the opening of the Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro 2016, we have been delighted with the unity of spirit and mission that is driving ‘Team Brazil’ to deliver a successful first wave of test events. Show More Summary

Triathletes, rowers and riders test the water in Rio

Javier Gomez Noya (ESP) confirmed his status as one of triathlon’s top all-rounders, by taking the gold medal and ensuring a berth for himself and his National Federation at next year’s Olympic Games. “It feels great to have my qualification for Rio,” he said. Show More Summary

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?

Caitlyn Jenner may face manslaughter charges for role in fatal car crash

According to a report by the New York Times, Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as Bruce Jenner—Olympic gold medalist—could face a manslaughter charge for her part in a fatal car crash that occurred in February. Los Angeles Sheriff’s investigators...Show More Summary

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