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Tokyo Olympics: Great Britain's Katarina Johnson-Thompson pulls up injured in heptathlon 200m

36 min 14 sec ago
British heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson pulls up injured in the 200m but manages to compose herself to finish the race.

Tokyo Olympics: Laura Muir secures place in Friday's 1500m final

48 min 27 sec ago
Britain's Laura Muir was seventh fastest into Friday's 1500m final as the Scot continued her quest for a first major medal at Tokyo 2020.

The Offspring drummer Pete Parada says he was dropped over vaccine refusal

58 min 52 sec ago
Pete Parada says a doctor advised him not to have the jab because of a rare autoimmune disorder.

Tokyo Olympics: Are super shoes & springy track helping break athletics records?

1 hour 34 min ago
World records have tumbled on the athletics track at Tokyo 2020, but how much of that is down to new "super shoes" and a springy Olympics track built for speed?

WhatsApp 'view once' brings disappearing photos and videos

1 hour 35 min ago
The "view once" feature lets users open an image one time only before it is deleted forever.

Belarus protests: Trial of opposition figures begins

1 hour 39 min ago
Protest organiser Maria Kolesnikova has been charged with threatening national security.

England v India: Jasprit Bumrah traps Rory Burns lbw in first over

1 hour 49 min ago
England opener Rory Burns is trapped lbw for a duck by India's Jasprit Bumrah in the first over of the first Test at Trent Bridge.

Ever Given: Cargo unloaded from ship that blocked Suez Canal

1 hour 57 min ago
The Ever Given arrived at Felixstowe on Tuesday and is expected to leave on Thursday.

MP Maria Miller wants AI 'nudifying' tool banned

2 hours 35 sec ago
A website that allows people to undress a photograph in seconds is gaining lots of users.

Tokyo Olympics: Jason Kenny and Jack Carlin progress in men's sprint, Katy Marchant through to keirin quarter-finals

2 hours 7 min ago
Jason Kenny starts the defence of his Olympic sprint title with three victories in the opening rounds.

Tokyo Olympics: GB's Ben Whittaker says he doesn't want to look like a 'spoiled brat' after winning Olympic silver

3 hours 6 min ago
Great Britain's Ben Whittaker says he's "so upset" that he didn't win gold in the men's light-heavyweight final at the Tokyo Olympics but doesn't want to look like a "spoiled brat".

Villa sign Jamaica winger Bailey from Bayer Leverkusen

3 hours 42 min ago
Aston Villa sign winger Leon Bailey from Bayer Leverkusen on a contract until 2025.

Lauren Goodger foreign exchange Instagram advert banned

4 hours 4 min ago
The TV star had been paid for a post that a watchdog says wasn't obviously identifiable as an ad.

Tokyo Olympics: Team GB sailors Hannah Mills and Eilidh McIntyre win 470 gold

4 hours 13 min ago
Hannah Mills becomes the most successful female sailor in Olympic history as she and Eilidh McIntyre win 470 gold at Tokyo 2020.

Tokyo Olympics: Great Britain's Ben Whittaker wins boxing silver after defeat by Arlen Lopez

4 hours 38 min ago
Ben Whittaker wins Great Britain's second silver of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after losing to Cuba's Arlen Lopez in the light-heavyweight gold-medal bout.

Tokyo Olympics: Team GB sailors Hannah Mills and Eilidh McIntyre win 470 gold

4 hours 43 min ago
Hannah Mills becomes Great Britain's most successful female Olympic sailor as she and Eilidh McIntyre win 470 gold at Tokyo 2020.

Covid-19: Jabs for over 16s, and is the virus threat over?

5 hours 34 min ago
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Wednesday morning.

The group rescuing pets orphaned by Covid in Indonesia

5 hours 36 min ago
Animals without anyone to care for them has become a real issue in the pandemic in Indonesia.

Tokyo Olympics: Sky Brown takes bronze, Sydney McLaughlin sets new world record and KJT stars in the heptathlon hurdles

6 hours 4 min ago
Sky Brown takes skateboarding bronze , Sydney McLaughlin breaks the 400m hurdle world record and Katarina Johnson-Thompson stars in the heptathlon hurdles.

Johnson-Thompson third after two events in heptathlon

6 hours 5 min ago
Britain's Katarina Johnson-Thompson makes a mixed start to her Olympic heptathlon campaign to sit third after two events.