The new president of the World Anti-Doping Agency had a simple-sounding new year resolution: “I just want to make sport cleaner.” Sir Craig Reedie knows he will never eradicate doping. Just a month into his new role, he says: “People still cheat and that is regrettable.”
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Usain Bolt back at the Olympic Stadium? UK Athletics chiefs in bid to lure world's fastest man to London this summer
Thursday 14 February 2013
A three day event, dubbed the 'London Anniversary Games', will be held at the Stratford stadium in July
Friday 08 February 2013
It is three months since Shara Proctor swapped east Florida for the East Midlands.
Monday 04 February 2013
A man who hurled a plastic beer bottle to “put off” Usain Bolt at the start of the Olympic 100m final was today given a community order.
Monday 21 January 2013
Indoors specialist aims for summer and winter Olympic double as he makes it into Britain's two-man bob team, writes Simon Turnbull
Monday 21 January 2013
There'll be a novel integration of Paralympic and Olympic competition in the season's first indoor meet on Saturday. UK Athletics' Sophia Warner tells Simon Turnbull why it had to be this way to keep the London legacy alive
Thursday 17 January 2013
As Lance Armstrong chats to talk show queen, Simon Turnbull recalls disgraced sprinter Marion Jones' appearance – a whitewash that did nothing to save her reputation
Friday 11 January 2013
A man who got into the Olympic Stadium without a ticket then threw a beer bottle at competitors lining up for the men's 100m final has been found guilty of public disorder.
Monday 07 January 2013
Why should the comic be criticised for making good on his privileged upbringing?
Friday 04 January 2013
You might not have found Jack Whitehall's jokes amusing, but that's no reason to send in a complaint. We must defend the right of comics to say what they like
Thursday 03 January 2013
A former trainee teacher used an out-of-date ticket to trick his way into the London 2012 men’s 100m finals where he screamed abuse at Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt before hurling a bottle onto the startline, a court heard.
Wednesday 02 January 2013
Channel 4 is facing a backlash after broadcasting a show featuring a lewd joke about the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.
Magical memories of 2012 - Olympics: 'Mo Farah, Jess Ennis and Greg Rutherford gave us a night no one could forget'
Friday 21 December 2012
4 August: That night in the Olympic Stadium
Sunday 16 December 2012
Lifetime achievement: Sebastian Coe
Sunday 09 December 2012
News that one in four Britons has never cooked, or assisted in the cooking of, a Christmas dinner should come as no surprise. Last week, Jamie Oliver was crowned victor of the Christmas publishing scramble, beating even J K Rowling to second place in the charts. The name of the title that will be filling so many stockings? 15-Minute Meals.
Thursday 08 November 2012
Only half of the seats for some of the prime events at the London Olympics were sold to the British public, leaked figures reveal.
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
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