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Started by dreams99 on Jun 7, 2021 2:15:27 PM
Tokyo 2020 (2021) Olympic Games
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dreams99 - 07 Jun 2021 14:16:36 (#1 of 164)

Becky Downie not selected for Olympics, after an extension following the death of her brother:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/gymnastics/57382929

TommyDGNR8 - 07 Jun 2021 15:16:35 (#2 of 164)

MODS! Fix the title, please, before it makes my brain bleed.

Dayraven - 07 Jun 2021 15:23:40 (#3 of 164)

中止だ ! 中止!

dreams99 - 07 Jun 2021 15:25:53 (#4 of 164)

heh, sorry.

dreams99 - 10 Jun 2021 12:51:28 (#5 of 164)

Australian swimer pulls out of Olympic trials because of misogynistic abuse, but hasn't given any details to authorities, and it's disputed whether she made complaints, as she claims:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/57424208

dreams99 - 10 Jun 2021 12:53:04 (#6 of 164)

In November and December 2020, she detailed her previous complaint on Twitter, saying she had raised concerns about a man who stared at her in her swimsuit and made her feel uncomfortable.

What does she reasonably expect the swimming authorities to do about that sort of complaint?

dreams99 - 14 Jun 2021 15:38:58 (#7 of 164)

https://www.britishtriathlon.org/news/yee-added-to-triathlon-team-for-tokyo-2020_15405

dreams99 - 21 Jun 2021 11:58:11 (#8 of 164)

Allyson Felix qualifies for her 5th Olympics aged 35:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/57550808

dreams99 - 21 Jun 2021 11:59:35 (#9 of 164)

Justin Gatlin last in the US trials. 100m qualifiers are Trayvon Bromell, Ronnie Baker and Fred Kerley.

cozzer - 21 Jun 2021 12:05:30 (#10 of 164)

100m qualifiers are [...] Ronnie Baker

And it's goodnight from him.

Agaliarept - 21 Jun 2021 12:07:10 (#11 of 164)

New Zealand to make history at Tokyo 2020.

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2021/jun/21/olym
pics-tokyo-laurel-hubbard-trans-weightlifter-new-zealand

dreams99 - 22 Jun 2021 09:59:47 (#12 of 164)

World 800m champion fails to qualify:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/57564365

dreams99 - 23 Jun 2021 19:06:10 (#13 of 164)

Why efforts to boost activity by encouraging sports participation are doomed to failure:

https://twitter.com/peterwalker99/status/140774414
9923717121?s=19

Arjuna - 23 Jun 2021 19:22:21 (#14 of 164)

I always though "get inspired" was always a particularly uninspiring catchphrase

thisonehasalittlehat - 23 Jun 2021 21:40:18 (#15 of 164)

Appropriate for the corona games given the literal meaning of inspire.

dreams99 - 25 Jun 2021 09:39:01 (#16 of 164)

British Olympic trials for athletics start today.

dreams99 - 25 Jun 2021 09:41:15 (#17 of 164)

Timetable:

https://www.britishathletics.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/MBAC-2021-Timetable-v4.pdf

nac1001 - 25 Jun 2021 12:07:45 (#18 of 164)

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2021/jun/25/some-gb-olympic-athletes-still-refusing-to-have-covid-vaccine-boa-claims-athletics

The British Olympic Association is still trying to convince some athletes to get vaccinated against Covid-19 before the Tokyo Olympics next month, the BOA chief executive, Andy Anson, said.

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