Andy Parkinson leaves UK Anti-Doping to take over at British Rowing | Sport | theguardian.com  Great Britain’s anti-doping chief Andy Parkinson is to take over as British Rowing’s chief executive.  He will be tasked with maintaining rowing as one of Britain’s most successful Olympic sports – it achieved a record haul of nine medals at the London 2012 Olympics.

Andy Parkinson leaves UK Anti-Doping to take over at British Rowing

Great Britain’s anti-doping chief Andy Parkinson is to take over as British Rowing’s new chief executive

The Fabulous Nails Of Women's Olympic Swimming. Aimee Willmott, Great Britain

The Fabulous Nails Of Women's Olympic Swimming

Great Britain's former world bobsleigh champion Nicola Minichiello has made history by becoming the first female head of performance for a Winter Olympic sports organisation.

Nicola Minichiello aims to change 'old-school' bobsleigh attitudes

Great Britain's former world bobsleigh champion Nicola Minichiello has made history by becoming the first female head of performance for a Winter Olympic sports organisation.

Effortlessly beautiful: The Duchess of Cambridge looked elegant in a black gown by Alice Temperley teamed with a small black clutch and heels at a reception for Great Britain's sporting stars at Buckingham Palace. October 23, 2011

Royal salute to Little Mermaid: Queen and Duchess celebrate Britain's Olympic and Paralympic stars at Buckingham Palace

Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, in a custom Alice by Temperley dress, black suede Jimmy Choo pumps and a diamond bracelet. Royal Reception For Team GB Olympic And Paralympic Medalists.

Hockey totty: Some of the Great Britain hockey team posed for Cosmopolitan magazine with just their sticks

Hockey totty: Meet the GB hockey team – and naked Cosmo centrefolds – who prove that theirs is the sexiest Olympic sport

In the July 2012 issue of Cosmopolitan UK, several of Great Britain’s sexiest 2012 Olympics athletes strip for a worthy cause and show off their stunning, fully naked bods for Everyman, a group that raises money for testicular and prostate cancer

Michael Phelps Photos Photos - (L-R) Takashi Yamaoto of Japan, Michael Phelps of USA and Stephen Parry of Great Britain pose with their medals for the men's swimming 200 metre butterfly event on August 17, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Main Pool of the Olympic Sports Complex Aquatic Centre in Athens, Greece. - Olympics Day 4 - Swimming

Michael Phelps Photos Photos: Olympics Day 4 - Swimming

Michael Phelps Photos Photos - (L-R) Takashi Yamaoto of Japan, Michael Phelps of USA and Stephen Parry of Great Britain pose with their medals for the men's swimming 200 metre butterfly event on August 17, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Main Pool of the Olympic Sports Complex Aquatic Centre in Athens, Greece. - Olympics Day 4 - Swimming

ATHENS - AUGUST 20: Chris Hoy of Great Britain in action on his way to setting a new Olympic record and winning the mens track cycling 1 kilometre time trial final on August 20, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Olympic Velodrome within the Olympic Sports Complex in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Chris Hoy retires from cycling

ATHENS - AUGUST 20: Chris Hoy of Great Britain in action on his way to setting a new Olympic record and winning the mens track cycling 1 kilometre time trial final on August 20, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Olympic Velodrome within the Olympic Sports Complex in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

My future husband. Just saying. "Great Britain's gymnast Max Whitlock competes on the rings during the men's qualification of the artistic gymnastics event of the London Olympic Games on July 28, 2012 at the 02 North Greenwich Arena in London."

Great Britain's gymnast Max Whitlock competes on the rings during the men's qualification of the artistic gymnastics event of the London Olympic Games on July 2012 at the 02 North Greenwich Arena in London.

Day 4: Women's synchronised 10m platform Diving final - London 2012 Olympics

Sarah Barrow (foreground) and Tonia Couch of Great Britain compete in the Women's Synchronized Platform Diving on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre — Clive Rose, Getty Images, July 2012

Michael Phelps Photos Photos - Michael Phelps of USA is seen next to Stephen Parry of Great Britain (L) and Takashi Yamamoto of Japan (R) after the men's swimming 200 metre butterfly final on August 17, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Main Pool of the Olympic Sports Complex Aquatic Centre in Athens, Greece. - Olympics Day 4 - Swimming

Michael Phelps Photos Photos: Olympics Day 4 - Swimming

Michael Phelps Photos Photos - Michael Phelps of USA is seen next to Stephen Parry of Great Britain (L) and Takashi Yamamoto of Japan (R) after the men's swimming 200 metre butterfly final on August 17, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Main Pool of the Olympic Sports Complex Aquatic Centre in Athens, Greece. - Olympics Day 4 - Swimming

Winter Olympics Alberta Canada Great Britain 1988 - rare original vintage Winter Olympic sport poster, one of a series published as an Alberta tribute to the athletes of the world who participated in the XV Olympic Winter Games held in 1988 in Calgary Alberta Canada: Great Britain's Eddie Edwards "Britain's intrepid ski jumper Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards February 14, 1988 - Cheers!" listed on AntikBar.co.uk

Winter Olympics Alberta Canada Great Britain 1988 - rare original vintage Winter Olympic sport poster, one of a series published as an Alberta tribute to the athletes of the world who participated in the XV Olympic Winter Games held in 1988 in Calgary Alberta Canada: Great Britain's Eddie Edwards "Britain's intrepid ski jumper Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards February 14, 1988 - Cheers!" listed on AntikBar.co.uk

Gold Mustang  Android App - playslack.com , The Chief information and analytical magazine about horses, the only thing in Russia the professional edition in the sphere of horse breeding, equestrian sport, hippodrome testing. Exclusive articles about equestrian sport ( horse jumping, dressage, triathlon, endurance, driving, vaulting, reining), horse polo, horse racing, trotting. Interview with stars of the horse industry. History of world brands. The freshest news from the most prestigious…

Gold Mustang Android App - playslack.com , The Chief information and analytical magazine about horses, the only thing in Russia the professional edition in the sphere of horse breeding, equestrian sport, hippodrome testing. Exclusive articles about equestrian sport ( horse jumping, dressage, triathlon, endurance, driving, vaulting, reining), horse polo, horse racing, trotting. Interview with stars of the horse industry. History of world brands. The freshest news from the most prestigious…

Great Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin on horse Valegro

Britain follow up Olympic glory with European gold

Michael Phelps Photos Photos - Gold medalist Michael Phelps of USA and silver medalist Takashi Yamamoto of Japan (R) celebrate on the podium during the medal ceremony of the men's swimming 200 metre butterfly event on August 17, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Main Pool of the Olympic Sports Complex Aquatic Centre in Athens, Greece. Parry of Great Britain came third - Olympics Day 4 - Swimming

Michael Phelps Photos Photos: Olympics Day 4 - Swimming

Michael Phelps Photos Photos - Gold medalist Michael Phelps of USA and silver medalist Takashi Yamamoto of Japan (R) celebrate on the podium during the medal ceremony of the men's swimming 200 metre butterfly event on August 17, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Main Pool of the Olympic Sports Complex Aquatic Centre in Athens, Greece. Parry of Great Britain came third - Olympics Day 4 - Swimming

#RIO2016 Best of Day 1 - Geraint Thomas of Great Britain prepares to start the Men's Road Race on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Fort Copacabana on August 6 2016...

Best of Day 1 - Geraint Thomas of Great Britain prepares to start the Men's Road Race on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Fort Copacabana on August 6

In the 1912 Stockholm Games, tug-of-war was an Olympic sport. This is a picture of a match between Sweden and Great Britain.

Amazing Photos of Athletes from the 1912 Stockholm Olympics

Tug of war was contested as a team event in the Summer Olympics at every Olympiad from 1900 to 1920

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