Aussies defend podium photo controversy

Olympics officials have clarified what athletes are allowed to do in Tokyo after photos on the podium at the pool deck caused a stir. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has clarified rules around mask wearing and social distancing after scenes on the pool deck sparked...

Barty bombs out in huge Olympic shock

Ash Barty came crashing back down to earth in stunning fashion, knocked out of the Olympics in a massive first round boilover. Ash Barty has suffered a shock loss in the first round of the Olympics singles draw, going down in straight sets to world...

Thorpe’s brutal truth for Aussie medallists

Brendon Smith couldn’t believe he’d won an Olympic medal, but Ian Thorpe pointed out the cruel reality of his achievement. Brendon Smith was over the moon after winning Australia’s first medal in Tokyo, storming home to win bronze in the men’s 400m individual medley. The...

One woman sparks frenzy at Olympic party

For the most part Olympic venues are pretty much dead but we found Tokyo’s biggest party — and so too did America’s First Lady. The Olympic Village is no longer party central for obvious reasons this year but we think we’ve found the closest thing...