Australia’s women’s beach volleyball team dominate China in straight sets in Tokyo Olympics

Our beach volleyball stars have their sights set on gold: Australia’s women’s team dominates China to set up quarter-final clash at the Tokyo Games Mariafe Artacho de Solar and Taliqua Clancy beat China in quarter finals   The Australians fell behind 15-13 and then 16-14, before blunting the Chinese Australia has not won women’s beach volleyball … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Emma Wilson takes bronze in RS:X windsurf final

Emma Wilson claims BRONZE in the RS:X windsurfing despite racing into second position as France’s Charline Picon nudges ahead of her with China claiming the gold Emma Wilson has claimed bronze in the RS:X windsurfing on Saturday  The 22-year-old entered the final in second position overall in Tokyo  However, Charline Picon overtook her to nudge … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: British trampolining star Bryony Page settles for a bronze medal

British trampolining star Bryony Page settles for a bronze medal after Chinese duo seal top two podium places as the Team GB athlete wins back-to-back medals at the Games Byrony Page sealed a bronze medal in the women’s trampolining event   She had soared up to top spot before Zhu Xueying leapfrogged her    Liu Lingling … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Team GB endures disastrous attempt to defend men’s 3m synchronised diving title

Team GB’s Jack Laugher endures disastrous attempt to defend men’s synchronised 3m diving title after finishing seventh with partner Dan Goodfellow… as dominant China take gold ahead of USA and Germany By Dan Ripley for MailOnline Published: 02:58 EDT, 28 July 2021 | Updated: 03:06 EDT, 28 July 2021 Team GB laboured in a poor … Read more

Chinese city of Dunhuang vanishes as it is swallowed by gigantic wall of sand hundreds of feet high

The vanishing city! Dunhuang in China ‘disappears’ as it is swallowed by gigantic wall of sand more than 300 feet high The ancient city of Dunhuang was engulfed by an enormous wall of sand Sunday Footage shows high rise buildings disappearing beneath the cloud of dust  Police were forced to shut down major roads and … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Team GB’s men’s gymnastics team finish fourth at the Games

Team GB’s men’s gymnastics team finish fourth at the Tokyo Olympics as Max Whitlock and Co just miss out on a bronze medal after being pipped to a podium place by China with Russia claiming gold Team GB have finished fourth in the men’s gymnastics at the Tokyo Olympics  Max Whitlock, Joe Fraser, James Hall … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: China’s Yang Qian claims FIRST gold medal of the Games

China’s Yang Qian claims the FIRST gold medal of Tokyo Olympic Games after holding her nerve against Russia’s Anastasiia Galashina in the women’s 10-metre rifle competition By Reuters Published: 03:03 EDT, 24 July 2021 | Updated: 04:52 EDT, 24 July 2021 China‘s Yang Qian claimed the first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday … Read more

Inserting gene from an animal made potato, rice crops 50 percent bigger and more drought-resistant

Introducing animal genes into common crops has enabled scientists to massively increase their yield and make them more resistant to drought, according to a new study. A consortium of researchers from the US and China manipulated the ribonucleic acid, or RNA, of potato and rice plants by adding a gene called FTO. In humans, FTO has been … Read more