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

Olympics 2020: Holland’s Sifan Hassan wins women’s 5,000 metres gold as she bids for treble

Sifan Hassan of Holland wins women’s 5,000 metres gold as she bids for unprecedented treble with 1,500m and 10,000m races to come Sifan Hassan of Holland secured victory in the women’s 5,000m gold in Tokyo Hassan has also confirmed her participation in the 1,5000m and 10,000m races  Kenya’s Hellen Obiri won silver ahead of Ethiopian Gudaf … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Valarie Allman wins gold for the United States in the women’s discus

Valarie Allman claims Team USA’s first athletics gold at the Tokyo Olympics in the women’s discus with a best effort of 68.98 metres in a rain-affected final By Reuters Published: 11:40 EDT, 2 August 2021 | Updated: 11:43 EDT, 2 August 2021 Valarie Allman claimed the United States’ first athletics gold medal of the Tokyo … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Jonny Brownlee reveals he is considering continuing triathlon career at Paris 2024

Jonny Brownlee reveals he is considering continuing his Olympic career at Paris 2024 despite plans to move into ironman competitions… and claims Team GB teammate Alex Yee could become the ‘most successful triathlete EVER’ By Andy Sims, Press Association Sport Published: 11:50 EDT, 2 August 2021 | Updated: 11:54 EDT, 2 August 2021 Jonny Brownlee … Read more

British Cycling threatened with legal action as Dutch brand accuse GB of COPYING design for new bike

British Cycling threatened with legal action as Dutch brand accuse GB of COPYING their patented design for radical new bike Jason Kenny and Co will use on the velodrome in Tokyo By David Coverdale For Mailonline Published: 11:51 EDT, 2 August 2021 | Updated: 11:55 EDT, 2 August 2021 British Cycling have been threatened with … 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

Rafael Nadal tells Novak Djokovic off for hurling his racket into the stands in Olympic bronze match

Rafael Nadal chides old rival Novak Djokovic for angrily hurling his racket into the stands during Olympic defeat, calling his reaction ‘strange’ and reminding him he’s ‘an example for many children’ By Richard Martin For Mailonline Published: 05:12 EDT, 2 August 2021 | Updated: 05:54 EDT, 2 August 2021 Rafael Nadal has given Novak Djokovic … Read more

Team GB’s Tom McEwen earns silver in individual eventing but Oliver Townend, Laura Collett miss out

Team GB’s Tom McEwen earns a silver medal in the individual eventing but Oliver Townend and Laura Collett miss out on a podium place… as Germany’s Julia Krajewski takes gold By Press Association Published: 09:01 EDT, 2 August 2021 | Updated: 10:46 EDT, 2 August 2021 Great Britain’s Tom McEwen won the silver medal in … Read more