By Duncan Mackay, Liam Morgan, Michael Pavitt, Mike Rowbottom, Philip Barker, Dan Palmer and Geoff Berkeley in Tokyo
Belarusian sprinter Kristina Timanovskaya claims to have been taken to the airport in Tokyo against her will after criticising coaches on social media, and is now reported to be in the care of Japanese police amid concern for the athlete's welfare.
"Multiple" athletes have landed themselves in hot water and could face disciplinary action after being caught drinking at the Olympic Village here, it has been revealed.
IOC drawn into row over ROC involvement at Tokyo 2020 following stinging criticism from USADA chief Tygart
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has been drawn into the row over the Russian Olympic Committee's (ROC) involvement at Tokyo 2020, following critical comments of Travis Tygart, chief executive of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).
Paris 2024 President Tony Estanguet has called on the French team to bounce back from what has been viewed as a disappointing first week at the Olympic Games here.
Italian rower Bruno Rosetti has been awarded a bronze medal by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after a positive test for COVID-19 forced him to miss the final of the men's four at Tokyo 2020.
Venezuelan triple jumper Yulimar Rojas tonight earned the Olympic title she deserved – and the world record she desired.
The Olympic men's 100 metres title, property since 2008 of Jamaican icon Usain Bolt, has now passed, most unexpectedly, to Lamont Marcell Jacobs, who clocked a European record of 9.80sec to complete an extraordinary Italian double following his team mate Gianmarco Tamberi's sharing of the men's high jump title.
The apparatus finals signalled the emergence of new nations in gymnastics but also the triumphant return of a familiar face from 2016.
In one of the most beautiful of sporting moments, two men decided to share an Olympic title here tonight.
Chinese diver Shi Tingmao dominated all of her rivals to successfully defend her Olympic women's three metres springboard title at Tokyo 2020.
Top seed Chen Yufei of China edged out Tai Tzu-Ying of Chinese Taipei in three sets to clinch the women's badminton gold medal at Tokyo 2020 and continue her country's success in the singles events at the Olympic Games.
Neisi Dajomes became the first female athlete from Ecuador to win an Olympic medal in any sport today – and she did it in style with gold in the women’s weightlifting 76 kilograms class at the Tokyo International Forum.
Alexander Zverev managed to shut out the voices of anti-Olympic protesters as he swatted away Karen Khachanov to secure gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics here.
Xander Schauffele survived a late scare as he held his nerve to secure the men’s golf gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games following a thrilling final round that ended in a seven-way playoff for bronze here.