Fans label US media ‘misleading’ for ranking medals table by total medals rather than golds

Olympics fans label US media ‘misleading’ for ranking their medals table by total won rather than just golds… which puts America in first place and ahead of China, despite having seven less first-place finishes! By Jack Bezants for MailOnline Published: 11:55 EDT, 2 August 2021 | Updated: 12:03 EDT, 2 August 2021 American media has … Read more

Rafael Nadal tells Novak Djokovic off for hurling his racket into the stands in Olympic bronze match

Rafael Nadal chides old rival Novak Djokovic for angrily hurling his racket into the stands during Olympic defeat, calling his reaction ‘strange’ and reminding him he’s ‘an example for many children’ By Richard Martin For Mailonline Published: 05:12 EDT, 2 August 2021 | Updated: 13:18 EDT, 2 August 2021 Rafael Nadal has given Novak Djokovic … Read more

Soufiane El Bakkali becomes the first non-Kenyan man to win the 3,000m steeplechase since 1980

Soufiane El Bakkali becomes the first non-Kenyan man to win the Olympic 3,000m steeplechase as Moroccan ENDS their 37-YEAR reign of dominance after pushing to the front on the final lap in Tokyo Soufiane El Bakkali finished fourth at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro  The Moroccan also came third at the 2019 World … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Valarie Allman wins gold for the United States in the women’s discus

Valarie Allman claims Team USA’s first athletics gold at the Tokyo Olympics in the women’s discus with a best effort of 68.98 metres in a rain-affected final By Reuters Published: 11:40 EDT, 2 August 2021 | Updated: 11:43 EDT, 2 August 2021 Valarie Allman claimed the United States’ first athletics gold medal of the Tokyo … Read more

Team GB’s Tom McEwen earns silver in individual eventing but Oliver Townend, Laura Collett miss out

Team GB’s Tom McEwen earns a silver medal in the individual eventing but Oliver Townend and Laura Collett miss out on a podium place… as Germany’s Julia Krajewski takes gold By Press Association Published: 09:01 EDT, 2 August 2021 | Updated: 10:46 EDT, 2 August 2021 Great Britain’s Tom McEwen won the silver medal in … Read more

Olympics 2020: Holland’s Sifan Hassan wins women’s 5,000 metres gold as she bids for treble

Sifan Hassan of Holland wins women’s 5,000 metres gold as she bids for unprecedented treble with 1,500m and 10,000m races to come Sifan Hassan of Holland secured victory in the women’s 5,000m gold in Tokyo Hassan has also confirmed her participation in the 1,5000m and 10,000m races  Kenya’s Hellen Obiri won silver ahead of Ethiopian Gudaf … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Team GB star Nick Miller into the final of the hammer throw

Team GB star Nick Miller into the final of the hammer throw, coming third in Group A qualifying… but fellow Brit Taylor Campbell is out of the competition Miller’s second throw, of 76.93, is slightly below the automatic qualification mark But he qualified from Group A behind Quentin Bigot and Mykhaylo Kokhan The Brit holds … Read more

Manchester City are ‘monitoring Sven Botman after interest from Liverpool and Manchester United’

Manchester City are ‘monitoring Sven Botman after interest from Liverpool and Manchester United… but Lille will demand £43m for the promising centre back’ Manchester City are reportedly tracking Lille defender Sven Botman  The defender helped the French club beat PSG to the Ligue 1 title last season  Liverpool and Manchester United are also said to … Read more

Celtic considering move for former Crystal Palace midfielder James McCarthy

Celtic considering move for free agent James McCarthy – the Republic of Ireland midfielder left Crystal Palace earlier this summer Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou hopes to sign new players in the coming week The Celts have also been linked with a move for Tottenham goalkeeper Joe Hart  Celtic lost their first opening day fixture for … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Shericka Jackson is OUT of the 200m after easing up far too early

That backfired! Olympic 100m bronze medallist Shericka Jackson is OUT of the 200m sprint after JOGGING over the finish line… with careless Jamaican missing out on the semi-finals by four thousands of a second By Max Mathews For Mailonline Published: 22:48 EDT, 1 August 2021 | Updated: 22:55 EDT, 1 August 2021 Shericka Jackson has … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: British pair Deborah Kerr and Emily Lewis will face off in kayak quarter-final

British pair Deborah Kerr and Emily Lewis will face off after both reached the same quarter-final in the kayak sprint singles By Max Mathews For Mailonline Published: 21:56 EDT, 1 August 2021 | Updated: 21:56 EDT, 1 August 2021 British pair Deborah Kerr and Emily Lewis will face each other in the quarter-final of the … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Team GB star Nick Miller finishes third in the first round of hammer qualifying

Team GB star Nick Miller finishes third in the first round of the hammer qualifying and is likely to qualify for the final… with fellow Brit Taylor Campbell to come By Max Mathews For Mailonline Published: 20:33 EDT, 1 August 2021 | Updated: 21:32 EDT, 1 August 2021 Nick Miller finished in third place in … Read more