British sprinter Zharnel Hughes says he needs the doping investigation into team-mate CJ Ujah to be allowed to happen “with out prejudice” – however insists athletes want a clear sport. It got here lower than per week after he, Hughes, Richard Kilty and Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake gained Olympic silver in the 4x100m relay in Tokyo. “Let
It is some of the memorable photographs from the Tokyo Olympics – diver Tom Daley knitting whereas sat within the stands. The Olympic champion talks about his knitting obsession with BBC Breakfast’s Sally Nugent – and even lets her strive on his now well-known Workforce GB cardigan. He additionally opens up about what he is
Tom Daley “by no means thought he’d really feel emotion” the way in which he did when, finally, he gained Olympic gold at Tokyo 2020. Britain’s Daley has been a family identify since he first stepped on an Olympic diving board, aged 14. The general public watched as he gained main titles, shared his grief
Final up to date on 16 August 202116 August 2021.From the part Diving Tom Daley “by no means thought he’d really feel emotion” the best way he did when, eventually, he received Olympic gold at Tokyo 2020. Britain’s Daley has been a family identify since he first stepped on an Olympic diving board, aged 14.
Getty Photographs Crew GB athletes have been given an official homecoming – and an opportunity to indicate off their medals – with a star-studded live performance at Wembley. Olympic champions together with Tom Daley and diving accomplice Matty Lee, gymnast Max Whitlock and cyclists Jason and Laura Kenny had been entertained by musicians together with
Getty Pictures Crew GB athletes have been given an official homecoming – and an opportunity to point out off their medals – with a star-studded live performance at Wembley. Olympic champions together with Tom Daley and diving accomplice Matty Lee, gymnast Max Whitlock and cyclists Jason and Laura Kenny had been entertained by musicians together
The federal government will improve its funding of Nice Britain’s Olympians and Paralympians by £23.4m yearly to £77.4m a 12 months to help preparation for the Paris Video games in 2024. The cash might be supplied along with Nationwide Lottery funds, and athletes hoping to compete on the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics may also profit.
The federal government will enhance its funding of Nice Britain’s Olympians and Paralympians by £23.4m yearly to £77.4m a yr to assist preparation for the Paris Video games in 2024. The cash will probably be offered along with Nationwide Lottery funds, and athletes hoping to compete on the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics may also profit.
Olympic silver medallist CJ Ujah has denied wrongdoing and mentioned he’s “shocked and devastated” after a optimistic medication take a look at. He has been provisionally suspended after a take a look at confirmed the “presence/use” of two prohibited substances. “To be completely clear, I’m not a cheat,” mentioned Ujah in an announcement to the
Getty Photos Rugby player-turned-pundit Ugo Monye has turn out to be the fifteenth and ultimate movie star to be confirmed for the 2021 collection of Strictly Come Dancing. Monye will be part of Olympic swimmer Adam Peaty, BBC Breakfast’s Dan Walker, actress Nina Wadia and 11 different stars when the BBC present returns subsequent month.
England and Nice Britain ladies’s hockey head coach Mark Hager has resigned, one week after claiming bronze on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Hager was appointed in 2019 after nearly 10 years in command of New Zealand, with whom he received Commonwealth Video games gold in 2018. His closing match noticed him lead Crew GB to
The chairman of the British Olympic Affiliation says it’s “tragic” that CJ Ujah’s relay team-mates may lose their silver medals because of the sprinter’s anti‑doping rule violation. Ujah has been provisionally suspended after a check confirmed the “presence/use” of two prohibited substances. He was a part of GB males’s 4x100m relay group which won silver
Olympic swimmer Adam Peaty will swap the pool for the dance flooring after being named on the line-up for this yr’s Strictly Come Dancing. The 26-year-old will hope to comply with the 2 gold medals he gained on the latest Tokyo Olympics with Strictly’s coveted glitterball trophy. “I am not essentially the most fluid on
Olympic 100m champion Lamont Marcell Jacobs has mentioned he is not going to compete once more till subsequent yr. In response to a query on social media about when he would subsequent race, the 26-year-old responded with “2022”. Jacobs adopted up his shock 100m victory in Tokyo with one other gold as a part of
British sprinter CJ Ujah has been suspended from competitors after testing optimistic for a banned substance. Ujah, 27, was a part of Workforce GB males’s 4x100m relay workforce which received silver on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics this month. He has been provisionally suspended, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) stated. The AIU stated a check confirmed
Kyoto/Reuters An Olympic gold medallist might be given a brand new medal after the mayor of her hometown chomped on the primary. Takashi Kawamura, mayor of Japanese metropolis Nagoya, sparked fury on-line when he lowered his masks and bit on softball athlete Miu Goto’s medal at an occasion. He was accused of ignoring Covid-19 restrictions
Ben Birchall/PA An ex-Olympic gymnast, who denies abusing youngsters, was expelled by the game’s governing physique 12 years after a criticism was first made in opposition to him. Stan Wild, 77, competed at two Olympic Video games and later based a membership in York. In 2008, a girl reported alleged abuse to police and British
Guidelines that means some Australian Olympians are having to quarantine for 28 days after returning to their nation from Tokyo have been described as “merciless”. Athletes returning by way of Sydney to the state of South Australia are dealing with an additional two-week quarantine. That’s on prime of the 2 weeks already required for all