Tokyo Olympics: USA surprised by France for first Olympic males’s basketball loss since 2004

Defeat in Group A opener in Saitama is USA males’s first in Olympics since shedding to eventual champions Argentina in Athens 17 years in the past; Evan Fournier of Boston Celtics stars with 28 factors for France; USA face Iran in subsequent recreation on Wednesday By PA Media Final Up to date: 25/07/21 3:55pm USA …

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Annemiek van Vleuten errors biking highway race silver for gold; Anna Kiesenhofer wins for Austria

Annemiek van Vleuten raised her palms aloft when crossing the road in second as she thought she had received gold within the Olympic ladies’s highway race; the truth is, Anna Kiesenhofer had completed 75 seconds forward of her and already secured victory Final Up to date: 25/07/21 12:45pm 1:09 Annemiek van Vleuten mistook silver for …

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Pocket book: Precautions, bubbles and motion

Sky Sports activities Information reporter Geraint Hughes shares the most recent from Japan as Tokyo 2020 opens and the motion begins in earnest; “Whereas COVID-19 is not going to go away and can proceed to be a serious information story, there’s a shift in focus to competitors and the seek for medals” By Geraint Hughes, …

Tokyo Olympics: Judoka Fethi Nourine despatched house for refusing to face Israeli opponent Tohar Butbul

Nourine, who competes within the males’s under-73kg, had been drawn to face Tohar Butbul if he received past Sudan’s Mohamed Abdalrasool within the opening spherical; the 30-year-old instructed Algerian TV that his help for the Palestinian trigger led him to withdraw moderately than doubtlessly face Butbul Final Up to date: 24/07/21 8:17am A normal view …

Tokyo Olympics: Jade Jones ‘grasping’ for third gold after a yr coaching in her storage with Bianca Walkden

2:13 Sky Sports activities Information visits Jade Jones – Britain’s best taekwondo athlete – as she prepares to move to Tokyo seeking her third Olympic gold Sky Sports activities Information visits Jade Jones – Britain’s best taekwondo athlete – as she prepares to move to Tokyo seeking her third Olympic gold “Something lower than gold …

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Naomi Osaka lights Olympic cauldron at Opening Ceremony

The 23-year-old carried out the position on the finish of a measured and poignant Opening Ceremony on the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo; the four-time Grand Slam winner is the primary tennis participant to be handed the honour in Olympic historical past Final Up to date: 23/07/21 4:35pm Naomi Osaka was the ultimate Olympic flame torchbearer …

Olympics: Siobhan-Marie O’Connor on GB swimming hopes and Adam Peaty’s massive ambitions

Olympic swimming occasions in Tokyo get occurring Saturday with Staff GB boasting a 32-strong crew. World and Olympic champion Adam Peaty an enormous favorite, Olympic silver medallist Siobhan-Marie O’Connor is a pundit and swimming professional for Sky Sports activities Information By Siobhan-Marie O’Connor, swimming professional Final Up to date: 23/07/21 6:13am Siobhan-Marie O’Connor believes Adam …

Tokyo 2020: Dina Asher-Smith thinks Olympics protest ban would have precipitated IOC embarrassment

IOC rolled again its ‘anti-protest’ Rule 50 restrictions, which state ‘no sort of demonstration or political, non secular or racial propaganda is permitted in any Olympic websites, venues or different areas’; Olympians allowed to protest earlier than the beginning of competitors, however not on podium By PA Media Final Up to date: 22/07/21 11:57pm Dina …

Gail Devers: Wyomia Tyus was my inspiration and the explanation I achieved my back-to-back Olympic 100m success

Gail Devers was the second girl to win back-to-back 100m gold medals after it was first achieved by Wyomia Tyus; Devers says Tyus is her “unsung hero” and the explanation she was impressed to defend her 100m title in 1996 By James Simpson Final Up to date: 22/07/21 6:54pm 4:03 Three-time Olympic champion Gail Devers …

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Workforce GB cyclists gear up for ‘unpredictable’ highway race

Geraint Thomas, Tao Geoghegan Hart and twins Adam and Simon Yates will symbolize Nice Britain within the Tokyo 2020 males’s biking highway race on Saturday; Belgium, Italy and Colombia anticipated to be amongst opponents for gold; 234km-long course will skirt round slopes of Mount Fuji Final Up to date: 22/07/21 12:51pm Geraint Thomas will kind …