American news outlet trolled for ranking Olympic countries by total medals instead of golds

American news outlets have been mocked for ranking countries at the Tokyo Olympics by total medals won instead of golds. The longstanding practice keeps the US on top of the leaderboard with a two-medal lead as of Tuesday morning, even though China has seven more golds. The New York Times posted a medal count to Facebook … Read more

Rafael Nadal tells Novak Djokovic off for hurling his racket into the stands in Olympic bronze match

Rafael Nadal chides old rival Novak Djokovic for angrily hurling his racket into the stands during Olympic defeat, calling his reaction ‘strange’ and reminding him he’s ‘an example for many children’ By Richard Martin For Mailonline Published: 05:12 EDT, 2 August 2021 | Updated: 13:18 EDT, 2 August 2021 Rafael Nadal has given Novak Djokovic … Read more

Australia’s 800m Olympic hope Peter Bol fled Sudan spent years in a refugee camp in Egypt

Peter Bol was four years old when his family fled war-torn Sudan to a refugee camp in Egypt.  After four long years in the squalor and poverty of the camp, his life changed forever when the family flew to a bright new future in Australia. Fast forward 19 years and Bol is still running – … Read more

Olympic champion Tom Daley spotted knitting in the stands as he watches the women’s diving final

Olympic champion Tom Daley has not let his success go to his head after winning his first gold medal at Tokyo Olympics.  The British sportsman, 27, was seen knitting in the stands on Sunday during the Women’s 3m Springboard Diving Final at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre on the ninth day of the Olympic Games in Japan.   He … Read more

Retired Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe questions if cocky American relay team broke a long-standing rule

Did America’s cocky relay team break Olympic swimming rules? Ian Thorpe questions whether US swimmer fell foul of little-known regulation after their dominant win Olympic athlete Ian Thorpe questions if American swimmer broke a rule Zach Apple jumped out of the pool after finishing the freestyle leg in the relay Thorpe said athletes must keep … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Australian rider Logan Martin wins the first ever Olympic gold in BMX freestyle

Australian Logan Martin creates history by winning the first ever Olympic gold medal in men’s freestyle BMX with an incredible series of tricks By Kylie Stevens For Daily Mail Australia Published: 23:21 EDT, 31 July 2021 | Updated: 23:45 EDT, 31 July 2021 Australia has won its 13th gold medal at Tokyo Olympics with Logan … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Emma McKeon wins her third gold medal with an Olympic record in the 50m freestyle 

Our new Olympic legend: Emma McKeon wins her THIRD gold in Tokyo and becomes the first Australian to win an incredible 10 Olympic medals after claiming victory in the 50m freestyle By Kylie Stevens For Daily Mail Australia Published: 21:42 EDT, 31 July 2021 | Updated: 21:53 EDT, 31 July 2021 Emma McKeon’s brilliant form … Read more

The cash bonuses Olympic athletes take home for receiving a medal in the Tokyo Olympic Games

The little-known cash bonus Olympic athletes receive if they medal at the Games – with Singapore offering an ASTONISHING amount for gold Olympic athletes can take home huge cash rewards for placing on the podium Aussies athletes winnings are dwarfed by others like the Philippines, Singapore Aussies bank $20,000 for gold, $15,000 for silver and … Read more

Hockeyroos notch their FOURTH straight victory in confident Olympic win against New Zealand

Hockeyroos notch their FOURTH straight victory in confident win against New Zealand – as they prepare to fight for Olympic gold By Australian Associated Press Published: 10:49 EDT, 29 July 2021 | Updated: 10:52 EDT, 29 July 2021 The Hockeyroos have made their best start to an Olympics, scraping a 1-0 win over New Zealand … Read more

Tokyo 2020: Edwina Bartholomew vows Seven will play more Australian music during Olympic coverage

‘We have heard your call’: Edwina Bartholomew vows that Seven will play more Australian music during their Olympic coverage – after local artists campaigned for help during lockdown By Nicole Douglas For Daily Mail Australia Published: 10:19 EDT, 29 July 2021 | Updated: 10:19 EDT, 29 July 2021 Channel Seven have vowed to include more … Read more