When Maria Miller travels to Sochi next week, she must seize the opportunity to raise the issue of LGBT rights with Russian officials
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Sunday 17 March 2013
Sunday 24 February 2013
All is not lost for one of the oldest Olympic disciplines as rival politicians form an unlikely tag team
Saturday 16 February 2013
The president of the international wrestling federation has quit in the wake of the IOC's decision to remove the sport from the 2020 Olympics.
Friday 15 February 2013
The Journeyman Pro
Tuesday 12 February 2013
IOC announce decision
Tuesday 05 February 2013
Champions League game with Debrecen in 2009 alleged to be one of 700 which concern Euro investigation
Tuesday 22 January 2013
British Cycling's president, Brian Cookson, has insisted he is fully supportive of the under-pressure UCI president, Pat McQuaid. Cookson has been mentioned as a possible successor to unify the sport if McQuaid is forced to resign over the world governing body's handling of the Lance Armstrong doping scandal.
Thursday 17 January 2013
Disgraced cyclist won bronze at the 2000 Sydney Games
Thursday 17 January 2013
Disgraced cyclist's interview with Opray Winfrey airs later today
Wednesday 16 January 2013
Cyclist urged to divulge details
Thursday 10 January 2013
The impact of London's Olympics has been felt as far away as Japan, with Tokyo's bid to host the 2020 Games boosted by a rise in public support thanks to the success of last summer's event in Britain.
Tuesday 01 January 2013
At the close of London's Olympic year, the current president of the International Olympic Committee looks at Pierre de Coubertin's continuing legacy
Monday 19 November 2012
The BOA's lifetime ban was overturned in the Court or Arbitration for Sport in May
Saturday 10 November 2012
People power kicked the decision to drop windsurfers from the Olympic sailing line-up into the oblivion of history as rank and file national representatives voted against the council members of the International Sailing Federation at its annual general meeting in Dublin.
Taxpayer will not foot Olympic bill as sponsorship, ticket sales and merchandise helped Locog meet £2.4 billion cost
Friday 09 November 2012
The taxpayer will not have to make up any Olympic budget shortfall as sponsorship, ticket sales and merchandise helped organisers Locog meet the £2.4 billion cost needed to stage the Games.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
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