Modern Pentathlon

CAS turns down Berrou for London 2012 following "translation error"

By Mike Rowbottom at the Main Press Centre on the Olympic Park in London

Jean-Maxence Berrou_06-08-12August 6 - Jean-Maxence Berrou, has failed in a late appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to join the London 2012 Olympic field this Saturday (August 12) – although the CAS panel "regretted" that the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) "gave false hopes" to the French athlete through qualification criteria which contained an error in translation.

Italy's De Luca sprints away with Modern Pentathlon European gold

By Mike Rowbottom

De Luca_July_8_July 7 - Riccardo De Luca laid down a strong Olympic marker in the last big modern pentathlon event before the London Games get underway as he made up a 10 seconds deficit in the final run/shoot to outpace two Hungarian rivals and earn the European title in the steamy heat of Sofia, Bulgaria.

Fab four named as Team GB's London 2012 modern pentathletes

By Tom Degun at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich

Modern Pent_Team_GB_June_8June 8 - Four of Britain's top modern pentathlon stars have booked their spots at the London 2012 Olympics after the British Olympic Association (BOA) announced here that Mhairi Spence, Samantha Murray, Nick Woodbridge and Sam Weale have all been officially selected to represent Team GB at the Games.