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Jenkins & Stimpson race for Olympic spot

Helen Jenkins and Jodie Stimpson will compete for Britain's final women's Rio 2016 place in the Gold Coast on Saturday.

GB sevens announce Rio preparation

Great Britain's sevens teams will compete in a series of international tournaments in preparation for the Rio Olympics.

Livesey named in GB Euro judo squad

European Under-23 champion Amy Livesey is named in a 13-strong Great Britain squad for the European Championships.

Kenya given new anti-doping deadline

Kenya faces a possible Olympic ban if it does not pass new anti-doping rules by a World Anti-Doping Agency deadline of 2 May.

Olympic champion Greg Louganis finally gets his own Wheaties box

There wasn’t a more talked about figure in the United States during the 1984 and 1988 Olympic games than a diver named Greg Louganis. All he did was win four Olympic gold medals and five world championships in his diving career. He was...Show More Summary

'Finishing down in 10th was miserable'

In her latest column, high jumper Isobel Pooley talks about her "miserable" 10th place at the Indoor World Championships.

'We were riding to survive on Rio track'

Britain's Liam Phillips says he was forced to speak out about the Rio 2016 Olympic BMX course because it was unsafe for riders.

British trials a stepping stone to Rio - Carlin

Jazz Carlin hopes her recent impressive form culminates in Rio Olympic qualification as she attempts to seal her spot at the British trials next week.

Russian athlete Lysenko fails drug test

Russia's Olympic and double world hammer champion Tatyana Lysenko becomes the latest athlete from the country to be suspended for doping.

VIDEO: Fatherhood helping Drinkhall's Rio bid

Paul Drinkhall hopes becoming a father will help his Rio Olympic medal bid.

Kenya on brink of Wada non-compliance

Kenya is set to miss another World Anti-Doping Agency deadline, moving it closer to a possible ban from the Rio Olympics.

Why sports media need to spotlight Rio's huge Olympic issues

Four months from the start of the Rio Olympics, there are an incredible list of issues facing the Games. As Bruce Arthur writes in The Toronto Star, between the economic crisis, spending cuts, massive political corruption investigations...Show More Summary

Farah wins World Half Marathon bronze

Britain's Mo Farah wins bronze at the World Half Marathon Championships in Cardiff, behind winner Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya.

Paralympian Tapper reaches Olympics

Table tennis player Melissa Tapper becomes the first Australian Paralympian to qualify for the Olympics.

London 2012 medals could be re-allocated

Two London 2012 race walking medals could be re-allocated after an appeal over Russia's "selective" disqualification of results.

Wiggins backs Cavendish for Rio Games

Sir Bradley Wiggins believes Mark Cavendish will make Great Britain's track team for the Olympic Games later this year.

Mixed response to US-style trial for GB

Plans to introduce US-style Olympic trials to Team GB selection have been met with a mixed response.

Meet Vinicius, official mascot of Rio 2016

“Allow me to introduce myself: I’m Vinicius, the mascot for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. I’m a mix of all of the different animals found in Brazil. I was born out of the explosion of joy that followed the announcement that Rio would host...Show More Summary

Nicole Hoevertsz at the UN: “Sport can help break down barriers and challenge gender norms”

An IOC Member since 2006 and a Netherlands Antilles Olympian in synchronised swimming, Nicole Hoevertsz represented the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at the United Nations (UN) and led its delegation taking part in CSW60. This...Show More Summary

The IOC at the UN for sport’s contribution to improving the status of women

On the podium facing the audience were IOC Member Nicole Hoevertsz; UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka; Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, Brazil’s Permanent Representative to the UN and Chair of the 60th Session of the Commission...Show More Summary

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