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Three golds and two silvers for Team GB on ‘Magic Monday’ at Tokyo Olympics

Swimmer Adam Peaty, divers Tom Daley and Matty Lee and mountain biker Tom Pidcock all won goldLive updates from Tokyo 2020Britain’s Olympians soared and awed on a Magic Monday in Tokyo, winning three golds in just five hours.Adam Peaty, Team GB’s banke…

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‘Go into another gear’: Adam Peaty urges UK to switch mindset after Tokyo gold – video

Double Olympic gold medallist Adam Peaty has urged the UK to ‘switch the mindset’ after winning the 100m breaststroke final at the Tokyo Olympics. Peaty said he hoped his victory would give some hope, joy and inspiration to his team, and to his country…

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Adam Peaty urges UK after Tokyo gold: ‘Now we’ve got to switch our mindset’

Swimmer tells of challenges he faced to win breaststroke gold ‘Hopefully this is going to be an amazing motivation for people’After winning Great Britain’s first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics, Adam Peaty said he hoped his victory would give some joy…

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Adam Peaty wins GB’s first gold at Tokyo 2020 and makes Olympic history

Peaty wins second Olympic gold of career in 100m breaststrokeTwenty-six-year old first GB swimmer to retain Olympic titleAdam Peaty fulfilled his destiny at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre on Monday, when he won Great Britain’s first gold medal of the Games …

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Olympic fever finally hits Japan on first day of competition at Tokyo 2020

Almost 70 million people watched the Games on TV in the host nation but some British viewers were left disappointedAfter a year of apathy, swirling uncertainty and widespread anxiety about Covid, the Japanese public appeared to suddenly catch Olympic f…

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Olympic fever finally hits Japan on first day of competition at Tokyo 2020

Almost 70 million people watched the Games on TV in the host nation but some British viewers were left disappointedAfter a year of apathy, swirling uncertainty and widespread anxiety about Covid, the Japanese public appeared to suddenly catch Olympic f…

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Tokyo Olympics feel ‘weird’ says Adam Peaty after eighth-fastest time in history

Swimmer eases into 100m breaststroke semi-finalsPeaty: ‘I’m glad the cobwebs are out now’Adam Peaty admitted that the Tokyo 2020 Games feel “weird” and very different to a normal Olympics as he set the eighth fastest time in history to move into the 10…

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Adam Peaty’s second Olympic gold as close to an inevitability as sport gets

If he stays fit, Peaty will be racing himself in the men’s 100m breaststroke, for which he holds the 17 fastest times in historyForget death and taxes, in Tokyo it’s queues, health questionnaires, and the men’s 100m breaststroke. There aren’t supposed …

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Adam Peaty liberated and confident of breaking his own world record at Tokyo

Peaty will be defending his 100m breaststroke title‘I know I grow 10%, if not more, at an Olympic Games’Adam Peaty has warned his rivals that he is in such good shape he could break his own world record in Tokyo when he seeks to become the first Britis…

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Adam Peaty: ‘It’s a fight in the pool. That’s when I feel I’m a god’

The fastest 100m breaststroke swimmer in history and Olympic favourite on his anger with dopers, his aims in Tokyo and becoming a fatherAdam Peaty, the son of a bricklayer from Uttoxeter, often feels like “a god” as he approaches the deep blue pool whe…

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Team GB aims to ensure athletes can make Olympic protests at Tokyo Games

Mark England: ‘Really important we find a route for athletes’IOC forbids demonstrations in competition or ceremoniesMark England, Team GB’s chef de mission at the Olympics this summer, says the organisation is in dialogue with British athletes to ensur…

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Adam Peaty sends warning to Olympic swimming rivals at British trials

Peaty swims 100m breaststroke in 57.39 seconds in London‘I’m way ahead of where I should be,’ says Olympic championOlympic 100m breaststroke champion Adam Peaty sent an ominous warning to his rivals in Tokyo this summer by storming to victory at the Br…

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Adam Peaty brilliant but beatable, says Team GB rival James Wilby

Top British breaststroke pair prepare to meet at selection trials‘Everyone can be beaten – it takes a perfect race’Adam Peaty is the world’s best swimmer but even he can be beaten, his friend and Team GB rival James Wilby has warned, as the pair prepar…

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Adam Peaty in Team GB squad and ‘very hopeful’ Tokyo Games will go ahead

Olympic champion is one of first four swimmers selectedBOA’s Hugh Robertson ‘confident as I can be’ Games will happenThe Olympic 100m breaststroke champion, Adam Peaty, has insisted he is “very hopeful” the Games will go ahead this summer after being n…

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Back to the future: Team GB gear up for delayed Tokyo Games

Bold predictions have been dampened by the pandemic but hopes for Team GB remain high as this Olympic year dawns, for a second timeDeep inside the UK Sport offices in central London there is a secret wall, accessible to only the most senior figures, on…

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Back to the future: Team GB gear up for delayed Tokyo Games

Bold predictions have been dampened by the pandemic but hopes for Team GB remain high as this Olympic year dawns, for a second timeDeep inside the UK Sport offices in central London there is a secret wall, accessible to only the most senior figures, on…

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Back to the future: Team GB gear up for delayed Tokyo Games

Bold predictions have been dampened by the pandemic but hopes for Team GB remain high as this Olympic year dawns, for a second timeDeep inside the UK Sport offices in central London there is a secret wall, accessible to only the most senior figures, on…

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Back to the future: Team GB gear up for delayed Tokyo Games

Bold predictions have been dampened by the pandemic but hopes for Team GB remain high as this Olympic year dawns, for a second timeDeep inside the UK Sport offices in central London there is a secret wall, accessible to only the most senior figures, on…

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Back to the future: Team GB gear up for delayed Tokyo Games

Bold predictions have been dampened by the pandemic but hopes for Team GB remain high as this Olympic year dawns, for a second timeDeep inside the UK Sport offices in central London there is a secret wall, accessible to only the most senior figures, on…

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Coronavirus: athletes say Tokyo 2020 postponement is ‘perfect decision’ – video

Athletes who were on their way to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have spoken about their relief that the Games have been postponed. ‘We felt under pressure to train, we felt under pressure to compete,’ said Team GB’s Adam Peaty. The Olympic breaststroke champ…