Verstappen wins at Imola as Hamilton rues rare mistake

IMOLA, Italy: Max Verstappen kept his cool to claim a chaotic rain-hit Emilia Romagna Grand Prix on Sunday as seven-time Formula One champion Lewis...

Shcherbakova hails Japan virus measures after World Trophy win

OSAKA: World figure skating champion Anna Shcherbakova helped Russia win the World Team Trophy in Osaka yesterday - then gave Japan’s antivirus measures the...

After humbling Phelps, Schooling seeks another shock at Tokyo Olympics

SINGAPORE: Singapore's Joseph Schooling famously upset the great Michael Phelps to win Olympic gold but he said "my biggest rival is myself" as he...

Top Japanese politician says virus could force Olympics cancellation

TOKYO: A senior Japanese politician said cancelling the Tokyo Olympics over the coronavirus remains a possibility yesterday, as a surge in cases renews concerns...

Virus surges fuel fears 100 days before Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO: A second section of the Tokyo Olympics torch relay was pulled from public roads over spiking coronavirus cases yesterday, fueling fears about whether...

Inside China’s gymnastics machine: Children training for Olympic glory

BEIJING: Under the twin emblems of the Chinese flag and the Olympic rings, two tiny boys dangle from the high bar in a cavernous...

How the first Tokyo Olympics changed the face of Japan

PARIS: The 1964 summer Olympic Games were Japan's great return to the world stage after its defeat and destruction two decades earlier in World...

Minnesota sports shut down after police shooting

LOS ANGELES: Sporting fixtures in Minnesota were called off Monday as tensions in the city simmered in the wake of the fatal police shooting...

Matsuyama wins historic Masters title

AUGUSTA: Hideki Matsuyama became the first Japanese man to win a major golf championship on Sunday, holding his nerve down the stretch to capture...

How table tennis changed the world, 50 years on

SHANGHAI: It was 50 years ago but Zhang Xielin still remembers vividly how a shaggy-haired American table tennis player stepped onto the Chinese team's...

Matsuyama on brink of historic Masters victory

AUGUSTA: With a new coach solving swing issues and reduced celebrity media stress this week, Japan's Hideki Matsuyama finds himself on the verge of...

Blackmore becomes first woman jockey to win Grand National

AINTREE: Rachael Blackmore became the first female jockey to win the Grand National on Saturday, coming home clear on Minella Times. The 31-year-old added...

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