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Beijing 2008 weightlifting medallists fail doping sample retests
Three Olympic champions from China are among 11 weightlifters who face being stripped of their medals after failing retests of their Beijing 2008 doping samples.
Aug 24, 13:15
Team GB's Muhammad Ali on May 29, 2015
Result: Cut eye again hurts Muhammad Ali
Team GB boxer Muhammad Ali's quarter-final bout with Elvin Mamishzada at the 2015 World Championships is stopped when the Brit suffered a cut eye in the first round.
Oct 10, 17:30
Flagbearer and boxer, Nicola Adams of Great Britain leads her team into the stadium during the Opening Ceremony for the Baku 2015 European Games at the National Stadium on June 12, 2015
Great Britain finish third in European Games medals table
Great Britain finish third in the medals table at the European Games, behind Russia and Azerbaijan.
Jun 28, 13:54
Performers depict the national flag of Azerbaijan during the Opening Ceremony for the Baku 2015 European Games at the National Stadium on June 12, 2015
Russia dominate inaugural European Games with 79 gold medals
Russian Federation dominate the first European Games with 79 gold medals.
Jun 28, 13:34
Azad Rahimov, Minister of Sports for Azebaijan talks to the athletes during the arrival of the Torch for the Athletes Welcome Ceremony in the athletes village ahead of the start of the 1st European Games on June 11, 2015
Azeri minister of sport: 'European Games puts Baku on world map'
Azerbaijan minister for youth and sport Azad Rahimov says that the European Games has put the country on the European and world map.
Jun 28, 09:45
A general view of the Baku Olympic Stadium
UN: 'Azerbaijan human rights record undermines European Games hosting'
The UN Human Rights Council says that Azerbaijan's human rights record undermines their hosting of the European Games.
Jun 28, 06:50
A general view of the Baku Olympic Stadium
Azerbaijan chef de mission: 'Baku can host Olympics after Euro Games success'
Azerbaijan chef de mission Konul Nurullayeva says that Baku can host the Olympic Games after a successful European Games.
Jun 27, 18:51
Olga Kharlan of Ukraine celebrates during in the Women's Fencing Team Sabre Final during day fifteen of the Baku 2015 European Games at the Crystal Hall on June 27, 2015
Result: Ukraine win gold after defeating Italy in women's team sabre final
Ukraine take fencing gold at the European Games after defeating Italy 45-43 in the women's team sabre final.
Jun 27, 17:00
Abdulkadir Abdullayev of Azerbaijan (red) and Paul Omba Biongolo of France compete in the Men's Heavy Weight (91kg) Quarterfinal bout during day eleven of the Baku 2015 European Games at the Crystal Hall on June 23, 2015
Result: Azerbaijan handed heavyweight gold
Azerbaijan's Abdulkadir Abdullayev is handed the heavyweight gold medal after Ukraine's Gevorg Manukian fails a medical.
Jun 27, 16:48
Team Turkey celebrates during the Women's Volleyball semi final match between Azerbaijan and Turkey during day thirteen of the Baku 2015 European Games at the Crystal Hall on June 25, 2015
Result: Turkey defeat Poland in women's volleyball final
Turkey take gold after defeating Poland 3-0 in the women's volleyball final at the European Games in Baku.
Jun 27, 16:26
Ronan Gustin, Jerel Dent, Yannick Borel and Ivan Trevejo of France pose on the medal podium follwoing their win over Russia in the Men's Fencing Team Epee Final on day fifteen of the Baku 2015 European Games at the Crystal Hall on June 27, 2015
Result: France take gold after defeating Russia in men's team epee final
France defeat Russia 45-32 to take gold in the men's team epee at the European Games in Baku.
Jun 27, 16:18
Michael O'Reilly of Ireland (blue) competes in the Men's Boxing Middleweight (75kg) Quarter Final during day twelve of the Baku 2015 European Games at the Crystal Hall on June 24, 2015
Result: Michael O'Reilly claims middleweight gold for Ireland
Michael O'Reilly claims Ireland's second gold medal of the day with victory over Azerbaijan's Xaybula Musalov in the men's welterweight final at the European Games.
Jun 27, 16:05
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Result: Parviz Baghirov wins welterweight gold for Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan's Parviz Baghirov sees off Alexander Besputin to win gold in the men's welterweight final at the European Games.
Jun 27, 15:54
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Result: Azerbaijan take gold in men's lightweight final
Azerbaijan's Albert Selimov wins gold in the men's lightweight final at the European Games.
Jun 27, 15:44
Katie Taylor of Ireland celebrates defeating Sofya Ochigava of Russia to win gold during the women's boxing Lightweight final of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the ExCel Arena August 9, 2012
Result: Katie Taylor secures gold for Ireland
Ireland's Katie Taylor sees off the challenge of France's Estelle Mossely in the women's lightweight final at the European Games.
Jun 27, 14:47
Chaltu Beji of Azerbaiajn clears the water jump during the Women's 3000 metres steeplechase on day nine of the Baku 2015 European Games at the Olympic Stadium on June 21, 2015
Azerbaijani athlete Chaltu Beji suspended for failing drugs test
Home athlete Chaltu Beji is handed a suspension for failing a drugs test at the European Games.
Jun 27, 10:01
Ilham Zakiyev (white) of Azerbaijan celebrates winning the gold medal in the Men's Visually Impaired gold medal match against Pominov Oleksandr (blue) of Russia during day fourteen of the Baku 2015 European Games at the Heydar Aliyev Arena on June 26, 201
Ilham Zakiyev: "I promised the president I would win"
Ilham Zakiyev, an Azerbaijani judo champion at the European Games in Baku, reveals that he had promised his country's president he would win gold.
Jun 27, 07:54
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Mission complete for ex-soldier Ilham Zakiyev
Ilham Zakiyev says that he has completed both of his missions after winning gold for Azerbaijan in the blind +90kg judo event at the European Games.
Jun 26, 20:01
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Result: Ilham Zakiyev wins blind 90kg judo gold
Azerbaijani war hero Ilham Zakiyev wins gold in the men's visually impaired +90kg judo event in Baku.
Jun 26, 19:36
Tony Yoka of France (red) and Joe Joyce of Great Britian (blue) compete in the Men's Super Heavyweight +91kg semi final bout during day thirteen of the Baku 2015 European Games at the Crystal Hall on June 25, 2015
Joe Joyce sends Russian Gasan Gimbatov to hospital after gold medal win
Russian super-heavyweight Gasan Gimbatov misses the reception of his silver medal after being sent to hospital following his defeat to Joe Joyce in Baku.
Jun 26, 17:54