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Athletics Kenya confirm death of Olympic distance runner Agnes Tirop

Agnes Tirop broke the record for the women's 10km Road to Records Race by 29 seconds in Germany in September 2021. Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images Kenyan Olympic distance runner Agnes Tirop was found dead in her home in Iten, Kenya, on Wednesday, the country's athletics federation has confirmed.

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Athletics Kenya confirm death of Olympic distance runner Agnes Tirop

Jonny Brownlee interview: Finding contentment as an Olympic champion at last, but Paris 2024 is still on his mind

Jonny Brownlee is tempted, that much he’ll admit. A new level of contentment has brought a new degree of curiosity for one of Yorkshire’s most decorated Olympians. He didn’t expect it to be like this. His build-up to the Tokyo Games was all about that being his last hurrah, the chance to ‘complete the Olympics’ as he later put it, in reference to the bronze he won in London, the silver in Rio, and two chances to take the final step in Tokyo.

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Jonny Brownlee interview: Finding contentment as an Olympic champion at last, but Paris 2024 is still on his mind

Olympic medalist Elinor Barker says she competed at Tokyo Games while expecting first child

Sleep Number Plushcomfort Pillow - Standard - Ultimate-$89.99 Ad Sleep Number Elinor Barker is expecting her first child with her husband and the Olympian says she was pregnant during the Tokyo Games this past summer. Barker, who competes for Great Britain, won a silver medal in the women's team pursuit track cycling event.

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Olympic medalist Elinor Barker says she competed at Tokyo Games while expecting first child

Winter Olympics 2022: Everything you need to know about Beijing Games

It might feel like the Summer Olymipcs just ended, but the Winter Games are already just around the corner. The 2022 Beijing Olympics are quickly approaching, and they'll be the third consecutive Games to be held in Asia, following the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics and the Tokyo Games, which were postponed from 2020 to 2021 because of COVID-19.

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Winter Olympics 2022: Everything you need to know about Beijing Games

Max Whitlock: It’s vital we don’t let gymnastics get left behind after Tokyo high

Somehow the Tokyo Games already feel so long ago. It seemed to come around in no time at all after the extra year of build-up. Suddenly we were out there competing and it was time to perform. I realised just how lucky we actually were to be able to compete at all given the pandemic and I think it felt different to us but also to those watching at home, from those I have spoken to so far.

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Max Whitlock: It’s vital we don’t let gymnastics get left behind after Tokyo high

Rational thinking has finally entered sport's toxic transgender debate after years of indecisiveness

'The inclusion of transgender people, fairness and safety cannot coexist in a single competitive model' has finally been acknowledged After an overheated summer in sport’s toxic transgender debate, it is a relief to discover the soothing balm of some rational thinking. Stepping into the void left by the International Olympic Committee, who have kicked any firm resolution about trans athletes down the road, the UK’s Sports Council Equality Group this week issued the landmark statement that “for many sports, the inclusion of transgender people, fairness and safety cannot coexist in a single competitive model”.

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Rational thinking has finally entered sport's toxic transgender debate after years of indecisiveness

Charlotte Purdue relishing London Marathon return after Olympics disappointment

Charlotte Purdue wants to bounce back from the disappointment of missing out on the Olympics at the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday. Purdue finished 10th in the elite women’s race at the 2019 London Marathon in a time of 2:25:38 – her personal best and the fourth fastest time ever by a British woman.

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Charlotte Purdue relishing London Marathon return after Olympics disappointment

Beijing Olympics rules out overseas fans over virus threat

February's Beijing Winter Olympics will be held without overseas spectators and athletes must be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus or face 21 days' quarantine, the International Olympic Committee said. The measures, which do allow spectators who are living in mainland China, were revealed with the Games just four months away and after the Tokyo 2020 Olympics similarly juggled with how to go ahead safely during the pandemic.

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Beijing Olympics rules out overseas fans over virus threat

Simone Biles: 'I should have quit way before Tokyo 2020'

Biles withdrew from five of her six finals to focus on her mental health after being unable to execute performances in opening team event Four-time Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles believes she should have "quit way before" the Tokyo Games due to the impact of the Larry Nassar abuse investigation.

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Simone Biles: 'I should have quit way before Tokyo 2020'

Simone Biles: Four-time Olympic gymnastics champion believes she should have 'quit way before' Tokyo Games

US gymnast Simone Biles withdrew from five of her six finals in Japan to focus on her mental health; Biles, who had been expected to add to the four gold medals she won at Rio 2016, spoke in 2018 about being abused by team doctor Larry Nassar, who is now serving a life sentence in jail

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Simone Biles: Four-time Olympic gymnastics champion believes she should have 'quit way before' Tokyo Games

Jessica Long Had the Hottest Plus-One at the Emmys: Her Tokyo Gold Medal

Jessica Long Had the Hottest Plus-One at the Emmys: Her Tokyo Gold Medal

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Jessica Long Had the Hottest Plus-One at the Emmys: Her Tokyo Gold Medal

Recovery Olympics summon spirit of friendly competition in fight against addiction

This year's gathering brought together recovery communities from Forth Valley and North Lanarkshire. The Tokyo Games may be over, but the Olympic spirit was still on show at a special event in Stirling for those battling back from addiction. The Mayfield Centre in St Ninians hosted the fifth running of the ‘Recovery Olympics’, organised by Forth Valley Recovery Community (FVRC) - an organisation which supports people recovering from substance misuse across the region.

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Recovery Olympics summon spirit of friendly competition in fight against addiction

How Suni Lee Brought Gold-Medal Beauty to the Met Gala Red Carpet

A month after taking home gold at the 2020 Tokyo Games, gymnast Sunisa “Suni” Lee arrived to the Met gala beaming. It was a historic night for both the gala, which returned after a two-year hiatus, and Lee, who was attending the star-studded affair for the first time.

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How Suni Lee Brought Gold-Medal Beauty to the Met Gala Red Carpet

Dame Sarah Storey and Grant Shapps: We want Tokyo 2020 to get everyone walking and cycling

This isn’t about creating Gold medal-winning athletes – it’s about turning bad habits into healthy ones If ever there was a blast of inspiration to get us outside and active, the Tokyo Games were it. It’s been a month of medals and emotions, as Team GB matched its iconic haul at London 2012, and ParalympicsGB brought home more than 120 medals.

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Dame Sarah Storey and Grant Shapps: We want Tokyo 2020 to get everyone walking and cycling

Olympics hero Adam Peaty backs call for better training sites – NO to pools closure

OLYMPICS swimming legend Adam Peaty says he fears for the future of Team GB if pools continue to be shut down across the country. The Tokyo 2020 breaststroke gold medallist worries the closures may hurt future elite athletes and cause harm to local communities. His views echo The Daily Express campaign Save Our Olympic Dreams which wants young athletes to have access to adequate training facilities.

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Olympics hero Adam Peaty backs call for better training sites – NO to pools closure

Olympics: IOC suspends North Korea until end of 2022 for skipping Tokyo Games

North Korea has been suspended from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) until the end of 2022 after failing to send a team to the Tokyo Games. The suspension means the country will miss out on the Beijing Winter Games. North Korea did not send a delegation to the Tokyo Games, saying it wanted to protect its athletes from Covid-19.

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Olympics: IOC suspends North Korea until end of 2022 for skipping Tokyo Games

Usain Bolt rules out athletics comeback but has "got that itch" for a return

Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt says it is "too late" for a comeback but admits he has "got that itch" for a dramatic return to the sport. The Jamaican, 35, ended his glittering track and field career in 2017. He says he was tempted by a possible return for the Tokyo Games, but his coach persuaded him otherwise.

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Usain Bolt rules out athletics comeback but has

North Korea suspended from IOC

North Korea has been suspended from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) until the end of 2022 after failing to send a team to the Tokyo Games. The suspension means the country will miss out on the Beijing Winter Games. North Korea did not send a delegation to the Tokyo Games, saying it wanted to protect its athletes from Covid-19.

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North Korea suspended from IOC

Queen Elizabeth Posts Rare Personal Message Over the Weekend—and Signs It ‘Elizabeth R’

Queen Elizabeth is congratulating athletes following the conclusion of the Tokyo Paralympics. On Sunday, to mark the end of the two-week event, the 95-year-old monarch shared a rare message of support for those who participated in the games this year. The personal note was posted on the official Instagram account of the royal family alongside a photo of the athletes and their respective flags.

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Queen Elizabeth Posts Rare Personal Message Over the Weekend—and Signs It ‘Elizabeth R’