'My position is consistent on the Palestinian issue, and I reject normalisation,' says Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine has withdrawn from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in order to avoid facing an Israeli com..
Syria's Hend Zaza, at 12 the youngest athlete competing at the Tokyo Olympics, exited the table tennis tournament in the opening round on Saturday, snapping a selfie with her Austrian opponent to remember the occasion. Zaza was battling an opp..
HE President of Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al-Thani, visited today the headquarters of the Qatari delegation in the Sports Village for the 32nd Summer Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. His Excellency met with the Qatari team, whe..
Fethi Nourine faces further disciplinary action for pulling out of judo event due to possible bout with Tohar Butbul The International Judo Federation (IJF) announced that Algerian athlete Fethi Nourine and his coach, Amar Benikhlef, would face di..
Two American archers said on Saturday they were free to choose whether or not they get vaccinated against COVID-19, after a U.S. Olympic swimming gold medal prospect who declined the vaccine was widely criticized on social media. "It'..
Simone Biles, the reigning Olympic all-around gymnastics champion, was on track to win six gold medals at the Tokyo Games. The American will feature in the finals of the team and all-around competitions and she also qualified for apparatus finals ..
Kimia Alizadeh narrowly missed winning the Refugee Olympic Team's first Games medal, in the bronze match — hours after defeating a two-time Olympic gold medalist and also the favorite to win the 57-kilogram taekwondo division Sunday. ..
Philippines' Hidilyn Diaz became her country's first-ever Olympic gold medallist on Monday, winning the women's 55 kg category for weightlifting at Tokyo 2020. In her fourth Olympics, the 30-year-old lifted a combined weight of 224 kg,..
Gaza weightlifter Mohammad Hamada says he is aiming to rank among the top ten when he makes history as the first Palestinian to compete in the sport at the Olympics that kicks off in Tokyo later this month. The 19-year-old left Gaza several weeks ..