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Olympic Channel to launch on August 21

Inside the Games - July 27, 2016 - 21:22

The Olympic Channel is to launch on August 21.

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Doping scandals reduce interest in Olympics, survey claims

Inside the Games - July 27, 2016 - 19:27

Doping scandals have reduced public interest in the Olympics, according to a new survey.

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Six medallists among 11 weightlifters to test positive in second wave of London 2012 retests

Inside the Games - July 27, 2016 - 17:59

Eleven weightlifters have produced positive samples in the second wave of retests from the London

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Caithness and Lalovic appointed to SportAccord Council during first meeting under new President

Inside the Games - July 27, 2016 - 17:45

Britain's Kate Caithness and Serbia's Nenad Lalovic, the respective Presidents of the World Curli

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Mutko to miss Rio 2016 as Sports Minister sees last ditch effort to overturn athletics ban rebuffed

Inside the Games - July 27, 2016 - 17:24

Vitaly Mutko has failed in a last ditch attempt to have the Russian athletics ban from Rio 2016 l

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IPC Medical Committee member "disturbed" by McLaren Report findings

Inside the Games - July 27, 2016 - 16:29

A member of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Medical Committee has said he is "distur

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Olympic discus champion accuses IOC President of being "part of doping system"

Inside the Games - July 27, 2016 - 14:44

London 2012 men’s discus champion Robert Harting has described International Olympic Committee (I

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Australia finally move into Rio 2016 Athletes' Village as Argentina accuse Brazil of "sabotaging" accommodation

Inside the Games - July 27, 2016 - 13:54

Australian athletes have moved into the Rio 2016 Athletes' Village today, but lingering concerns

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Court of Arbitration for Sport open temporary court to handle Rio 2016 Olympic Games cases on site

Inside the Games - July 27, 2016 - 13:28

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) have opened their two temporary sites in Rio de Janeiro,

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NBC asks for change to Parade of Nations order at Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony, reports claim

Inside the Games - July 27, 2016 - 13:01

NBC has reportedly asked the Rio 2016 Organising Committee to change the order of the Parade of N

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Welsh Conservatives leader slams "pathetic" decision to scrap bid for 2026 Commonwealth Games

Inside the Games - July 27, 2016 - 12:12

Andrew R.T Davies, leader of the Welsh Conservatives, has labelled the decision of the Welsh Gove

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Potential Brisbane bid for 2028 Olympics moves a step closer

Inside the Games - July 27, 2016 - 11:58

A potential Brisbane bid for the 2028 Summer Olympics moved a step closer today after a year-long

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Rousseff pulls out of attending Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony to avoid playing "second-fiddle" to Temer

Inside the Games - July 27, 2016 - 11:50

Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff has joined her predecessor Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

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Drug cheats from Russia will still be competing at Rio 2016, claim whistleblowers

Inside the Games - July 27, 2016 - 11:30

Russian whistleblowers Yuliya Stepanova and Vitaly Stepanov believe drug cheats from the country

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Russian fencing, triathlon and volleyball teams cleared to compete at Rio 2016

Inside the Games - July 27, 2016 - 09:52

Russia’s 16-strong fencing team for next month's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro have been cleare

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Brazil name largest delegation for Paralympics as hosts target fifth place finish on Rio 2016 medals table

Inside the Games - July 20, 2016 - 22:15

Brazil will be represented in every sport on the Paralympic programme for the first time at a Gam

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IOC award Caribbean broadcast rights for Pyeongchang 2018 and Tokyo 2020

Inside the Games - July 20, 2016 - 18:11

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded exclusive Caribbean broadcast rights for Py

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British MP urges support for squash's Olympic bid in Parliament

Inside the Games - July 20, 2016 - 17:37

Former Welsh number one Christina Rees has asked the British Government to back squash's efforts

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Collins comes in from the cold for fifth Olympic appearance at Rio 2016

Inside the Games - July 20, 2016 - 17:20

Kim Collins, the 40-year-old former world 100 metres champion who vowed he would never compete fo

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Zhukov rules out Olympic boycott following McLaren Report as Russia remains on the defensive

Inside the Games - July 20, 2016 - 17:04

Russia is "totally against" boycotting Rio 2016, the President of the Russian Olympic Committee (

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