Tokyo 2020 Olympics Day 2 LIVE RESULTS: Team GB Women's Hockey vs Germany, Jade Jones updates – full schedule

THE Olympics are underway – and we're looking ahead to Day 2 in Toyko. It was a terrific opening day of action on Saturday, although Geraint Thomas was once again luckless as he crashed out of the men's road race. The 234km race was eventually won by Ecuador's Richard Carapaz, picking up the country's second ever gold medal. And here's

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Tokyo Olympics 2020 (July 25): New Zealand athletes and events in action, how to watch in NZ, live streaming

Write yourself a note New Zealand – the nation will have its first big medal chance of the Tokyo Olympics when Lewis Clareburt takes the pool at 1.30pm for the 400m Individual Medley final. Also in action today include a couple of 2016 medalists, and two teams gunning for medals in this edition. Here’s all you need to know about

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Row at Olympics as Japan vows to fly controversial Rising Sun flag

Japan vows to fly controversial Rising Sun flag at the Olympics despite fury of South Korea over WW2 legacy and claims that Olympic officials said it was banned South Korean athletes hung signs referring to the 16th-century war with Japan International Olympic Committee banned the banners for being ‘provocative’ South Korea said the IOC would also bar Japan’s Rising Sun

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Who is Rebecca Adlington? Team GB Olympic swimmer and Celebrity MasterChef 2017 finalist

REBECCA ADLINGTON is now part of the BBC's punditry team for the Tokyo Olympics. The Olympic champ retired at the age of just 23 in 2013 – here's what we know about the double gold medallist… Who is Rebecca Adlington? Rebecca Adlington OBE is a retired swimmer who represented Great Britain in two Olympic games, four World Championships, two European

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A cheer-free, no-crowd Games sucks but athletes just want to play

Welcome to a gold medal-winning paradox: The world’s greatest sporting gathering without most of that gathering. Unscrew the crowd microphones and bin the tickets. Tear up every “Go Kento” placard and bring out the cardboard cutouts. Welcome to the applause-less, cheer-free, zero-atmosphere Olympics. The silencing of this spectacle is a legitimate response to a pandemic and yet it feels lousy.

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Serena Williams will not compete at Tokyo Olympic Games

Serena Williams has confirmed she will not compete at the Tokyo Olympic Games this summer. Last month, Williams had expressed doubts about her participation over existing coronavirus travel restrictions and whether it would prevent her from bringing her three-year-old daughter. The 39-year-old confirmed her decision not to take part in the Games ahead of Wimbledon, which begins on Monday. “I’m

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Tokyo 2020: Jade Jones spearheads Team GB’s five-fighter taekwondo squad for Olympics

Double Olympic champion Jade Jones will spearhead Team GB’s five-fighter taekwondo squad at the forthcoming Games in Tokyo. The 28-year-old from Wales is seeking a third successive gold in the -57kg category following triumphs at London 2012 and Rio de Janeiro 2016. Bianca Walkden, who won bronze in Brazil four years ago, and fellow returning Olympian Mahama Cho have also

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