August 9, 2021
August 9, 2021

Curtain falls on Tokyo 2020

The Tokyo 2020 Games were declared closed on Sunday by IOC chief Thomas Bach, who said it had been the “most challenging Olympic journey” after a year’s pandemic delay and threats of cancellation.

August 9, 2021
August 9, 2021

Tokyo Games had ‘soul’ despite virus

Eliud Kipchoge produced a marathon masterclass and the USA edged China at the top of the Tokyo Olympics medals table as the curtain fell on the biggest sports event since the pandemic on Sunday.

August 8, 2021
August 8, 2021

Tokyo hands Olympic flag to Paris

Tokyo handed its Olympic flag to the mayor of Paris on Sunday, setting the stage for the next Games in 2024 at a closing ceremony that featured park scenes of both cities, emphasising human contact...

August 8, 2021
August 8, 2021

Kipchoge cements legacy as greatest marathon runner

About 30 kilometres into the men's marathon in Sapporo on Sunday, Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge pulled away from the pack and began running his own race, chasing immortality.

August 8, 2021
August 8, 2021

Brazil retain Olympic football title

Brazil retained their Olympic football title with substitute Malcolm scoring an extra-time winner in a 2-1 victory over Spain in Saturday’s men’s gold medal game.

August 8, 2021
August 8, 2021

Neeraj creates history for India

Neeraj Chopra won the men’s javelin on Saturday with a best throw of 87.58 metres to claim a historic first Olympic athletics gold medal for India.

August 7, 2021
August 7, 2021

Brazil beat Spain 2-1 after extra time to win gold medal

Brazil retained their Olympic football title with substitute Malcolm scoring an extra-time winner in a 2-1 victory over Spain in Saturday's men's gold medal game.

August 7, 2021
August 7, 2021

Neeraj Chopra wins historic gold for India in men's javelin

Neeraj Chopra won the men's javelin on Saturday with a best throw of 87.58 metres, claiming a historic first Olympic gold in athletics for India.

August 7, 2021
August 7, 2021

Jepchirchir wins women's marathon with late burst

Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir won the Olympic women's marathon in Sapporo on Saturday, outduelling compatriot Brigid Kosgei in the final minutes and claiming her country's second...

August 7, 2021
August 7, 2021

Korda completes US golf sweep

World number one Nelly Korda held her nerve during a delay for a lightning storm to win Olympic gold on Saturday and make it an American golf clean sweep at Tokyo 2020.