British Olympic great Hoy announces retirement

Olympic great Chris Hoy announced his retirement from cycling with immediate effect on Thursday.

UK boxer Nicola Adams turns to vodka to relax

Boxer Nicola Adams has said that she is happiest chilling out with her pals, seeing her family and her Doberman named Dexter.

Gabby Douglas says she was ‘homeless, bullied’ before winning Olympic gold

Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas has penned a new book that reveals how tough her life was before she became was one of the shining stars of the 2012 London Olympics.

Murray doesn’t expect to become ‘BBC Sports Personality Of the Year’

Andy Murray has accepted that even an Olympic gold medal and the US Open title will not be enough to make him BBC Sports Personality Of the Year.

Olympic gold medalist diver Mark Lenzi dies at 43

Mark Lenzi struck gold when he switched from wrestling to diving in the mid-1980s.

China expels Olympic champion Wang over brawl

China has kicked four-times Olympic gold medalist Wang Meng out of the national short track speed skating team and disqualified her from competitions for her part in a brawl with her team manager last month.

China expels Olympic champion Wang over brawl

China has kicked four-times Olympic gold medalist Wang Meng out of the national short track speed skating team and disqualified her from competitions for her part in a brawl with her team manager last month.