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Olympics-Swimming-Peaty roars in relief with Britain’s first gold

Adam Peaty roared with pride and relief as the fastest breaststroker in history became the first British swimmer to defend an Olympic title with a dominant 100m win in the Tokyo pool on M

Triathlon-Fans gather defying calls to stay home

Sport fans gathered along the route of the triathlon on Monday, grabbing a rare opportunity to see live competition at the pandemic-hit Tokyo Games despite calls from organisers for spect

Skateboarding-Teen skaters from Japan, Brazil clinch top spots ahead of finals

A roster of teen skateboarders that included Japan's Funa Nakayama and Brazilian phenom Rayssa Leal clinched top spots in the preliminary heats to advance to the women's street finals on

Swimming-Titmus downs Ledecky in first showdown, ‘Re-Peaty’ gold for Britain

Australia's Ariarne Titmus dethroned five-time Olympic gold medallist Katie Ledecky of the United States to win a thrilling women's 400m freestyle final at the Tokyo Games on Monday. Led

Swimming-United States win men’s 4 x 100 freestyle relay

The United States won the gold medal in the men's 4x100 freestyle relay at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday. Italy took the silver and Australia took the bronze. Reporting by Martin Petty;

Olympics-Basketball-Spain edges Korea in first game of women’s group play

Spain pulled away from South Korea with a 73-69 win led by 28 points and 10 rebounds from Astou Ndour as women’s basketball kicked off at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday. South Korea, app

More than 70 million people in Japan watched opening ceremony

The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Games was watched by more than 70 million people in Japan and was the most watched event in the last 10 years, Yiannis Exarchos, CEO of Olympic Broadcast

Olympics-Triathlon-I wanted it hotter, says champion Blummenfelt

For a man brought up in the chilly climes of Bergen in Norway it was something of a surprise to hear Kristian Blummenfelt say he was a bit disappointed that the temperature had not been a

Swimming-Australia’s Titmus wins women’s 400 freestyle gold

Australia's Ariarne Titmus won the gold medal in the women's 400 metres freestyle at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday. Katie Ledecky of the United States won the silver and Li Bingjie of Chi
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