Olympics

  • 9 September 2013

    Wrestling yesterday completed an unprecedented Olympic comeback, reclaiming its place in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after beating bids from rivals squash and baseball/softball in an International Olympic Committee vote.

  • 31 May 2013

    With the help of such medium as Rihanna's hit single "Diamonds" and hard economics, bid officials for Istanbul, Tokyo and Madrid yesterday made their pitch to host the 2020 Olympics to the International Olympic Committee as the race enters the final stretch.

  • 22 February 2013

    WHEN Becky Wain lists her aspirations for the next few years, she does so unencumbered by insecurity.

  • 9 September 2012

    CYCLIST David Stone inscribed his name alongside British sporting greats James Hunt and Jackie Stewart with a historic victory at Brands Hatch to defend his Paralympic road race crown at London 2012.

  • 9 September 2012

    DAVID Weir admits to being a little bemused about his Weirwolf nickname, although three consecutive gold medals on the track have certainly been the stuff of nightmares for his rivals.

  • 7 September 2012

    Stephen McGuire yesterday staged a dramatic comeback to seal a semi-final berth in the individual boccia competition

  • 3 September 2012

    HE may not be heading home with a medal but Paralympic swimmer Craig Rodgie insists he will leave London with a lifetime of memories at the end of his campaign.

  • 2 September 2012

    FOUR years ago he had never even ridden a bike.

  • 2 September 2012

    RICHARD Whitehead, the British Blade Runner, defied all laws of athletics by making the switch from marathon running to sprinting and yesterday he silenced the doubters in emphatic style.