Ben Whittaker insisted he meant no disrespect by putting his Olympic silver in his pocket at the medal ceremony, revealing he felt like a “failure” after losing in the men’s light-heavyweight final. The 24-year-old was in tears on the podium after being
Simone Biles is returning to the Tokyo Olympics to compete in the balance beam final. The 24-year-old pulled out after just one rotation of the women’s team final a week ago in Tokyo, citing mental health concerns and has not competed since.
Simone Biles will return to Tokyo Olympic competition on Tuesday in the balance beam final, it has been confirmed. The 24-year-old has not competed since she pulled out of the women’s team final on Wednesday after one rotation, citing mental health concerns.
The gymnastics at the Olympics in Tokyo is in full flow with the women’s and men’s artistic team events offering the sport’s first gold medals of this year’s Games. Athletes take part in several disciplines, including the floor, vault, pommel horse and
Jack Laugher bagged the third Olympic medal of his diving career with bronze in the men’s 3m springboard final at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre. The 26-year-old from Harrogate won gold and silver at Rio 2016 and he completed the set here, claiming
Simone Biles says mental health issues behind Olympics withdrawal Follow live coverage with Simone Biles returning to action at the Tokyo Olympics today. The four-time Olympic champion hasn’t competed since withdrawing from the women’s team final last Wednesday after just one rotation,
Britain’s Olympians are off to a solid start in Tokyo, picking up six medals in the first three days of the tournament – three of them gold. While there have been disappointments, not least the shock early exit of Jade Jones from
The sea blue pitch at the Oi Hockey Stadium is comprised of around 60 per cent sugar cane, recycled black rubber and a binding agent forged by carbon dioxide. Yes, this is the world’s first synthetic hockey pitch, a feat of engineering
Belarusian sprinter arrives at Polish Embassy in Tokyo after refusing to board flight home Day 11 of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is already a cracker with a huge world record set on the track in the men’s 400m hurdles by Norway’s Karsten
Four-time Olympic gold medal winner Michael Johnson on Monday lashed out at critics of gymnast Simone Biles, who attacked her decision to withdraw from several competitions at the Tokyo Games citing mental health concerns. In the tweet, Johnson compared winning silver and
New Olympic champion Karsten Warholm hailed the best moment of his life after he shattered his own world record to win the men’s 400 metres hurdles. The Norwegian clocked a stunning 45.94 seconds in Tokyo on Tuesday. He took almost a second