By Duncan Mackay, Liam Morgan, Michael Pavitt, Mike Rowbottom, Philip Barker, Dan Palmer and Geoff Berkeley in Tokyo
Spanish basketball legend Pau Gasol, Italian swimmer Federica Pellegrini, Japanese fencer Yuki Ota and Polish cyclist Maja Martyna Włoszczowska have been elected to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has suspended an investigation into a podium demonstration by American shot putter Raven Saunders at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games following the death of her mother.
The entire Greek artistic swimming squad been ruled out of the team event at the delayed Olympic Games here after five members of the delegation tested positive for COVID-19.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has insisted it has no regrets about the controversial decision to move the race walks and marathons at Tokyo 2020 from the Japanese capital to Sapporo prior to the start of events there tomorrow.
Australian athletes have been accused of "unacceptable behaviour" on a flight back home from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics here as an investigation gets underway into the conduct of the country’s football and rugby sevens teams.
World Rugby chief executive Alan Gilpin has revealed that talks are underway with private equity firms over a potential investment following the sport’s appearance at Olympic Games here.
Andre De Grasse held off three United States sprinters, including world champion Noah Lyles, to become the first Canadian winner of the men's Olympic 200 metres title since Percy Williams in 1928.
Japan’s Sakura Yosozumi was crowned the inaugural women’s skateboard park champion at Tokyo 2020 here today, leading a podium completed by 12 and 13-year-old skaters.
America's Sydney McLaughlin took a huge chunk out of her own world record at Tokyo 2020 here as she clocked 51.46sec to win an Olympic women’s 400 metres hurdles final that delivered a competitive spectacle to rival the previous day’s men’s version it so strangely resembled.
Italy lowered the men’s team pursuit world record to beat Denmark in a thrilling gold medal ride at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics today.
Lasha Talakhadze ended the Tokyo 2020 weightlifting programme in suitably spectacular style by breaking all three of his own super-heavyweight world records on the way to his second straight Olympic title.
Britain's Hannah Mills became the most decorated female sailor in Olympic history as she won her second gold medal in the 470 class alongside Eilidh McIntyre.
World Champions Svetlana Kolesnichenko and Svetlana Romashina of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) won Olympic gold in the duet with a score of 195.9079 to cement their position as the dominant pairing in artistic swimming.
World number one Ben Maher delivered Britain’s second equestrian gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics here after emerging victorious from a six-rider jump-off in the individual jumping competition.