Japan’s Kunieda strikes gold as pandemic Games lauded

TOKYO: Wheelchair tennis legend Shingo Kunieda claimed gold for Japan, as the successful staging of the Games was lauded as "remarkable" on yesterday's penultimate...

Afghan refugees in Qatar’s World Cup complex fear for families

DOHA: Qatar has staked much on hosting the 2022 World Cup, but the official accommodation has now assumed a different role from that envisaged...

Raikkonen out of Dutch GP after testing positive for COVID-19

ZANDVOORT: Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss today's Dutch Grand Prix, his Alfa Romeo team and the race...

Taekwondo makes Paralympic debut as Storey pedals to glory

TOKYO: Afghan athlete Zakia Khudadadi, who escaped Kabul after the Taleban takeover, competed in taekwondo’s Paralympic debut in Tokyo yesterday, as cycling queen Sarah...

After Belgian washout, Verstappen’s home race could create heat

ZANDVOORT: Formula One hopes a return to “a proper old-school track” in the Netherlands this weekend can wipe away memories of last Sunday’s farcical...

Padel attracts Kuwait youth amid pandemic

KUWAIT: Young people in Kuwait have become growingly interested in the padel sport amid the ramifications of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic worldwide, mainly...

Huawei Kuwait honors Olympic medalist Rashidi

KUWAIT: Huawei Consumer Business Group honored the Olympic athlete Abdullah Al-Rashidi on the occasion of winning the bronze medal in the skeet competition at...

Afghan Paralympian beats the odds to compete in Tokyo

TOKYO: After a dramatic evacuation from Taleban-held Kabul and a secret operation to fly him to Tokyo, Afghan Paralympian Hossain Rasouli beat the odds...

100m Paralympic track thriller as Streng unseats Peacock

TOKYO: German sprinter Felix Streng stormed his way to Paralympic gold in the T64 100m in Tokyo yesterday, dethroning British rival Jonnie Peacock who...

From disaster to Paralympics gold: China’s ‘Flying Fish’

TOKYO: Playing in the street as a three-year-old, Jiang Yuyan's life almost ended when she was run over by a dump truck. Just 13...

Afghan Paralympians in tears while Brits light up Super Sunday

TOKYO: Afghanistan's athletes were in tears when they finally arrived at the Tokyo Paralympics, officials said, as Britain's wheelchair rugby team won one of...

No game for old men: The precision art of Paralympic boccia

TOKYO: Boccia sounds remarkably simple. Throw one or more of six colored balls closer to a white target ball, or jack, than your opponent....

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