THE Russian rowing federation and the country's rowers face a four-year doping ban unless the national body replaces its board of directors by the end of next month, they were warned today.
THE chairman of Leyton Orient has cast fresh doubt over the future of the Olympic Stadium after he reportedly said today that he did not want to have a running track between the stands and the crowd.
AUGUST 14 - SEBASTIAN COE (pictured), the chairman of London 2012, has warned that athletics could end up with a reputation for drugs as bad as American football unless it starts to clean up its act.
OCTOBER 18 - ATHLETICS will continue to be held at the Olympic Stadium after it has staged the 2012 Games, the sport's chief executive in Britain claims he has been promised.
OCTOBER 21 - ENGLAND ATHLETICS are to make between 15 to 20 staff redundant in a restructuring of their nine semi-autonomous regional business units into a single national team designed to boost the sport in the build-up to London 2012, they announced today.
September 14 - John Cavanagh (pictured) clinched silver in the men’s individual compound W1 final at the Paralympic Games as the eighth day of competition got underway in Beijing today.
SEPTEMBER 28 - BRITAIN'S athletes who competed in the Olympics last month in Beijing are "greedy" and put "money before medals", a member of the team has claimed today.
June 19 - The International Archery Federation (FITA) has signed a one-year agreement with a new technology sponsor, Turkish company TFORS.
The president of FITA, Dr Ugur Erdener, made the announcement from the Federation’s headquarter in the Olympic Capital, Lausanne.
April 1 - Britain’s Paralympic cycling team, who won 17 gold medals in Beijing last year, will be well represented at the BT Paralympic World Cup in Manchester next month, led by Darren Kenny (pictured).