Today at the Olympics: Silver success for Team GB after eventing gold- Tempemail

Great Britain’s eventing team won gold after producing a dominant display in the showjumping finale at Tokyo Equestrian Park on day 10 of the Olympics. The trio of Oliver Townend, Laura Collett and Tom McEwen led by 17.9 penalties following their outstanding cross-country rounds on Sunday. And they comfortably retained Continue Reading

A pandemic Olympics, without all the crowds: What gets lost? YouTube Japan California Syracuse University Social Media- Tempemail

Any sporting event is, at its heart, a show. It has the actors on center stage, performing for the rest of us. It has the spectators, sitting in their seats watching raptly. And — in modern times, at least — it has the “home” audience, which in the past half Continue Reading

Today at the Olympics: Team GB double up with triathlon and swimming relay golds- Tempemail

Great Britain enjoyed double relay gold on day eight of the Tokyo Olympics as they delivered in two events new to the Games. After Jonny Brownlee, Georgia Taylor-Brown, Alex Yee and Jess Learmonth triumphed in the first mixed relay triathlon, it was over to the Aquatics Centre where Adam Peaty, Continue Reading

Today at the Olympics: BMX history and more medals in the pool for Team GB- Tempemail

There was more considerable success for Team GB on a medal-packed seventh day of action at the Tokyo Olympics. Beth Shriever and Kye Whyte made BMX history for Great Britain as they delivered gold and silver at the Ariake Urban Sports Park. There were more medals in the swimming pool, Continue Reading

Today at the Olympics: Team GB build on Magic Monday with more medals in Tokyo- Tempemail

A day after Magic Monday, there was more medal success for Great Britain at the Tokyo Olympics. Tom Dean and Duncan Scott delivered gold and silver in the men’s 200m freestyle, the first British male one-two in the pool since 1908. That came after Georgia Taylor-Brown secured a brilliant silver Continue Reading

Today at the Olympics: Dominant Adam Peaty ends Great Britain’s wait for a gold- Tempemail

Swimming superstar Adam Peaty won Great Britain’s first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics and triathlete Alex Yee secured a silver as day three began in memorable fashion. It doubled Britain’s medal haul following successes for Bradly Sinden and Chelsie Giles in taekwondo and judo on Sunday. Peaty had been Continue Reading

Today at the Olympics: Wait for first medal goes on after slow start by Team GB- Tempemail

Day two of the Tokyo Olympics did not get off to the best of starts from a British perspective with high-profile upsets and withdrawals. Defending taekwondo champion Jade Jones suffered a shock first-round defeat to Kimia Alizadeh of the Refugee Olympic team, ending her hopes of becoming the first British Continue Reading

Today at the Olympics: Big-name Brits in action on first full day of competition- Tempemail

Some of Team GB’s biggest stars were limbering up for action on the first full day of competition at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Reigning champion and world record holder Adam Peaty is set to return to the pool in his 100m breaststroke heats, while Max Whitlock started the defence Continue Reading