American news outlet trolled for ranking Olympic countries by total medals instead of golds

American news outlets have been mocked for ranking countries at the Tokyo Olympics by total medals won instead of golds. The longstanding practice keeps the US on top of the leaderboard with a two-medal lead as of Tuesday morning, even though China has seven more golds. The New York Times posted a medal count to Facebook … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Fans label US media ‘misleading’ for ranking medals table by total rather than golds

Olympics fans label US media ‘misleading’ for ranking their medals table by total won rather than just golds… which puts America in first place and ahead of China, despite having seven less first-place finishes! By Jack Bezants for MailOnline Published: 11:55 EDT, 2 August 2021 | Updated: 13:58 EDT, 2 August 2021 American media has … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Emily Campbell becomes Team GB’s first-ever Olympic women’s weightlifting medallist

Emily Campbell makes history by becoming Team GB’s first-ever Olympic women’s weightlifting medallist as she wins silver in the +87kg category… with New Zealand’s transgender athlete Laurel Hubbard failing to register a lift Emily Campbell won a silver medal for Great Britain in the +87kg category  Campbell won Team GB’s first-ever women’s Olympic weightlifthing medal  … Read more

Fans label US media ‘misleading’ for ranking medals table by total medals rather than golds

Olympics fans label US media ‘misleading’ for ranking their medals table by total won rather than just golds… which puts America in first place and ahead of China, despite having seven less first-place finishes! By Jack Bezants for MailOnline Published: 11:55 EDT, 2 August 2021 | Updated: 12:03 EDT, 2 August 2021 American media has … Read more

Australia’s women’s beach volleyball team dominate China in straight sets in Tokyo Olympics

Our beach volleyball stars have their sights set on gold: Australia’s women’s team dominates China to set up quarter-final clash at the Tokyo Games Mariafe Artacho de Solar and Taliqua Clancy beat China in quarter finals   The Australians fell behind 15-13 and then 16-14, before blunting the Chinese Australia has not won women’s beach volleyball … Read more

Government watchdog calls for review of foreign CCTV technology in Whitehall after Matt Hancock leak

Government watchdog calls for review of the use of foreign CCTV technology in Whitehall after a video of Matt Hancock clinch with Gina Coladangelo was leaked Requested in letter from the Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner Fraser Sampson said ‘risks and considerations are complex and multi-faceted’ False claims blamed leak of Hancock clip on hostile … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Emma Wilson takes bronze in RS:X windsurf final

Emma Wilson claims BRONZE in the RS:X windsurfing despite racing into second position as France’s Charline Picon nudges ahead of her with China claiming the gold Emma Wilson has claimed bronze in the RS:X windsurfing on Saturday  The 22-year-old entered the final in second position overall in Tokyo  However, Charline Picon overtook her to nudge … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: British trampolining star Bryony Page settles for a bronze medal

British trampolining star Bryony Page settles for bronze after Chinese duo seal top two podium places as the Team GB athlete wins back to back medals at the Games Byrony Page sealed a bronze medal in the women’s trampolining event   She had soared up to top spot before Zhu Xueying leapfrogged her    Liu Lingling … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Team GB endures disastrous attempt to defend men’s 3m synchronised diving title

Team GB’s Jack Laugher endures disastrous attempt to defend men’s synchronised 3m diving title after finishing seventh with partner Dan Goodfellow… as dominant China take gold ahead of USA and Germany By Dan Ripley for MailOnline Published: 02:58 EDT, 28 July 2021 | Updated: 03:00 EDT, 28 July 2021 Team GB laboured in a poor … Read more