Saturday, February 16, 2019

Hosts Brazil advance, Argentina, Mexico out

RIO DE JANEIRO: Hosts Brazil finally found their form to progress to the quarter- finals of the Olympic soccer tournament with a comprehensive 4-0...

Aussie teen stars as Ledecky motors on

RIO DE JANEIRO: Australia’s new teenage swimming sensation Kyle Chalmers won the blue riband Olympic 100m freestyle gold, as golf headed for a controversial...

Veteran Deehani wins men’s double trap gold – First-ever gold medal won by Kuwaiti...

RIO DE JANEIRO: Six-time Olympian Fehaid Al-Deehani battled wet and blustery conditions to win the gold medal in the men's double trap event yesterday. The...

US gymnasts, Phelps, Ledecky all golden again

RIO DE JANEIRO: Good old Michael Phelps, golden again. For teenagers Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles, their star turns in the Summer Olympics might...

Green-water mystery as Chen ties diving record

RIO DE JANEIRO: China’s Chen Ruolin shrugged off an inexplicably green Rio diving pool to tie team-mate Wu Minxia’s twoday- old record of five...

No support to Kuwaiti athletes competing under Olympic flag

KUWAIT: The Public Authority for Sports (PAS) stated that it would work on a package of measures to continue sports reforms in the foreseeable...

Flamboyant Kuwaiti fencer knocked out in early loss

RIO DE JANEIRO: Kuwait's Abdulaziz Alshatti, the lone independent fencer in the Rio Olympics, was knocked out yesterday after an early loss. Kuwait's Olympic Committee...

Thai drugs cheat grabs weightlifting gold

RIO DE JANEIRO: Sukanya Srisurat said her Olympic gold Monday was redemption for serving a two-year-ban for doping offences as Thailand finished one-two in...

Hijabi fencer makes US Olympics history

RIO DE JANEIRO: American Ibtihaj Muhammad looked like all the other fencers when she stepped on the piste, save for the nondescript black scarf...

US knocks off Australia in women’s field hockey

RIO DE JANEIRO: The United States claimed its second straight win against a top-three team in women’s field hockey, beating No. 3 Australia 2-1...

Del Potro stuns Djokovic, Williams’ doubles dream ends

RIO DE JANEIRO: Juan Martin del Potro stunned a tearful Novak Djokovic in an emotional Olympics triumph on Sunday as Venus Williams pondered the...

Philippines wins first medal in 20 years – Long sets world record in winning...

RIO DE JANEIRO: Long Qingquan of China set a world record in winning Olympic gold in the men’s weightlifting 53-kilogram category Sunday at the...

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