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Alistair Brownlee targets third triathlon gold in Tokyo Olympics

Alistair Brownlee expects to bid for a hat-trick of triathlon golds at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

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Lewis Hamilton hopes to keep British flag flying in Belgium this weekend

Lewis Hamilton intends to take on the baton from Great Britain's triumphant Olympics team when Formula One roars back into action following its mid-season break.

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Andy Murray seeded second for US Open

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray will be the second seed at the 2016 US Open as he looks to win his second grand slam title of the year.

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Andy Murray credited with inspiring Team GB to record medal haul

Andy Murray was credited with inspiring Team GB's greatest overseas Olympic Games as a squad of triumphant athletes arrived home from Rio on a gold-nosed Boeing 747.

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Russia banned from Rio Paralympics after appeal is upheld by CAS

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) president Sir Philip Craven declared "it is not a day for celebration" despite the Court of Arbitration for Sport upholding Russia's exclusion from the Rio Paralympic Games.

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Mo Farah expects to miss out on SPOTY podium despite Rio Olympics double gold

Four-time Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah does not believe he will ever finish in the top three for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.

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Eoin Morgan expects recovering England stars to fire against Pakistan

Eoin Morgan insists he has no concerns about the match sharpness of his returning players for England's opening one-day international against Pakistan.

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Team GB medal hopefuls for Tokyo 2020

Great Britain's Olympians touched down on home soil on Tuesday after a hugely successful Games in Rio.

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We can emulate Rio success for another eight years - Olympic chief

Team GB will be able to perform at Rio levels for the next eight years thanks to an increase in funding, the vice chairman of the British Olympic Association has said.

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Dan Evans out but Aljaz Bedene and Kyle Edmund progress at Winston-Salem Open

British number two Dan Evans suffered a second-round exit at the Winston-Salem Open, but Aljaz Bedene and Kyle Edmund made it through in their first-round clashes in North Carolina.

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Jurgen Klopp backs Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge to regain top form

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has every faith Daniel Sturridge will regain his speed and sharpness once he is fully fit.

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Ryan Lochte sees sponsors walk away after Rio Olympics embarrassment

Three more high-profile sponsors have followed Speedo in cutting ties with United States swimmer Ryan Lochte following his Olympic controversy.

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Team GB set to receive a warm welcome on their return

Team GB's Olympic stars can expect a warm welcome when they land at Heathrow on Tuesday morning before facing the media.

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Speedo pulls out of sponsorship deal with Ryan Lochte

Ryan Lochte has lost his sponsorship deal with Speedo after his Olympic controversy.

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Rio Olympics reach a colourful conclusion at the Maracana

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach praised Rio's "marvellous Games" during a closing ceremony marked by colour, music and rain at the Maracana Stadium.

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Team GB leads the way with largest range of gold medals

Great Britain won golds across the most sports at the Olympic Games in Brazil.

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Great Britain's gold medals at Rio 2016 in chronological order

Great Britain won 27 gold medals in a stunning total of 67 in the Rio Olympics.

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Memorable moments from the 2016 Rio Olympics

Rio has staged an Olympic Games full of memorable moments for the world's top athletes.

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Joe Joyce aghast after losing decision to Tony Yoka to miss out on Olympic gold

Joe Joyce was left stunned after falling short in his bid to be crowned Olympic super-heavyweight champion against Frenchman Tony Yoka in the last action of the Rio Olympics for Great Britain.

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Relentless Rio medal surge takes Great Britain to new heights

When Richard Kruse fell agonisingly short of winning a fencing medal on the first full day of the Rio Olympics, few could have envisaged the British gold rush to come.

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