Qatar's Mutaz Barshim will compete for the gold in the final of Men's High Jump event at Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games on Sunday. Two-time world champion - a bronze medallist in 2012 and silver medallist in 2016 - is the dominant force i..
REUTERS Lamont Marcell Jacobs became the first men's Olympic 100 metres champion of the post-Usain Bolt era on Sunday as high jumper Gianmarco Tamberi made it a double gold night for Italy with an emotional - and unusual - high jump victory. ..
REUTERS At 43, New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is nearly twice the average age of her Tokyo 2020 competitors. Having shifted 285 kg in qualifying, she is also one of the strongest in the field. On Monday she will become the first openly..
SYDNEY, Aug 6 - President Joe Biden told a forum of Pacific island leaders in a recorded message on Friday that their countries would benefit from U.S. donated COVID-19 vaccines distributed without political strings. China has in recent years beco..
REUTERS Under pressure from businesses and public sectors facing a worker shortage that policymakers fear will fuel inflation, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is due to unveil plans this week to reopen the country's borders. Arder..
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..
REUTERS New Zealand plans to allow quarantine-free entry to vaccinated travellers from low-risk countries from early 2022, as it looks to open its borders again after nearly 18 months of pandemic-induced isolation. Tight border controls and its..
REUTERS New Zealand progressed with its plans to make it easier to change a person's sex on their birth certificate on Wednesday as legislation moved through parliament with support from all political parties. The self-identification bill w..
New Zealand will open its doors to vaccinated travelers from low risk countries from early 2022, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Thursday, signaling a tentative relaxation of the country's strict pandemic border controls. In a speech o..
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