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'I want to hear the roar of the crowd' – Sotherton on nine-year wait for Olympic bronze

Media playback is not supported on this device Britain’s Kelly Sotherton wants her nine-year wait for a 2008 Olympic heptathlon bronze medal to end with a medal ceremony at London Stadium. Russia’s Tatyana Chernova has been stripped of her bronze ...

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The Olympic Club to host 2032 Ryder Cup and 2028 US PGA

The Olympic Club in San Francisco will host the 2028 US PGA Championship and the 2032 Ryder Cup. It will be the first time the Lake course at the illustrious club, founded in 1860, has hosted either event. The Olympic ...

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Four-time Olympic medallist Fredericks suspended by IOC

Four-time Olympic silver medallist Frankie Fredericks has been suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after being charged with money laundering and corruption. Fredericks, 50, was charged by the French authorities last week. He was accused of accepting a bribe ...

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Jemima Sumgong: Four-year doping ban for Olympic marathon champion

Olympic marathon winner Jemima Sumgong has been banned for four years after her claim she was taking EPO for an ectopic pregnancy was rejected. Sumgong told a Kenyan law court she was given the banned substance in hospital, but her ...

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Greg Rutherford: Olympic gold medallist unsure about fitness for Tokyo 2020

London 2012 long jump gold medallist Greg Rutherford says he is unsure whether he will be able to compete at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. Rutherford, 30, also won Olympic bronze when defending his title at Rio 2016, but injury ...

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Six Olympic champions in Britain's Track World Cup squads

Cycling Track World Cup Venue: National Cycling Centre, Manchester Dates: 10-12 November Coverage: Watch live coverage on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, online & BBC Sport app Six Olympic champions will feature in Great Britain’s teams for the UCI ...

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Jason Kenny: Six-time Olympic champion returns after secret retirement

Media playback is not supported on this device Britain’s joint most-successful Olympian Jason Kenny has revealed he secretly retired after Rio 2016 but has now reversed his decision. The six-time gold medallist said he “stepped away” from track cycling because ...

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Jazz Carlin: Welsh double Olympic medallist to launch 'crazy' medal bid

Media playback is not supported on this device Double Olympic silver medallist Jazz Carlin will bid to become the first woman to win medals in both the pool and open water at the same Olympics. The 27-year-old, who was second ...

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Chicherova loses appeal after being stripped of Olympic medal

Russian high jumper Anna Chicherova has lost an appeal against being stripped of her 2008 Olympic bronze medal after failing a doping retest. The 35-year-old finished third in Beijing, but tested positive for banned steroid turinabol when samples were re-analysed. ...

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From malaria to Olympic medallist in 10 months – Onuora's journey

Media playback is not supported on this device When British sprinter Anyika Onuora took some time off to visit family in Nigeria in October 2015, she expected it to be like every other holiday. But the 32-year-old contracted malaria and ...

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