It might be because her name’s a bit of a mouthful that Katarina Johnson-Thompson is better known as the ‘new Jess Ennis’, but in just a few weeks she could well be the new heptathlon heroine on everybody’s lips.
Zara Phillips put personal disappointments aside yesterday to share in team glory as her Olympic debut brought a silver medal for Great Britain’s eventing team.
Fran Halsall and Amy Smith have both reached the semi-finals of the women’s 100m freestyle, following success in this morning’s heats at the Aquatics Centre.
Team GB’s badminton mixed doubles pair of Chris Adcock and Imogen Bankier bowed out of the Olympics after losing their final Group A game against gold medal favourites China at Wembley Arena yesterday.
Laura Robson produced a brave display against number two seed Maria Sharapova as she slipped to a 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 defeat in the second round of the Olympic tournament.
Great Britain’s women’s football team beat one of the tournament favourites Brazil 1-0 last night to top their group in front of a record crowd at Wembley. The result means GB have won all three of their matches without conceding a goal to finish top of group E.GB will now play Canada in the quarter [...]
Sportsister’s guide to what to watch and who to look out for on another busy day of competition for Team GB at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow failed to end Great Britain’s half-century wait for a female Olympic diving medallist after a disappointing performance in the platform synchro.
Susan Egelstaff’s Olympic challenge came to an end at Wembley Arena this afternoon but she had no regrets after putting in two strong performances in her group campaign.
Team GB’s women’s eight crew progressed to Thursday’s final after finishing fourth in the repechage at Eton Dorney this morning.