The Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games countdown clock. Japan remains committed to hosting the Games in 2021. File photograph: EPA

Senior Olympic official John Coates has reiterated that Tokyo must stage a simplified Summer Games next year with the health and safety of athletes th(...)

Tom Humphries: ‘He had the capacity to both charm and eviscerate, be worldly and erudite and also spiteful and petty.’ Photographer: Dara MacDónaill

Almost from the beginning of his sports writing career, the commentary of Tom Humphries, who was jailed for 2 ½ years for grooming and sexually abusin(...)