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IOC VP Coates confident ahead of Australian Olympic vote

Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates says he's confident heading into Saturday's first test of his leadership in nearly 30 years, a vote that could cost him his IOC vice presidency if he loses        

2 Italian riders nabbed for doping on eve of Giro d'Italia

Two riders from the Italian team Bardiani CSF have been kicked out of the Giro d' Italia on the eve of their nation's biggest race after testing positive in an out-of-competition doping test        

Nike will attempt to break the two-hour marathon

Nike is teaming up with professional marathoners and scientists to try and break the two-hour marathon barrier.        

Badminton Horse Trials: Thibaut Vallette holds halfway dressage lead

Frenchman Thibaut Vallette leads reigning champion Michael Jung at the halfway stage of the Badminton Horse Trials dressage.

Badminton England launch crowdfunding campaign after UK Sport funding cut

Britain's leading badminton players hope a crowdfunding campaign will help support their Tokyo 2020 Olympic bid after UK Sport's funding cut.

Michael Phelps, Allison Schmitt to speak about mental health in DC

Phelps and Schmitt are taking part in National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day.        

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: GB beaten by Australia

Great Britain suffer their first defeat in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup with a 2-1 loss to Australia.

Andy Banks: Tom Daley's first coach quits Team GB for Australia role

Andy Banks, the coach who led Tom Daley to a world title and Olympic bronze medal, is to join Diving Australia.

Quintana kicks off attempt at rare Giro-Tour double

Nairo Quintana is attempting to do what Alberto Contador couldn't        

John Coates' IOC vice presidency on line in Australian vote

The International Olympic Committee could lose one of its most important and influential officials when vice president John Coates faces the first opposition to his leadership in Australia        

IOC vows strengthened cooperation with McLaren, WADA

The International Olympic Committee is vowing strengthened cooperation with Richard McLaren, the investigator who uncovered evidence of state-sponsored doping in Russian sports        

Could Los Angeles' Olympic bid benefit from French election?

Controversial Marine Le Pen running for president in France on Sunday amid Paris' 2024 hopes        

Team Sky suspend rider for 6 weeks for racial abuse

Italian cyclist Gianni Moscon was suspended by his Sky team for six weeks after he racially abused another rider last week during the Tour of Romandie        

Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas has her own Barbie

Gabby Douglas has worked to make sure her signature Barbie looks like her.        

Zara Tindall and High Kingdom claim third in Kentucky Three Day Event

Britain's Zara Tindall, riding High Kingdom, finishes third at the Kentucky Three Day Event in the United States.

Richie Porte wins Tour of Romandie after strong time trial

Richie Porte won the six-day Tour of Romandie with a strong ride in the final time-trial stage on Sunday        

Shauna Coxsey: Bouldering World Cup gold for Britain's defending champion

Britain's Shauna Coxsey wins the third Bouldering World Cup event of the year as she continues her title defence.

Ashton Eaton, Brianne Theisen-Eaton are redefining success after retiring

The couple is trying to navigate their way after retiring from competition.        

FIFA, Olympic official Sheikh Ahmad denies bribery claim

Asian Olympic leader Sheikh Ahmad of Kuwait denies claims in a U.S. federal court that he bribed FIFA voters.        

American cyclist Young dies from injuries sustained in crash

Promising cyclist Chad Young has died from injuries sustained during a high-speed crash at the Tour of Gila in New Mexico; he's the first American rider to die in a prominent North American stage race in nearly two decades        

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