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Rowing needs investment in Britain's 'blue spaces' to encourage more people to take up the sport

We don’t hear enough about rowing so it can take a certain commitment and courage for someone to get into

October 12, 2021
Esports already has a well-established market without being part of the Olympic movement

Only four years ago, esports looked destined to be included as exhibition events at the Paris 2024 Olympics, en route

October 7, 2021
US sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson missed the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after testing positive for cannabis

The World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) is to a review cannabis as a prohibited substance after criticism surrounding Sha’Carri Richardson’s

September 15, 2021
Usain Bolt won the men's 100m and 200m titles at three consecutive Olympics but was talked out of attempting four in a row at Tokyo 2020

World’s fastest man Usain Bolt has revealed that he was talked out of making a comeback at the Tokyo 2020

September 9, 2021
Gymnast Max Whitlock launched the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games ticket ballot

Tickets for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, the biggest multi-sport event to be held in Britain since the Olympics, have

September 8, 2021
London's Alex Yee followed a surprise silver in the men's triathlon with gold in the mixed relay event on his Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020 this summer

Alex Yee burned brightly at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics this summer but the flame was lit nine years earlier back

September 4, 2021
The Paralympic Games, the Tokyo 2020 edition of which starts on 24 August, has become a truly global event

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games have officially begun. Watch the start the Opening Ceremony at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo,

August 24, 2021
Team GB's success stories from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, such as BMX rider Charlotte Worthington, started out in grassroots sport

Observing the wonder of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, it underlined my belief that big business must do more to

August 23, 2021
The National Lottery's Team GB Homecoming Event At The SSE Arena, Wembley

The government has announced it will provide £232m to support Olympic and Paralympic athletes ahead of the Paris Games in

August 16, 2021
Simone Biles won bronze in the women's beam on her comeback at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Simone Biles won a bronze medal in the women’s beam on her emotional return to competition at the Tokyo 2020

August 3, 2021
Team GB's Jason Kenny won silver in the men's team sprint moments after wife Laura Kenny had done the same in the women's team pursuit at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Jason Kenny equalled fellow cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins’ British record of eight Olympic medals as he and wife Laura Kenny

August 3, 2021
Giles Scott defended his Finn title as Team GB celebrated two gold medals in sailing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics this morning

Great Britain’s sailors won two gold medals in quick succession this morning, on day 11 of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

August 3, 2021

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