Sportyshop Blog

Friday, 19 August 2016  |  Jon

Team GB are now up to 56 medals at the Rio Olympics
Jade Jones retains Gold medal in the 57kg Taekwando
The Brownlee brothers take Gold & Silver in the Triathlon
Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark have won gold in the women's 470 sailing event
Liam Heath and Jon Schofield added a silver in the men's 200m kayak double
Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge take bronze in badminton's men's doubles
3 days of competition to go, come on Team GB lets make it to 60 medals!!!!

Thursday, 18 August 2016  |  Jon

Team Gb are second in the Olympic Medal Table with 50 medals in total, 19 Gold, 19 Silver & 12 Bronze
A quite remarkable medal haul with a few days left to go and many more medals up for grabs
Come on Team GB you are doing the Nation proud

Monday, 15 August 2016  |  Jon

Team GB move up to 2nd in the medal table having added 16 medals over the weekend, 8 Golds, 7 Silvers & 1 Bronze
Golds for Andy Murray, Matt Whitlock, Justine Rose, Jason Kenny, Mo Farah, Mens Rowing 8, Mens 4 x 100 Medley Relay & Womens Cycling Team Pursuit
Silvers for Callum Skinner, Louis Smith, Nick Dempsey, Jessica Ennis Hill, Womens Rowing 8 & Becky James
Finally a Bronze for Greg Rutherford
How many medals will Team GB end up with???

Saturday, 13 August 2016  |  Jon

Team GB are up to 3rd in the Olympic Medal Table with 7 Gold, 9 Silver and 6 Bronze
The Men's team pursuit gold sees Bradley Wiggins make history with his 8th Olympic medal
Rowers Heather Stanning and Helen Glover won the pairs, while Alex Gregory, George Nash, Constantine Louloudis and Mohamed Sbihi took the men's four Gold whilst Jazz Carling adds a silver in the pool
Bryony Page wins trampoline silver to become the first British woman to claim an Olympic medal in the event
The dressage team also won silver, with Spencer Wilton, Fiona Bigwood, Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin

Friday, 12 August 2016  |  Jon

The English Premier League kicks off tomorrow (Saturday 13th August)
With new teams Burnley, Hull & Middlesborough joining the elite division, who is your tip for the title?
Also who is likely to be relegated?

Friday, 12 August 2016  |  Jon

Team GB won their fourth gold medal in Rio when the men's cycling sprint team retained their title beating New Zealand
Katherine Grainger became the country's most decorated female Olympian when she won Silver with Victoria Thornley in the double sculls
Team GB also took silver in the men's rugby sevens and the men's canoe double C2
Team GB move up to 8th in the medal table with 16 medals in total, 4 Gold, 6 Silver & 6 Bronze

Thursday, 11 August 2016  |  Jon

Kayaker Joe Clarke and diving duo Jack Laugher and Chris Mears win gold as Team GB claimed six medals on day five of the Rio Olympics
There were also four bronze medals, one each for Chris Froome, Steven Scott, Sally Conway and Max Whitlock
Well done Team GB, how many more medals can we get????

Wednesday, 10 August 2016  |  Jon

Team GB won two swimming silver medals on day four of the Olympics thanks to Siobhan-Marie O'Connor and the men's 4x200m freestyle relay team
O'Connor broke the British record as she finished behind Hungary's Katinka Hosszu in the 200m individual medley
The 4 x 200m relay team were second behind the USA for GB's sixth medal in Rio.

Tuesday, 9 August 2016  |  Jon

Tom Daley and Dan Goodfellow produced a great final dive in the 10m synchro to win bronze for Team GB
Ed Ling's also won bronze in the trap shooting
Well done to all three Olympians from all at sportyshop.co.uk

Monday, 8 August 2016  |  Jon

Adam Peaty's wins the 100m breaststroke gold on Sunday night in what was one of the great displays in British Olympic history
In a new World Record time with a victory margin of more than a second and a half showed his domination in an event supposed to be decided by centimetres
A first Olympic swimming gold for a British male since Adrian Moorhouse in 1988
With a world record in his heat and another in the final, how far can he go???????


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