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Olympic gold medal-winning diver Tom Daley and his husband Dustin Lance Black give Homes & Property a tour of their south London warehouse home
Russian athletes are still present at Tokyo 2020, despite a ban for the country over a state-sponsored doping scheme
Boris Johnson lifted the vast majority of the remaining Covid-19 restrictions in England on July 19, as the country moved to step four of its coronavirus lockdown roadmap. Every adult in the UK should have had the chance to have both doses of a coronavirus vaccine by mid-September, the Government said. The government has said it was not expecting work in offices to be completely back on July 19.
Germany will defend their women’s title, while Brazil are aiming to take gold again in the men’s tournament
Hong Kong's fencing gold medallist Edgar Cheung Ka-long has stirred up a surge of local interest in the sport after winning the Chinese territory's first Olympic gold in 25 years and only its second ever. The fencing school where Cheung hailed from said they received over 60 enquiries from prospective students just the morning after Cheung's win in the men's foil in the Tokyo Olympics on Monday. Morale is high among the students. "I feel very happy, but I also feel that he is a good role model for me," says a 10-year-old fencer at the school.
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Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd, Megan Rapinoe and their teammates clear favourites to win gold
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Fellow actor Peter Egan calls for inflicting suffering on laboratory animals to be made illegal
Breaststroke specialist continues to dominate discipline five years on from triumph at Rio Olympics
The summer bonanza of sport is about to get even bigger as the greatest spectacle on Earth blasts off in Tokyo. With Team GB gunning for another bumper medal haul, Kerry Potter meets five exciting names to watch (and cheer on)
Freestyle swimmer needs three gold medals to tie Jenny Thompson’s Olympic record
Number 10 has said it is ‘crucial for people to quarantine in line with the app’s recommendation.
Wednesday briefing: UK poised to ease amber list quarantine. No isolation if vaccine requirements are met … Team GB gold in men’s 4x200m relay … and an electric drive the length of Great Britain
This year’s summer Games are receiving record-low ratings and many viewer complaints
The 2020 Olympic Games, consistently one of the most-watched television events on the planet, are well under way. A global audience of more than 3.5billion people tuned in to both the 2012 Games in London and the 2016 Games in Rio. This year, with spectators barred from attending almost all events because of the coronavirus pandemic, fans will be more reliant than ever on TV coverage, whether they’re tuning in from their living rooms in Japan or on the other side of the world.
There could be a shortage of merchant sailors to crew commercial ships in five years if action is not taken to boost numbers, raising risks for global supply chains, a report said on Wednesday. The shipping industry is already struggling with crewing shortfalls due to the coronavirus pandemic, a situation that will exacerbate expected labour supply problems over the next few years, according to the study published by trade associations BIMCO and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). The study released by BIMCO and ICS estimated that 1.89 million seafarers were operating over 74,000 vessels in the global merchant fleet.
‘Please explain what OG means’: delight as Fiji politician discovers TwitterPio Tikoduadua, president of the opposition National Federation Party, has won praise and followers with his faltering attempts to understand social media Pio Tikoduadua, the president of the National Federation Party, has discovered Twitter Photograph: Wikipedia