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‘I hope my legacy inspires gymnasts’ – Olympic medallist Louis Smith retires

Smith won medals at three Olympics on the pommel horse‘Gym has given me everything … it made me the person I am’Louis Smith has announced his retirement from gymnastics at the age of 29.Smith was Great Britain’s first individual Olympic medallist in …

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Tiaras, grimaces and splashes: the best pictures from the European Championships 2018

As we bid farewell to the first multi-sport European Championships, it wasn’t just the athletes and competitors showcasing their talents in Glasgow and Berlin, the sports photographers present also used the event to demonstrate their own skills and tec…

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Rhys McClenaghan claims pommel horse win after Max Whitlock stumbles

• Northern Irish teenager gave an impressive display• Whitlock fell during the final to finish in seventhThere is no false bravado about Max Whitlock, just an unwavering faith founded on what the double Olympic champion has achieved and what might yet …

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••Tom Daley’s aquatic adventures of late have been restricted to his brave new world of baby bathtime and the paternal enrapture it can bring. Even on his soon-to-conclude leave of absence his benign influence endures. Grace Reid climbed the stairs on …

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European Championships: Ethan Hayter wins omnium gold

• GB cyclist finishes ahead of Olympic champion Elia Viviani• Rowing silvers for Britain in women’s eight and men’s fourAt the age of 14, Ethan Hayter rolled his cycle on to the track at the Herne Hill velodrome in south London with few aspirations but…

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Glasgow gears up for inaugural European Championships

Multi-sport championships, which begin on Wednesday and involve 4,500 athletes from 52 nations, is co-hosted with BerlinGlasgow’s George Square will be transformed into a pedestrianised carnival precinct as it hosts the opening party for the 2018 Europ…

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European Sports Championships – liftoff for a new spectacle of sport

Athletics take top billing in the 11-day feast of eight sports that begins in Glasgow on Thursday and organisers hope the BBC’s 12 hours of coverage a day will be the start of something bigA neat trick involving a sleight of hand is about to be perform…

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Larry Nassar seeks re-sentencing by new judge in sexual abuse case

Doctor abused athletes in his care under guise of treatmentNassar given between 40 and 175 years in prison in abuse trialDenhollander: ‘Predators know where they’re going to be safe’Lawyers for imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar are asking th…

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Larry Nassar seeks re-sentencing by new judge in sexual abuse case

Doctor abused athletes in his care under guise of treatmentNassar given between 40 and 175 years in prison in abuse trialDenhollander: ‘Predators know where they’re going to be safe’Lawyers for imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar are asking th…

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Lawmakers choke back tears, rail at US Olympic leaders at emotional hearing

USA Gymnastics CEO apologizes for abuse: ‘Those days are over’One lawmaker fights back tears at emotionally charged hearingLawmakers used an emotionally charged House subcommittee hearing to get answers about what they portrayed as the US Olympic Commi…

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Commonwealth Games 2018: day eight – in pictures

The best images from the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast as divers, gymnasts and athletes are among those going for gloryClick here to check out all our photographic content from the 2018 Games Continue reading…

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Commonwealth Games day seven – in pictures

The best images from the Gold Coast as boxers, divers, gymnasts and athletes are among those going for gloryClick here to check out all our photographic content from the 2018 Games Continue reading…

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Commonwealth Games days four and five – in pictures

All the latest images from the past 48 hours of action at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast as gymnasts, swimmers, boxers and weightlifters battle for medals Continue reading…

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Commonwealth Games day two – in pictures

Weightlifting, swimming and gymnastics are some of the sports that the world’s best sports photographers have trained their lenses on during the second day of action on the Gold Coast Continue reading…

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Aimee Willmott applies her own science to beat Miley to Commonwealth gold

• Aimee Willmott beats Hannah Miley in 400m medley• Max Whitlock leads English gymnastics team to goldFew swimmers have a greater understanding of how to tease the best performance out of themselves than Aimee Willmott who has written an academic paper…

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Commonwealth Games day one – in pictures

Gymnastics, swimming, cycling and boxing: the world’s best sports photographers capture all the drama from day one Continue reading…

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