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After zero medals on Day 1, Team USA found itself in a familiar position on the medal board Sunday thanks to a strong day in the pool
Fremantle captain Nat Fyfe's AFL season is almost certainly over after re-injuring his right shoulder in Sunday's 40-point loss to Sydney.The two-time Brownlow Medallist fell awkwardly while contesting for the ball shortly before halftime at Metricon Stadium and didn't return for the second half.
Jade Jones' bid to become the first British woman to win gold medals at three consecutive Olympics came to a disappointing end at the Makuhari Hall in Tokyo. Jones was beaten in her first bout by Refugee Team athlete Kimia Alizadeh and must now wait to see if she will get a chance to target a bronze medal through the repechage. Jones, 28, who had ended a long wait for her first world title in 2019, held a two-point lead after the opening round but could not sustain her advantage and eventually fell to a 16-12 defeat.
Swim queens have struck gold again as a high-profile batch of Australian women make heartening starts in their Olympic medal quests.Australia's team in Tokyo features a highest-ever percentage of women - 53.
Chaos and confusion over travel rules and measures to contain fresh virus outbreaks are contributing to another cruel summer for Europe’s battered tourism industry
The 24-year-old, who won four golds at Rio 2016, is expected to be one of the stars of the Games
The Chemical Brothers and Rudimental took to the stage on Saturday
Two-time Olympic champion Andy Murray has pulled out of the men’s singles competition at the Tokyo Games. Murray's withdrawal was due to a minor thigh strain, with the 34-year-old advised not to compete in singles and doubles. Sir Andy Murray said: “I am really disappointed at having to withdraw but the medical staff have advised me against playing in both events, so I have made the difficult decision to withdraw from the singles and focus on playing doubles with Joe.”
Iraq’s prime minister says his country no longer requires U.S. combat troops to fight the Islamic State group
Fellow actor Peter Egan calls for inflicting suffering on laboratory animals to be made illegal
Olympic legend Ian Thorpe has pointed out the unfortunate truth for Aussie bronze medalist Brendon Smith. Find out what happened in Tokyo here.
Roughly 20 seconds, give or take, after international travel opened for vaccinated U.S. travelers, airline prices started to soar. It's a perfect storm of limited routes -- it takes time for airlines to open routes that were closed during lockdown -- and pent-up travel demand that broke like a dam when countries reopened. Luckily, there's one way you can fly wherever you like, without emptying your wallet: credit card rewards.
Cody Ramsay will have nightmares about David Fifita after he was monstered by the Gold Coast star in St George Illawarra's 32-10 NRL loss.After a sorry performance for the Titans last week, the Queensland Origin second-rower was idling on the bench for 23 minutes against the Dragons before he was unleashed for impact.
Australia's winning 4x100m relay team showed the culture of the national swim team has come a long way since the 2016 Olympics. Watch their sporting act here.
Boris Johnson said the Government should back police ‘all the way’ after the Police Federation declared it has no confidence in the Home Secretary.
The growing environmental crisis can be seen from space. It is killing wildlife and threatens to cause respiratory problems for beachgoers. Find out what's causing it.
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games full schedule IOC claims empty stands don't matter, but are they right? Jade Jones suffers shock defeat in morning of disappointment for GB In pictures: Tokyo 2020 Olympics Day Two
Yuto Horigome of Japan won on Sunday the first ever Olympic gold medal in skateboarding after an entertaining street final. USA are again expected to enjoy a medal gold rush at the Olympics as the Tokyo Games begin and had racked up seven medals on midway through day two, after blanking on day one for the first time in half a century. Chase Kalisz and Jay Litherland claimed gold and silver in the men’s 400m individual medley, with Australia getting on the board with a bronze for Brendon Smith, in the first two and quickly snapped up three more in the swimming.
Debutant halfback Toby Sexton had an afternoon to remember as the Titans beat the Dragons 32-10 at Cbus Super Stadium
Alex Rance got through his return to state-league football with flying colours but it remains to be seen if the AFL premiership defender will pursue a comeback at the highest level.The 31-year-old suited up for Essendon's VFL side against Southport on Sunday in what was billed as a one-off appearance to help fill numbers.