DANICA PATRICK JOINS SKY SPORTS F1 TEAM FOR UNITED STATES GP

Motor racing icon Danica Patrick is joining Sky Sports F1 for her home United States GP this weekend. Patrick, widely renowned as the most successful woman in the history of American open-wheel racing, will be part of our bumper punditry team providing analysis on all the action from Austin, Texas. “I’m really excited,” said Patrick, one of motorsport’s greatest-ever female…

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Football: France win Nations League against Spain with a late goal from Mbappe

Kylian Mbappé scored late as world champion France came from behind to win the Nations League with a 2-1 victory over Spain in the final. Mbappé netted with 10 minutes remaining as France was again forced to fight back, just as it had done in the semifinals against Belgium. There were few chances in a cagey final in Milan but…

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HOW SCIENCE IS HELPING FEMALE SPORTSPERSON TO TRAIN IN THE COMING ERA

Until a few years ago, elite Colorado track and field athlete Annie Kunz used to feel fatigued — even during her warmups. And then there was the constant hunger: Sometimes her stomach would growl in the middle of practice. She felt like she was always thinking about food, always restricting what she ate, avoiding whole categories — such as carbohydrates…

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Tokyo Olympics 2020 comes to a close: Highlights

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Closing Ceremony Highlights: The memorable edition of the Summer Games were declared closed by IOC President Thomas Bach. 17 days of sporting action came to an end with a memorable closing ceremony. The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, hit with a one-year delay due to the pandemic, concluded Sunday with a closing ceremony celebration that was both joyful and contemplative.…

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List of world records that were broken at the Tokyo Olympics 2020

World records are bound to fall at every Olympics, when the world’s greatest athletes compete on one stage and are pushed further and faster by advances in technology. Yet many also wondered whether swampy conditions in and around Tokyo — and the impact of a year’s delay — would hinder the expected monumental performances. But athletes persevered and world records…

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MEET THE SEXIEST ATHLETE AT TOKYO OLYMPICS 2020

Photograph: Kind Courtesy Alica Schmidt/Instagram ‘TOKYO IS CALLING – I’m going to the Olympics!,’ Schmidt announced on Instagram. ‘Still feels unreal! I’m so grateful and at the same time thrilled to experience something I have been dreaming of since I started all of this! Bring it on – I so can’t wait for this.’ The 22-year-old German track and field…

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LIST OF MEDALS WON BY EVERY COUNTRY AT THE TOKYO SUMMER OLYMPICS

As the Tokyo Summer Olympics drew to a close Sunday, so did the total medal count. Team USA led for the most overall medals, having secured 113 medals. China followed with 88 overall medals. And while China led the gold-medal haul for most of the Games, the U.S. eked out a few more golds on the final day of competition…

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IOC EXPELS TWO BELARUSIAN COACHES OVER KRYSTINA TIMANOVSKAYA CASE

Two Belarusian coaches have lost their Olympic accreditations after allegedly attempting to force an athlete to leave the Games in Tokyo. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed that Artur Shimak and Yury Maisevich had left the Olympic Village. An investigation is under way. The case of Krystina Timanovskaya caught global attention after she refused her team’s orders to fly home.…

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Olympics 2020: Netherlands, Brazil draw in epic six-goal thriller with Marta, Vivianne Miedema on target

Dominique Janssen’s 79th-minute goal pulled Netherlands into a 3-3 draw with Brazil on Saturday in women’s football at the Tokyo Olympics. Vivianne Miedema gave the Dutch the early lead in the third minute but Debinha countered with an equaliser in the 16th. The teams were tied until the 59th, when Miedema scored another. Marta converted a penalty kick to tie…

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Netherlands Beat India 5-1 In Women’s Hockey : Tokyo Olympics

India, ranked 9th in the world, matched world No 1 Netherlands in the first half but their challenge fizzled out as the Dutch cantered to a 5-1 win in a Group A match in the women’s hockey competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday. The Dutch took lead through Maria Verschoor in the sixth minute but were stunned when India…

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