From August 2014

Olympic links: 29 August, 2014

Michele George

Fox-Pitt leads World Equestrian Games eventing, endurance horse dies in accident, British wrestler banned, xenon and argon gas outlawed, World Series triathlon reaches climax, World Rugby's rebrand, GB women shocked at rowing Worlds, Rio volunteer applications open, and horseball.

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Olympic links: 28 August, 2014

Charlotte Dujardin with Olympic gold medal

Youth Olympics end in China, Gemili vs Dasaolu at Diamond League, British Cycling poach top Kiwi coach, Dujardin and Valegro win again at WEG, Robin Cousins joins GB skating management, two German bid cities prepare, and the people who died before becoming Olympians.

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Olympic links: 27 August, 2014

Athlete transfer map

First teams book Rio 2016 Olympic places as Germans win world dressage gold, nation-hopping athletes mapped, Bolt may or may not play cricket in India, basketball in UK and China critiqued by stars, what your team car says about your bike race, and Nanjing's lively 8x100m Youth Olympics relay.

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Olympic links: 26 August, 2014

Danish badminton courts

Brit to stand for world horse sport presidency, new GB high jump record, England women's sevens go pro, Russian race-walking director suspended, Siberian tiger stars at judo Worlds, why GB's swimmers are good again, and Muhammad Ali wins Youth Olympic bronze.

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Olympic links: 25 August, 2014

Lizzie Armitstead with a beer

Armitstead wins women's World Cup title, Barrow's historic Euro diving gold, Birmingham Diamond League, Amaechi lashes out at basketball in UK, Nicola Adams out of Worlds, Dutch mountain biker dies, Aussies in doping leniency row, US gym champions crowned, rowing Worlds and World Equestrian Games begin.

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Olympic links: 22 August, 2014

England footballers celebrate World Cup qualification

England qualify for women's World Cup football, Carlin and Ledecky win 800m free titles, top GB diving coach staying in UK, Hawk-Eye comes to volleyball, oversleeping shooter ruins Youth Olympic medal hopes, Mr Chemmy Alcott suspends ski career, and Justin Gatlin is Batman.

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Olympic links: 21 August, 2014

GB basketball v Iceland

No Rio 2016 for GB basketball men, 14-year-old wins para Euro 100m gold, track cycling returns to London 2012 venue plus 2015 Worlds given to France, "alcoholic binge" Tiernan-Locke insists he's innocent, Totilas out of World Equestrian Games, Nanjing 2014 and Pan Pacs swimming latest.

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Olympic links: 19 August, 2014

Euro swimming pool inside velodrome

Cyclist Tiernan-Locke banned despite "alcoholic binge" excuse, Trinidad & Tobago's bizarre boxing misconduct case, Berlin fits Euros swimming pool inside velodrome, how the IOC's uncool selfies may mean the Youth Olympics has no future, new British Shooting PD, and is a long jumper with a carbon fibre blade cheating?

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