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Lord Sebastian Coe is under renewed pressure to stand for mayor of London with Tory grandees believing that such is the capital electorate's high regard for him after 2012 that he would be a shoo-in to succeed Boris Johnson. Previously the 57-year-
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has spoken of his sorrow over the fatal shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp exactly a year ago. In a statement on his website, he said: "The loss of Reeva and the complete trauma of that day, I will carry
37 Rio De Janeiro: The Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic organising committee is set to launch its Games volunteer programme in August. More than 70,000 places will be made available for the programme, a leading agency reported citing officials Thursday.
The other ended with fireworks and Coldplay singing Every Teardrop is a Waterfall. However, while Sebastian Coe was forever asked about the legacy of the London Olympics, Chris Holmes, the man who oversaw the Paralympics, rarely was. With fewer than
Paralympic rowing champion eyes Rio cycling switch Life-threatening surgery, broken bones and a lifetime of obstacles have not stopped Paralympic champion David Smith scrapping, splashing and sliding his way to the top. The Scot had already forged a
Lords report warns of faltering Olympic legacy A major parliamentary report into the London 2012 Olympics warns that the prospect of an "effective and robust" legacy from the Games is in jeopardy unless there is a change in government approach.
Commonwealth Games: G4S bids to provide Glasgow 2014 security The security company criticised for failing to provide enough staff for the London Olympics has made a bid to be part of the Commonwealth Games when they are staged in Glasgow next year.
Delana yesterday took part in the National Games for Special and Inclusive Athletes to inspire the youngsters that were part of the competition. The 2012 Paralympic Games gold medallist jumped 1.70 metres in the high jump competition at the ANZ
A Spanish court on Monday slapped a former sports boss with a fine of 5,400 euros ($7,300) for fielding athletes with no disabilities at the 2000 Paralympics in Sydney in order to win medals. The Madrid court found the former head of the Spanish
Jessica Burger An Olympian and a Paralympic medalist visited Cal Poly to inspire students with stories of perseverance through their journey to become world-renowned champions in spite of injuries and obstacles. To a crowd of more than 50 people