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Gold medal is a perfect opportunity for other BMX riders
BMX Olympic champion Beth Shriever has referred to her triumph in Tokyo as the “perfect opportunity” for more facilities to encourage young Britons to pick up a bike..
Scotland to end most Covid restrictions but face masks stay in some settings
Most of the remaining Covid restrictions are to be scrapped in Scotland from Monday, Nicola Sturgeon has said, but the legal requirement to wear face coverings in some settings will remain..
Belarus sprinter says she would have faced punishment at home
Belarusian Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya has said officials from her home country “made it clear” she would face punishment if she returned to Belarus, after accusing team officials of trying to force her to leave the Tokyo Games early..
Government abandons amber watchlist plans for travellers
Ministers have abandoned plans for an “amber watchlist” as Boris Johnson promised to keep travel rules as simple as possible..
Covid 19 app updated to cut number of people isolating as pingdemic continues
The NHS Covid-19 app is being updated so fewer contacts will be instructed to isolate after an increase in people being pinged since lockdown restrictions ended..
Team GB first gold in show jumping in more than 50 years
Great Britain’s eventing team won gold after producing a dominant display in the showjumping finale at Tokyo Equestrian Park..
Sturgeon invites Johnson to meet her in Edinburgh to discuss Covid recovery
Nicola Sturgeon has urged the Prime Minister to meet her to discuss the country’s recovery from coronavirus..
Emily Campbell secures Great Britains first womens Olympic weightlifting medal
Emily Campbell landed the first women’s Olympic weightlifting medal for Great Britain with silver in the +87kg category in Tokyo..
Tributes to boy 5 found dead in river as three held on suspicion of murder
Tributes have been paid to a “beautiful” five-year-old boy found dead in a river in South Wales after two adults and a teenager were arrested on suspicion of his murder..
New measures at Samaritans amid reports of volunteers meeting callers for sex
Samaritans has introduced new safeguarding “measures” amid allegations of incidents of helpline volunteers meeting vulnerable callers for sex..