Athletics

Team GB athletes agree deal over Olympic sponsorship rules

Team GB athletes will be allowed greater freedom to promote their own sponsors at the Olympics after striking a deal to ease rules on advertising. A group of Team GB athletes were in legal dispute with the British Olympic Association (BOA) over their freedom to work with sponsors during the Games. Athletes had previously faced strict limits on endorsing sponsors. The BOA says a new agreement balances its own needs

Blake Leeper: Paralympian appeals to CAS in bid to make 2020 Olympics

Double amputee Blake Leeper has launched an appeal to run at the Tokyo Olympics after he was banned from competing by World Athletics. Leeper runs with prosthetic blades and qualified for the 2019 World Championships but was not allowed to compete while his case was reviewed. He has now appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) to aim to qualify for Tokyo. Paralympian Oscar Pistorius won a similar