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Team GB claims first gold medals at Tokyo Olympics

Tom Daley, Matty Lee, Adam Peaty, and Tom Pidcock have kicked off Team GB's gold rush go to Article >

Team GB warn rivals over underestimating skeleton squad in Beijing

4 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Britain’s four sliders have had mixed success this season Matt Weston says they have avoided going ‘all guns blazing’ Britain’s skeleton bobsleigh squad have warned their rivals not to write them off at next month’s Winter Olympics after... read more

‘I was in so much pain’: snowboarder Katie Ormerod on injury, recovery and dreams of an Olympic medal

1 Day ago News Source: Theguardian.com

After a horrifying injury, snowboarder Katie Ormerod is finally on her way to Beijing – and is one of Team GB’s best hopes for a gold medal. Here she reveals how it all began on a dry slope in Yorkshire…Katie Ormerod – nicknamed “Katie Oh!” for... read more

Charlotte Bankes leads medal hopes of GB Winter Olympics snowsport squad

2 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Snowboarder Bankes and skier Gus Kenworthy headline team 21-strong lineup named for Beijing event from 4-20 February The reigning snowboard cross world champion, Charlotte Bankes, and Sochi 2014 freestyle skiing silver medallist, Gus Kenworthy,... read more

Rutherford’s Winter Olympic dream over after bobsleigh squad misses out

3 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

2012 Olympic champion’s sled driver fails to qualify Brad Hall and Mica McNeill to pilot British crews Greg Rutherford’s dream of becoming the first British athlete to win a medal at a summer and winter Olympics has ended after he and his... read more

Adam Peaty: ‘My trunks once ripped on the starting blocks when I was a teenager’

22 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

The Olympic swimmer and author of The Gladiator Mindset on what he owes his parents and the time he went off a cliff Born in Staffordshire, Adam Peaty, 27, became a world, European and Commonwealth champion swimmer. At the 2016 Olympics in Rio,... read more

Jaw-dropping sport moments of 2021: Simone Biles at the Tokyo Olympics

29 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

The greatest gymnast in history opened up about her mental health issues in Tokyo – and collected a bronze medal As Simone Biles entered the Ariake Gymnastics Centre for the women’s team final at the Tokyo Olympics, the eyes of the sporting world... read more

Autocar writers' 2021 motoring highlights

26 Days ago Motors Source: Autocar.co.uk

The team looks back on their most memorable moments of the past twelve months An escapist drive in a Caterham, an interview with the impressive Toyota Yaris GR's lead engineer and a return to European motor shows are just three of the... read more

Why Arsenal should make a transfer move for Brazilian centre midfielder now

11 Days ago News Source: Metro.co.uk

Bruno Guimaraes joined Lyon 18 months ago. (Photo by Marcio Machado/Eurasia Sport Images/Getty Images) Though generations of players have come and gone, hundreds of millions of pounds have been spent, and three separate managers have been in... read more

Cornelius Kersten, the speed skater who has ended Team GB’s long wait

19 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Kersten has a Dutch father but he will be the first Briton since 1992 in the long-track speed skating at the Winter Olympics “I want to put down the best possible race I can,” says Cornelius Kersten, the first British long-track speed skater to... read more

The Story Of 2021 As Told By The Best TV Shows Of The Year

25 Days ago News Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

Let’s not beat around the bush, it’s been another trying year. But one thing that has helped us through all the chaos and changes in 2021 has been the TV.  Whether it’s been the familiar comfort of Gogglebox, Strictly Come Dancing and The Great... read more