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December 1 - Tony Estanguet, France's three-times Olympic canoeing gold medallist recently controversially appointed to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission, has announced his retirement from the sport at the age of 34.
November 30 - The Professional Squash Association (PSA) has joined forces with the world's biggest squash court manufacturer, ASB, to enhance the spectator experience as the sport bids for a place at the 2020 Olympics.
November 29 - NBC, whose coverage was the subject of fierce debate during London 2012, were the big winners at the Olympic Golden Rings, the biennial awards ceremony tonight in Lausanne which honours broadcasters from around the world for their coverage of the Games.
November 27 - British tennis coach Judy Murray has thrown her support behind Glasgow's bid to host the 2018 Youth Olympic Games saying it will be "a phenomenal source of inspiration for young people" to emulate the success of the nation's greatest Olympians, such as that of her son Andy.
November 30 - Britain's Sir Philip Otton is to chair the Independent Commission, which includes Paralympic legend Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, investigating the role of the International Cycling Union (UCI) in the Lance Armstrong scandal, it was announced today.
November 30 - BT, who are to set to start broadcasting Premier League football matches next season, are to become the main tenant of the International Broadcast Centre on the London 2012 Olympic Park in a new 10-year deal, it has been revealed.
November 30 - Reformers within Asian football have been left shocked and disappointed after their campaign to heal deep-rooted rifts and crack down on corruption was dismissed by the Continent's top brass.
Canadian show jumper Ian Millar holds the record for the most Olympic appearances by an athlete in any sport. When he competed at London 2012 at the age of 65 it was the tenth time he had competed in the Games since making his debut 30 years earlier at Munich 1972. He had won his only Olympic medal at Beijing 2008 when he was part of Canada’s team that took silver in the team jumping event. Millar won a gold medal in the Pan American Games team jumping event at Toronto 2015. He announced his retirement in 2019.
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Almost 35 years after losing out to Barcelona for the 1992 Olympics, Brisbane is poised to stage the Games in 2032. Philip Barker reports on the long history of Australian Olympic bids, with the country still one of only two in the Southern Hemisphere to have hosted the Games.