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News Source: Theguardian.com

Monday briefing: Team GB’s first Olympic gold medal in Tokyo

Adam Peaty wins 100m breaststroke … civilian death toll in Afghanistan climbs … and why are women being held back? Hello, Warren Murray bringing you the news from Tokyo to Britain and points in between. Continue reading... go to Article >

Chusovitina and Clijsters keep proving age is no barrier to sporting passion | Tumaini Carayol

16 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Gymnast Oksana Chusovitina, 46, eyes an Asian Games medal while Kim Clijsters fights to keep her tennis comeback on track One of the most touching moments of the Tokyo Games this summer was entirely spontaneous. During the qualifying round of the... read more

Keely Hodgkinson, 19, in tears after winning silver and Team GB’s first Olympic 800m medal since Kelly Holmes in 2004

78 Days ago Sports Source: Thesun.co.uk

TEENAGER Keely Hodgkinson won Britain’s first Olympic 800m medal for 17 years and broke the national record with a brilliant display in Tokyo. The 19-year-old from Leigh, who is studying criminology at Leeds Beckett University, finished second... read more

Galal Yafai wins Team GB’s first boxing gold in Tokyo with commanding display in flyweight final

74 Days ago News Source: Standard.co.uk

Team GB’s boxing captain Frazer Clarke had just one birthday wish, that Galal Yafai bring him back a gold medal. read more

Watch Hidilyn Diaz Win Philippines' First-Ever Olympic Gold Medal (Video)

86 Days ago Gossip Source: Thewrap.com

Filipina weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz made history on Monday, winning the Philippines' first ever Olympic gold medal. In fact, she hit multiple milestones in doing it. With a total lift of 224 kilograms, Diaz set an Olympic record in her win --... read more

Great Britain sail away with Olympic gold medals in Finn and men’s 49er at Tokyo 2020

78 Days ago News Source: Independent.co.uk

Dylan Fletcher and Stuart Bithell claimed glory before Giles Scott added another gold within an hour of Team GB’s first success read more

Galal Yafai claims Team GB’s first boxing gold of Tokyo Olympics

74 Days ago Sports Source: Metro.co.uk

Great Britain’s first male Olympic flyweight medal in 65 years. read more

Galal Yafai wins Team GB’s first boxing gold medal of Tokyo Olympics

74 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Briton wins flyweight final on split decision at Kokukigan Arena Philippines’ Carlo Paalam floored by straight left in first round Galal Yafai claimed flyweight boxing gold for Great Britain after a split decision win over Carlo Paalam of... read more

Keely Hodgkinson knows Olympic silver medal in Tokyo will change her life

78 Days ago News Source: Independent.co.uk

Hodgkinson won Team GB’s first track and field medal of the Games. read more

Team GB men strike Olympic gold in pool again with stunning relay win

84 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Tom Dean and Duncan Scott add to Tuesday’s gold and silver 4x200m gives GB a third swimming gold for first time since 1908 Team GB’s week in the swimming pool just keeps getting better. Their men’s 4x200m relay didn’t just win the event, they... read more

Keely Hodgkinson wins GB’s first track medal in day of thrills and drama

78 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Team won eight medals including two sailing golds as Jason Kenny became GB’s most successful Olympian On a breathless day of sport at the Tokyo Olympics there were thrills, spills and high drama as Great Britain captured eight more medals... read more