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2016 Rio Olympics - Cycling Track - Final - Men's Omnium Flying Lap 250m Time Trial - Rio Olympic Velodrome - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 15/08/2016. Mark Cavendish (GBR) of Britain competes. REUTERS/Paul Hanna
Cycling Track - Men's Omnium Flying Lap 250m Time Trial
2016 Rio Olympics - Cycling Track - Final - Men's Omnium Flying Lap 250m Time Trial - Rio Olympic Velodrome - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 15/08/2016. Mark Cavendish (GBR) of Britain competes. REUTERS/Paul Hanna
2016 Rio Olympics - Boxing - Preliminary - Men's Light Fly (49kg) Round of 32 Bout 39 - Riocentro - Pavilion 6 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 08/08/2016. Joahnys Argilagos Perez (CUB) of Cuba and Galal Yafai (GBR) of United Kingdom compete. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra
Boxing - Men's Light Fly (49kg) Round of 32 Bout 39
2016 Rio Olympics - Boxing - Preliminary - Men's Light Fly (49kg) Round of 32 Bout 39 - Riocentro - Pavilion 6 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 08/08/2016. Joahnys Argilagos Perez (CUB) of Cuba and Galal Yafai (GBR) of United Kingdom compete. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra
2016 Rio Olympics - Boxing - Preliminary - Men's Light Fly (49kg) Round of 32 Bout 39 - Riocentro - Pavilion 6 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 08/08/2016. Galal Yafai (GBR) of United Kingdom competes. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra
Boxing - Men's Light Fly (49kg) Round of 32 Bout 39
2016 Rio Olympics - Boxing - Preliminary - Men's Light Fly (49kg) Round of 32 Bout 39 - Riocentro - Pavilion 6 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 08/08/2016. Galal Yafai (GBR) of United Kingdom competes. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra
Olympic champion Rowe powers to bronze in colours of adopted Wales
Olympic champion Rowe powers to bronze in colours of adopted Wales
Olympic champion Rowe powers to bronze in colours of adopted Wales
FILE PHOTO: July 2, 2016; Omaha, NE, USA; Michael Phelps reacts after the men's 100m butterfly finals in the U.S. Olympic swimming team trials at CenturyLink Center. Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters Picture Supplied by Action Images/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: Swimming: U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Swimming
FILE PHOTO: July 2, 2016; Omaha, NE, USA; Michael Phelps reacts after the men's 100m butterfly finals in the U.S. Olympic swimming team trials at CenturyLink Center. Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters Picture Supplied by Action Images/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: Jun 29, 2016; Omaha, NE, USA; Michael Phelps holds up five fingers during the finals for the men's 200 meter butterfly in the U.S. Olympic swimming team trials at CenturyLink Center. Mandatory Credit: Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports
Swimming: U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Swimming
FILE PHOTO: Jun 29, 2016; Omaha, NE, USA; Michael Phelps holds up five fingers during the finals for the men's 200 meter butterfly in the U.S. Olympic swimming team trials at CenturyLink Center. Mandatory Credit: Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports
FILE PHOTO: 2016 Rio Olympics - Equestrian - Final - Dressage Individual Grand Prix Freestyle - Olympic Equestrian Centre - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 15/08/2016. Isabell Werth (GER) of Germany riding Weihegold Old waves. REUTERS/Tony Gentile Picture Supplied by Action Images
FILE PHOTO: Equestrian - Dressage Individual Grand Prix Freestyle
FILE PHOTO: 2016 Rio Olympics - Equestrian - Final - Dressage Individual Grand Prix Freestyle - Olympic Equestrian Centre - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 15/08/2016. Isabell Werth (GER) of Germany riding Weihegold Old waves. REUTERS/Tony Gentile Picture Supplied by Action Images
Olympic rings to celebrate the IOC official announcement that Paris won the 2024 Olympic bid are seen in front of the Eiffel Tower at the Trocadero square in Paris, France, September 16, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier - RC16C5D81FE0
Olympic rings to celebrate the IOC official announcement that Paris won the 2024 Olympic bid are seen in front of the Eiffel Tower at the Trocadero square in Paris
Olympic rings to celebrate the IOC official announcement that Paris won the 2024 Olympic bid are seen in front of the Eiffel Tower at the Trocadero square in Paris, France, September 16, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier - RC16C5D81FE0
Dancers perform during the presentation of the Paris candidacy for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris, France, February 17, 2016. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Picture Supplied by Action Images
Dancers perform during the presentation of the Paris candidacy for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris
Dancers perform during the presentation of the Paris candidacy for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris, France, February 17, 2016. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Picture Supplied by Action Images
As Usain Bolt continues his bid to transition from sprinter to footballer, the eight-time Olympic champion is hoping to one day receive the call from Old Trafford.
Bolt hopes to play for Manchester United in the future
As Usain Bolt continues his bid to transition from sprinter to footballer, the eight-time Olympic champion is hoping to one day receive the call from Old Trafford.
As Usain Bolt continues his bid to transition from sprinter to footballer, the eight-time Olympic champion is hoping to one day receive the call from Old Trafford.
Bolt hopes to play for Manchester United in the future
As Usain Bolt continues his bid to transition from sprinter to footballer, the eight-time Olympic champion is hoping to one day receive the call from Old Trafford.
As Usain Bolt continues his bid to transition from sprinter to footballer, the eight-time Olympic champion is hoping to one day receive the call from Old Trafford.
Bolt hopes to play for Manchester United in the future
As Usain Bolt continues his bid to transition from sprinter to footballer, the eight-time Olympic champion is hoping to one day receive the call from Old Trafford.
Chris Mears: From near death to Olympic glory, how the diver is inspiring others ahead of his Commonwealth Games bid
Chris Mears: From near death to Olympic glory, how the diver is inspiring others ahead of his Commonwealth Games bid
Chris Mears: From near death to Olympic glory, how the diver is inspiring others ahead of his Commonwealth Games bid
Chris Mears: From near death to Olympic glory, how the diver is inspiring others ahead of his Commonwealth Games bid
Chris Mears: From near death to Olympic glory, how the diver is inspiring others ahead of his Commonwealth Games bid
Chris Mears: From near death to Olympic glory, how the diver is inspiring others ahead of his Commonwealth Games bid
Chris Mears: From near death to Olympic glory, how the diver is inspiring others ahead of his Commonwealth Games bid
Chris Mears: From near death to Olympic glory, how the diver is inspiring others ahead of his Commonwealth Games bid
Chris Mears: From near death to Olympic glory, how the diver is inspiring others ahead of his Commonwealth Games bid
Michael Phelps, "Save Water" ambassador and Olympic gold medalist, talks about his hope to inspire people to turn off the faucet and save water, and dealing with the mental pressure after participating in extreme competition.
Michael Phelps on the quest to 'Save Water'
Michael Phelps, "Save Water" ambassador and Olympic gold medalist, talks about his hope to inspire people to turn off the faucet and save water, and dealing with the mental pressure after participating in extreme competition.
Michael Phelps, "Save Water" ambassador and Olympic gold medalist, talks about his hope to inspire people to turn off the faucet and save water, and dealing with the mental pressure after participating in extreme competition.
Michael Phelps on the quest to 'Save Water'
Michael Phelps, "Save Water" ambassador and Olympic gold medalist, talks about his hope to inspire people to turn off the faucet and save water, and dealing with the mental pressure after participating in extreme competition.
Michael Phelps, "Save Water" ambassador and Olympic gold medalist, talks about his hope to inspire people to turn off the faucet and save water, and dealing with the mental pressure after participating in extreme competition.
Michael Phelps on the quest to 'Save Water'
Michael Phelps, "Save Water" ambassador and Olympic gold medalist, talks about his hope to inspire people to turn off the faucet and save water, and dealing with the mental pressure after participating in extreme competition.
Adam Peaty admitted losing his first race in four years has given him more motivation to come back to winning ways with the Tokyo Olympics two years away.
Losing 'puts new fire in my belly' going into Tokyo - Peaty
Adam Peaty admitted losing his first race in four years has given him more motivation to come back to winning ways with the Tokyo Olympics two years away.
Adam Peaty admitted losing his first race in four years has given him more motivation to come back to winning ways with the Tokyo Olympics two years away.
Losing 'puts new fire in my belly' going into Tokyo - Peaty
Adam Peaty admitted losing his first race in four years has given him more motivation to come back to winning ways with the Tokyo Olympics two years away.
Adam Peaty admitted losing his first race in four years has given him more motivation to come back to winning ways with the Tokyo Olympics two years away.
Losing 'puts new fire in my belly' going into Tokyo - Peaty
Adam Peaty admitted losing his first race in four years has given him more motivation to come back to winning ways with the Tokyo Olympics two years away.
Senate panel to hold hearing on sexual abuse of Olympic athletes
Senate panel to hold hearing on sexual abuse of Olympic athletes
Senate panel to hold hearing on sexual abuse of Olympic athletes
Senate panel to hold hearing on sexual abuse of Olympic athletes
Senate panel to hold hearing on sexual abuse of Olympic athletes
Senate panel to hold hearing on sexual abuse of Olympic athletes
Commonwealth champion Proud eyes Olympic glory
Commonwealth champion Proud eyes Olympic glory
Commonwealth champion Proud eyes Olympic glory
Someone’s got to do it! Tom Daley’s diving partner on sharing place in the sun with Olympic idol
Someone’s got to do it! Tom Daley’s diving partner on sharing place in the sun with Olympic idol
Someone’s got to do it! Tom Daley’s diving partner on sharing place in the sun with Olympic idol
Someone’s got to do it! Tom Daley’s diving partner on sharing place in the sun with Olympic idol
Someone’s got to do it! Tom Daley’s diving partner on sharing place in the sun with Olympic idol
Someone’s got to do it! Tom Daley’s diving partner on sharing place in the sun with Olympic idol
Someone’s got to do it! Tom Daley’s diving partner on sharing place in the sun with Olympic idol
Someone’s got to do it! Tom Daley’s diving partner on sharing place in the sun with Olympic idol
Someone’s got to do it! Tom Daley’s diving partner on sharing place in the sun with Olympic idol
Will renovating Sydney’s Olympic stadium attract more crowds?
Stadium wars: the comedy of errors behind Sydney's shiny new plans
Will renovating Sydney’s Olympic stadium attract more crowds?
The former Olympic champion is on the Gold Coast and will support Jamaica at the track and on the netball court
Usain Bolt arrives at Commonwealth Games to back Team Jamaica at Commonwealth Games
The former Olympic champion is on the Gold Coast and will support Jamaica at the track and on the netball court
The former Olympic champion is on the Gold Coast and will support Jamaica at the track and on the netball court
Usain Bolt arrives at Commonwealth Games to back Team Jamaica at Commonwealth Games
The former Olympic champion is on the Gold Coast and will support Jamaica at the track and on the netball court
The former Olympic champion is on the Gold Coast and will support Jamaica at the track and on the netball court
Usain Bolt arrives at Commonwealth Games to back Team Jamaica at Commonwealth Games
The former Olympic champion is on the Gold Coast and will support Jamaica at the track and on the netball court
The former Olympic champion is on the Gold Coast and will support Jamaica at the track and on the netball court
Usain Bolt arrives at Commonwealth Games to back Team Jamaica at Commonwealth Games
The former Olympic champion is on the Gold Coast and will support Jamaica at the track and on the netball court
Sophie Hitchon, the Olympic bronze medallist in the hammer, is consoled by her coach after three no throws put her out of the competition.
Commonwealth Games: ‘Tiny island nation of England is not doing so good’
Sophie Hitchon, the Olympic bronze medallist in the hammer, is consoled by her coach after three no throws put her out of the competition.
Commonwealth Games: Wilson sets sights on emulating Whitlock with Olympic gold
Commonwealth Games: Wilson sets sights on emulating Whitlock with Olympic gold
Commonwealth Games: Wilson sets sights on emulating Whitlock with Olympic gold
<p>Funding for the centre will be provided by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.</p>
‘World-leading’ cyber security centre to open in London’s Olympic Park

Funding for the centre will be provided by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

<p>Funding for the centre will be provided by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.</p>
‘World-leading’ cyber security centre to open in London’s Olympic Park

Funding for the centre will be provided by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

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‘World-leading’ cyber security centre to open in London’s Olympic Park
(Chris Radburn/PA)
<p>Funding for the centre will be provided by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.</p>
‘World-leading’ cyber security centre to open in London’s Olympic Park

Funding for the centre will be provided by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

Commonwealth gymnast Max Whitlock reacts to coming sixth in the floor and winning silver in the pommel horse. He had previously won gold in both routines at the Olympics in 2016. Whitlock says he will go back to the gym and focus on being even pickier with his pommel horse routine.
Commonwealth Games: Max Whitlock reflects on missing out on medals
Commonwealth gymnast Max Whitlock reacts to coming sixth in the floor and winning silver in the pommel horse. He had previously won gold in both routines at the Olympics in 2016. Whitlock says he will go back to the gym and focus on being even pickier with his pommel horse routine.
Commonwealth gymnast Max Whitlock reacts to coming sixth in the floor and winning silver in the pommel horse. He had previously won gold in both routines at the Olympics in 2016. Whitlock says he will go back to the gym and focus on being even pickier with his pommel horse routine.
Commonwealth Games: Max Whitlock reflects on missing out on medals
Commonwealth gymnast Max Whitlock reacts to coming sixth in the floor and winning silver in the pommel horse. He had previously won gold in both routines at the Olympics in 2016. Whitlock says he will go back to the gym and focus on being even pickier with his pommel horse routine.

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