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‘All I want is to go’: five young athletes on their dreams of Olympic glory

It’s exactly a year until the torch is lit at the Tokyo Olympics. Here, five hopefuls reveal some of the sacrifices they’ve made in the hope of winning a priceless place in Team GBLina, 23, grew up in east London. She recently switched from 400m to hur…

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Acapulco cliff divers risk their lives to drive tourism – video

At Mexico’s beach resort of Acapulco, a group of professional cliff divers eagerly put their lives at risk on a daily basis, performing shows for the public and attracting tons of tourists in the process.The Acapulco cliff divers have risked their live…

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Acapulco cliff divers risk their lives to drive tourism – video

At Mexico’s beach resort of Acapulco, a group of professional cliff divers eagerly put their lives at risk on a daily basis, performing shows for the public and attracting tons of tourists in the process.The Acapulco cliff divers have risked their live…

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Tom Daley’s husband says British Swimming lied in row over son’s buggy

Organisers were ‘cruel’ and ‘thoughtless’ at Diving World Series, says Dustin Lance BlackThe husband of Tom Daley accused British Swimming of telling lies as a row relating to the couple’s baby son’s access to poolside events escalated on social media….

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Diving World Series makes a splash in London – in pictures

Tom Jenkins went along to the Fina Diving World Series to capture the motion at the Olympic Aquatics Centre Continue reading…

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Diving World Series makes a splash in London – in pictures

Tom Jenkins went along to the Fina Diving World Series to capture the motion at the Olympic Aquatics Centre Continue reading…

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Into the blue: free-diving in Antarctica – in pictures

?ahika Ercümen, a world record-holding free-diver from Turkey, is diving in Antarctica as part of a scientific research mission. Photographer Özge Elif K?z?l is travelling with her to document the trip Continue reading…

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Rhys McClenaghan claims pommel horse win after Max Whitlock stumbles

• Northern Irish teenager gave an impressive display• Whitlock fell during final to finish in seventhThere is no false bravado about Max Whitlock, just an unwavering faith founded on what the double Olympic champion has achieved and what might yet be a…

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Alistair Brownlee misses out on fourth European triathlon title

• Frenchman wins the gold in Glasgow• Yorkshireman fades to fourth on the run-inAlistair Brownlee was thwarted in his pursuit of a fourth European triathlon title on Friday as Pierre Le Corre ran away to gold in the sunshine of Strathclyde Country Park…

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Teenagers Cheng and Toulson win diving gold at European Championships

• 15-year-old Cheng competes in her first major competition• Laugher wins gold in men’s springboard eventThe innocence of youth, they say, brings insulation from fear. Eden Cheng, 15 years young, betrayed little sign of nerves or trepidation when she s…

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European Sports Championships – liftoff for a new spectacle of sport

Athletics take top billing in the 11-day feast of eight sports that begins in Glasgow on Thursday and organisers hope the BBC’s 12 hours of coverage a day will be the start of something bigA neat trick involving a sleight of hand is about to be perform…

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Tom Daley: ‘If I hadn’t met Lance, I don’t know if I’d be diving now’

From being objectified at 14 to coming out five years later, the diver has lived his life in public. Still only 24, he talks about his marriage to Lance Black, fatherhood – and why he’s speaking out about gay rights around he worldYou could say this ab…

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Former athletes sue USA Diving over allegations of sexual abuse

Lawsuit claims coach coerced young divers into sexWill Bohonyi was fired by Ohio State University in 2014Two former divers are suing USA Diving, accusing the national governing body of ignoring or obstructing inquiries into allegations that a coach sex…

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Tom Daley brings focus to Commonwealth countries’ anti-gay laws – video

Tom Daley has used the aftermath of his 10m synchronised diving gold to strongly condemn anti-gay laws in 37 Commonwealth countries. Daley, a four-times Commonwealth gold medallist, is married to screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, with whom he is expecti…

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Commonwealth Games day nine – in pictures

The best images from the Gold Coast as boxers, athletes and rugby sevens takes precedent among those going for glory Continue reading…

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Tom Daley speaks out on anti-gay laws in Commonwealth nations after winning gold

Daley and Dan Goodfellow win 10m synchronised final Compatriots Matthew Dixon and Noah Williams claim silverTom Daley won gold in the 10m synchronised event with Dan Goodfellow and then used the platform to strongly condemn anti-gay laws in 37 Commonwe…

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Jack Laugher makes it two Commonwealth golds and eyes a third

• Englishman takes top honour despite lack of ‘full fitness’• Annie Last grabs gold; women face hockey play-off with IndiaJack Laugher’s rivals must worry about what he could achieve at full fitness after the Englishman won a second Commonwealth gold m…

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Jack Laugher wins gold in 1m springboard to defend Commonwealth diving title

Harrogate diver dominates as Australia’s James Connor earns silverScotland’s James Heatly takes bronze to emulate grandfatherSir Peter Heatly won three gold medals in the 1950sJack Laugher completed the first part of a possible hat-trick with men’s 1m …

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Commonwealth Games day seven – in pictures

The best images from the Gold Coast as boxers, divers, gymnasts and athletes are among those going for gloryClick here to check out all our photographic content from the 2018 Games Continue reading…

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The best sports photos of 2017 – video

Here we’ve selected our favourite sports images from 2017: from surfers riding the Hawaiian waves and Rory Best’s encounter with a Maori Warrior to Mo Farah’s stunned reaction after another world title and David Warner taking a flying catch in the Ashe…