The regatta will be starting on Saturday but there are still concerns over the water quality
The Slovenian Ski Association says that the musician's pre-Olympics results were "fixed" at the behest of Thai ski officials
Her family and that of husband Tom Rouen issued a letter that says she awoke from surgery 'acting like her typical spunky, boisterous, ebullient self'
The city has failed to meet promises on cleaning Guanabara Bay, despite sailors' reports of animal and human carcasses floating in the water
Five years after Brazil won its Olympic bid, athletes have condemned the site of the Olympic sailing and windsurfing events as a 'dump'
Olympic officials have reportedly secretly asked if London would be in a position to take over games after progress in Rio was branded ‘critical’
The International Olympic Committee have stepped in to try and speed up preparations in Brazil
John Coates slams Rio's preparations for the Summer Games and reveals the International Olympic Committee have already been forced into unprecedented action
Phelps will come out of retirement to swim the Arena Grand Prix in Arizona next week having not competed since the London 2012 Olympic Games
The bid team is to meet with the IOC
Five-time Olympic champion ‘will not swim again’
After a rapid £300m facelift, the London 2012 site reopens. Ashling O’Connor took a tour of the facilities
Olympic hero teaches Ashling O'Connor some tricks of the trade and reveals she'll miss Rio while she focuses on family life and explores her many other interests
31-year-old has represented Great Britain in four Winter Olympics with her latest appearance coming at at the Sochi Games last month
Another historic day for Team GB in Russia
Skip Aileen Neilson was replaced in the fourth end when her rink were already 8-1 down
Simon Usborne speaks to Kelly Gallagher, the first Briton to win a Winter Paralympics gold, and charts the remarkable story of the visually-impaired skier
Visually-impaired skier Gallagher and guide Evans bounced back from downhill disappointment to win gold in the super-G
Susie Mesure introduces the madcap world of Winter Paralympics
Valeriy Suskevich, president of the Ukrainian Paralympic Committee, has said that all of his athletes are "very nervous and very afraid" due to the on-going turmoil in Ukraine
Chancellor awards funding so Paralympic-style sporting championship can be held
View from the sofa: Storyville, BBC4
William Hague has travelled to Kiev today, and the UK’s involvement in Sochi-based G8 summit talks has been suspended
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
Radamel Falcao latest: Manchester City bookies favourite but Arsenal also interested as Monaco put £20m loan fee on Colombian striker
Arsenal transfer news: Arsene Wenger says he will be 'actively involved' on deadline day... but may not buy a striker despite Giroud injury
Mario Balotelli has been 'spoken to at length' and Liverpool have ensured he lives on Merseyside rather than Manchester
Tottenham vs Liverpool: Hugo Lloris expects Spurs to wipe away shame of 4-0 and 5-0 defeats last season
Tim Sherwood column: I've been impressed with my Tottenham successor Mauricio Pochettino
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