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British Virgin Islands: How territory's sports are recovering after Hurricane Irma

“One of the lads was five minutes late for training. When I asked him why, he said: ‘Because my roof caved in during the night’.” That was the reality for the coach of the national rugby team on the British ...

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British Cycling: Team Sky 'gamed system' over use of therapeutic use exemptions

Team Sky have been accused of “gaming the system” by seeking permission for their riders to take otherwise banned drugs on the basis of medical need. British former professional cyclist David Millar has told a BBC documentary the team’s use ...

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Andy Murray: British number one splits with coach Ivan Lendl

British number one Andy Murray has split with coach Ivan Lendl for a second time by “mutual agreement”. The Scot won Wimbledon, the US Open and Olympic gold during two years with Lendl from 2012 to 2014. Murray was then ...

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Sir Bradley Wiggins will make his competitive rowing debut at December's British Indoor Championships

Sir Bradley Wiggins is set to make his competitive rowing debut at next month’s British Indoor Championships. The 37-year-old will compete in the 2,000m race at London’s Olympic Velodrome on Saturday, 9 December. The five-time Olympic cycling champion and 2012 ...

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'I was loved by British Cycling staff' – ex-coach Sutton

Former British Cycling coach Shane Sutton says he is still “loved by the staff” at the organisation. The Australian left his technical director role in April 2016 following bullying and discrimination allegations, and an inquiry found he operated within a ...

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Ex-Olympian Varnish sues UK Sport & British Cycling

Media playback is not supported on this device Former Great Britain Olympian Jess Varnish is suing UK Sport and British Cycling. A source close to Varnish has told BBC Sport her legal action is based on claims the 26-year-old suffered ...

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Jonathan Browning: British Cycling chairman to stand down from role

Jonathan Browning is standing down as chairman of British Cycling after just nine months in the job. The former motor industry executive has also withdrawn his candidacy for the role of independent chair of the crisis-hit governing body. Browning had ...

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David Parker: Javelin coach suspended by British Athletics

British Athletics has suspended javelin coach David Parker following allegations of an inappropriate relationship with a female athlete. Parker, 37, is the lead throws coach at Loughborough University and has a part-time contract with British Athletics. It has been reported ...

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British driver George Russell to debut for Force India in Brazilian Grand Prix practice

Britain’s George Russell will make his Formula 1 practice debut at the Brazilian Grand Prix for Force India. Russell, who won this year’s GP3 championship, will compete in Friday’s first session as he steps in for Sergio Perez. The 19-year-old ...

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Dewi Griffiths: Welshman sets quickest British marathon time for three years

Dewi Griffiths marked his debut marathon by running the fastest time by a British athlete over the distance since 2014. Welshman Griffiths, 26, finished fifth in the Frankfurt Marathon in 2:09’49. He is the quickest Briton over the 26.2-mile distance ...

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