7.5-million tickets available for the Rio Olympic Games
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(01:04) | January 16, 2015
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(01:47) | Jan 9, 2015
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(00:45) | Dec 17, 2014
Bach delighted with Olympic reform victory
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Sebastian Coe unveils IAAF presidential campaign manifesto
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Olympic mascots make first appearance
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(01:32) | Nov 25, 2014
AthleticsJamaica have been warned they risk being expelled from the 2016 Olympics if they fail to overhaul their drug-testing programme
GymnasticsBeth Tweddle, Britain's most successful gymnast, has announced her retirement from the sport to launch the first athlete-led London 2012 legacy programme on the Olympic site
Olympic sportThe sport of rhythmic gymnastics has been rocked by news that its judges have been cheating
TaekwondoOlympic taekwondo bronze medallist and double world champion Sarah Stevenson has confirmed her decision to retire from the sport with immediate effect
CanoeingFormer Olympic gold medallist Tim Brabants has announced he is set to retire from canoeing
There was a Python, a diva or two and more tears in the east end of London last night when the "legacy" Olympics finally ended