Tom Daley

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Jennifer Shiels Toland: “I’ve made great relationships with people over here. It’s a melting pot. There’s a great sense of community here.”

Leaving Ireland in the early 1990s was a “no brainer” for Jennifer Shiels Toland who moved initially to the UK to embark on the first of three success(...)

 Japan’s Momiji Nishiya  celebrates during the women’s skateboarding street final   at Ariake Urban Sports Park   in Tokyo. Photograph: Patrick Smith/Getty Images

It’s late, we’re bleary-eyed and cognitive functions are casually slowing. Brain fog begins to set and the brightness of the TV makes the eyes go nice(...)

Great Britain’s Tom Daley (right) and Matty Lee who won gold in the Men’s Synchronised 10m Platform Final at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Japan. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA

We were chatting with some of the Irish rowers about how life was treating them in the Athletes’ Village, particularly with their schedule of events w(...)

Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black: “The fact that Pampers are including us gives people the opportunity to meet a same-sex family and, honestly, the challenges are the same.”

It’s a sign of the times we live in when a global nappy brand decides to launch a new product with a highly successful gay sports star who has recentl(...)

England’s Sarah McDonald reacts after the athletics women’s 1500m final during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Photo: Saeed Khan/Getty Images

Team England ticked very few boxes at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday, from the support officials who incomprehensibly botched the entry form for th(...)

Everyone knows elite competition is as much a mental test as a physical one and it has been the basis for a sustained campaign by chess authorities for inclusion in the Olympics.  Photograph: Sebastian Reuter/Getty Images for World Chess by Agon Limited

It’s conker season so here’s an old chestnut – is chess a sport? And if it isn’t, how come darts gets under the sporting umbrella? Sure it’s a test of(...)

Flipping it: Charli XCX

TRACK OF THE WEEK Jessie Ware - Midnight Jessie Ware has come back in style, with a lush late 1970s groove about magic in the moonlight. There’s a vam(...)

Tom Daley of Britain reacts after missing out on the final at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre. Photograph: EPA

Tom Daley’s bid for Olympic gold in Rio is over after he failed to qualify from the semi-finals of the 10 metres platform event. The 22-year-old from(...)

Thomas Daley of Britain competes during the Diving Men’s 10m Platform Preliminary. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

Tom Daley qualified for Saturday’s men’s 10 metres platform semi-final by finishing first in Friday’s preliminary round. The 22-year-old won London 2(...)

British diver Tom Daley is competing in his third Olympic Games and is now one of the senior figures in the GB diving team. Photograph: Matt Dunham/aAP Photo

It seems impossible that Tom Daley is still only 22 years old given that he appears to have been diving for GB ever since the Mitchell brothers ruled (...)

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