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Zardes to the rescue! USMNT survives Qatar scrap to reach Gold Cup final

Gyasi Zardes might not be the perfect all-around player, but he cannot be accused of failing to...

82 July 30, 2021

India’s badminton star Sindhu finds peace of mind amid expectations in Tokyo

TOKYO: India’s badminton superstar PV Sindhu is carrying the hopes of her country’s 1.3 billion people, but...

73 July 29, 2021

China pulls ahead on gold medals as American Kendricks out for COVID-19

TOKYO, July 29  – The rivalry of economic powerhouses China, Japan and the United States played out...

86 July 29, 2021

Basketball-Slovenia powers past Japan to go up 2-0

SAITAMA, July 29  – Slovenia rolled over Japan 116-81 in Olympic men’s basketball on Thursday, overwhelming the...

72 July 29, 2021

Gold Cup: Al Moez Leads Goal Scorers after Quarter-Finals

Qatar’s star Al Moez Ali became the top goal scorer the CONCACAF Gold Cup after the quarter-finals...

79 July 28, 2021

Medvedev battles heat to stay on track for Djokovic Olympic showdown

TOKYO: Daniil Medvedev struggled with the heat in Tokyo on Wednesday (Jul 28) before reaching the Olympic...

99 July 28, 2021

‘My best caddie’: Chinese Taipei golfer enlists wife for Olympic bid

TOKYO: Chinese Taipei golfer CT Pan has found an ingenious way around the “no family” rule at...

35 July 28, 2021

Singapore’s Yeo Jia Min loses to South Korea’s Kim Ga-eun at Tokyo Olympics

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s Yeo Jia Min was knocked out of the women’s singles badminton competition at the Tokyo...

71 July 28, 2021

Japan’s Osaka returns to Games’ spotlight on Sunday

KUALA LUMPUR: Japan’s Naomi Osaka will return to the spotlight on Sunday, kicking off her Olympic campaign...

58 July 23, 2021

The swimming world records most at risk in Tokyo

TOKYO: : Michael Phelps’ 23 Olympic swimming gold medals is a record that may never be beaten...

89 July 23, 2021

Novak Djokovic faces tough draw at Olympics

TOKYO: World No 1 Novak Djokovic’s road to the Golden Slam is not an easy one, with...

109 July 23, 2021

India’s Sindhu forges ahead in empty stadium

TOKYO, July 23 – Tokyo’s Musashino Forest Sport Plaza is a familiar venue for India’s P.V. Sindhu...

132 July 23, 2021

Pedrosa to make MotoGP return in Austria as wild card

LONDON: Dani Pedrosa will make a wildcard return to MotoGP at Austria’s Red Bull Ring on August...

30 July 22, 2021

Man City cancel pre-season friendly in France due to quarantine

LONDON: Manchester City have cancelled a pre-season friendly in France against Troyes due to British quarantine requirements,...

88 July 22, 2021

Osaka to play at US Open, ‘Big Three’ lead men’s field

LONDON: Naomi Osaka will defend her title at the US Open, organisers said on Wednesday (Jul 21),...

101 July 22, 2021

Khan injury adds to India’s woes ahead of England test series

LONDON: India’s build up for its five-test series against England suffered another setback after fast bowler Avesh...

79 July 22, 2021

Qatar defeats Honduras to book Gold Cup quarterfinal showdown with El Salvador

Gold Cup debutants Qatar defeated Honduras in a tightly contested 2-0 match to decide first place in...

93 July 22, 2021

Samuel Eto’o: I’m hoping for a Cameroon versus Qatar World Cup final in 2022

You were part of the gold medal-winning team for Cameroon at the Sydney Olympics in 2000. How...

39 July 22, 2021