Paralympics day one: Records tumble on opening day in Tokyo- Tempemail

Records tumbled in the pool and velodrome as the Paralympic Games kicked off in Tokyo Dame Sarah Storey set a new world record as she rode her way into the 3000m individual pursuit final, beating her previous best by more than eight seconds. And earlier in the morning session, Britain’s Continue Reading

Tom Daley has finished knitting his Tokyo Olympics-themed cardigan- Tempemail

After much anticipation, Tom Daley has treated fans to a first look at the fruits of his labour after he was spotted knitting at the Tokyo Olympics. The Olympic gold medalist sent the internet into a frenzy last weekend when he was photographed knitting a purple “doggy jumper” while watching Continue Reading

Today at the Games: Wonder for Walls as Britain claim first Tokyo cycling gold- Tempemail

Matt Walls secured Britain’s first cycling gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics – and Team GB’s 50th medal of the Games overall – in the men’s omnium on Thursday. Earlier in the day, Dina Asher-Smith made a dramatic return to the Games as Britain’s women’s 4×100 metres relay team set Continue Reading

Social media stars: A glance at Olympians who went big Instagram Tokyo Social Media San Antonio YouTube- Tempemail

At the Tokyo Games, athletes have taken to social media in trailblazing ways — with high-profile results. Several Olympians from niche sports introduced themselves to America through viral videos, with TikTok the preferred platform. Here’s a look at some of the breakout stars. ___ MARGIELYN DIDAL HOMETOWN: Cebu City, Philippines Continue Reading

Wild reaction videos take the place of in-venue Olympic outpourings | Tokyo Olympic Games 2020- Tempemail

A huge wrench for many athletes competing in the Tokyo Olympics is that, because of Covid restrictions, they are unable to have their friends and family along for the experience cheering them on from the stands. Fortunately, in a connected social media world, they are though able to see how 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

Tokyo 2020 U-turn allows social media teams to show athletes taking the knee | Tokyo Olympic Games 2020- Tempemail

The International Olympic Committee and Tokyo 2020 organisers have performed a U-turn over their stance to stop their social media teams from posting pictures of athletes taking the knee at these Olympic Games. The decision comes after the Guardian revealed they had issued a diktat against showing such images just Continue Reading

Today at the Olympics: Tokyo 2020 belatedly gets under way- Tempemail

The rearranged Tokyo Olympics got under way in low-key fashion on Wednesday as Japan’s women’s softball team prevailed over Australia in Fukushima Coronavirus continues to cast a shadow over the Games, postponed by 12 months to this summer, and an opening event that was supposed to provide a boost to Continue Reading