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Sporting glory on hold as clubs struggle to cash in on GB’s Olympic success
Funding, facilities and the lockdown hangover take toll on recruitment despite Tokyo uplift

James Tapper

26, Sep, 2021 @6:45 AM

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Alison Peasgood pushes to the last in rousing finish to Paralympic triathlon
Despite great hopes there were no medals for Great Britain in the day’s events in Odaiba, but there was excitement and cruel luck

Paul MacInnes at the Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo

28, Aug, 2021 @6:09 AM

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Highs, lows and burritos: the Guardian’s standout Tokyo moments
Elaine Thompson-Herah was a star, the new sports shone and the hosts were friendly, despite not being able to attend

Guardian writers

09, Aug, 2021 @7:00 PM

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The Observer view on the Tokyo Olympic Games | Editorial
From the courage of Simone Biles to Tom Daley’s knitted medal cosies, the spirit of these uniting Games has shone bright

Observer editorial

08, Aug, 2021 @5:30 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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Team GB win triathlon relay as Jonny Brownlee ends jinx and finally gets gold
Jonny Brownlee is an Olympic champion at last as Team GB won triathlon mixed team gold by 14 seconds, ahead of the United States and France

Sean Ingle at Odaiba Marine Park

31, Jul, 2021 @12:27 AM

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Bermuda becomes smallest country to win gold as Flora Duffy claims triathlon
Britain’s Georgia Taylor-Brown takes silver after a puncture while Flora Duffy got her country’s first Olympic gold medal

Sean Ingle at Odaiba Marine Park

27, Jul, 2021 @12:19 AM

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GB’s Alex Yee wins triathlon silver after inflatable boat causes false start
Alex Yee summoned the performance of his life to win a triathlon silver medal for Britain as Norway’s Kristian Blummenfelt claimed gold

Sean Ingle at Odaiba Marine Park

25, Jul, 2021 @11:55 PM

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A Day for Susana review – Paralympic swimmer’s remarkable resilience in adversity
Following Brazilian swimmer Susan Schnarndorf’s road to the 2016 Games, we see the athlete’s willingness to deal with the impact of multiple system atrophy

Phuong Le

25, Jul, 2021 @4:38 PM

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‘If not now, when?’ Alistair Brownlee says Tokyo 2020 should go ahead
Alistair Brownlee has backed the IOC’s decision to proceed with the Games amid the pandemic, saying a stripped-back Olympics will be better than none at all

Nick Ames

20, Jul, 2021 @4:57 PM

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Alistair Brownlee disqualified for ‘ducking’ and faces Olympic omission
The 2012 and 2016 gold medallist was ruled to have pushed rival Chase McQueen under the water during the swimming leg

Sean Ingle

06, Jun, 2021 @6:05 PM

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Alistair Brownlee: 'I’ve got to make the most of it while I can' | Sean Ingle
The 32-year-old triathlete on trying to win a third Olympic gold in Tokyo and smashing the ironman record in the next 18 months

Sean Ingle

27, Jan, 2021 @12:01 AM

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