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New report finds female athletes suffered ‘gravely abusive’ trolling during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

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  • Sarah Storey on the podium with a gold medal around her neck and flowers in her hands
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    Sarah Storey just won her 17th gold medal – and became Team GB’s most successful Paralympian

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

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

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Lauren Price on the podium with flowers anda gold medal
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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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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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Katarina Johnson-Thompson at tokyo 2020 surrounded by medics
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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.”

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Dina Asher-Smith on the track for the 100m relay
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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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How to stretch like an Olympic athlete in just 10 minutes

One Olympian shares their speedy stretching routine.

Alice Dearing is the UK's first elite Black swimmer
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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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Emily Campbell with her silver medal in weightlifting at Tokyo 2020
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“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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Charlotte Worthington with her gold medal at Tokyo 2020
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ICYMI: Watch Charlotte Worthington’s jaw-dropping BMX ride at the Tokyo Olympics

She broke records with this impressive trick.

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Bethany Shriever wins Gold at the Tokyo Olympics
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The most important part of Bethany Shriever’s Olympic win

Another story of women fighting for equality from Tokyo 2020.

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Tokyo 2020: Team GB rower Helen Glover shares inspirational message after missing out on medal at Tokyo 2020
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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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Team GB 2020: the Team GB female athletes to watch in the Tokyo 2021 Olympics
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12 Team GB athletes to watch out for at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Meet the women going for gold.

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7 best moments to catch up with from the Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony

Let the games begin!

Olivia Breen, Paralympic world champion, has been told that her shorts are too short.
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Female world champion Paralympian has been criticised for wearing “too short” shorts – of course

Would this happen to a male athlete?

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The stories of the first women to win gold at the Olympic games

The 2020 games might not be happening, but we can still celebrate the amazing women who have competed.

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Remarkable Women Awards: Dina Asher-Smith wins Sports Star of the Year

Remarkable Women Awards: Dina Asher-Smith wins Sports Star of the Year

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Gymnasts Becky and Ellie Downie try out the season's brightest make-up trends

Turns out, they know their way around an eyeshadow palette.

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Katarina Johnson-Thompson on talent, potential and rapping Lizzo

What will the Olympic heptathlete make of our existential questions?

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Tanni Grey-Thompson on encouraging women to be more active

“We don’t talk to girls about sport in the same way as boys”

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Meet the 11-year-old Olympian skateboarder

Sky Brown is Team GB’s youngest competitor.

Kadeena Cox whips up a passion fruit cake
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Kadeena Cox whips up a tropical passion fruit sponge

Gold medal Paralympian pulls a passion fruit and vanilla buttercream cake out of the bag.

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