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Sarah Storey on the podium with a gold medal around her neck and flowers in her hands

Sarah Storey just won her 17th gold medal – and became Team GB’s most successful Paralympian

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Chloe Gray
  • Collage ofHannah Cockroft, Kadeena Cox and Ellie Simmonds
    Strength

    16 Team GB athletes who could win gold at the Paralympic Games

  • Jazmin Sawyers at the Olympics
    Wellbeing

    Olympian Jazmin Sawyers explains how competing on her period actually made her more confident

  • Collage of Chloe Gray doing weightlifting
    Workouts

    What happened when a regular gym-goer tried Olympic lifting?

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Libby Clegg paralympics
Wellbeing

“I’m disabled, I’m fit, but don’t call me ‘superhuman’”

The way we talk about the Paralympics has the power to change how disabled people are viewed overall.

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Melissa Parker
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Lauren Price on the podium with flowers anda gold medal
Strength

Ex-footballer Lauren Price took home boxing gold to prove it’s never ‘too late’

The versatility of sports have shone through this Olympics.

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Chloe Gray
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Olympics highlights
Strength

The story of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, told in 13 key moments

From BMX records to pool-side knitting, here’s everything you need to know about Tokyo 2020.

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Miranda Larbi
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Raven Saunders Olympics
Wellbeing

Banning athletes at the Olympics from protesting institutional injustice is a problem

Raven Saunders has been given a reprieve after making an 'X' gesture on the podium.

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Miranda Larbi
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Chloe Gray
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The important lesson behind Katarina Johnson-Thompson’s heartbreaking Olympic injury

“I am a fighter, I’m gritty AF and I find it extremely hard to give up.”

Dina Asher-Smith on the track for the 100m relay
Strength

Dina Asher Smith’s great comeback proves resilience is the theme of Tokyo 2020

Female athletes are proving you can’t succeed without failure.

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Chloe Gray
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Jazmin Sawyers, Kate Shortman, Izzy Thorpe and Sky Brown
Strength

Team GB’s athletes are sharing their Tokyo journeys on TikTok, and we can’t stop watching

Ever wondered what life is like in the Olympic village? Check out these clips.

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Lauren Geall
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how to stretch like an olympian
Workouts

How to stretch like an Olympic athlete in just 10 minutes

One Olympian shares their speedy stretching routine.

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Amy Beecham
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Alice Dearing is the UK's first elite Black swimmer
Wellbeing

Team GB’s first Black female swimmer, Alice Dearing, on the importance of athletes’ mental health

“I never felt like I couldn’t be at that level”

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Amy Beecham
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Emily Campbell with her silver medal in weightlifting at Tokyo 2020
Strength

“I was in tears”: the true meaning of Emily Campbell’s weightlifting success

The Olympian took home a silver and will inspire a generation.

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Chloe Gray
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A woman doing a seat drop on a trampoline
Workouts

This is the third most popular fitness trend on TikTok – here’s why it’s so good for you

It’s not just for children and Olympians.

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Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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ICYMI: Watch Charlotte Worthington’s jaw-dropping BMX ride at the Tokyo Olympics

She broke records with this impressive trick.

Bethany Shriever wins Gold at the Tokyo Olympics
Strength

The most important part of Bethany Shriever’s Olympic win

Another story of women fighting for equality from Tokyo 2020.

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Chloe Gray
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Tokyo 2020: Team GB rower Helen Glover shares inspirational message after missing out on medal at Tokyo 2020
Strength

Why everyone needs to hear Helen Glover’s words on “trying and failing” after making Olympic history

“Take risks, take chances, with no fear of failure.”

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Amy Beecham
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Simone Biles at Tokyo 2020
News

Michelle Obama shares her daily mantra in response to Simone Biles news

Biles has received an outpour of love and support from around the world.

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Hollie Richardson
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Team GB 2020: the Team GB female athletes to watch in the Tokyo 2021 Olympics
Strength

12 Team GB athletes to watch out for at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Meet the women going for gold.

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Amy Beecham
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Tom Daley wins gold
News

Tom Daley has a knitting and crochet Instagram account, and it is the purest content out there

He even knitted a special pouch for his gold medal.

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Hollie Richardson
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P!nk poses backstage for the 2021 Billboard Music Awards, broadcast on May 23, 2021 at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for dcp)
Celebrity

Pink fights the good feminist fight as she shuts down “sexist” dress code

The Norwegian women’s handball team have been fined for wearing shorts instead of bikini bottoms, and Pink isn’t here for it. At all.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Hollie Richardson
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7 best moments to catch up with from the Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony

Let the games begin!

Why I'll be watching the Olympics
Strength

“Why, despite allegations of sexism, racism and more, I’ll be watching the Olympics”

Whatever your level of fitness, the Games have the power to inspire us all.

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Miranda Larbi
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