Topic

Tokyo

WATCH

What inspired windsurfer Emma Wilson to become an Olympic athlete?

Daughter of two-time Olympian, Penny Wilson, Emma began her career excelling among the youth and junior ranks at world level. She won her first world title at the age of 12 when she took the U15 Techno 293 World Championship. She went on to win consecutive Youth Worlds golds in 2016 and 2017. Find out just what motivates her to succeed in this competitive sport.
  • 02:10
  • 01:32
  • 01:32
  • 01:17
  • 01:15
  • 03:21
  • 01:21
  • 01:32
  • 02:14
  • 03:29

Olympics quiz

The Games - Latest news and updates

  • The Independent

    Tokyo Olympics bribery arrests widens to third Japan sponsor

    Bribery allegations against a former Tokyo Olympics organizing committee member have ensnared a third company that sponsored the Games

    Thanks for your feedback!
  • The Independent

    Tokyo Olympics sponsorship scandal widens with more arrests

    Bribery allegations against a former Tokyo Olympics organizing committee member are widening as Japanese prosecutors “re-arrested” Haruyuki Takahashi in a case involving suspected payments from a publisher which became a sponsor for the Games

    Thanks for your feedback!
  • Associated Press

    Japan makes arrests on bribery suspicions in Tokyo Olympics

    A former Tokyo Olympic organizing committee board member and three people from a clothing company that was a surprise sponsor of the 2020 Games were arrested on bribery suspicions Wednesday. Haruyuki Takahashi, 78, a former executive at advertising company Dentsu, is suspected of receiving bribes from the former head of Aoki Holdings Inc. and two company employees, the prosecutors’ office said. Aoki, which produces “recruit suits” that youngsters fresh out of school wear for job interviews and

    Thanks for your feedback!
  • The Independent

    Abe impersonated 'Super Mario' to promote Tokyo Olympics

    Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was the country’s central figure in landing the 2020 Olympics for Tokyo

    Thanks for your feedback!
  • The Independent

    ‘The pressure eats you up inside’: Reece Prescod eyes redemption after disqualification at Tokyo Olympics

    <strong>Exclusive interview</strong>: The British sprinter returns at the British Indoor Championships this weekend after disqualification in the men’s 100m semi-finals

    Thanks for your feedback!
  • The Telegraph

    GB gymnastics coach was blocked from going to Tokyo Olympics following abuse allegations

    A Great Britain gymnastics coach was blocked from going to the Olympics last year following abuse allegations made against her.

    Thanks for your feedback!
  • Evening Standard

    Jack Buckner named new UK Athletics CEO after masterminding swimming’s Tokyo Olympics medal rush

    British Swimming boss Jack Buckner has been confirmed as the new CEO of UK Athletics. Buckner, a former world, European and Commonwealth medalist on the track, oversaw Team GB’s most successful Olympics in the pool, with Britain’s swimmers returning from Tokyo with eight medals including four golds. Buckner will be tasked with leading the sport’s recovery after a tumultuous period in which - as well as a dip in performances on the track - athletics has been hit by a series of scandals, financi

    Thanks for your feedback!
  • The Independent

    Tokyo Olympics expected to reveal final costs in June

    Officials say the final cost of last year's Tokyo Olympics is expected to be about $13.6 billion when the organizing committee dissolves in June

    Thanks for your feedback!
  • Evening Standard

    Richard Kilty will never ‘forgive’ CJ Ujah after being stripped of Tokyo Olympics medal

    Richard Kilty says he will never “forgive” CJ Ujah after the Team GB men’s 4x100m relay team were stripped of their silver medals. Only six months after winning sprint silver in the relay at the Tokyo Games, it was confirmed Team GB had been stripped of their medals after Ujah’s doping violation. The team, also made up of Zharnel Hughes, Richard Kilty and Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, came home behind Italy at last summer’s Games.

    Thanks for your feedback!
  • Evening Standard

    Team GB stripped of Tokyo Olympics 4x100m relay silver medal after CAS ruling over CJ Ujah doping violation

    Great Britain’s 4x100m relay silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics has been stripped following a Court of Arbitration for Sport ruling over CJ Ujah’s doping violation. The team, also made up of Zharnel Hughes, Richard Kilty and Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, came home behind Italy at last summer’s Games.

    Thanks for your feedback!

More Latest

View More Latest