Sir Clive Woodward to leave BOA post


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Former World Cup-winning England rugby union coach Clive Woodward is to leave his post as director of sport at the British Olympic Association.

"Post London 2012 is the right time for me to leave the BOA, which is now taking a new direction and I wish them all well in the future," Woodward said in a BOA statement.

"I have enjoyed being a part of Team GB enormously."

Woodward was deputy chef de mission for the British team at London 2012. He joined the BOA in 2006 and has accepted a role as a Team GB ambassador.