Russia's sports minister Vitaly Mutko said the scandal had left his country 'ashamed'
The 14-time Grand Slam winner had to pull out at the last Olympics because of injury - one of the toughest blows of his career
From the Murdoch controversy to the Olympics G4S quandary, the Conservative MP has often found himself in the firing line
Google has marked the 120th anniversary of first modern Summer Olympics, which took place in Athens in 1896
Roger Mosey, who masterminded the 2012 Olympics coverage, warns against suggestions 5 Live could be taken off air
Games president Thomas Bach says they want to send a 'message of hope' to refugees all around the world
Tait was diagnosed with cancer in 2013 and was forced to retire from rowing a year later having won silver in the women's pairs at London 2012
The 26-year-old has said the shorter sprint isnot so much his focus in an Olympic year
The gymnast crashed into a barrier whilst making the reality show
The reigning Olympic and world heptathlon champion suffered the injury in training, but should be back in time for the Olympics
Johnson became an inspiration for new generations of American skiers, including downhill daredevil Bode Miller
Ibtihaj Muhammad qualified Saturday for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro by taking bronze at the Athens World Cup
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Pavey became the oldest female European athletics champion when she won the 10,000m at last year's European Championships
The blanket ban on Russian athletes from competing globally was imposed by the International Association of Athletics Federations last week in a bid to eradicate what the World Anti-Doping Agency’s Dick Pound called “state-sponsored doping”. It means that clean athletes have been denied a chance to compete on the world stage, with their chances of going to next year’s Olympics hanging in the balance. The Independent on Sunday’s Matt Majendie spoke to one “clean” Russian athlete, who has asked to remain anonymous...
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