Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles has withdrawn from the women’s individual all-around final at Tokyo 2020 to focus on her mental health, USA Gymnastics has announced.
Annemiek van Vleuten clinched an elusive Olympic gold medal after a dominant ride in the women’s individual time trial event at the Fuji International Speedway today.
Tokyo has reported a record number of daily COVID-19 cases just five days into the delayed Olympic Games here.
Australia ended Britain’s 20-year grip on the Olympic men’s four title here this morning as the first six finals of the Tokyo 2020 regatta produced four Olympic best times and two world bests, with four further world bests being produced on an astonishing day of racing.
By Duncan Mackay, Liam Morgan, Michael Pavitt, Mike Rowbottom, Philip Barker, Dan Palmer and Geoff Berkeley in Tokyo
Teenagers Chen Yuxi and Zhang Jiaqi maintained China’s 100 per cent record in winning the women’s 10 metres synchronised platform title at the Olympic Games, after the divers secured a dominant victory here today.
Germany’s Ricarda Funk chose the perfect stage to deliver the performance of a lifetime as she clinched her first Olympic gold medal with victory in the women’s K1 event at Tokyo 2020 today.
Serbia’s Milica Mandić secured Olympic taekwondo gold for the second time - nine years after winning her first - after seeing off South Korea’s Lee Da-bin, while there was more gold medal success for ROC at the Tokyo 2020 Games here.
The International Olympic Committee has issued new guidelines to encourage gender-equal, fair and inclusive coverage at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, which features record female participation.
Maude Charron became the first Canadian woman to stand on top of the Olympic weightlifting podium when she put in a superb performance to win the 64 kilograms gold at Tokyo International Forum.
Five years after losing the Rio 2016 women’s under-63 kilograms final to Slovenia’s Tina Trstenjak, French judoka Clarisse Agbegnenou defeated the same opponent here this evening to earn the only gold her career has been missing.
Naomi Osaka has suggested the weight of expectation proved too much for her as she suffered a shock straight-sets defeat to Markéta Vondroušová of the Czech Republic at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics here.
Tom Dean and Duncan Scott gave Britain their first one-two finish in an Olympic swimming pool for 113 years after powering onto the men’s 200 metres freestyle podium at Tokyo 2020 here.
Refugee Olympic Team (EOR) Chef de Mission Tegla Loroupe could miss the chance to lead the squad at the delayed Olympic Games here as she is still in Doha after testing positive for COVID-19.
Bermuda’s Flora Duffy won the women’s Olympic triathlon gold medal after a decisive break away from the leading group early in the run at Tokyo 2020 here today.