From December 2013

Olympic links: 20 December, 2013

Santa skiing

In today's links: Figure skater Brian Boitano comes out, Turkey clears own runner of doping, pro cycling in Rwanda, Olympic champion rower retires with heart trouble, sailing launches Bart's Bash, Duel in the Pool begins, BBC to show skeleton World Cup, & Tongan boxing and luge (yep).

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Olympic links: 19 December, 2013

Ottilie Quince

In today's links: curse of the Sochi torch relay as Canadian PM opts out, 90 years of Winter Games posters, Aussie cyclist Rogers suspended, Team Sky invites UCI scientists to join squad, world's fastest female transplant cyclist, and did Heather Mills abuse Paralympic ski official?

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Olympic links: 18 December, 2013

Charlotte Dujardin at Olympia

In today's links: Cyclist Tiernan-Locke faces doping action, Dujardin now holds all dressage world records, Heather Mills gives up on Sochi Paralympics, Eve Muirhead in New York Times, wrestling drops two men's weight categories from Rio and "Obama sends lesbians to Sochi".

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Olympic links: 17 December, 2013

Richard Shoebridge and Charlotte Gilmartin

In today's links: GB short-track skaters for Sochi named, Jesse Owens' story to become Disney film, snowboarder Jenny Jones out with concussion, showjumping moves London venue for 2014, NBC and Yahoo! announce Sochi partnership, and sensational aerial footage from freestyle ski World Cup.

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Olympic links: 16 December, 2013

Amber Hill

In today's links: wonder weekends for GB bob/skeleton/taekwondo, Ligety and Miller crash out, freeski injury crisis, Shaun White ankle sprain, Olympia horse show previews, women's hockey World Cup pools revealed, and teenage shooter is Young Sports Personality.

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Olympic links: 12 December, 2013

Matthew Mitcham

In today's links: Michael Johnson on future of athletics, GB skaters for Sochi confirmed, Tweddle back to Dancing on Ice, Froome and Wiggins are friends again, Chemmy Alcott comeback latest, and Aussie diver Mitcham launches ukulele cabaret.

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Olympic links: 11 December, 2013

Sir Bradley Wiggins

In today's links: Olympic champion Evan Lysacek aborts comeback, 'protest zones' in Sochi, archer begins Paralympic appeal, Jack Green leaves athletics, Stanley Cup arrives in UK, Sir Bradley Wiggins feels 'inferior' at knighthood ceremony, and crazy road bike stunt video.

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Olympic links: 10 December, 2013

RIA Novosti

In today's links: British figure skaters qualify for Sochi team event, Vonn injury infographic, GB runner's gold medal is months overdue, highly regarded Sochi news agency abolished by Putin as IOC warns athletes not to protest at Games, and hockey players do "happy dance".

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Olympic links: 9 December, 2013

Berlin 1936 gold medal

In today's links: US ice dancers win Olympic warm-up, hockey World Cup offers further Ashes misery, women's Tour of Britain attracts zero sponsors in four months, Vonn steadily improves in comeback races, the shady world of supplements, and Jesse Owens gold medal sold for $1.5m.

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