The Olympic Video games in Tokyo will draw to a detailed this weekend after two weeks of good competitors.
Crew GB have once more confirmed their energy on the worldwide stage with loads of gold medals throughout a variety of sports activities.
The delayed Video games will come to a detailed on Sunday, with simply three years to attend till Paris 2024.
The Olympics has delivered numerous memorable moments, however there is likely to be some issues you might have missed over the past fortnight.
There are 33 totally different sports activities on the Video games with 46 totally different disciplines, so it will probably typically be laborious to maintain a observe on what’s going on.
Right here, talkSPORT.com seems to be at some issues you might have missed.
Love Island winner competing
Two years on from successful actuality TV present Love Island, Greg O’Shea was on the Olympics that includes for Eire within the Rugby 7s.
The fly-half gained the favored collection alongside Amber Gill, beating favourites Tommy Fury and Molly-Mae Hughes.
Reasonably than pursuing the celebrity related to successful Love Island, O’Shea chased his Olympic dream and made it to Tokyo.
Eire misplaced their opening two pool video games earlier than beating Kenya. They beat South Korea within the subsequent spherical, the place they face Kenya once more for an opportunity to complete ninth general.
This time, Kenya acquired the higher of them and gained 22-0.
Swearing on reside TV
Feelings are clearly excessive after athletes win gold on the Olympics and infrequently the odd swear phrase can slip out on reside TV.
Adam Peaty acquired the Crew GB gold rush up and operating when he gained the 100m breaststroke.
He was unable to interrupt his personal world document of 56.88 seconds, however the time he did clock – 57.37secs – remains to be the fifth quickest time within the occasion’s historical past.
Actually he was so happy together with his newest Olympic gold medal, he swore when interviewed on TV.
“It’s been a heavy funding,” he stated, as he seemed again on a 12 months of firsts away from his day job.
“Rather a lot has modified this final 12 months, greater than the final 5. Turning into a father, shopping for my first home and a few days after I awakened and was like ‘that is laborious, that is actually laborious’.
“There’s been so many challenges, so many challenges and f****** some breakdowns as nicely. It’s like ‘what am I doing each single day? Why am I coaching 3 times a day, giving it all the things for this swim?’.
“I’ve hidden numerous emotion from my circle of relatives, I’ve hidden numerous stress and numerous these moments the place I used to be like ‘that is very, very laborious’.
Australian swimmer Kaylee McKeown additionally dropped an F-bomb on reside TV after she gained a gold medal.
When a reporter requested whether or not she had something she needed to say to her household, she replied ‘f*** yeah’, instantly adopted by “oh s***” when she realised she had sworn on reside tv.
Australian coach’s weird celebration
Australian coach Dean Boxall grew to become an on the spot meme due to his wild celebrations contained in the Tokyo Aquatics Centre.
The coach went berserk after watching Ariarne Titmus beat five-time Olympic champion Katie Ledecky within the 400m freestyle.
Boxall pumped the air together with his fists, ripped off his masks earlier than then thrusting his hips whereas holding onto a barrier.
The web completely beloved his response to seeing the Australian win and, unsurprisingly, went viral.
Djokovic dropping his cool
Novak Djokovic, for a short while, was the discuss of the Olympics as stars of the Video games sought him out for recommendation and footage.
The 20-time Grand Slam winner was chasing the illusive ‘Golden Slam’ of successful all 4 main tennis titles and Olympic Gold in the identical calendar 12 months.
No man has ever accomplished it earlier than, though Steffi Graf managed it in 1988.
His route by way of to the semi-final was clean earlier than he got here up towards Alexander Zverev, and suffered a shock defeat.
Then within the bronze medal match, all of it unravelled as he hurled one racket into the stands after which smashed one other into the web.
On his lack of management, the Serbian stated: “It was an emotional outburst and it occurs. It’s tense on the court docket. Within the warmth of the battle. It’s not the primary time and never the final time most likely.”
There can be no Golden Slam for Djokovic, however he can nonetheless full the calendar Grand Slam if he wins the US Open subsequent month, a feat not achieved since Rod Laver did it in 1969.
Cameraman being taken out
Working a digicam on the Olympics could be a harmful job at occasions as one discovered on the Ariake City Sports activities Park.
The skate boarders collaborating are nicely conscious of the perils of their sport, nevertheless it was the cameraman who took a tumble.
Australia’s Woolley unexpectedly veered off beam throughout his qualification run, and ploughed into the unsuspecting digicam operator.
He tumbled backwards onto the concrete, however he nonetheless managed to hold on filming, even on the ground.
The 17-year-old checked to see if he was okay and even supplied him a fist bump. A thumps up indicated all was advantageous with the digicam man.
Netherlands bicycle owner Annemiek van Vleuten crossed the end line through the girls’s highway race together with her arms aloft and hugged her coach pondering she had simply gained the gold medal.
The smile on her face was quickly wiped off, although, when she was the truth is instructed she had completed second by some margin.
Austrian Anna Kisenhofer completed one minute and 15 seconds away from the sphere after escaping in a breakaway and took gold.
Van Vleuten was clearly unaware that someone had already crossed the road forward of her, however she nonetheless claimed silver.
Tom Daley knitting
Daley has been an actual icon at these Video games. The diver claimed that elusive gold medal in his fourth look on the Olympics having first made his debut at Beijing in 2008.
Together with Matty Lee, he was on the lads’s 10m synchronised platform.
He has been cheering on all of the opponents all through the video games whereas knitting from the stands.
An excellent video went viral on social media displaying him accumulating an enormous bag of wool from one of many Crew GB employees, so he may proceed.