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Novak Djokovic reacts during his defeat by Alex Zverev World No1 Novak Djokovic has been beaten by Alexander Zverev in the semi-finals of the men’s singles tennis event at the Tokyo Olympics. Djokovic,...

Another in the bank! Team GB secures its fifth swimming medal of the Tokyo Olympics as Luke Greenbank claims bronze in the men’s 200m backstroke with Russia’s Evgeny Rylov setting a new record...

Key posts 7.12amToday’s highlights 1 of 1 Tokyo’s COVID count is climbing The Olympics have done a pretty good job of distracting us from the ongoing carnage of the pandemic. Cases went up...

Simone Biles has posted a tribute to Sunisa Lee after the fellow Team USA gymnast secured the top spot on the podium after the Tokyo Olympics gymnastics all-around event. Lee, 18, won the gold medal in...

Senator Ted Cruz defended fellow Texan and Olympian Simone Biles after numerous conservatives criticised the gymnast for her withdrawal from a number of Olympic events. Mr Cruz, who represents Texas and...

Adam Peaty believes Great Britain’s success in the pool at Tokyo 2020 owes much to the culture and ethos fostered in recent years which is the envy of the many countries trailing behind them. Peaty claimed...

TOKYO — Francesco Di Fulvio and Italy won the 2019 world championship in men’s water polo, establishing themselves as gold medal contenders for the Olympics. Then the coronavirus pandemic arrived. A...

Great Britain’s Mallory Franklin narrowly missed out on becoming the first winner of the women’s canoe slalom at the Olympics, finishing with a silver medal, while Matthew Coward-Holley picked up...

This was the year Caeleb Dressel was expected to break out as the leader of the U.S. men’s swim team.  If the early returns at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics are any indication, he’s living up to...

The Olympics are a harsh taskmaster, subjecting athletes to years of anticipation and then offering them a fleeting moment to shine — or not. The Olympics, for all their charm, are a rather cruel setup. They...

HOUSTON — At 9:26 a.m. Wednesday, the man who doesn’t want to play for the Houston Texans — and whom the Houston Texans don’t want to play for them — jogged onto the practice field wearing a...