One Year To Go To Tokyo 2020

Summer Sports

Lemaitre retains 100m crown amid Helsinki track chaos

By Mike Rowbottom at the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki

Christophe LemaitreJune_28June 28 - The only European sprinters to reach the 100 metres finals at last year's World Championships in Daegu underlined their Olympic ambitions here as they took the major medals in the European Championships, with golds going to Christophe Lemaitre of France – who finished just ahead of his fellow Frenchman and Daegu finalist Jimmy Vicaut – and Ivet Lalova of Bulgaria.

Middleton to lead London 2012 Team GB hockey squad

By Tom Degun at Team GB House in London

Barry Middleton_June_27June 27 - Barry Middleton has been named captain of a 16-strong Team GB men's hockey squad for the London 2012 Olympics here today with group determined to win a medal in front of their home fans following their bitter disappointment at Beijing 2008.

Onuora shrugs off setbacks to predict a "great" Olympic year

By Mike Rowbottom at the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki

Anyika Onuora_23_JuneJune 27 - British sprinter Anyika Onuora, who is preparing to run in the relay at the European Athletics Championships in Helsinki, which started today and run until  Sunday (July 1), ahead of London 2012, believes she is due "a great year" after a long series of testing setbacks and heartbreaks.