Tuesday, March 19, 2019

India cheers first woman to win silver

NEW DELHI: India swelled with pride yesterday after badminton champion P.V. Sindhu became the first woman in the country’s history to win an Olympic...

Felix hits gold record as US women win relay

RIO DE JANEIRO: Allyson Felix became the first woman athlete with five gold medals as she powered the US sprint relay team to victory...

Kuwait top leaders’ awards for shooters handed over

KUWAIT: Director General of the Public Authority for Sports (PAS) Sheikh Ahmad Mansour Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Thursday handed over awards of His Highness...

Lochte apologizes over Rio ‘robbery’ scandal – Two US swimmers leave Rio, third pays...

RIO DE JANEIRO: Star US swimmer Ryan Lochte apologized to Brazil yesterday for inventing a story that he and three teammates were mugged during...

Brilliant Bolt storms to 200m gold – Blames ‘ageing’ body for missing record

RIO DE JANEIRO: Usain Bolt won his second gold medal of the Rio Olympics, brushing aside all-comers again in his favorite 200m sprint but...

US clean sweep 100m hurdles as Thompson clinches sprint double

RIO DE JANEIRO: Elaine Thompson captured a magnificent Olympic sprint double for Jamaica on Wednesday as Brianna Rollins led a first ever clean sweep...

Swim stories, IOC scandals overshadow Bolt’s advance

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian police detained two US swimmers and arrested a top International Olympic Committee official on Wednesday as scandal overshadowed the Rio...

Sweden eliminate hosts

RIO DE JANEIRO: Sweden beat Brazil 4- 3 in a penalty shootout after the sides were goalless following extra time on Tuesday to reach...

Biles bows out with four golds, name in lights

RIO DE JANEIRO: Simone Biles bowed out of her fabulous Olympic debut in Rio with a record-equaling fourth gold, short of the record five...

King Rudisha defends 800m in career high

RIO DE JANEIRO: Kenyan 800m king David Rudisha hit a career high when he produced a last-lap kick to defend his Olympic title in...

Netherlands, New Zealand, Britain, Germany book semis

RIO DE JANEIRO: Defending champions Netherlands will face Germany, while Britain take on New Zealand in the women’s hockey semi-finals of the Rio Olympics...

Miller dives over line to deny Felix in 400m

RIO DE JANEIRO: Bahamian Shaunae Miller launched herself over the finishing line with a desperate dive to pip Allyson Felix to the women’s Olympic...

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