Russia faces being banned from the Rio 2016 Olympics after an investigation revealed "state-sponsored" doping on a wide scale in one of sport's biggest ever scandals
The terms of an independent inquiry into UK Anti-Doping's response to allegations that a doctor prescribed performance-enhancing drugs to 150 athletes is expected to be drawn up on Monday.
In 1845, Benjamin Disraeli described Britain as a country consisting of “two nations between whom there is no intercourse and no sympathy; who are as ignorant of each other’s habits, thoughts and feelings, as if they were dwellers in different zones, or inhabitants of different planets”.
Party leaders have been out early to cast their votes as the polls opened in the most uncertain General Election for decades, with no party on course to emerge as a clear winner.
David Cameron is heading back to 10 Downing Street amid a General Election in which the Conservatives are on track to far outperform expectations, while the SNP made dramatic advances at Labour's expense.
Russian president Vladimir Putin has ordered an investigation into the World Anti-Doping Agency's findings that his country's athletes were involved in a systematic doping programme.
Adidas is in talks to end its sponsorship deal with athletics' world governing body in the wake of the sport's doping scandal.
Wimbledon recorded its hottest ever day, as tennis players struggled in sweltering conditions and a ball boy collapsed on court.
Andy Murray is enjoying a well-earned break from the courts today after he reached the "pinnacle of tennis" and became the first British man to lift the Wimbledon trophy in 77 years.
Beijing will become the first city to host both the summer and winter Olympics after winning the vote for the 2022 Games.