Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Hope Solo suspended from us soccer team

CHICAGO: US women’s goalkeeper Hope Solo was suspended Wednesday for six months by US Soccer for disparaging comments about Sweden following the Americans’ early...

Qatar’s recruited athletes stir debate on citizenship

DOHA: When 39 athletes from Qatar qualified for the Rio Olympics, the most in the tiny Gulf state’s history, Noor Al- Shalaby celebrated the...

Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo for 2020 Games

TOKYO: The Olympic flag arrived in Tokyo yesterday as Japan’s capital gears up to host the 2020 Games, with officials promising smooth sailing after...

Brits return home in gold-nosed plane

LONDON: Great Britain’s triumphant Olympic team returned home from the Rio Games in a gold-nosed aircraft yesterday, as officials trumpeted their success the “best...

Rio hangover as Tokyo grabs baton

RIO DE JANEIRO: Rio de Janeiro returned to the cold reality of Brazil's political crisis and recession yesterday after bringing a carnivalesque curtain down...

Groundbreaking Games for women in Rio 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO: From the dizzying gymnastics heights of African-American Simone Biles to Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik and Brazilian golden girl Rafaela Silva in...

‘Good-time’ Indian officials under fire for Rio flop

NEW DELHI: As Olympic under-achievers India head home from Rio having failed to win a gold medal, its gatecrashing, selfie-taking officials have been accused...

Neymar crowned samba king, hosts end on high – Farah seals double-double

RIO DE JANEIRO: Neymar sent Brazil into ecstasy as he clinched Olympic football gold and Mo Farah sealed a rare distance double-double in a...

Solo, Marta and bugs: Olympic women’s soccer had it all

RIO DE JANEIRO: It started with “Zika!” taunts from the Brazilians and wound through the Amazon before a surprising exit for the United States....

‘Immature behavior’ got him into a mess: Lochte

NEW YORK: American swimmer Ryan Lochte said he over-exaggerated what happened at a Rio de Janeiro gas station and acknowledged it was his “immature...

Ooredoo Hosts Kuwaiti Olympic Shooting Champion Deehani at its headquarters – Special tribute to...

KUWAIT: Ooredoo Kuwait, a member of the international Ooredoo Group, was honored to host the Kuwaiti shooting champion Fehaid Al-Deehani upon his return to...

Unbeatable Bolt signs off with triple-triple

RIO DE JANEIRO: Usain Bolt drew down the curtain on his brilliant Olympic career by securing a sweep of the sprint titles for a...

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