Manchester’s doomed bid to host the 2000 Olympic Games failed because of Britain’s arrogance, its reliance on former glories, and because “no-one in their right mind would spend three weeks” in the English city when Sydney was the alternative, secret Government correspondence reveals.
Justin Rose is reigning Olympic champion, a major winner and currently the world’s fourth-best golfer but England’s Cricket World Cup triumph means there is only one sport being played in his back garden.
Belfast’s Michaela Walsh is determined to put past disappointments behind her and use the European Games in Minsk as a springboard to success at next year’s Tokyo Olympics.
British javelin record holder Goldie Sayers will finally get her Olympic bronze medal next month – 11 years after she was robbed of her moment on the Beijing podium by drugs cheat Mariya Abakumova.
Pet ducks called Cheese and Quackers are the latest additions to the growing household of cycling greats Jason and Laura Kenny as they continue to glide towards next year’s Tokyo Olympics.
Manchester United forward Lizzie Arnot says “amazing” Aberdeen-raised Olympic hero Dame Katherine Grainger has inspired Scotland’s women ahead of their maiden World Cup.
Great Britain and England captain Alex Danson has revealed how laughing at her fiance’s joke led to the “most challenging” period of her life.
The International Olympic Committee announced the safeguarding of boxing at next year’s Tokyo Games but its executive board has recommended the suspension of the International Boxing Association.
Joe Clarke has Olympic history firmly in his cross hairs but pointed out that simply being on the start line in Tokyo next year is not a foregone conclusion.
Rory McIlroy has confirmed his intention to play for Ireland at the 2020 Olympics.
Olympic gold medallist Archibald hopes closeness to Cuminestown’s Evans helps them win Tour Series in Aberdeen
Olympic gold medallist Katie Archibald hopes her closeness with housemate and local hero Neah Evans can help them land Tour Series glory in Aberdeen.
Olympian Hannah Miley is coming home to open a Christmas ice rink.
Hannah Miley: Swimmer and team think injury comeback will surprise people as she aims for fourth Olympics
For swimming legend Hannah Miley, the ability to adapt has always been a necessity.
North-east swimming hero Hannah Miley is using a period of injury recovery to inspire the next generation.
When Scottish and British climbing champion Max Milne would disappear as a little boy his mum Catherine would instinctively look up.
An Olympic athlete has competed against an unusual opponent to launch a north-east charity's fundraising event.
A facial recognition system will be used across an Olympics for the first time as Tokyo organisers work to keep security tight and efficient at dozens of venues during the 2020 Games.
Professional gaming deserves to be considered a real sport and could one day be part of the Olympic Games, according to the head of eSports at gaming giant Activision Blizzard.
Three-time Olympian Hannah Miley has been putting the next wave of Aberdeen swimming starlets through their paces.
An Olympic champion is being honoured with a shining legacy.
World-renowned Olympian Katherine Grainger today said she was "overwhelmed" at being made a dame in the New Year Honours list.
Robbie Renwick is eager to help up-and-coming swimmers after calling time on his illustrious career.
Aberdeen's Olympic champion swimmer Robbie Renwick has announced his retirement.
A halo of light could shine down on a revamped Union Terrace Gardens if dramatic new designs are approved.
Britain's Andy Murray became the first tennis player to win two Olympic singles titles by beating Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro in Rio this morning.
An Aberdeen Olympian has said she is devastated after failing to qualify for either of her finals in Rio.
David Florence and Richard Hounslow will race for gold at 6.15pm after comfortably qualifying for the doubles final.
Jennifer McIntosh failed to make into the top eight of the 50m rifle 3 positions.
Hannah Miley's Olympics have come to an end after Great Britain failed to progress in the relay.
Paul Lawrie has come out in defence of golfers who have decided to skip the Olympics.