Tokyo Olympic Games 2020

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‘We are Hong Kong’: can the Olympics sidestep the politicisation of sport in China?
Identity in focus ahead of Beijing Winter Olympics after Hong Kong’s most successful summer Games inflamed old tensions

Naaman Zhou

26, Oct, 2021 @4:30 AM

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Where to now for Australian track cycling after Olympic flop? | Kieran Pender
A post-mortem is under way into how one of the best-funded disciplines returned just one bronze medal at the Tokyo Games

Kieran Pender

20, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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BBC’s director of sport calls for new rules on TV’s ‘crown jewels’
Barbara Slater wants more rights to streaming and women’s events after the BBC missed out on a lot of Olympics coverage from Tokyo

Paul MacInnes

19, Oct, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Doubts on legacy and cost concerns hang over Tokyo Olympic Games | Justin McCurry
The full financial impact is yet to be determined but there is loose consensus in Japan over the ‘coercive’ approach of IOC

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

11, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Chusovitina and Clijsters keep proving age is no barrier to sporting passion | Tumaini Carayol
Gymnast Oksana Chusovitina, 46, eyes an Asian Games medal while Kim Clijsters fights to keep her tennis comeback on track

Tumaini Carayol

04, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Australian Olympic gold medallist Madi Wilson admitted to hospital with Covid
‘I’d be stupid not to say I wasn’t scared,’ 27-year-old swimmer says after testing positive in Italy

Emma Kemp

20, Sep, 2021 @1:44 AM

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Team GB set to lose 4x100m Olympic silver after second positive for Ujah
CJ Ujah’s B sample tested positive for two banned substances while UK Sport has admitted to ‘concerns’ about crisis in British athletics

Sean Ingle

14, Sep, 2021 @6:04 PM

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World Athletics’ rules threaten to leave more female athletes stuck in limbo | Sean Ingle
Christine Mboma knows the faster she runs the 200m the clearer her advantages with difference in sex development become

Sean Ingle

13, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Tokyo 2020 legacy will be a matter for debate for years to come
Holding two huge international sporting events in a global pandemic can be seen as a triumph, but there has been a huge financial cost and a rise in Covid cases

Gavin Blair in Tokyo

05, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Olympic feelgood factor evaporates as fearful Tokyo awaits Paralympics
Four days before the opening ceremony, Japan’s pandemic has reached crisis levels again with a fresh wave of infections

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

21, Aug, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Olympic wrestling star Gable Steveson: ‘Never give up because your life can change in a second’
The Olympic heavyweight freestyle wrestling champion is as surprised as anyone he’s reached the pinnacle of his sport at 21. Will mixed martial arts, the UFC or Hollywood be next?

Bryan Armen Graham

18, Aug, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympics briefing: two more weeks of glory and despair
In today’s Olympics and Paralympics briefing: a brief look back to the Olympics (and the 1906 Intercalated Games) before we gear up for another two weeks of glory and despair

Martin Belam

16, Aug, 2021 @3:50 PM

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