The IOC has expressed its gratitude to Professor Richard McLaren after he gave his final verdict on allegations of doping in Russia.
Cycling, Britain's most successful sport at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, has suffered a 4.29 million-pound ($5.4 million) funding cut in the build-up to the 2020 Games in Tokyo, UK Sport announced on Friday. Four of Britain's less successful Olympic sports - archery, badminton, fencing
Archery, badminton, fencing, weightlifting and wheelchair rugby will not get funding in the run up to the Tokyo Olympics. UK Sport, which distributes money from the National Lottery and the government, will fund more than 16 Olympic and Paralympic sports.
By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - More than 1,000 Russian competitors across more than 30 sports were involved in an institutional conspiracy to conceal positive drug tests as Moscow 'hijacked international sport' over the course of five years, an independent WADA report said on Friday.