Olympics 2020 day two: Kiesenhofer’s road race glory, tennis and gymnastics – live!

More gold medals on offer on packed second day in Tokyo Games schedule | Results | Medal table | Full coverage Sign up for the Guardian’s daily Olympic briefing Email Geoff with your thoughts or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 9.49am BST Fancy a feature read? How about this, on a massive underdog […]

Tokyo diary: South Korea and Japan turn back the clock

The two countries revived Olympic tradition and former colonial tensions with politically charged gestures • With early coverage of the Games inevitably focused on coronavirus, geopolitical tensions have barely had a look-in. But South Korea and its former colonial ruler Japan are doing their best to revive the Olympic tradition. […]

Dina Asher-Smith: ‘You get 10 seconds to make your mark’

The fastest woman Britain has ever seen is also thoughtful, inspirational and willing to talk about things that athletes often avoid, like politics and periods. But in the countdown to the Tokyo Olympics, sprinter Dina Asher-Smith knows that every second counts Around 9am local time, this coming Friday, Dina Asher-Smith […]

Olympics 2020 day two: women’s road race, gymnastics, tennis and more – live!

More gold medals on offer on packed second day in Tokyo Games schedule | Results | Medal table | Full coverage Sign up for the Guardian’s daily Olympic briefing Email Tom with your thoughts or tweet @tomlutz 12.46am BST The skateboarding is now underway. Nyjah Huston is yet to skate […]

Swimmer sacrifices Olympics dream in stand against Myanmar’s junta | Kieran Pender

Melbourne swimmer Win Htet Oo says pulling out was an ‘easy decision to make’ and a small price to pay There are almost 1,000 athletes here for the swimming competition, which began on Saturday. Win Htet Oo is not among them. Having qualified for the 50m freestyle, Oo was ready […]

Olympics 2020: latest news from day one of Tokyo Games – live updates!

Carapaz wins cycling gold | Football: Japan 0-1 Team GB Games schedule | Results | Medal table | Full coverage Sign up for the Guardian’s daily Olympic briefing Email Simon with your thoughts or tweet @Simon_Burnton 4.40pm BST The Australians are ready! roars Kieran Pender from the Tokyo Aquatics Centre, […]

Chernobyl for Ukraine, pizza for Italy: South Korean TV apologises for Olympic images

MBC sorry for ‘inappropriate images and captions’ Syria and Haiti summed up by war and unrest A South Korean broadcaster has apologised after using offensive images to depict several countries during the opening ceremony of the Olympics on Friday. MBC displayed photos and facts about each country as athletes walked […]

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Carapaz wins men’s road race, boxing, swimming and more – live!

11 gold medals on offer on packed opening day at Tokyo 2020 Games schedule | Results | Medal table | Full coverage Sign up for the Guardian’s daily Olympic briefing Email Geoff with your thoughts or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 9.48am BST In the tennis, Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski have gone […]

Tokyo Olympic Games 2020: men’s road race gold, boxing, swimming and more – live!

11 gold medals on offer on packed opening day at Tokyo 2020 Games schedule | Results | Medal table | Full coverage Sign up for the Guardian’s daily Olympic briefing And you can email Tom, tweet him or comment below 12.37am BST Hello. We’re finally underway (even if we’ve been […]