Brisbane named as ‘preferred city’ to host 2032 Olympics, bringing games to Australia for third time

Brisbane crowned ‘preferred city’ to host the 2032 Olympics bringing the games to Australia for a third time – beating out stiff competition from Spain, India and Qatar By Kylie Stevens For Daily Mail Australia Published: 20:28 GMT, 24 February 2021 | Updated: 20:31 GMT, 24 February 2021 Brisbane is one step closer to host … Read more

British speed skater Elise Christie will NOT be able to win her fourth world title due to Dutch govt

British speed skater Elise Christie will NOT be able to win her fourth world title after the Dutch government refused to give sportspeople an exemption to the ban on UK residents entering Holland Elise Christie had hoped to compete at the World Speed Skating Championships The World Speed Skating Championships will be held in Holland … Read more

The Masked Dancer: Gabby Douglas wins season one of Fox spin-off show performing as Cotton Candy

Gabby Douglas won the first season of The Masked Dancer on Wednesday after performing on the spin-off show as Cotton Candy. The 25-year-old three-time Olympics gold-medal winning gymnast beat out Maksim Chmerkovskiy, 35, who finished as runner-up competing as the Sloth and third-place finisher Mackenzie Ziegler, 16, who performed as Tulip. Cotton Candy took a … Read more

Dina Asher-Smith withdraws from European Indoors due to a tight quad in Great Britain injury scare

Dina Asher-Smith withdraws from European Indoors due to a tight quad in another Great Britain injury scare leading up to Tokyo Olympics, with Katarina Johnson-Thompson unable to train due to an achilles problem By Riath Al-Samarrai for MailOnline Published: 09:39 GMT, 16 February 2021 | Updated: 09:39 GMT, 16 February 2021 Dina Asher-Smith has ditched … Read more

Free Britney: Nikki Webster says ‘we can all empathise with’ Britney Spears

Nikki Webster says ‘we can all empathise with’ Britney Spears as she reflects on the challenges of being a child star By Zoe Burrell For Daily Mail Australia Published: 23:31 GMT, 15 February 2021 | Updated: 23:31 GMT, 15 February 2021 There has been a wave of public sympathy for Britney Spears following the release of … Read more

Jemma Reekie continues build up to Tokyo Olympics by winning the 800m at the World Indoor Tour

Jemma Reekie continues build up to Tokyo Olympics by winning the 800m at the World Indoor Tour, while Keely Hodgkinson finishes fourth By Riath Al-Samarrai for the Daily Mail Published: 23:43 GMT, 9 February 2021 | Updated: 23:43 GMT, 9 February 2021 Jemma Reekie made a strong start to her Olympic season by winning the 800m … Read more

Swimming couple Kyle Chalmers and Madison Wilson ‘split for a second time’

Swimming glamour couple Kyle Chalmers and Madison Wilson ‘split for a second time’ ahead of the Olympics By Kristy Johnson For Daily Mail Australia Published: 07:04 GMT, 6 February 2021 | Updated: 07:04 GMT, 6 February 2021 Australian swimming glamour couple Kyle Chalmers and Madison Wilson have reportedly called it quits on their romance for … Read more

Athletes will be barred from competing at the Olympics if they return a positive Covid-19 test

No second chances: Olympic athletes will be barred from competing in the Tokyo games if they return a positive Covid-19 test… and Great Britain stars could even be held in a ‘government-approved isolation facility’ The Covid-19 ‘playbook’ for athletes ahead of the Games was leaked on Friday British athletes must test negative before flying to … Read more

British snowboarder Katie Ormerod sets her sights on Olympic qualification

Snapped knee ligament, fractured back and then the worst; a broken heel… After fighting back from the worst injury of her life British Snowboarder Kate Omerod is eager to fulfil her Olympic dream British snowboarder Katie Ormerod was a medal hopeful at Pyeongchang, 2018 A severe fracture – that almost ended her career – prevented … Read more

Olympic athletes WON’T need Covid-19 vaccine to participate in Tokyo 2020 games, organisers reveal

Olympic athletes WON’T need Covid-19 vaccine to participate in Tokyo 2020 games, organisers reveal… as rigorous weekly testing programme is announced – and stars are asked to ‘clap rather than cheer and sing’ when watching team-mates There have been growing fears over whether Olympics can take place in summer There has been a recent spike … Read more

Olympics WILL go ahead this summer regardless of how the coronavirus situation looks

Olympics WILL go ahead this summer ‘regardless of how the coronavirus situation looks’, insists Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori despite a recent spike in cases in Japan There have been growing fears the rescheduled Games may not take place  There has been a recent spike in infections in Japan and across the world But Tokyo … Read more

Katarina Johnson-Thompson suffers injury blow just months before Tokyo Olympics

EXCLUSIVE: Katarina Johnson-Thompson suffers injury blow just months before Tokyo Olympics as British heptathlon medal hope suffers achilles problem and is forced to wear protective boot Katarina Johnson-Thompson suffered the achilles injury blow late last year British heptathlon medal hope has been wearing a protective boot ever since 28-year-old world champion won’t be able to … Read more