Olympic committees in Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia and the UK have received messages threatening their delegations, although officials dismissed them as unfounded
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Friday 22 August 2008
Billy Joe Saunders has been suspended by the Amateur Boxing Association pending a hearing after allegations of lewd behaviour during a pre-Games training camp in France.
Wednesday 20 August 2008
Tuesday 19 August 2008
World champion Tim Brabants admits he has been inspired by Great Britain's medal-winning exploits elsewhere in these Games and now he has begun competing he wants to get in on the act.
Thursday 14 August 2008
Sanya Richards, whose attempt to justify her standing as favourite in the 400 metres starts on Saturdy, said that she felt her British rival Christine Ohuruogu was 'fortunate' to be at these Games having won an appeal against the British Olympic Association's byelaw.
Wednesday 13 August 2008
Michael Whitaker is out of the Beijing Olympics showjumping competition after his horse Portofino 63 became lame.
Monday 11 August 2008
It was with something of a golden glow that Sir Clive Woodward stepped up to the lectern in one of the pavilions on the Olympic Green complex. “It's a very historic day,” he said. “We've won our first gold medal in women's swimming for 48 years.”
Monday 11 August 2008
When the heavens cracked with thunder and rained down with a vengeance on the Beijing Olympic Green Archery Field yesterday, the portents looked good on the medal front for Britain's team of female archers.
Monday 04 August 2008
Beijing's notorious pollution is not having a serious impact on athletes, according to British Olympic chiefs.
Friday 01 August 2008
A new threat to the Beijing Olympics has emerged in the shape of two new undetectable drugs that could boost the performance of endurance athletes by a medal-winning margin.
Thursday 31 July 2008
The elite performance director Sir Clive Woodward believes the British Olympic Association's Macau training camp will give Team GB's athletes the best possible opportunity for Olympic glory next month – but refused to be drawn on any potential medal aspirations.
Sunday 27 July 2008
Thursday 24 July 2008
For Christine Ohuruogu, the lone outdoor world champion in the British track and field team preparing for the Olympics, the send-off at the Palace tomorrow is sure to be cathartic.
Thursday 10 July 2008
Dwain Chambers will learn on Wednesday whether his bid to earn an Olympic place has been successful – always assuming he comes up with the required performance in the British Olympic trials which start in Birmingham tomorrow.
Wednesday 09 July 2008
Dwain Chambers's legal bid to compete in next month's Olympics may be timed out in the High Court today.
Monday 07 July 2008
Rebecca Hudson captured her second title in the space of three weeks with a final round 64 at the weather-interrupted English Open. The Englishwoman came from four shots behind her compatriot, overnight leader Melissa Reid – who has been mentored by Sir Clive Woodward, the British Olympic Association's director of elite performance – to take the title by a stroke on a wet and windy day at The Oxfordshire Golf Club.
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