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April 8 - British Bobsleigh has begun the search for future Olympians to bring back a medal from Sochi 2014, including by giving a trial to sprinter Emma Ania (pictured), who competed at the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing.
April 6 - Women's ski jumping was today celebrating the biggest day in its history, after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed its inclusion in the next Winter Olympics in Sochi in 2014.
March 29 - Japan has pulled all its teams out of three ice hockey World Championships because of the country's devastating earthquake and tsunami that ravaged the north, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) announced today.
March 24 - Moscow has been chosen to host this year's World Figure SkatingChampionships, replacing Tokyo which was forced to abandon its plans to stage the event following the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, it was announced today.
March 22 - Russia today formally declared itself a bidder to host this year's World Figure Skating Championships following the withdrawal of Japan due to the earthquake and tsunami that has devastated the country.
March 14 - The International Skating Union (ISU) confirmed today they will not be going ahead with the World Figure Skating Championships in Tokyo this month due to the current devastation in the country.
March 13 - This month's World Figure Skating Championships in Tokyo are in doubt after the massive earthquake and tsunami that has devastated Japan, the International Skating Union (ISU) President Ottavio Cinquanta has admitted.
March 12 - Britain's Olympic short track speed team suffered double disappointment today at the World Championships in Sheffield as their 5,000 metres relay team – which set a world record last month – crashed out of contention in the semi-final, after Jon Eley had suffered the same fate in his 500m semi-final.
February 26 - Less than a week after helping the British senior short track speed skating team break the world record in the relay, 19-year-old Jack Whelbourne has earned individual honours by taking silver in the 1500 metres at the World Junior Championships in Courmayeur, Italy.
At the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Iranian judoka Arash Miresmaeili was disqualified for weighing in at nearly four pounds above the limit for his weight class of his under-66 kilograms match against an Israeli opponent Ehud Vaks in the first round. It was claimed Miresmaeili had gone on an eating binge to protest the International Olympic Committee's recognition of the state of Israel. Iran does not recognise the state of Israel, and Miresmaeili's actions won praise from high-ranking Iranian officials. Mohammad Khatami, the country's President at the time, was quoted as saying Miresmaili's actions would be "recorded in the history of Iranian glories". He was later awarded $125,000 by the Government - the same amount given to Olympic gold medallists.
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It was 63 years ago on December 1 that France's Alain Mimoun finally got the better of his big rival Emil Zatopek to win the Olympic gold medal he coveted so much by winning the marathon at Melbourne 1956. Mike Rowbottom tells the fascinating story of the French runner.