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Thorpe unlikely to swim again
Olympic champion fighting 'serious' infection and may be unable to compete in the pool, according to manager.
Last updated: 08 Apr 2014 20:52 GMT
IOC set to cut one Olympic sport
Sports such as modern pentathlon, taekwondo, wrestling, badminton and table tennis under scrutiny for 2020 Games.
Last updated: 11 Feb 2013 17:50 GMT
Rogge backs four-year doping ban
International Olympic Committee head in favour of doubling the length of doping bans to keep cheats out of the Games.
Last updated: 26 Nov 2012 13:50 GMT
Young swimmer raises eyebrows
Not everyone is cheering young Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen's outstanding performances at the Games.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2012 18:18 GMT
Greek sprinters cleared of faking crash
After seven year court case, Greek athletes Costas Kenteris and Katerina Thanou are finally cleared of faking accident.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2011 16:08 GMT
Tributes after Pettigrew death
Former world 400m champion 'a mentor who will be sorely missed' after being found dead.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2010 08:31 GMT
Drug confession sparks probe
Tim Montgomery's 100m gold at Sydney Olympics to be investigated by IOC.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2008 14:37 GMT
IOC ban Iraq from Beijing
The IOC deem "government interference" unacceptable and continue the country's suspension.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2008 17:10 GMT
Jones stripped of Sydney medals
IOC confirms Marion Jones's disqualification from the 2000 Olympics for doping.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2007 18:41 GMT
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