Category: Sports

Gymnasts Simone Biles, Aly Raisman appear in U.S. Senate hearing on sex abuse probe

WASHINGTON, Sept 15 – Olympic gymnasts Simone Biles and Aly Raisman appeared on Wednesday to testify about the sexual abuse they suffered at the hands of disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, as the U.S. Senate examines why the FBI failed to investigate his crimes sooner. Biles and […]

Tokyo Paralympics: Krishna secures gold, Suhas clinches silver in badminton

Tokyo, Sep 5:  Krishna Nagar secured a second gold medal in badminton after Suhas Yathiraj claimed a silver as it turned out to be a Super Sunday for the Indian badminton contingent at the Tokyo Paralympics here. The 22-year-old Nagar, seeded second, defeated Hong Kong’s Chu Man Kai […]

Athletics-Euphoric India celebrates ‘man with golden arm’ Chopra

NEW DELHI, Aug 7 – A nation of 1.3 billion erupted in joy on Saturday after Neeraj Chopra won the men’s javelin at the Tokyo Games to secure India’s first ever Olympic athletics gold post-independence. Thirteen years after shooter Abhinav Bindra won independent India’s first individual Olympic gold […]

After tough pandemic, Patel thrilled to be India’s first female swimmer at Games

AHMEDABAD, July 5 – Maana Patel said she was thrilled to become the first Indian female swimmer ever to qualify for the Olympics, having faced pool closures and a harsh lockdown as she prepared for the Tokyo Games during the COVID-19 pandemic. Patel, 21, will compete in Tokyo […]

Denmark taking Eriksen inspiration to Wembley at Euro 2020

BAKU, Azerbaijan — Christian Eriksen’s absence makes it even harder to forget what happened to him. Denmark coach Kasper Hjulmand found that out on Saturday, his mind wandering from the match even as his team was playing in the European Championship quarterfinals. “I thought about him during the […]

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