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China's Sun Yang pictured in August 2018
Olympic champion Sun Yang appeals against eight-year doping ban
The Chinese Olympic champion has appealed the decision to the Swiss Federal Tribunal.
May 5, 17:03
Duncan Scott refuses to acknowledge Sun Yang at the World Championships on July 23, 2019
Greg Rutherford left 'disappointed' by FINA response to Duncan Scott protest
Scott was issued with a warning letter over his podium protest against drugs cheat Sun Yang.
Jul 24, 12:53
Duncan Scott refuses to acknowledge Sun Yang at the World Championships on July 23, 2019
FINA warn Duncan Scott, Sun Yang over shock podium incident
British bronze-medallist Scott refused to celebrate with the race winner, who has previously served a doping ban.
Jul 23, 17:12
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
James Guy content with display in men's 200m freestyle final
Great Britain's James Guy says that he was content with his performance in the men's 200m freestyle final despite missing out on a medal.
Aug 9, 02:51
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Result: Great Britain's James Guy finishes in fourth place in men's 200m freestyle
Great Britain's James Guy finishes in fourth place as Sun Yang claims gold in the men's 200m freestyle at the Olympic Games.
Aug 9, 02:28
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Result: James Guy edges through to 200m final
Team GB's James Guy advances through to the final of the men's 200m freestyle final at the Rio Olympics.
Aug 8, 02:23
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Adam Peaty fears losing to previously banned drug cheats in future
British swimmer Adam Peaty fears losing to drug cheats in future swimming competitions.
Aug 11, 22:32
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Result: Great Britain's Stephen Milne fifth in 1500m freestyle final
Great Britain's Stephen Milne finishes fifth as Italy's Gregorio Paltrinieri breaks the European record to win gold in the men's 1500m freestyle.
Aug 9, 16:50
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Stephen Milne "really happy" to be in 1500m freestyle final
British swimmer Stephen Milne says that he is "really happy" to be in the final of the men's 1500 freestyle.
Aug 8, 11:29
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Result: Stephen Milne through to 1500m freestyle final
Great Britain's Stephen Milne qualifies fourth fastest for the final of the 1500m freestyle at the World Swimming Championships.
Aug 8, 10:30
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Result: China's Sun Yang takes 800m freestyle gold at World Championships
China's Sun Yang wins gold in the 800m freestyle final to claim his second world title of the Championships in Russia.
Aug 5, 17:14
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Great Britain's James Guy: 'To race my hero Ryan Lochte was amazing'
Great Britain's James Guy says that it was "amazing" to race against his 'hero' Ryan Lochte in the 200m freestyle final.
Aug 5, 08:04
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
GB's James Guy: 'I never thought I'd win World gold in 200m freestyle'
Great Britain's James Guy admits that he "never thought" he would win world gold in the 200m freestyle final in Kazan.
Aug 4, 16:13
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Result: Great Britain's James Guy beats favourites to grab 200m freestyle world gold
Great Britain's James Guy upsets the odds to win gold in the 200m freestyle final at the World Championships in Kazan.
Aug 4, 15:43
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Result: Great Britain's Stephen Milne hits PB to secure place in 800m freestyle final
Great Britain's Stephen Milne seals a place in the 800m freestyle final by clocking a personal best of 7:47.87 in the heats at the World Championships in Kazan.
Aug 4, 09:22
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Result: GB's James Guy on course for second medal after reaching 200m freestyle semis
Great Britain's James Guy is on course for a second medal at the World Championships after storming through to the 200m freestyle semi-finals in Kazan.
Aug 3, 09:01
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Great Britain's James Guy "over the moon" with 400m freestyle silver in Kazan
James Guy admits that he is "over the moon" to have won Great Britain's first medal of the World Championships in Kazan.
Aug 3, 07:35
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Result: Great Britain's James Guy claims 400m freestyle silver
British swimmer James Guy claims silver in the 400m freestyle at the World Swimming Championships as Olympic champion Sun Yang picks up gold.
Aug 2, 16:12
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
James Guy reaches 400m freestyle final
Great Britain's James Guy finishes just behind Olympic champion Sun Yang in the 400m freestyle heats to reach the final at the World Swimming Championships in Kazan.
Aug 2, 09:38
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
China's Olympic champion Sun Yang served three-month ban for doping
China's world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang serves a three-month ban after testing positive for a banned stimulant back in May.
Nov 24, 09:33
Olympic rings
Result: Sun Yang bags 1500m freestyle gold
China's Sun Yang smashes his own world record in the men's 1500m freestyle to win a gold medal in the event at London 2012.
Aug 4, 20:00

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Olympic medal table header
CountryGold medalSilver MedalBronze MedalT
United StatesUnited States13141037
ChinaChina136928
JapanJapan134522
Olympics flagOlympic Athletes from Russia810725
AustraliaAustralia821020
Great BritainGreat Britain57618
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Thursday's key events


ROWING
· Comeback queen and super-mum Helen Glover goes for her third Olympic gold alongside Polly Swann in the women's pair final (1.30am)
· There is also a medal on offer for GB pair Emily Craig and Imogen Grant in the lightweight women's double scull final (2.10am)

SWIMMING
· As second-fastest qualifier for the final, Team GB's James Wilby is among the medal contenders in the men's 200m breaststroke (2.44am)
· Alys Thomas takes part in the women's 200m butterfly final, although he faces a difficult task to challenge for the medals (3.28am)
· Caeleb Dressel of the USA has been touted by some as the successor to Michael Phelps, and he has the chance to notch up a fourth Olympic gold in the men's 100m freestyle final (3.37am)

RUGBY SEVENS
· After Team GB's men narrowly missed out on a medal, the women get their campaign underway against the Russian Olympic Committee (3am) and New Zealand (10.30am)

HOCKEY
· It is a Great Britain vs. Netherlands double-header, with the men up first in Pool B (4.15am)
· Most eyes will be on the women's showdown between the two nations, though, as Netherlands - the world's best team - look to gain revenge on GB for defeat in the 2016 Olympic final (11am)

CANOE SLALOM
· Mallory Franklin takes part in the women's canoe semi-final, and will hope to do enough to qualify for the final later in the day (6am-8.45am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· With Simone Biles now out of the women's all-around final, the competition has been blown wide open. Team GB twins Jessica and Jennifer Gadirova are among those taking part (11.50am-2.05pm)

> Today's schedule in full
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