By Ollie Williams

Ollie has covered four Olympic Games for BBC Sport on TV, radio and web, and is the owner of Frontier Sports. More about Ollie >>

Olympic links return on Tuesday

No blog on Thursday as work commitments intervened. There'll also be a break for the Easter weekend, which means the next one will be on Tuesday, when I promise it'll return packed with half-decent links.

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Olympic links: 25 November, 2014

Ryan Lochte

BBC Sports Personality shortlist, China reveals swim star had doping ban, Taylor wins fifth boxing world gold in a row, Rio to host 2016 fencing Worlds, Els says Rio would be 'icing on the cake', two famed Olympic ice hockey coaches die, Gus Kenworthy's Sochi puppies 'doing well'.

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Olympic links: 24 November, 2014

Rio 2016 mascots

Rio 2016's mascots, Washington DC 2024 bid map, athletes support protest against Doha 2019 Worlds, British boxers reach world finals in Korea, 45,000 see England women's Wembley debut, kiteboarding's latest Olympic inclusion plan, and 75-year-old "snowboarding grandma".

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Olympic links: 18 November, 2014

Beach wrestling

Eugene still 'confident' as 2019 World Athletics host revealed today, Russia on form at women's boxing Worlds, Dani King out of hospital, shortlist for best equestrian athlete of 2014, Bode Miller out till January after back surgery, Austria's 'ski champion factory', and Rio's interesting open-water swim scheduling.

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Olympic links: 14 November, 2014

Female Olympic champions from London 2012

Vanessa-Mae challenges ski ban, Tiger Woods' Rio prospects on the slide, Ennis-Hill makes Ched Evans stance clear, bobsleigh's husband-and-wife team needs $10,000, British Ski & Snowboard season preview, young swimmers heading to Japan, Chile's "volcano race" marathon, and a rundown of movies with an Olympic theme.

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Olympic links: 13 November, 2014

Team GB Sochi 2014 meeting room

Thai Olympic committee to 'be more careful' after Vanessa-Mae, badminton drugs test rocks Malaysia, GB could return to boxing World Series, company makes jeans specifically for track-cyclist thighs, Jeff Goldblum marries rhythmic gymnast, and Israel plans curling dynasty.

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Olympic links: 10 November, 2014

Paul Drinkhall

Gold postbox vandalised, GB cyclist breaks ribs and punctures lung in crash, badminton superstar's failed drugs test confirmed, warm-up collision at China Cup skating, Beijing 2022 bid may clash with Super Bowl, French president backs Paris 2024, and Brit wants to become first trans woman to shoot at Olympics.

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