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Armstrong facing $12 million lawsuit after drugs admission on Oprah Winfrey

By Duncan Mackay

Lance Armstrong on Oprah Winfrey January 18 2012January 19 - Lance Armstrong is set to be sued next week for $12 million (£7.5 million/€9 million) by SCA Promotions, the insurer who covered the bonuses paid to the American cyclist for three of his seven Tour de France victories. 

Former London Marathon runner-up killed in car crash

By Duncan Mackay

Abderrahim El GoumriJanuary 19 - Morocco's Abderrahim El Goumri, the runner-up in the 2007 London Marathon, was killed in a traffic accident this morning, which also involved Rashid Ramzi.

London 2012 swimmer jailed after using faked documents trying to leave Britain

By Duncan Mackay

Ayouba-Ali Sihame head shotJanuary 19 - A swimmer, who was one of more than a dozen African athletes who went missing during London 2012, has been jailed after trying to leave the UK using fake documents.

Channel 4 give Paralympic show Last Leg prime Friday night slot

By Duncan Mackay

The Last Leg with Adam HillJanuary 19 - Last Leg, the chat show hosted by Adam Hills during the London 2012 Paralympics, is to be given a primetime Friday night slot on Channel 4, it has been revealed. 

Glasgow 2018 Youth Olympics bid boosted after city secures right to host Turner Prize

By Tom Degun

Tramway arts venueJanuary 19 - The Glasgow 2018 Youth Olympic Games bid has been given a boost after the Scottish city secured the right to stage the world renowned Turner Prize in 2015 in recognition of its global cultural status.

England and Great Britain blind football team coach axed after 17 years in charge

By Duncan Mackay

Tony LarkinJanuary 19 - Tony Larkin has been replaced as head coach of the England and Great Britain blind football team after 17 years in charge by Graham Keeley. 

British Basketball League Foundation announce partnership deal for 3x3 project

By James Crook

BBL-LogoJanuary 19 - The British Basketball League (BBL) Foundation have announced a partnership with Gatorade UK for their "Proj3kt 3on3" youth project.

Research shows promising future for English golf

By James Crook 

Golf EnglandJanuary 19 - Golf in England is now more accessible and inclusive than ever before, according to a survey by England Golf.

Sutton quits as head coach of Team Sky

By Duncan Mackay

Shane Sutton head and shouldersJanuary 18 - Shane Sutton, the head coach of Britain's cycling team, has stepped aside from his role at Team Sky to take on a consultancy role alongside his GB commitments.
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