The new National Stadium in Tokyo, Japan, which will host a major part of the  2020 Olympics. Photograph:   Matt Roberts/Getty Images

It’s a strange feeling to wake up and suddenly realise the Olympics have been cancelled. Or at least postponed for a few months, which is what they’re(...)

Ireland’s Mark Downey leads the Volta ao Alentejo in Portugal after the second stage. Photograph:  Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Mark Downey has transferred his track form to the road with some style, ending Thursday’s second stage of the Volta ao Alentejo in Portugal as the new(...)