Woodward set to leave BOA role

SIR Clive Woodward is to resign as the British Olympic Association’s director of sport but will retain an ambassadorial role and his seat on the entourage commission of the International Olympic Committee.

“Post London 2012 is the right time for me to leave the BOA, which is now taking a new direction following a home Games and I wish them all well in the future,” said Woodward. “I will now be concentrating on my coaching, corporate speaking, media and other business interests.”