Ukraine-born wrestler Olga Butkevych is eligible to compete for Team GB at the London Olympics after receiving a British passport. The 26-year-old was among a group of Eastern European athletes brought over to train with the GB squad in 2007.
British freestyle snowboarders and skiers get their "Chris Hoy pace on" as they try out track cycling for the first time at the Manchester Velodrome. The athletes included London Freeze champion Billy Morgan and X-Games champion Jenny Jones as well as Aimee Fuller and Ben Kilner. Nick Hope reports
Britain's Zoe Smith set two personal bests at the World Weightlifting Championships in Paris but opted not to go for the Olympic 'A' qualifying mark. The 17-year-old Londoner lifted a combined total of 204kg, with 205kg the required 'A' standard for 2012.