• Sky News6 minutes ago

    Seven sports fail to reverse Tokyo 2020 funding cuts

    Seven sports which lost all public funding ahead of Tokyo 2020 have had their appeals to UK Sport rejected. The governing bodies of archery, badminton, fencing, goalball, table tennis, weightlifting and wheelchair rugby had urged the UK Sport to reconsider the decision made in December last year. All

  • GB badminton ‘staggered’ as funding cuts for seven Olympic sports upheld
    The Guardian14 minutes ago

    GB badminton ‘staggered’ as funding cuts for seven Olympic sports upheld

    Chris Langridge and Marcus Ellis won bronze in the men’s badminton doubles in Rio but the sport has had its Olympic funding slashed to zero. The desperate appeals from GB badminton and six other sports for funding for the Tokyo Olympics have been dramatically rejected by UK Sport, which said the sports

  • Budapest Olympic bid chief downbeat over 2024 hosting hopes
    Omnisport32 minutes ago

    Budapest Olympic bid chief downbeat over 2024 hosting hopes

    The battle to host the 2024 Olympics may soon feature only two cities, after Budapest's bid chief said they had little chance of success.

  • What's on TV tonight: The Trouble with Dad, plus The Halcyon
    The Telegraph4 hours ago

    What's on TV tonight: The Trouble with Dad, plus The Halcyon

    “Our dad is still with us,” says David Baddiel. Pick’s Disease, induced by frontal lobe atrophy, has stripped Colin of his inhibitions – making him prone to extreme rudeness, outbursts of swearing and sexual inappropriateness –  as well as stealing his memories. Shot over a year and providing insights

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