Tokyo Olympics: USA bounce back from opening defeat with 6-1 win over New Zealand

Watch highlights as United States thrash New Zealand 6-1 to secure their first win of the Tokyo Olympics. Watch highlights of Tokyo 2020 on BBC One, BBC…

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Janine Beckie’s grit, courage (and goals) lift Canadians when they needed her most

When Canada badly needed someone to take the game by the scruff of the neck, Janine Beckie dutifully stepped up by scoring a brace to guide her…

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U.S. Men’s Gymnasts Advance at the Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO — Before Saturday’s qualification at the Tokyo Games, the men on the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team had their own pep rally. They were in the warm-up…

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U.S. women’s soccer team beats New Zealand

The U.S. women’s national soccer team beat New Zealand on Saturday in a must-win game for their second appearance of the Tokyo Olympics. The big picture: Following…

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Tokyo Olympics: Adam Peaty eases into semi-finals as Team GB’s footballers secure place in knockouts

Dates: 23 July-8 August Time in Tokyo: BST +8 Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button and online; Listen on BBC Radio 5…

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Canada’s Olympic medal targets tossed aside amid COVID-19 turmoil

For the first time since its inception, Own The Podium will not be setting out medal targets for Canadian athletes at the Olympics. The organization — founded in…

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U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Files Brief in Equal Pay Lawsuit

The United States women’s soccer team filed its opening brief on Friday in an appeal of their ongoing equal pay lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation,…

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Szilagyi wins 3rd Olympic sabre title, Sun takes épée

CHIBA, Japan (AP) — Aron Szilagyi carved out a little bit of Olympic history for himself on Saturday. The Hungarian became the first Olympic fencer to win…

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Tokyo Olympics: Adam Peaty eases through to 100m breaststroke semi-finals

World record holder and defending Olympic champion Adam Peaty topped the timesheets to ease through to the semi-finals of the 100m breaststroke. Peaty, 26, who is aiming…

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Fact check: Do trans athletes have an advantage in elite sport? | Sports| German football and major international sports news | DW

Several trans women are set to compete in the Tokyo Games, marking the first time openly trans athletes participate in the Olympics. New Zealand’s Laurel Hubbard will make her Olympics debut when…

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