Japan’s Sena Irie became the first woman to be crowned Olympic champion in the featherweight division after overcoming Nesthy Petecio of the Philippines at the Olympics here in Tokyo.
Norway’s Karsten Warholm won one of the great Olympic finals here today to claim men’s 400 metres hurdles gold, taking almost a second off his own world record as he finished ahead of his United States rival Rai Benjamin in 45.94sec.
A Moldovan Olympic official who is acting as a COVID-19 liaison officer at Tokyo 2020 has been accused of "gross violations" of the coronavirus rules in place at the Games after he went sightseeing in the Japanese capital.
New Zealand’s Lisa Carrington won two Olympic gold medals in little more than an hour at Tokyo 2020 here, and such was her dominance that it seemed both were inevitable.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has launched an investigation into the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus (NOCRB) after sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya alleged officials from the country had taken her to the airport against her will.
By Duncan Mackay, Liam Morgan, Michael Pavitt, Mike Rowbottom, Philip Barker, Dan Palmer and Geoff Berkeley in Tokyo
China’s Bao Shanju and Zhong Tianshi triumphed in the women’s team sprint as Tokyo 2020 track cycling competition began at the Izu Velodrome.
France’s Jean Quiquampoix equalled the Olympic record to earn gold in the men’s 25 metres rapid fire pistol event on the final day of shooting competition at Tokyo 2020.
Cuba’s Mijaín López emulated Japanese women’s great Kaori Icho as he earned a stylish victory over Georgian Iakobi Kajaia to become the first male wrestler in history to win four Olympic gold medals.
Laurel Hubbard made Olympic history by becoming the first openly trans woman to compete at the Games, but bowed out of the women’s over-87 kilogram competition prematurely after failing to make a lift in the snatch.
It was, is, will be a classic water cooler discussion point: can you, should you, share sporting success? Can an Olympic title, for instance, properly be shared, as it was, is and will be in the Tokyo 2020 Games men’s high jump?
Jade Carey of the United States quickly erased the memory of yesterday's vault mishap by capturing the women’s floor exercise gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics here.
British Taekwondo (BT) performance director, Gary Hall, has applauded the "phenomenal" performances of Team GB's taekwondo stars at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and backed their fight strategy despite a series of last-gasp defeats.
American shot putter Raven Saunders has become the first athlete to demonstrate on the podium here Tokyo 2020 in a test of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Rule 50.
Juan Miguel Echevarria, seeking to emulate the Olympic long jump victory earned by Cuban compatriot Ivan Pedrosa at Sydney 2000, had gold snatched from his grasp by the last-round effort of Miltiadis Tentoglou of Greece at Tokyo 2020.