Double Olympic champion Tom James retires
Two-time Olympic champion Tom James announces his retirement from international rowing at the age of 29.
Nov 29, 07:15
Lindsey Vonn tears ACL in training
Lindsey Vonn tears an anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee following a crash in training with the US ski team on Tuesday.
Nov 20, 22:08
Alastair, Jonathan Brownlee climb Mount Kilimanjaro to "relax"
Alastair and Jonathan Brownlee claim that they climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to "relax" following a hectic year.
Oct 28, 14:25
Sochi Olympics sponsors Coca-Cola urged to condemn Russia's anti-gay laws
2014 Sochi Winter Olympics sponsors Coca-Cola are urged by a petition to condemn Russia's anti-gay laws.
Oct 22, 12:52
On this day: Ben Johnson stripped of Olympic Games gold
On this day in 1988 Canada's Ben Johnson is stripped of his 1988 Olympic gold medal and world record after testing positive for steroids.
Sep 27, 09:54
On this day: Jonathan Edwards jumps to Olympic gold
Thirteen years ago today, Jonathan Edwards leaps to gold in the triple jump at the Olympic Games in Sydney.
Sep 25, 09:49
Scotland 'plan to have Olympic, Paralympic teams at Rio 2016'
Scottish Sports Minister Shona Robison reveals that Scotland will have their own Olympic and Paralympic teams in Rio 2016 if the country votes for independence next year.
Sep 18, 11:12
Dirk Nowitzki considers international return for 2016 Olympics
Dallas Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki says that he would consider returning to the Germany squad for the 2016 Olympics.
Sep 11, 18:11
Thomas Bach named International Olympic Committee president
The International Olympic Committee names Thomas Bach as its new president.
Sep 10, 16:43
Thomas Bach favourite to be named as International Olympic Committee president
German Thomas Bach is reportedly favourite to replace Jacques Rogge as International Olympic Committee president this afternoon.
Sep 10, 11:22
Great Britain knocked out of EuroBasket 2013, lose next year's Olympic funding
Great Britain go out in the first round of EuroBasket 2013 by losing to Ukraine, meaning that they also lose next year's Olympic funding.
Sep 9, 15:05
International Olympic Committee reinstate wrestling
Wrestling beats squash and baseball/softball to be reinstated back into the Olympic programme for the 2020 Games.
Sep 8, 16:47
Rafael Nadal: 'Olympic rejection hard to take'
Rafael Nadal says that Madrid's failure to land to 2020 Olympics was a bitter pill to swallow.
Sep 8, 04:42
Tokyo to host 2020 Olympics
Tokyo will become the first Asian city to host the Olympic Games twice after winning the decisive International Olympic Committee vote in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Sep 7, 21:22
Lionel Messi supports Madrid's 2020 Olympic bid
Lionel Messi puts his support behind Madrid's bid to host the Olympic Games in 2020.
Sep 3, 20:00
On this day: Kelly Holmes claims Olympic gold
On this day in 2004, Kelly Holmes won her first Olympic gold medal in the 800m, before completing the double five days later.
Aug 23, 09:45
On this day: Usain Bolt keeps getting faster
Sports Mole remembers August 16 in 2008 and 2009 as Usain Bolt twice smashes his own world record.
Aug 16, 09:46
London 2012 Olympics stuntman dies in wing-diving accident
Stuntman Mark Sutton, who was part of the London 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony, reportedly dies after crashing into a mountain ridge.
Aug 15, 10:05
On this day: Carl Lewis wins first Olympic gold
America's Carl Lewis won the first of his four gold medals in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics in the 100m on this day.
Aug 4, 09:38
On this day: Sir Bradley Wiggins wins Olympic time trial
On this day in 2012, Great Britain's Sir Bradley Wiggins won gold in the Olympic time trial in London.
Aug 1, 09:43
Olympics 'sparked well-being boost in the UK'
The London 2012 Olympics was reportedly a contributing factor to people's increase in happiness last year, according to a study by the Office For National Statistics.
Jul 31, 14:57
Mo Farah to focus on marathon
Mo Farah admits that he could run the marathon at the Rio Olympics instead of middle-distance on the track.
Jul 27, 21:58
On this day: Mixed fortunes for British Olympians
Sports Mole looks back on how British athletes fared on this day at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.
Jul 27, 09:45
On this day: David Wilkie wins Olympic gold
Thirty-seven years ago today, David Wilkie won Olympic gold in the pool at the Montreal Olympics.
Jul 24, 09:40
On this day: Manchester's Olympic bid gathers pace
On this day in 1993, Manchester's bid for the 2000 Olympics gathered pace.
Jul 13, 09:40
Olympic torch to travel to space ahead of Sochi 2014 Winter Games
The Olympic torch will travel to space ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Games.
Jun 24, 14:43
Turkey protests 'will not affect Olympic Games bid'
Istanbul 2020 bid officials insists that recent violent protests in the city will not affect its bid to host the 2020 Olympics.
Jun 13, 01:33
Squash, baseball, softball, wrestling in Olympic contention
Squash, baseball/softball and wrestling are in contention for a place at the 2020 Olympics.
May 29, 18:25
Rory McIlroy not being rushed into Olympic allegiance
Rory McIlroy insists that he will not be rushed into choosing whether to represent Ireland or Great Britain at the 2016 Olympics.
May 4, 11:32
Olympic champion Asli Cakir Alptekin facing lifetime ban
Asli Cakir Alptekin, the women's 1,500m gold medallist at London 2012, faces a lifetime ban after being found guilty of doping.
May 3, 21:03
Nissan to sponsor Team GB
Nissan are revealed to be the official automobile sponsor of Team GB on the road to the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Apr 25, 12:51
Sir Chris Hoy: 'Athens, London are career highs'
Sir Chris Hoy admits that his first and most recent gold medals are the highlights of his 18-year cycling career.
Apr 18, 12:50
Sir Chris Hoy retires from track cycling
Chris Hoy officially announces his retirement from cycling.
Apr 18, 12:28
Olympics coverage gets BAFTA nomination
The Olympics opening ceremony is nominated for a TV BAFTA.
Apr 10, 14:23
Lawrence Okoye set for NFL switch
Great Britain discus thrower Lawrence Okoye reveals that he is embarking on an NFL career but insists that he will return to athletics in the future.
Mar 31, 18:44
UK Sport confirms investment in basketball, disabled fencing, women's beach volleyball
UK Sport confirms that basketball, women's volleyball and disabled fencing will get revised investments for 2014-17 if they fulfil performance goals this year.
Mar 22, 17:09
Damien Hooper signs to Hatton Promotions
Damien Hooper signs professional terms with Hatton Promotions.
Mar 6, 16:04
Tom Daley looking for new diving partner
British diver Tom Daley reveals that he is keen to have a new diving partner for the 2016 Olympic Games.
Feb 20, 14:59
Beth Storry retires from international hockey
Great Britain goalkeeper Beth Storry admits that age played a role in her decision to retire from international hockey.
Feb 19, 15:42
Rafael Nadal targets 2016 Olympics
Rafael Nadal says that he wants to be in a good health for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil.
Feb 12, 20:42