From August 2013

Olympic links: 30 August, 2013

In today's links: Ben Johnson becomes face of anti-doping campaign, Tony Martin loses 175km-long Vuelta lead, Brits face battle at eventing Euros, Stoke Mandeville's Paralympic torch honour, and Belgium's obsession with hockey derrieres.

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Olympic links: 29 August, 2013

In today's links: first Team GB athletes for Sochi picked, Chemmy Alcott breaks leg again, GB horse 'not accepted' at eventing Euros, paracanoeist wins three world titles in hour, and hockey players beaten by Royal household at cricket.

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Olympic links: 28 August, 2013

In today's links: Kosovo's first-ever world title, Wada revokes licence of Rio 2016 drugs lab, Washington DC's 2024 bid, Chris Horner sets cycling age records, triathlon penalty shoot-out, and farting on the call-room floor at Moscow Worlds.

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Olympic links: 27 August, 2013

In today's links: Bloomberg blasts IOC over Russia anti-gay laws, British biathlon breaks down funding woe, Tokyo 2020 hat-throwing gambit, 400m hurdler takes on trial biker, and do some athletes' genes let them cheat drugs tests?

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Olympic links: 26 August, 2013

In today's links: Tears at the hockey Euros but British Euro equestrian joy, Armstrong and Sunday Times reach 'settlement', pentathlete slams Worlds chaos, gripping Swedish athletics doco, and 'cheating' rhythmic gymnastics judges fight back.

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Olympic links: 22 August, 2013

In today's links: WADA threatens Jamaica, Cavendish goes back to track, Gabby Douglas splits with coach, Canada boss keen on England football job, typhoon hits pentathlon Worlds, and an incredibly odd rowing advert from South Korea.

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Olympic links: 21 August, 2013

In today's links: England manager Hope Powell sacked, Russian women deny protest kiss, inside Jamaican drugs testing, Ryan Lochte swims Hudson River with pretzels, and swimming champion in Liberian kidnap affair.

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Olympic links: 20 August, 2013

In today's links: Rebecca Adlington medal panic in burglary, Wiggins announce track cycling return, Sochi 2014's untouchable graveyard, women's ski jump wind tunnel video, Lolo Jones lands movie role, and tank biathlon.

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Olympic links: 19 August, 2013

In today's links: World Athletics round-up, NZ eventer dead in fall, Jessica Fox makes canoe history, British Fencing too poor to host event, EuroHockey begins, Pistorius in court today, and Mo Farah's secret success pants.

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