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Former Olympic sprinter Craig Pickering has turned his back on track athletics to go for British gold at the Sochi Winter Games next February. He explains all to Phil Medlicott
The horrible news comes just days after Turner lost his National Lottery funding an he admits it's the “worst possible end to the worst eight days of my life”
Farah, who lit up the Olympic Stadium last summer, has admitted that the Games in Glasgow are not on his list and his participation depends on how the Marathon goes
She’s hanging up her leotard?
The 28-year-old is Britain's most successful ever gymnast
The heptathlete has been ruled out of the World Championships in Moscow
Inspire: The Olympic Journey BBC One
It just so happened that the first person Rhys Williams encountered as he left the track in the Alexander Stadium yesterday was wearing an old-style cotton British & Irish Lions jersey. "Nice shirt," the resurgent 400m hurdler said, fresh from taking the scalps of the reigning world-title holder (his Welsh compatriot Dai Greene) and Olympic champion (Felix Sanchez) as runner-up to London 2012 silver medallist Javier Culson in the Sainsbury's British Grand Prix. The 29-year-old should know. His celebrated father wore one with distinction.
Bout No 11 in ring A at the Haringey Box Cup on Sunday was between a Midlands bouncer and a part-time singer from London’s East End; in the end the blonde girl from Canning Town won the middleweight title.
The bobsledding long-jumper has a unique record in her sights in 2014
The 32-year-old missed last year's Olympic Games
Britain's most successful Olympian, Sir Chris Hoy, bade an emotional and tearful farewell to competitive action having exhausted "every last ounce of effort and energy" winning at last year's Olympic Games.
The six-time Olympic gold medallist has called time on his career
Six-time Olympic gold medallist calls press conference
Golf needs McIlroy in Rio more than he needs an Olympic medal