NEW DELHI : The International Cricket Council (ICC) is preparing a bid for the game's inclusion in the 2028 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, the governing body said on Tuesday. Cricket last featured in the 1900 Olympics in Paris and has rarely be..
TOKYO : Neeraj Chopra's soaring javelin did not just earn India their first Olympic gold in athletics on Saturday, it also meant that the contingent will return from Tokyo with seven medals, their biggest Games haul ever. The world's secon..
TOKYO, Aug 8 - Tokyo doused its Olympic flame on Sunday in a ceremony that echoed the restraint of a Games held without spectators and transformed by the global pandemic, dazzling sport and deeply person turmoil. After postponing the Tokyo 2020 Ga..
REUTERS Before the Olympics began, Japan had feared that the 2020 Games, with thousands of officials, media and athletes descending on Tokyo in the middle of a pandemic, might spread COVID-19, introduce new variants and overwhelm the medical syste..
REUTERS Italy's COVID-19 gamble that allowed a small group of elite athletes to train through the pandemic when much of the world was in lockdown has paid off handsomely at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, with the country setting a new medals record...
Neeraj Chopra put in a stunning performance to win India's first Olympic gold medal in athletics. The 23-year-old registered a best attempt of 87.58m to finish ahead of Czech Republic duo of Jakub Vadlejch and Vitezslav Vesely. It was India's..
TOKYO, Aug 4 - Simone Biles was always expected to make headlines at the Tokyo Olympics. The U.S. gymnast did just that, and more - but not in a way anyone would have ever expected. While Biles did not rewrite the Olympic record book as planned, s..
Baghdad: Eye’s Delight celebrates the capital of Iraq as one of the most important and influential cities in the Islamic world. The exhibition will reveal Baghdad’s outstanding heritage as the capital of the great Abbasid caliphs (750-1258 CE), bu..
Another Judo fighter has refused to fight Israel’s Tohar Butbul. 28-year-old Mohamed Abdalrasool of Sudan didn’t show up to his fight against Butbul this morning, July 26, despite having weighed in earlier on. Fethi Nourine of Alger..