FA gives up hope of sending GB football teams to Rio, Copenhagen wants to help Hamburg 2024 bid, rejected Boston bid would be 'disaster' for Olympics, rower Hodge out for the year, Scottish men struggle at curling Worlds, former GB diver dead with bullet wounds in Spain, 1970s luge Olympian returns to the sport.
Commitments over the weekend stopped me getting the chance to compile the usual blog. Here are some quick headlines. Normal service resumes on Tuesday!
Nicola Adams faces battle for Team GB place, badminton won't use new scoring system at Olympics, South Korea ponders rule changes over Park Tae-hwan ban, Euro Games organisers say new event is not a threat, four GB golds on paracycling track Worlds opening day, Sir Chris Hoy writing children's books.
Rough Rio schedule released, Nike sponsors Gatlin - other athletes don't approve, IAAF challenges lenient Russia doping bans, two-year-old sets India archery record, life as a pro gymnast in Greece, Bolt to race in US for first time since 2010, Baku 2015 and human rights, Rod Stewart's son in GB ice hockey team.
Rio 2016 predictions at 500-days mark, Boston bid reverses course on public vote, archery's 'teen Neymar' in Brazil, new Russian athletics boss sure doping crisis is over, Euro champion skater whose home rink is now a restaurant, wanting to win fairly in 'violent' open-water swimming, what makes an athlete female?
Dutee Chand launches 'gender test ban' appeal, Spanish athlete in nationality dig at Farah, South Korean champion swimmer Park banned, why Hong Kong sevens is huge for Rio qualifying, China wants 300m people in winter sports, Paris closer to announcing 2024 bid, 'brush face' Canadian slider recalls hitting broom mid-run.
BBC report calls Rio's water clean-up efforts 'pathetic', Farah sets half-marathon record, 11 Bulgarian weightlifters fail drugs tests, Alpine ski World Cup season ends, canoeing passes gender equality motion, Swiss reinforce women's curling dominance, Wambach causes club-vs-country row, Nicolas Roche on doping, Yuzuru Hanyu's odd injury crises.
France will host 2019 women's World Cup, UK Sport tweaks funding policy, Sport England removes four sports' funding, illness forces GB ice dancers out of Worlds, Boston 2024 public support wanes, Vonn equals another record, Geoff Thomas defends Armstrong charity invite, rise and fall of ski ballet.
Pearson wants Olympic prize money, UK Sport set to announce revised funding strategy, Montsho banned for two years, IOC reopens Beijing samples, Vonn ties World Cup record, Carl Lewis's new gig, Rio test event calendar published, Paralympian dead in quad bike accident.
Armstrong criticised for Tour de France charity plan, GB swimmer gets medal after Russian doping ban, UK tennis in decline, UCI trials mixed-gender track cycling, EuroHockey's London venue expanded, Pyeongchang test event schedule 'tight', why USOC should help Vanuatu, Vonn discusses size of new trophy cabinet.