Japan’s Osaka ‘not sure’ Olympics should happen as doubts grow

TOKYO: Japanese superstar Naomi Osaka admitted she was "not really sure" the coronavirus-hit Tokyo Olympics should go ahead as doubts grew about the Games...

Kuwait figure skaters grab 17 medals in int’l tourney

KUWAIT: The Kuwaiti figure skating girls team grabbed up to 17 medals in the online open international tournament that concluded in the Romanian capital...

Fake cheers, empty seats: Tokyo gives glimpse of COVID-era Olympics

TOKYO: Fake cheers, empty seats and the sound of pounding feet: welcome to the COVID-era Tokyo Olympics, which Japan seems determined to hold at...

‘Canelo’ Alvarez stops Saunders to unify super middleweight titles

ARLINGTON: Saul "Canelo" Alvarez stopped Billy Joe Saunders in eight rounds on Saturday to unify three super middleweight titles in front of the largest...

Nothing can stop Olympics from going ahead: IOC’s Coates

SYDNEY: International Olympic Committee vice-president John Coates was adamant yesterday that nothing could stop the Tokyo Olympics from going ahead, despite ongoing risks from...

Pfizer/BioNTech to supply vaccines for Olympic athletes

BRUSSELS: US drugs giant Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech yesterday announced a deal with the International Olympics Committee to provide vaccines to competitors...

Baffert makes history as Medina Spirit wins 147th Kentucky Derby

WASHINGTON: Medina Spirit won the 147th Kentucky Derby Saturday at Churchill Downs, giving trainer Bob Baffert a record seventh victory in the US flat...

MLB fires Alomar after 2014 sexual misconduct incident

NEW YORK: Hall of Fame second baseman Roberto Alomar was fired Friday as a consultant to Major League Baseball and placed upon the permanently...

Qatar stages draw for key pre-World Cup test tournament

DOHA: Qatar staged the draw on Tuesday for the Arab Cup tournament this winter which will serve as a key test of the country's...

Tokyo 2020 organizers delay decision on local spectators until June

TOKYO: Tokyo Olympics organizers yesterday said they won't decide how many spectators -- if any -- can attend the Games until June, as coronavirus...

Mayweather to fight YouTube star Logan Paul June 6

LOS ANGELES: Former world welterweight king Floyd Mayweather said Tuesday he will face off against YouTube personality Logan Paul in an exhibition bout at...

Nagelsmann to coach Bayern Munich from next season

BERLIN: Julian Nagelsmann will take over as Bayern Munich coach from next season to replace Hansi Flick, the reigning German champions announced yesterday. Nagelsmann,...

E Paper

11th May