Articles by Lydia Ferrari Kehoe

Tokyo 2020 Round-Up: Simone Biles Withdraws From Individual All-Around Final

Four-time Olympic champion has this week pulled out of the team final and individual all-around final in order to ‘focus on her mental health’


Tokyo 2020 Round-Up: ‘We Did Not Know How Complex Games Would Be’

With the Olympic Games set to kick off at the end of July, preparations for the Games are beginning in…


Tokyo 2020 Round-Up: Russian Olympic Committee Announces Team For Tokyo

The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) has announced a 355-strong team to compete at the upcoming Olympic Games – 50 more athletes than in Rio


Tokyo 2020 Round-Up: Olympic Champ Mo Farah Misses Qualification, Won’t Retire

The four-time Olympic champion, Mo Farah, has said he won’t be retiring after he failed to qualify for Tokyo in the 10,000m


Tokyo 2020 Round-Up: Crouser Breaks 31-Year-Old Shot Put Record

America’s Ryan Crouser broke the 31-year-old outdoor shot put world record while competing at the U.S Olympic Trials in Oregon


Tokyo 2020 Round-Up: Blaming Burritos And Doping Bans

American record-holder Shelby Houlihan has been dealt a 4-year doping ban, citing a pork burrito as the reason behind her positive result.


Tokyo 2020 Round-Up: 10,000 Volunteers Pull Out Of Games

10,000 volunteers set to work at the Games have pulled out, though the IOC insists they will have enough numbers to ensure a smoothly run event


Tokyo 2020 Round-up: Australian Softball Team First To Arrive in Japan

The Australian women’s softball team touched down in Japan today, becoming the first team to travel there since the Games were first postponed


2021 Mare Nostrum Monaco – Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Butterfly ace Chad le Clos (pictured) will open up this evening’s finals session in the men’s 100 fly after qualifying in 5th place


Mare Nostrum Monaco Finals: Day 1 Live Recap

Dutchman Arno Kamminga (pictured) is up in the first race of the evening after cruising this morning’s prelims of the men’s 200 breast


Tokyo 2020 Round-Up: Games Will Go Ahead ‘Even in State of Emergency’

The IOC has this week confirmed that the Olympic Games will ‘absolutely’ go ahead even if Tokyo remains in a state of emergency.


Nora Meister Opens Para Euros Day 4 Finals With World Record

Switzerland’s Nora Meister (pictured) clocked the first of tonight’s three world records to win gold in the S6 400 freestyle

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Tokyo 2020 Round-Up: 100 Days To Go Until Paralympic Games

With 100 days to go until the Paralympics begin, the logistics of the Games, including vaccination procedures, are still being worked through.

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Kapas, Jakabos Among Those Not Racing Euro Finals Due To Quotas

Multiple athletes will not be getting behind the blocks this evening due to event quotas including GB’s Ross Murdoch and Hungary’s Boglarka Kapas (pictured)

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European Championships Day 1: Prelims Live Recap

Dutchman Arno Kamminga (pictured) goes in behind Adam Peaty as the second-fastest seed in the men’s 100 breast with his newly posted personal best of 57.90.