Olympic Games

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Sir Mo Farah: ‘I would have loved to play for Arsenal’
The athlete, 38, tells Rich Pelley about winning the Olympics in London, jogging down the Thames, his strict training regime and how often he shaves his head

Rich Pelley

22, Jan, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Protesting Winter Olympics athletes ‘face punishment’, suggests Beijing official
Organising committee official warns against ‘any behaviour or speech that is against the Olympic spirit’

Helen Davidson in Taipei

19, Jan, 2022 @9:42 AM

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22 for 2022: The unmissable sporting events over the next year
From the Africa Cup of Nations to the Commonwealth Games, all the way through to the Qatar World Cup

Sachin NakraniHarry Fischer

31, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Ron Jones, sprinter and British captain at Mexico Olympics, dies aged 87
The legendary British sprinter Ron Jones, who captained Team GB at the Mexico Olympics in 1968 and was part of the 4x110yd team that equalled the world record in 1963, has died at the age of 87

Sean Ingle

30, Dec, 2021 @5:27 PM

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2021, the year of women in sport: Shriever and Capsey lead the way
From the Olympics to the oche, women trained, performed and competed on the same stage as men in a breakthrough year

Emma John

30, Dec, 2021 @4:04 PM

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Mind Games: how China’s confidence soared between two Olympics
The international context and mood music are very different 14 years after the Beijing Summer Games

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

29, Dec, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Jaw-dropping sport moments of 2021: high jumpers share Olympic gold
Gianmarco Tamberi and Mutaz Barshim were already friends but their bond was strengthened when they asked for a gold medal each rather than compete in a jump off at Tokyo 2020

Sean Ingle

27, Dec, 2021 @8:38 AM

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Jaw-dropping sport moments of 2021: Simone Biles at the Tokyo Olympics
The greatest gymnast in history opened up about her mental health issues in Tokyo – and collected a bronze medal

Tumaini Carayol

25, Dec, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The alternative 2021 sports awards: quotes, gaffes and animal cameos
The best and worst of 2021 – featuring the culture war, dogs and a phenomenal third leg

David Hills

24, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Oriol Bohigas obituary
Architect whose masterplan for the 1992 Olympics created a lasting legacy for the city of Barcelona

Ricky Burdett

24, Dec, 2021 @2:13 PM

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Wyomia Tyus: the original athlete activist hiding in plain sight
Wyomia Tyus made Olympic history and paved the way for athlete activists, but never became a household name

Allison Torres Burtka

23, Dec, 2021 @4:25 PM

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Australia’s Olympic and Paralympic sports to receive $275m funding boost
Several sports to benefit, including women’s football and the Matildas, who will receive $1.9m over next three years

Mike Hytner

22, Dec, 2021 @2:45 AM

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