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Exclusive: FIG management is trying to discredit rhythmic gymnastics from list of Olympic sports, claims Technical Committee chief

By Emily Goddard

Natalia Kuzmina suggests FIG is trying to discredit rhythmic gymnastics as an Olympic sportAugust 22 - Natalia Kuzmina, President of the Rhythmic Gymnastics Technical Committee, has claimed there is an ulterior motive behind the recent spate of disciplinary action against officials in the discipline as the sport's world governing body "is trying to discredit rhythmic gymnastics from the list of Olympic sports".


Britain reinvents the wheel as BAE Systems and UK Sport sign £800,000 partnership for Sochi and Rio

By James Crook at the Royal Academy of Engineering in London

London 2012 marathon silver medallist Shelly Woods unveiled the new racing wheel today as the partnership between UK Sport and BAE Systems was announced todayAugust 22 - Triple Paralympic medallist Shelly Woods has unveiled a new racing wheel here today which is said to be capable of improving athletes' acceleration by up to 20 percent, as BAE Systems announced a new four-year £800,000 ($1.25 million/€940,000) partnership with UK Sport to give British athletes the technological cutting edge over their rivals.