Japan swimmer Ikee claims clean sweep but misses Olympic spot

TOKYO: Leukemia survivor Rikako Ikee completed a clean sweep of four wins at Japan's Olympic swimming trials yesterday -- but missed out on an...

Olympic torch relay barred from public roads across Japan’s Osaka

TOKYO: The Olympic torch relay will be barred from public roads across Japan's Osaka region, the governor said yesterday, after a spike in virus...

Masters field facing supreme test at firm and fast Augusta

AUGUSTA: Augusta National has served a warning to the world's greatest golfers with firm and fast conditions like some have never seen ahead of...

France chases medals from 1904 Olympics

MEURSAULT: It has taken 117 years, but long-distance runner Albert Corey may finally be nearing home, bringing his two Olympic silver medals with him....

North Korea says will not go to Olympics over COVID fears

SEOUL: North Korea will not attend this year's Tokyo Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic, Pyongyang's sports ministry said, dashing Seoul's hopes of using...

MLB: Full house for Rangers opener after restrictions lifted

HOUSTON: The Texas Rangers played out their home opener to a packed house on Monday, the largest crowd at a US sporting event since...

Quartararo wins Doha MotoGP

DOHA: Fabio Quartararo of Yamaha won the Doha MotoGP on Sunday with French compatriot Johann Zarco of Ducati-Pramac finishing second. Spanish rookie Jorge Martin,...

Poland’s Hurkacz beats Italian teen Sinner to win Miami Open

MIAMI: Poland's Hubert Hurkacz defeated Italian teenager Jannik Sinner in straight sets to win the Miami Open and claim the first ATP Masters title...

Arab boxers to make pro debut in July

By Abdellatif Sharaa KUWAIT: Director General of Kuwait Sport Promotion (KSP) said world boxing will see a unique sports event when three Arab boxers will...

‘I deserve No. 1 ranking,’ says Barty after Miami Open win

MIAMI: Ashleigh Barty insisted she is a worthy world number one on Saturday after defeating Bianca Andreescu to retain her Miami Open crown. The...

Suggs nails clutch three at buzzer as Bulldogs keep perfect season alive

LOS ANGELES: Jalen Suggs banked in a jaw-dropping buzzer beater in overtime as Gonzaga University kept their quest for an unbeaten NCAA championship season...

Reds beat Cardinals in game marked by fourth-inning scuffle

LOS ANGELES: Cincinnati's Nick Castellanos, irked after he took a pitch to the ribs, couldn't resist a post-run preen that sparked an extended scuffle...

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