Thursday, October 28, 2021

Olympics will happen ‘however COVID evolves’: Tokyo 2020 chief

TOKYO: The pandemic-postponed Olympics will go ahead this summer "however the coronavirus evolves," Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori said yesterday, brushing aside doubts about...

220 shooters participate in Sheikh Saad Al-Abdallah Shooting Academy

KUWAIT: President of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Eng Duaij Al-Otaibi attended the closing ceremony of Sheikh Saad Al-Abdallah Shooting Academy season and distributed...

Zain main sponsor of Kuwait International Rally 2018

KUWAIT: Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, announced its main sponsorship of the Kuwait International Rally 2018 organized by Kuwait International Automobile...

Kuwait shooters ready for tourney

KUWAIT: HH The Crown Prince Championship and 13th Gulf Tournament continues at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex, as all participating shooters compete in...

Athletes back Richardson after marijuana costs her Tokyo 100m

NEW YORK: US sports stars from Olympic track champion Michael Johnson to NFL and NBA stars backed Sha'Carri Richardson after she was suspended for...

I’ll urge Pacquiao to quit, says trainer Roach

BRISBANE: Manny Pacquiao’s trainer advised the Filipino legend to quit boxing yesterday after his sensational defeat to unheralded Australian Jeff Horn. While controversy raged...

No sweat for chilled athletes at Qatar worlds

DOHA: Athletes competing at the World Athletics Championships which kick off in Doha Friday will warm up on a field where daytime...

Lee downplays Olympic hopes after England win

MALAYSIA: Malaysian badminton star Lee Zii Jia downplayed expectations yesterday that he could win the country's first Olympic gold in Tokyo following his breakthrough...

Relentless Ledecky finally wins Tokyo gold in 1500m free

TOKYO: Katie Ledecky shrugged off disappointment in the 200m freestyle yesterday by winning the grueling 1500m just 75 minutes later, as the American finally...

Bolt targets 12th world title in London 100m

LONDON: A 12th world title beckons for Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt when he takes to the track in London yesterday to defend his...

Australia’s Mick Doohan, greatest motorcycle racer of all time

SYDNEY: Mick Doohan dominated the top class of motorcycle racing for half a...

Iraq’s girl weightlifters also boost family finances

The weightlifters on Iraq's national women's team train hard every day, both to bring home the medals and to help ease the financial burden...

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