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US finds its own way to top the medal table at Tokyo Olympics
Arch-rival China has more golds but there are other ways of declaring success

Mark Townsend Home affairs editor

07, Aug, 2021 @6:37 PM

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Love, courage and solidarity: 20 essential lessons young athletes taught us this summer
Marcus Rashford, Naomi Osaka, Simone Biles and Tom Daley – from the Euros to Wimbledon to the Olympics, this season’s biggest stars have shown success is about much more than trophies

Sirin Kale

05, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Olympic mixed team events bring the fun – and the golds – back to Britain
GB triumphs in triathlon and swimming throw spotlight on IOC moves towards gender parity with introduction of more mixed team sports in Tokyo

Martin Belam

01, Aug, 2021 @4:45 AM

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Andy Murray and Mo Farah knighted in New Year honours list
Olympians and Paralympians make up 10% of 2017 list with Mo Farah also knighted and Jessica Ennis-Hill made a dame

Caroline Davies

31, Dec, 2016 @10:30 AM

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Great Britain’s Kate Richardson-Walsh: You’re not playing hockey to be a star
Kate Richardson-Walsh, captain of Britain’s gold-medal winning women’s hockey team in Rio, has admitted it is still a surprise to be nominated for Sports Personality of the Year

Jacob Steinberg

10, Dec, 2016 @11:30 AM

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Karl Power and the art of the sporting blag
This week two lads blagged their way on to the Team GB medals bus, posing as athletes – but they’ve got a way to go before they can match up to Karl Power, the true master of the art

Simon Usborne

22, Oct, 2016 @7:00 AM

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From Ali Dia to Karl Power: the greatest impostors in sporting history
Two friends dressed as Olympians gatecrashed the ‘heroes parade’ bus this week – but they’re not the first to grab their 15 minutes – or more – of sporting fame

Simon Usborne

18, Oct, 2016 @1:12 PM

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Sam Quek: ‘You could see from making eye contact we were going to win gold’
A year ago Sam Quek was ready to call time on her hockey career, but thanks to plenty of perseverance, she was one of the undisputed stars of Team GB’s Olympic triumph in Rio

Alan Smith

29, Aug, 2016 @10:16 AM

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Sports fans pick up the baton as Olympians are welcomed home
Thousands turn out across the country for free sports days to encourage post-Games activities

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Emily Hulme

27, Aug, 2016 @7:15 PM

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Anthony Joshua says Joe Joyce is Olympic champion ‘in spirit’ after loss
The heavyweight world champion said ‘I have never seen a lightweight, let alone a heavyweight, throw so many punches before’ while Joyce refused to criticise officials after his controversial defeat

Kevin Mitchell at Riocentro

21, Aug, 2016 @8:19 PM

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Britain’s Joe Joyce misses out on Olympic super-heavyweight gold medal
Joe Joyce threw everything at France’s Tony Yoka but had to settle for the silver medal after losing out in a split decision in the Olympic final, amid boos

Kevin Mitchell at Riocentro

21, Aug, 2016 @7:36 PM

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Team GB's place in medals table may force rethink on Olympics forecasting
Goldman Sachs predicted UK would win six fewer medals than at London 2012 without ‘comfort’ of home turf

Sean Farrell

21, Aug, 2016 @5:48 PM

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