Qatar’s Mutaz Esha Barshem, Italy’s Gianmarco Tamberi share Olympic gold in men’s high jump

As much as the Olympic Games are a showcase of world-class athletic ability, they’re also a place to demonstrate world-class sportsmanship. Nowhere was that more evident at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics than during Sunday’s men’s high jump final, when Qatar’s Mutaz Esha Barshim and Italy’s Gianmarco Tamberi decided to forgo a jump-off and instead share the Olympic gold medal. Here’s […]

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Mets unlikely to cut deal with Kumar Rocker in stunning turn of events

As the 5 p.m. Sunday deadline approached for teams to sign their draft picks, an agreement between the Mets and their first-round selection Kumar Rocker appeared very unlikely, multiple industry sources told The Post. The draft-day arrangement with the Mets and the Vanderbilt pitcher for a $6-million signing bonus — well over the $4.74 million slot figure for the 10th […]

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Shot-Putter’s Gesture Renews Controversy Over Podium Protests

Raven Saunders of the United States crossed her arms over her head. A second athlete, the American fencer Race Imboden, accepted a medal with a symbol drawn on his hand. By Matthew Futterman, Talya Minsberg and David W. Chen TOKYO — In the morning, Raven Saunders of the United States captured the silver medal in the shot put. Source: Read Full […]

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Milestone medals in pool, surprising winner in 100M dash

TOKYO — Caeleb Dressel and Emma McKeon earned milestone medals at the Olympic pool before Italian runner Marcell Jacobs was the surprising winner of the race to determine the fastest man in the world. Jacobs crossed the line in 9.80 seconds on Sunday to bring the sprint gold to Italy for the first time. Jacobs topped Fred Kerley of the […]

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Tokyo 2020: Digby Jones hits back after fierce criticism of his dig at Alex Scott's pronunciation on Olympic coverage

LORD Digby Jones has hit back after receiving criticism for denouncing Alex Scott's pronunciation on BBC Sport's coverage of Olympics. The former Government minister, 65, had previously suggested that the presenter needed elocution lessons, after noticing she failed to say her 'g's' when talking about events including fencing and kayaking. He was met with a barrage of abuse online, but […]

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Watch Djokovic throw racket into STANDS and smash it against net in huge meltdown during shock Olympic bronze defeat

TENNIS superstar Novak Djokovic lost the plot during the men's Olympic bronze medal match – throwing his racket into the STANDS. The World No.1 had his hopes of a Golden Slam shattered by German Alexander Zverev earlier this week, crashing out at the semi-final stage. And the Serbian's hopes of leaving the Tokyo 2020 games with an individual medal were […]

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