Sarah wins six medals

Sarah Storey claimed her six medals and her 15th Paralympic title on the first day of Paralympic Games 2020 at Tokyo. Storey smashed  her world best by over four seconds in the C55 3, 000 individual pursuit qualifying and in the final caught team-mate Crystal Lane-Wright, who matched her silver medal from Rio in 2016.…

Team GB claims 65 medals as Kenny and Price wins gold

Top Six countries with most medals. Track cyclist Jason Kenny’s historic gold and Lauren Price won gold in the middleweight final. Team GB claimed 22 golds, 21 silvers and 22 bronze medals in Japan/  Jason Kenny successfully defended Keirin title to become the first Briton to win seven Olympic gold medals and 2 silver. His…

Brazil win second consecutive Olympic gold

Brazil wins Olympic Football gold medal, beating Spain 2-1 Brazil   2                                              Spain 1 Santos Carneiro Da Cunha (45’+2).       Oyarzabl (61’) Malcom (108’) Brazil defended their Olympic men’s football title following a dramatic extra-time victory over Spain at the Nissan Stadium. Substitute Malcom raced in behind and slotted home the winner after 108 minutes to hand…

Tokyo Olympics 2020

GB’s sprint relay teams won silver and bronze medals, with men’s quartet missing out on the 4x100m gold by a hundredth of a second. Earlier Asha Philip, Imani-Lara Lansiquot, Dina Asher-Smith and Daryll Neita took the bronze. Jamaican team with all three of the 100m individual medallists took gold. Country Gold Silver Bronze Total China…

GB’s Kate French wins Olympic gold for pentathlon

GB’s Kate French win Olympic gold for Modern pentathlon, to make GB’s 18th gold in Tokyo. GB’s cyclist Laura Kenny became the first woman to triumph at three Olympics and  Katie Archibald claim gold in the madison. GB’s Carlin wins bronze in men’s sprint. In women’s hockey GB world number 4, and gold medal winners…

Liam Heath claims bronze in K1 200m, canoe sprint

Liam Heath claims bronze in the K1, 200m canoe sprint. He got out of his canoe and slapped the winner, the Hungarian Sandor Totka, and the silver medallist Manfredi Rizza generously on the back. Jamaica’s Hansie Parchment crosses the finish line to win  the 110m hurdles ahead of second placed USA’s Grant Holloway and third…

Sky Brown 13-year-old, youngest British to win Olympic Bronze

Sky Brown, wins bronze to become GB’s youngest medal winner at Olympics, surpassed Sarah Hardcastle, who took two medals in swimming in 1984, when she was 15 years old. Brown broke 93-year-old record of Margery Hinton to become the youngest athlete  to represent Team GB. Skaura Yosozumi of Japan wins gold for skateboarding  with a…

Team GB has won four gold medals in the pool and eight in total

  Swimming GB gold and world record in 4x100m mixed medley relay. In boxing, GB’s Karriss Artingstall claimed Olympic bronze Jamaica’s Thompson-Herah breaks Olympic record to win women’s 100m and won gold in 200m Mando Duplantis, 21, won the gold with a  pole vault of 6.2 a height beyond the reach of most of the…

Gold for GB in mixed relay events

Team GB wins a gold medal in the inaugural Olympic triathlon mixed relay  by Jessica Learmonth, Jonny Brownlee, Georgia Taylor-Brown and Alex Yee ,followed by winning the 4x100m mixed medley relay in a world record time.  Learmonth set the platform, Brownlee broke away from the pack and Taylor-Brown and Yee maintained the advantage to secure…