Lionel Messi: Club is ‘above any player’ says Barcelona president Laporta

Barcelona FC President Joan Laporta stated at a press conference on Friday that Argentinian footballer Lionel…

Today at the Olympics: Portugal’s Pichardo wins triple jump gold

Pedro Pichardo of Portugal has won the men’s triple jump gold medal at the Olympics. The…

Dissident Belarusian sprinter arrives in Poland

Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya arrived in Poland on Wednesday evening after refusing to return home amid…

Tokyo 2020: How the climate crisis has taken centre stage at one of the hottest Olympics on record

It’s still the greatest show on Earth, but the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have been far…

Football For Friendship raises environmental awareness whilst breaking records

From football pitches to online interaction, the international children’s social programme, “Football for Friendship” has given…

Italy’s Marcell Jacobs sprints from unknown to Bolt’s successor

The 100 metres at the Olympics is the event that turns sprinters into kings: Jesse Owens,…

Today at the Olympics: US gymnastics star Simone Biles is back

2016 Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles will return to competition in the balance beam final on…

Condom used to repair canoe at Tokyo Olympics

Australian canoeist Jessica Fox found a perfectly stretchy, waterproof material for a boat repair at the…

Today at the Olympics: Europeans take gold in BMX

Friday sees the start of track and field events at the Tokyo Olympics, with one medal…

Hillsborough’s 97th victim dies 32 years on from football disaster

A British man has been confirmed as the 97th victim of the Hillsborough Stadium disaster, 32…