Tatjana Schoenmaker won the women’s 200 metres breaststroke title in a world record to secure the first swimming gold medal at these Games for South Africa on a day when Emma McKeown added Australia’s sixth gold with an Olympic record in the women’s 100m freestyle.
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Jamaica Olympic Association on brink of NOC agreements in Tokyo as it seeks to develop emerging sports
Christopher Samuda, newly re-elected President of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), says one of his main objectives during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is to strengthen agreements with other organisations and establish new ones, with a particular focus on developing local minor sports.
Achieving a world record at the Olympic Games is the ultimate track and field achievement, but as the athletics programme gets underway tomorrow morning at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, a little short of five years since the last one in Rio de Janeiro, it is prospective personal rivalries that command attention.
The team representing the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) defeated France 45-34 here tonight to claim the women's foil team gold.
World champion class tol as the men’s and women’s Olympic pair finals went respectively to Croatia’s Sinković brothers, Martin and Valent, and New Zealand’s Grace Prendergast and Kerri Gowler at Tokyo 2020 here today.
South Korea beat Italy at the Makuhari Messe piste to retain their Olympic fencing title tonight in the men’s team sabre event - nine years after they won it at London 2012.
RusAF making "satisfactory progress" towards ending World Athletics suspension but backsliding could see new expulsion move at Congress
The Russia Taskforce confirmed to the World Athletics Council today that "satisfactory progress" is still being made in the negotiations to end the long-running suspension of the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF).
The inaugural World Athletics Road Running Championships 2023 will be held in the Latvian capital of Riga.
Alberto Salazar, the banned track coach associated with the now defunct Nike Oregon Project, has been ruled permanently ineligible by the United States Center for SafeSport for sexual misconduct and emotional misconduct violations.
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.
The rules on the use of cannabis by athletes should be reviewed, World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has said in the wake of the case that meant Sha'Carri Richardson, winner of the women’s 100 metres at the US Olympic trials, missing Tokyo 2020.
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.
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.
Japan’s Shohei Ono successfully defended his men’s under-73 kilograms lightweight judo title tonight after Nora Gjakova extended Kosovo’s newly-created golden record in women’s judo by winning the under-57kg lightweight category.
Jamaica’s athletes played a pivotal role in the design of the gear that 13 sponsored Puma countries will wear during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.