Britain’s most decorated Olympian will be there A host of Olympic gold-medal winning Team GB stars will be in Derby this weekend. Britain’s most decorated Olympian, cyclist Jason Kenny, will be in the city centre on Saturday, October 9. He will be joined by triathlete brothers Alistair and Jonny Brownlee, and their teammates Georgia Taylor-Brown and Jess Learmonth.
Tickets are on sale now for just £5 Hull City Council has joined forces with other Yorkshire councils to honour Olympians and Paralympians from across the Yorkshire region in a huge homecoming event. The heroes of Tokyo 2020 will take to the stage at Leeds First Direct Arena on October 10 to talk about their exploits in Team Yorkshire: The Homecoming.
Super League Triathlon - Alex Yee and Georgia Taylor-Brown secure double British triumphs after Malibu finale
Alex Yee and Georgia Taylor-Brown secured a British double as they took the overall Super League Triathlon crown after the series finale in Malibu, California. It continued a remarkable year for the pair, who were both part of Team GB's victorious mixed relay quartet at the Tokyo Olympics.
Funding, facilities and the lockdown hangover take toll on recruitment despite Tokyo uplift Britain’s sports clubs have been battered by the pandemic, but Alex Yee is hopeful that his two Olympic triathlon medals will help rekindle desire to take part in sport. “I’ve seen so many people saying that they want to be a triathlete, and they want to go to the Olympics now – that’s amazing to see,” he said.
Here's how you can get tickets to be there too Yorkshire's Olympic and Paralympic heroes are to be honoured with a huge homecoming event at Leeds' First Direct Arena. Athletes will take to the stage on October 10 to talk about their exploits with 2016 Olympic medallist Nile Wilson and sports broadcaster Tanya Arnold.
Super League Triathlon - Peerless Jessica Learmonth wins again, Alex Yee sprints past Jonny Brownlee to win men’s race
Jessica Learmonth won the Enduro round – nine back-to-back triathlon disciplines without any breaks - of the Super League Triathlon in Jersey. The 33-year-old Eagles runner added the win in Jersey to successes in Munich and London. Georgia Taylor-Brown – team-mate of Learmonth as they won gold in the mixed relay at Tokyo 2020 – took second spot after initially being disqualified.
Super League Triathlon - ‘I just wanted to battle my mate! - Jessica Learmonth on Georgia Taylor-Brown error
Triathlon Super League Triathlon - ‘I just wanted to battle my mate! - Jessica Learmonth on Georgia Taylor-Brown error Jessica Learmonth won the Jersey round of the Super League Triathlon on Saturday. However, she said she was gutted when she realised that Georgia Taylor-Brown had taken the short chute in error.
Triathlon Jessica Learmonth wins back-to-back races after dominating Super League Triathlon Jessica Learmonth dominated the Super League Triathlon Championship Series in Munich on Sunday to win her second race in a row after taking victory in London last weekend. Fellow Olympic team gold medallist Georgia Taylor-Brown finished second with Beth Potter third to complete an all-British women's podium at the Olympiapark.
Gold medallists Brownlee, Alex Yee, Georgia Taylor-Brown and Jess Learmonth will all be in action. Jonny Brownlee hopes triathlon’s Olympic buzz will continue when the stars of Tokyo compete in the Super League Championship Series in London on Sunday. Brownlee, Alex Yee, Georgia Taylor-Brown and Jess Learmonth, who teamed up to win gold for Britain in the mixed relay in the Japanese capital, will all be in action in the event at West India Quay.
Jonny Brownlee hopes triathlon's Olympic buzz will continue when the stars of Tokyo compete in the Super League Championship Series in London on Sunday. Brownlee, Alex Yee, Georgia Taylor-Brown and Jess Learmonth, who teamed up to win gold for Britain in the mixed relay in the Japanese capital, will all be in action in the event at West India Quay.
QUESTION OF SPORT viewers claimed to "switch off" during Friday night's programme because they were unhappy with the new panel of presenters. The sporting quiz show returned with a new series on Friday night as it welcomed new host Paddy McGuinness and team captains Sam Quek and Ugo Monye.
Georgia Taylor-Brown: Who is A Question of Sport guest and double Tokyo Olympics triathlon medallist?
The world champion was a key part of Team GB’s triathlon success in Tokyo After winning a gold and silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics, star triathlete Georgia Taylor-Brown will make an appearance on the opening episode of the new series of long-running quiz show A Question of Sport.
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Team GB won 65 medals overall at the Games. Tokyo 2020 drew to a close on Sunday following an impressive medal-laden Games for Great Britain as they claimed 65 medals. Here, the PA news agency takes a look at some of the best images behind the fierce battles, triumphs and celebrations of this summer’s Olympics.
Tokyo Olympics: How two UK universities produced dozens of Team GB stars – and trained them over FaceTime
Leeds Beckett’s head athletics coach said he was ‘buzzing and on cloud nine’ after watching competitors from the university triumph Two UK universities have produced dozens of Team GB stars at this year’s Olympic games with coaches keeping them in shape via FaceTime after the Covid pandemic pandemic prevented them from flying to Tokyo.
Congratulations to triathletes Jonny Brownlee, Jess Learmonth, Georgia Taylor-Brown and Leeds Beckett University student Alex Yee on their wonderful gold medal in the Olympic mixed relay event
Sportsmen are so often denied the perfect ending but Jonny Brownlee was able to bow out in style on the biggest stage of all as he completed the full set of Olympic medals. After the relative disappointment of the individual event, where Brownlee finished fifth, he played a key role in a dominant British performance in the triathlon mixed relay as he joined Jess Learmonth and individual silver medallists Georgia Taylor-Brown and Alex Yee in powering to victory at Odaiba Marine Park.
One Team GB athlete has shared the rules that the competitors need to follow in the Tokyo accommodation The 2020 Tokyo Olympics was postponed for 12 months until a new start date of 23 July 2021, due to the coronavirus pandemic. But even a year later - and with much greater understanding of the virus - the spectre of Covid is still hanging over the games.
Jonny Brownlee has revealed that Tokyo might not be his last Olympics after all. The 31-year-old triathlete from Leeds helped Team GB to gold in the inaugural mixed relay on Saturday alongside Jessica Learmonth, Georgia Taylor-Brown and Alex Yee in what he had vowed would be his final crack at Olympic glory.
Alex Yee said he is “beyond proud” after a mural in Brockley was modified to celebrate his Olympic gold medal win. Local boy Yee, Jess Learmonth, Jonny Brownlee and Georgia Taylor-Brown helped Team GB to first place in the mixed triathlon relay in Tokyo on Friday.