Five British athletes to watch out for at the 2020 Paralympic Games

A powerlifter born with no legs, a 19-year-old swimmer inspired by Ellie Simmonds and the 42-year-old making his comeback… here are five British stars to watch out for at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics begin with the opening ceremony on Tuesday Team GB have medal chances in powerlifting, para-athletics and para-swimming […]

Tokyo 2020 athletes took electronic pill in groundbreaking study

Tokyo 2020 athletes took an ELECTRONIC pill during Olympics as part of groundbreaking experiment into measuring vital signs – such as body temperature – in real time Athletes at Tokyo 2020 have taken an electronic pill to measure their vital signs The groundbreaking study was designed to help with issues like heat exhaustion It focused […]

Olympic viewers amazed at how marathon swimmers get drinks during race

Italy’s Rachele Bruni (C) takes refreshment at a feed station along the course during the women’s 10km marathon swimming event during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo on August 4, 2021. It is an Olympic endurance test that saw competitors race for two hours under sweltering conditions in bacteria-filled […]

Tokyo 2020: How many calories do Olympic athletes burn?

Competitors take refreshments at a feed station in the women’s 10km marathon swimming event during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo on August 4, 2021. For athletes competing at Tokyo 2020, fuelling themselves precisely for optimum performance is an essential step on the path to glory. But not every […]

Two Chinese athletes to be probed for wearing Chairman Mao pins

Chinese cyclists will be investigated by Olympic chiefs for wearing Chairman Mao pins on podium – after US shot-putter Raven Saunders crossed wrists next to a Chinese athlete China’s Bao Shanju and Zhong Tianshi wore pin badges of Mao on the podium Political statements are banned on the podium under Olympic Charter Rule 50 Pair won […]