Tokyo 2020

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David Burnett: “If I can carry my domestic form across, like when I shot 98/100 in Dungarvan recently, then I will definitely be in the mix.”½

For buffs that read Olympic stuff – and there’s lots of it – Derek Burnett’s name keeps coming up. If anything else popped up as fast and frequently a(...)

Ireland’s Annalise Murphy during the women’s laser radial at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Monday. Photo: Dave Branigan/Inpho

After a second day of racing at the Olympic Sailing regatta in Tokyo, Annalise Murphy’s dream of achieving a second Olympic medal was dealt a signific(...)

Mona McSharry will swim in the women’s 100m breaststroke final on Tuesday. Photo: Inpho

Mona McSharry will become just the second Irish swimmer ever to swim in an Olympic final when she goes in lane eight of the women’s 100m breaststroke (...)

Tom Daley (right) and Matty Lee during the men’s synchronised 10m platform final at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre on the third day of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan. Photo: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Diving Tom Daley and Matty Lee claimed a stunning gold in the synchronised 10 metres platform in Tokyo on what was a successful day for Britain in th(...)

Brazil’s Rayssa Leal (silver), Japan’s Momiji Nishiya (gold) and Japan’s Funa Nakayama (bronze) pose during the medal ceremony after the skateboarding women’s street final. Photo: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP via Getty Images

Japanese 13-year-old Momiji Nishiya clinched the Olympic title in the women’s street skateboarding competition on Monday, shedding tears of happiness (...)

Chernobyl for Ukraine: MBC’s Olympics opening ceremony captions included a photograph of the doomed nuclear power station

For television broadcasters worldwide, the parade of nations during the opening of the Olympics can be an exercise in diplomacy and global awareness, (...)

Ireland’s Mona McSharry after finishing fourth and qualifying for the final of the women’s 100m breaststroke at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Photo: Inpho

It was a mixed night and early morning for the Irish in Tokyo today with a historic swim in the pool but disappointment elsewhere. In the early hours,(...)

Annalise Murphy during Race 4 of the women’s laser radial. Photo: Dave Branigan/Inpho

Swimming: Mona McSharry reaches 100m breaststroke final; Brendan Hyland finishes third in men’s 200m butterfly heat and fails to qualify for s(...)

Paul O’Donovan of Team Ireland at Tokyo 2020: ‘There is a lot more testing being done between the rounds, which is good to see for sure.’ Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images|

Missed tests and spoiled samples: just how clean are the pandemic Games? They warned us in the Tokyo playbook well in advance that everyone would be (...)

Yuto Horigome of Japan in action during the skateboarding men’s street event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Ariake Urban Sports Park in Tokyo. Photograph: Fazry Ismail

Paul O’Donovan was probably right when he told Jacqui Hurley that we should all to go to bed and not be sitting up through the night “watching us fool(...)

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