Raven Saunders   of the US raised her arms and crossed them in the shape of an “X” on the podium after receiving her silver medal in the shot put. She said later the gesture was  “for oppressed people”. Photograph: Ina Fassbender/AFP/Getty Images

In the morning, Raven Saunders of the United States captured the silver medal in the shot put. At night, Saunders delivered the first political demon(...)

Global Athlete are the latest group calling for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to be postponed. Photograph: Eugene Hoshiko/AP

Pressure and demand to postpone the 2020 Olympics is fast increasing from all sides after the Global Athlete group became the latest to warn that “pub(...)

USA Track and Field has called for a postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Photograph: Inpho

USA Track and Field, the governing body of American athletics, on Saturday called for a postponement of the Tokyo Olympics. The federation, in a let(...)