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Ennis-Hill to miss indoor season

Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will miss the indoor athletics season with an Achilles injury.

Paris win would be massive - Powell

Welsh judoka Natalie Powell says winning the weekend's Paris Grand Slam would boost her bid to qualify for the Rio Olympics.

Gemili learns from injury lay-off

British sprinter Adam Gemili says his injury lay-off was "almost a blessing in disguise" as it gave him perspective.

GB's women open against Argentina

Great Britain face defending champions Argentina on the opening day of the Champions Trophy in London on 18 June.

Refugee team to compete at Rio Olympic Games

There are many things icky about international sports competitions, particularly the greed of the people at the top of the organizations that run them. FIFA is a disaster and the IOC isn’t much better. But at least there is a glimmer...Show More Summary

Zika virus daunting, says Olympian

British Olympians voice their concerns about the spread of the Zika virus in Brazil before the Rio Games starts this summer.

BBC agrees new Olympics rights deal

The BBC will broadcast the next five Olympics - Summer and Winter- on its television, radio and online platforms.

Godley pips Tiler to English title

Emily Godley takes the English -69kg title by virtue of her lighter bodyweight after lifting the same weight as Rebekah Tiler.

Rio Olympics 'to go ahead' despite Zika

Brazil says there is no risk to the Rio Olympics because of Zika, amid warnings a disease linked to the virus poses a global health emergency.

Holland eyes triathlon medal in Rio

Triathlete Vicky Holland says winning Commonwealth bronze in 2014 has boosted her confidence for the Rio Olympics.

CIFP launches Rio2016 Fair Play Awards

For the first time in the history of the CIFP’s fair play awards, which were first presented in 1965, members of the public across the globe are invited to nominate candidates, which they can do so via the CIFP website, Facebook, Twitter,...Show More Summary

Rio 2016 organisers receive sustainability certification

Created in 2012, and first applied to that year’s Games in London, the ISO 20121 international standard establishes sustainability criteria for event organisation, providing guidance and best practice advice for organisers.On 27 January,...Show More Summary

Heavy metal coming to Lillehammer 2016

For the next two weeks, the athletes getting ready for Lillehammer 2016 can have sweet dreams about winning one of these shining spheres and be inspired to give their very best when they finally get onto that field of play. One sideShow More Summary

IOC President visits refugees in Athens – sees sports facilities donated by the Olympic Movement

Joined by the IOC Honorary President, Jacques Rogge, who is also the United Nations Special Envoy for Youth Refugees and Sport, they talked to refugees and got a closer look at the sporting facilities provided by the Olympic Movement. Show More Summary

Meet the Athlete Role Model: Dominique Gisin

Name: Dominique GisinSport: Alpine SkiingCountry: Switzerland How/why did you start your sport? My whole family loves skiing. I love winter, the snow, the cold, so it was an obvious choice :D What achievements are you most proud of in...Show More Summary

YOG coach to young athletes: “Win or luge, keep on smiling”

“They are both beginners in luge so I don't expect them to place among the top finishers; but what I do want to see is two good runs from each of them and a big smile on their faces after they finish,” Maija says. “I want them to enjoy...Show More Summary

Tokyo 2020 reveals plans for sustainable and minimal impact Games

“Among the recommendations adopted in the Olympic Agenda 2020 is the important theme of sustainability. Tokyo 2020 has also made sustainability one of its overriding priorities and will include sustainability in all aspects of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games,” noted Takeo Tanaka, Senior Director of the Tokyo 2020 Sustainability Department. Show More Summary

Get to know the Athlete Role Model: Stéphane Lambiel

Name: Stéphane LambielSport: Figure SkatingCountry: Switzerland How/why did you start your sport? I used to watch figure skating competitions on TV as a kid, and I remember being really captivated. My older sister was also a figure skater,...Show More Summary

Franziska Preuss shoots for the stars

In January 2012, just two years after being encouraged by her parents to try her hand at the biathlon at a training camp that “changed her life”, Franziska Preuss (GER) became the star of the show at the Winter Youth Olympic Games Innsbruck 2012. Show More Summary

The irresistible rise of Petra Vlhova

Slalomist Petra Vlhova (SVK), who learned to ski at the Jasna resort in Slovakia’s Tatra Mountains, began harbouring aspirations of Olympic glory at a young age. At the Winter Youth Olympic Games Innsbruck 2012, she had various chances...Show More Summary

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