Sena Irie has dreamt of winning an Olympic gold medal for Japan since she began boxing as a child, and a triumphant start at Tokyo 2020 has supercharged her self-belief.…
Naomi Osaka lighting the Olympic cauldron will have helped increase the exposure for the sport of tennis around the world, according to Novak Djokovic. Osaka was given the honour of…
Kohei Uchimura offered a reminder of the skillset that has brought him three Olympic gold medals before the unimaginable happened, delivering a major jolt to hosts Japan. The veteran national…
Iga Swiatek says adjusting to the tricky Tokyo conditions will be key to winning gold after she came through her Olympics opener on Saturday. The Polish athlete was the highest-ranked…
Daniil Medvedev says it is a "joke" that players do not have longer at changeovers but will not "cry about the heat" after coming through his Tokyo 2020 opener, while…
Ecuador's Richard Carapaz powered away to Olympic gold medal glory in the Tokyo 2020 men's road race. After finishing third in the general classification at the Tour de France, Carapaz…
Japanese gymnastics great Kohei Uchimura dramatically tumbled out of Tokyo 2020 when he fell during qualifying for the horizontal bar final. The home hope was bidding to add to his…
Algerian Fethi Nourine has been suspended by the International Judo Federation and will be ordered to leave Tokyo after withdrawing from the Olympics to avoid a potential meeting with an…
Nina Christen of Switzerland finished 16th in the 10-metre air rifle at the Rio Olympics, but she became a footnote to history five years later as the first athlete to…
Hend Zaza's Tokyo 2020 adventure came to a quick end but the youngest Olympian in almost 30 years told youngsters around the world to "fight for your dreams". Aged only…
Organisers of the troubled Tokyo Olympics are facing a new headache with the prospect of an incoming typhoon early in the Games. Monday's rowing events have already been moved to…
Yang Qian is the first gold medallist at Tokyo 2020. The Chinese shooter won the women's 10-metre air rifle despite saving her worst shot of the competition for last. The…
 In just two days, team Jamaica has received news of two unexpected injury blows to start the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. 2018 Commonwealth Games steeplechase champion, Aisha Praught Leer, has…
Jamaica gymnast Danusia Francis is unsure of when she sustained a competition-ending knee injury, and will only be able to symbolically compete in Saturday’s competition, but insists she remains proud…
It's been a long time coming but the Olympics are here at last! Postponed by 12 months due to the coronavirus pandemic, there was a very real fear these Games…
If an Olympics takes place but no one is allowed to watch it, does it actually take place? Okay, perhaps not the best philosophical opener – especially given billions around…
Jamaica sprinter Yohan Blake will have his hands full at the Tokyo Olympics not just taking part in two events on the track but also serving as a panelist for…
Thomas Bach hammered home a message of solidarity and stated the Tokyo Olympics can bring a feeling of togetherness to provide "light at the end of the tunnel". The IOC…
 Jamaica gymnast, Danusia Francis, will be unable to compete in the majority of her scheduled events for the Tokyo Olympics after suffering a torn ACL. Francis, the country’s lone competitor…
Naomi Osaka will make her playing entry to the Olympic Games a day later than expected after her first-round tennis match was put back to Sunday. Japan's big hope for…
The quarantine experience has become routine for those travelling the world to play or watch sport during the coronavirus crisis. It has been that way in Japan for the Tokyo…
Joe Ingles is coming off the sort of disappointment with the Utah Jazz that perhaps only an Olympic medal could soothe. Ingles, runner-up for the NBA's Sixth Man Award in…
Germany's female gymnasts are preparing to compete at the Tokyo Olympics with a strikingly different look after packing unitards alongside leotards in their kit bags. The unitard has characteristics of…
Team GB sprint star Dina Asher-Smith hailed Marcus Rashford and his England team-mates for "showing a really good sense of moral leadership for our nation". Manchester United striker Rashford earned…
Dina Asher-Smith says her "heart does go out" to banned sprint rival Sha'Carri Richardson but is convinced there will be several battles to be had in the coming years. Richardson,…
Defending double Olympic champion Andy Murray revealed how his daughter provided him with inspiration after his early exit at Wimbledon. A heavy third-round defeat by Denis Shapovalov had left the…
The Jamaican sprinter is looking for her third Olympic 100m gold.
Novak Djokovic has been burned by high expectations at the Olympics before, so it was little surprise that he should express only guarded optimism on the eve of the Tokyo…
Andy Murray feels claiming an Olympic medal at Tokyo 2020 would be the greatest achievement of his illustrious tennis career. Set to take part in his fourth Games as he…
Having taken a five-month break in January, Tom Dumoulin cannot wait to get back into cycling action for the Netherlands as he lines up as one of the favourites in…
Steve Kerr says losing Bradley Beal is a devastating blow, but the United States assistant coach is delighted to have "breathtaking" Kevin Durant to call upon at the Tokyo Olympics.…
Graham Arnold revealed he had "visualised" Australia's impressive 2-0 win over Argentina in their Olympics opener – and said keeping Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona out of conversations was all-important.…
Michael Phelps hailed Katie Ledecky as "the best female swimmer that we have ever seen" as the American looks to add to her haul of five Olympic golds in Tokyo.…
Richarlison fired a first-half hat-trick before nervy Brazil almost squandered a 3-0 lead against Germany in their Tokyo 2020 opener, while Australia stunned Argentina. Reigning Olympic champions Brazil eventually toppled…
France head coach Sylvain Ripoll has called on his players to "digest" their 4-1 thumping by Mexico and promptly step up their game at Tokyo 2020. Les Bleus went into…
Jamaica has suffered an injury blow ahead of the start of the Tokyo Olympics this weekend. The artistic gymnastics competition for women is scheduled to begin on Sunday morning in…
Spain boss Luis de la Fuente was dismayed to lose Oscar Mingueza and Dani Ceballos to injuries in the team's Tokyo 2020 opener. The head coach of the Olympic team…
The journey towards Tokyo 2020 has been a long and uncertain one. Postponed by 12 months as a result of the coronavirus pandemic that continues to wreak havoc across the…
France are expecting the United States to come out firing when the men's basketball competition at the Tokyo Olympics begins. Team USA are favourites to win a fourth consecutive gold…
The captain of the Germany women's hockey team has won the right to wear rainbow colours at the Tokyo Olympics "as a symbol of sexual diversity". Nike Lorenz has worn…
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