Handball player 'absolutely gutted' by Olympic funding loss

Handball player Chris McDermott has tweeted:


I'm devastated. Absolutely gutted. Gave everything for 7 years now we've been chopped.


What now? Well I'm going to carry on training and try to continue to improve the level of Handball in this country. #initforthelonghaul


Athletes' Rio funding revealed

UK Sport has announced an 11% overall increase in funding for Olympic and Paralympic sports until the Rio Games in 2016, with cuts to swimming and basketball among other sports.