Great Britain News

SKY Procycling Performance Advisor Shane Sutton looks on during stage three of the Tour of Britain, an individual time trial in Knowsley Safari Park, on September 17, 2013
Shane Sutton quits as technical director of British Cycling
Shane Sutton confirms his resignation as technical director of British Cycling following allegations of discrimination.
15:35
Photocall for the London 2017 tickets launch on April 19, 2016
Children to pay £9.58 to attend 2017 World Athletics Championships in London
Child tickets for next summer's World Athletics Championships are priced at £9.58 to reflect Usain Bolt's world-record time in the 100m sprint.
Apr 19, 13:34
Team GB boxer Joe Joyce celebrates following his win over Moldova's Alexei Zavatin at the European Games in Baku on June 20, 2015
Eight boxers from Team GB qualify for Olympics
Eight Team GB boxers book their spot at the 2016 Olympic Games, while beaten Anthony Fowler will have the chance to make it nine this weekend.
Apr 15, 18:52
Adam Peaty celebrates setting a world record in the men's 50m breaststroke at the World Aquatics Championships on August 4, 2015
Adam Peaty secures Olympics place
Adam Peaty books his spot at the Rio Olympics by winning gold in the 100m breaststroke at the British Swimming Championships.
Apr 13, 12:40
Sir Chris Hoy talks to the media prior to the Tour Down Under cycling race in Adelaide on January 19, 2014
Sir Chris Hoy to race at Le Mans
Six-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy reveals that he will take part in the 24-hour Le Mans race this year.
Mar 31, 20:18
GB's Greg Rutherford in action during the long jump final at the World Championships on August 25, 2015
Olympic long jumper Greg Rutherford withdraws from World Indoor Championships
British Olympic long-jump champion Greg Rutherford withdraws from next week's World Indoor Championships in the United States due to illness and injury.
Mar 11, 10:43
Sean Safo-Antwi in action during the men's 60m heats during day one of the Indoor British Championships at English Institute of Sport on February 27, 2016
Sean Safo-Antwi switches from Great Britain to Ghana
Twenty-five-year-old Great Britain sprinter Sean Safo-Antwi switches his allegiance to Ghana.
Mar 9, 21:13
Luke Patience and Elliot Willis of Great Britain compete in the 470 Men class of the ISAF Sailing World Cup on June 12, 2015
Elliot Willis pulls out of GB squad for Rio Olympics due to cancer treatment
Elliot Willis is withdrawn from Great Britain's sailing squad for the Rio Olympics due to ongoing treatment for bowel cancer.
Mar 8, 12:10
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Great Britain name table tennis team for Paralympics in Rio
Great Britain name a 12-person table tennis squad, including world number ones Will Bayley and Rob Davies, for the Paralympic Games in Rio.
Mar 8, 10:35
Andy Murray celebrates defeating Kei Nishikori in the Davis Cup on March 6, 2016
Andy Murray delighted with Davis Cup win
Andy Murray says that he is pleased with how he performed during his five-set Davis Cup victory over Kei Nishikori, which booked Great Britain a quarter-final spot.
Mar 6, 21:29
Great Britain's Richard Kilty celebrates winning the gold medal in the Men's 60m Final of the IAAF World Indoor Championships on March 8, 2014
Great Britain's Richard Kilty sets second-fastest 60m time
Great Britain's Richard Kilty runs 6.50 seconds to clock the second-fastest time of 2016 over 60m.
Mar 6, 12:34
Great Britain's Richard Kilty celebrates winning the gold medal in the Men's 60m Final of the IAAF World Indoor Championships on March 8, 2014
Richard Kilty switches attention to Olympic Games
British sprinter Richard Kilty opts to concentrate on the Rio Olympics instead of defending his title at the World Indoor Championships.
Feb 29, 20:08
Gold medalist Mo Farah of Great Britain and Northern Ireland poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men's 10,000 metres final during day two of the 22nd European Athletics Championships at Stadium Letzigrund on August 13, 2014
Mo Farah confirms Birmingham Diamond League participation
Great Britain's Olympic champion Mo Farah will prepare for the Olympics in Brazil by running at the Diamond League meeting in Birmingham.
Feb 11, 12:36
Jessica Ennis-Hill of Great Britain celebrates after winning the Women's Heptathlon 800 metres and the overall Heptathlon gold during day two of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 23, 2015
Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill to miss indoor season with achilles injury
Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill announces that she will miss the indoor athletics season with an achilles injury.
Feb 5, 09:21
Ellie Downie at the 2015 SPOTY awards on December 20, 2015
Ellie Downie wins young SPOTY award
Gymnast Ellie Downie picks up the Young Sports Personality of the Year award in Belfast.
Dec 20, 19:32
Chris Mears and Jack Laugher at the China FINA world diving series on July 17, 2014.
Chris Mears, Jack Laugher planning "secret" dive for Olympics
Chris Mears reveals that he and synchro partner Jack Laugher are working on a "world-changing" new dive for the Rio Olympics.
Dec 12, 11:43
Jodie Stimpson of Great Britain in action during the run leg of the Elite Women's PruHealth World Triathlon Grand Final on May 31, 2014
Jodie Stimpson: Rio 2016 qualification is "tough"
Triathlete Jodie Stimpson admits that injuries have lessened her chances of qualifying to represent Great Britain at the next Olympics.
Dec 8, 16:11
Adam Peaty celebrates setting a world record in the men's 50m breaststroke at the World Aquatics Championships on August 4, 2015
Adam Peaty, Siobhan-Marie O'Connor win European short course silvers
Adam Peaty and Siobhan-Marie O'Connor win silvers to add to Great Britain's medal tally at the European short course championships in Israel.
Dec 6, 07:18
Paula Radcliffe of Great Britain receives the inaugural John Disley London Marathon Lifetime Achievement Award during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
IAAF clears British long-distance runner Paula Radcliffe of doping allegations
The IAAF clears Paula Radcliffe of doping allegations and denies claims that it failed to follow up hundreds of suspicious blood tests.
Nov 27, 13:52
Paula Radcliffe of Great Britain receives the inaugural John Disley London Marathon Lifetime Achievement Award during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Paula Radcliffe calls for "strong action" after doping claims
Paula Radcliffe describes the World Anti-Doping Agency's commission findings on doping as "damning and serious".
Nov 9, 21:39
Great Britain's Elise Christie is pictured before she competes in the Women's Short Track 1500 m Heats at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 15, 2014
Elise Christie wins 500m gold at Toronto World Cup
Great Britain's Elise Christie wins 500m gold in the short track speed skating at the Toronto World Cup in Canada.
Nov 8, 22:41
Max Whitlock of England competes on the pommel horse during day one of the men's artistic gymnastics team final at Glasgow's SSE Hydro on July 28, 2014
Max Whitlock wins gold at World Gymnastics Championships, first GB male to do so
Max Whitlock becomes first male to win a gold for Great Britain in a World Championships after topping the pommel horse table.
Oct 31, 17:25
Fred Evans during a photo shoot with the British Lionhearts on February 19, 2013
Great Britain Olympic boxer Fred Evans avoids jail for pub attack
Olympic silver medallist Fred Evans is given a suspended two-year jail sentence for leaving a man hospitalised following a pub attack.
Oct 29, 18:15
Goldie Sayers of England competes in the Women's Javelin final at Hampden Park during day seven of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 30, 2014
Great Britain's Goldie Sayers turns to "master" coach Dan Pfaff
Goldie Sayers is hoping that new coach Dan Pfaff can keep her free from injury as she prepares for next year's Olympic Games.
Oct 20, 15:45
Tom Bosworth wins the Men's 5000m walk final setting a new British Record during the Sainsbury's British Championships Birmingham: Day Three at Birmingham Alexander Stadium on June 29, 2014
British race walker Tom Bosworth comes out as gay
British race walker Tom Bosworth becomes the first athlete on the GB team to come out as gay.
Oct 14, 10:44
Gold medalist Owen Livesey of England celebrates during the medal ceremony for the Men's -81kg Judo at SECC Precinct on July 25, 2014
Great Britain win eight medals at Glasgow European Open, Owen Livesey takes gold
Owen Livesey wins gold at the European Open in Glasgow to contribute to the eight judo medals won overall by Great Britain.
Oct 11, 10:23
Eventual race winner Gemma Steel of Great Britain in action during the Senior Women's Race during the European Cross-Country Championships on December 14, 2014
Great Britain's Gemma Steel yet to decide on Olympic distance
Great Britain's Gemma Steel confesses that she is still not sure whether to run in the 10,000m or the marathon at the Olympics in Brazil.
Oct 7, 11:19
Team GB's Joe Joyce on May 29, 2015
Team GB boxers learn fate at World Championships
Team GB's eight men's boxers at the 2015 World Championships learn their fate after the draw for the competition is made.
Oct 5, 18:03
Isobel Pooley celebrates with the England flag after winning silver in the women's high jump on August 1, 2014
Isobel Pooley over Beijing disappointment
Isobel Pooley says that she is over the disappointment of her failure to reach the final of the women's high jump at the World Athletics Championships.
Oct 5, 16:16
England's Dani King competes in the women's 3000m individual pursuit in the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on July 25, 2014
Olympian Dani King focuses on road racing after British Cycling's track snub
Dani King says that she will put all her focus in road racing after being snubbed by British Cycling's track team.
Sep 30, 10:14
Lizzie Armitstead of Boels-Dolmans Cycling Team waits at the start of the Elite Women British National road race championships on June 29, 2014
GB's Lizzie Armitstead 'focused' on winning Olympic gold in Rio
British cyclist Lizzie Armitstead says that her main 'focus' is winning gold in next summer's Olympics in Rio.
Sep 29, 10:13
Jason Gardener of Great Britain poses after announcing his retirement after the Norwich Union London Grand Prix at Crystal Palace Athletics Stadium, on August 3, 20067 in London, England.
Jason Gardener named new president of UK Athletics
British former sprinter Jason Gardener will officially become the new president of UK Athletics in December.
Sep 28, 12:03
England's Vicky Holland finishes third in the women's triathlon on July 24, 2014
Vicky Holland: First-time qualification for Rio de Janeiro is "invaluable"
Great Britain's Vicky Holland admits that it is "invaluable" to have secured qualification for next year's Olympic Games at the first time of asking.
Sep 24, 10:58
Gold medalist Lizzy Yarnold of Great Britain celebrates on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's Skelton on day 8 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on February 15, 2014
Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold takes year out from skeleton
Great Britain's Olympic skeleton champion Lizzy Yarnold decides to skip the upcoming World Cup campaign so that she can "refresh" and "come back even more motivated".
Sep 17, 13:47
Mark Lewis-Francis wins his 100m Heat during day one of the Sainsbury's British Championships, British Athletics World Trials and UK & England Championships at Alexander Palace on July 12, 2013 in Birmingham, England.
Mark Lewis-Francis aiming to compete at both summer and winter Olympics
British sprinter Mark Lewis-Francis reveals that he will make a bid to represent his country in the bobsleigh at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Sep 17, 10:57
Callum Hawkins of Great Britain leads the U23 Men's Race during the European Cross-Country Championships on December 14, 2014 in Samokov, Bulgaria.
Paula Radcliffe: 'Callum Hawkins could qualify for next year's Olympic Games'
Former British distance runner Paula Radcliffe says that Callum Hawkins has the potential to qualify for the marathon at the next year's Olympic Games.
Sep 17, 10:27
Great Britain's Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins laugh after winning the women's double sculls final A of the rowing event during the London 2012 Olympic Games, at Eton Dorney Rowing Centre in Eton, west of London, on August 3, 2012
Anna Watkins: 'We've set the benchmark high in Olympic rowing'
Anna Watkins is confident that Great Britain will win more Olympic rowing medals in Rio next year following the team's success at London 2012.
Sep 16, 09:57
Kristan Bromley of Great Britain in action during a Men's Skeleton training session on Day 3 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Sanki Sliding Center on February 10, 2014
Kristan Bromley announces retirement
Former world champion Kristan Bromley announces that he is retiring from the skeleton after two decades in the sport.
Sep 15, 21:14
Ben Ainslie of Ben Ainslie Racing attends a press conference introducing the teams of the 35th America's Cup in London, on September 9, 2014
Sir Ben Ainslie backs Giles Scott to win Olympic gold in Rio
Four-time Olympic champion Sir Ben Ainslie is confident that Giles Scott can win gold for Great Britain in next summer's Olympic Games in Rio.
Sep 15, 10:11
Dina Asher-Smith of Great Britain competes in the Women's 200 metres semi-final during day six of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 27, 2015
Dina Asher-Smith refusing to get carried away
British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith refuses to brand herself a medal contender at next year's Olympic Games.
Sep 13, 14:47