Former Olympic athlete: Idowu 'needs time to prepare for Games'

British Olympic bronze medallist Tasha Danvers has told ITV News today that triple jumper Phillips Idowu "may be ready for the Games" but needs "time to get things together". Danvers said that Idowu probably did not want other athletes to be aware of reported injuries.

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Phillips Idowu injury row

The triple jumper Phillips Idowu has said he is "incredibly disappointed" after the British Olympic Association made public a request to see his medical records after he failed to travel to the Team GB training camp because of injury concerns.