Olympics Tag Archive

Exclusive: GB’s Ed Coode on Olympic success, Newcastle University life and friend James Cracknell’s Strictly stint


Toby Bryant interviews Ed Coode, a Newcastle University alumni and renowned rowing champion....

I’m soy into you: a taste of Tokyo


Charlotte Boulton recounts the highlights of her summertime trip to Tokyo. ...

The Olympics: weird sports of yesteryear and what’s to come


Our sports editors uncover some of the strangest Olympic sports, as well as some unexpected 2020 additions. ...

Unlucky Olympians


The Courier reviews the top blunders, misfortunes and unlucky performances in past Olympic Games...

Are major sporting events worth hosting?


Despite a bid that's "not fully compliant", Birmingham looks set to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games. But do international sports events bring more problems than benefits to their...

Another wet, hot sporting summer


Here’s our angle on a summer of scintillating sporting action. Euro 2012 This summer’s European Championships, for many the footballing highlight of the summer, failed to...