• Tears on Tokyo podium reflect Tom Daley’s long march to Olympic glory
    The Guardian

    Tears on Tokyo podium reflect Tom Daley’s long march to Olympic glory

    Tears on Tokyo podium reflect Tom Daley’s long march to Olympic gloryAll the hope, disappointment, despair and joy the British diver had endured these past 13 years were cleansed with Tokyo gold Tom Daley poses with his gold medal after winning the men’s synchronised 10-metre platform final with Matty Lee. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

  • 'It's pretty extraordinary': Yorkshire puts Team GB on the road to Olympic glory - again
    The Telegraph

    'It's pretty extraordinary': Yorkshire puts Team GB on the road to Olympic glory - again

    Yorkshire was being hailed for its "extraordinary" pedigree at the Olympics last night, having already secured two golds and a silver medal. A familiar pattern is emerging in Tokyo after the county previously contributed 14 medals in 2016 and 12 in 2012. This time around, diver Matty Lee, mountain biker Tom Pidcock and Bradly Sinden are keeping up appearances. "It's pretty extraordinary," says Richard Caborn, the former sports minister who is now chairman of Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park. "We've

  • John Terry’s decision to leave Aston Villa is first step towards his ultimate goal - managing Chelsea
    The Telegraph

    John Terry’s decision to leave Aston Villa is first step towards his ultimate goal - managing Chelsea

    John Terry is preparing to take his first steps into management after departing Aston Villa. Terry has left his role as one of Dean Smith’s assistant coaches to pursue his ambition of becoming a No 1 in the technical area, following weeks of talks with the Villa hierarchy. The former England and Chelsea captain has been on Villa’s backroom team since October 2018, but has made no secret of his desire to emulate the likes of Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard and Wayne Rooney by moving into management

  • ‘Room to improve’ as number of black and ethnic minority bosses equals record
    PA Media: Sport

    ‘Room to improve’ as number of black and ethnic minority bosses equals record

    Patrick Vieira’s appointment by Crystal Palace earlier this month made him the eighth manager of colour among the 92 clubs.