South Korea has formally asked the International Olympic Committee to ban the Japanese “rising sun” flag at next year’s Tokyo Games, calling it a symbol of Japan’s brutal wartime past and comparing it to the Nazi swastika.
Elinor Barker has her sights set firmly on next year’s Olympic Games as she gears up for the coming track season.
A golden postbox dedicated to Sir Andy Murray has been reinstated after it was knocked over by a car.
Laura Muir is confident she will challenge for the podium at Tokyo 2020 after learning from her Rio near-miss.
Manchester’s doomed bid to host the 2000 Olympic Games failed because of Britain’s arrogance, its reliance on former glories, and because “no-one in their right mind would spend three weeks” in the English city when Sydney was the alternative, secret Government correspondence reveals.
Justin Rose is reigning Olympic champion, a major winner and currently the world’s fourth-best golfer but England’s Cricket World Cup triumph means there is only one sport being played in his back garden.
Belfast’s Michaela Walsh is determined to put past disappointments behind her and use the European Games in Minsk as a springboard to success at next year’s Tokyo Olympics.
Elise Christie has spoken of a two-year battle with mental health and her joy of coming off antidepressants.
NORTH and South Korea have agreed to form their first joint Olympic team and their athletes will march together during the opening ceremony of next month’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, officials in Seoul have said.
A YEAR from now Sir Chris Hoy will be pushing himself to the limit in a bid to break a record to reach the South Pole.
SHE was a powerhouse in the pool who broke an Olympic record that had stood for almost a century.