The best photos from the Tokyo Olympics

The Olympic cauldron closes, extinguishing the Olympic flame at the end of the closing ceremony.Maxim Shemetov/ReutersDancers perform during the closing ceremony.Jae C. Hong/APThe national flags of Japan, Greece and France fly during the closing ceremony. Greece is the birthplace of the Olympic Games. France will host the 2024 Summer Olympics.Steph Chambers/Getty ImagesThe Olympic flag is…

Tokyo Olympics: Australian rider Logan Martin wins the first ever Olympic gold in BMX freestyle

Australian Logan Martin creates history by winning the first ever Olympic gold medal in men’s freestyle BMX with an incredible series of tricksLogan Martin won gold in the BMX freestyle at the Tokyo Olympics on SundayHe is the first gold medallist in the sport as BMX makes it debut at the OlympicsMartin scored 93.30 in…

Tokyo Olympics: Emma McKeon wins her third gold medal with an Olympic record in the 50m freestyle 

Australia’s golden girls of the pool smashed records and lifted an entire country’s spirits with another amazing day at the Tokyo Olympics.Emma McKeon won two gold medals in the space of 45 minutes to become Australia’s most successful Olympic athlete of all time.The 27-year-old won the 50m freestyle in an Olympic record before claiming her…

Tokyo Olympics: Logan Martin wins the first gold in the freestyle BMX after more success in the pool

Australia has won three gold medals hours in the space of two hours in a historic day for our athletes at the Tokyo Olympics. Logan Martin made history as the first ever gold medallist in the freestyle BMX after the sport made its Olympic debut.  The young Queensland dad, 27, from the Gold Coast wowed viewers back home with…

Tokyo Olympics: Moment shows Australia’s golden swimming girls of the pool were ready to win gold

Heartwarming pre-race footage shows just how ready Australians women’s 4×100 metres freestyle team were to win the Olympic relay for a third consecutive time, huddling together for support and even holding hands.Bronte Campbell, Meg Harris, Emma McKeon and Cate Campbell smashed a world record on their way to winning Australia’s first gold medal of the…