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May 21, 2022 | Paul Stimpson Naphong Boonyaprapa and Rhys Davies advanced furthest for England in singles competition at the ISF World Schools Gymnasiade in France, reaching the last 16. All eight England players qualified through the group stages, with the four boys winning their group and the four girls all finishing runners-up. In the …

1882 — The Joseon dynasty of Korea (1392-1910) and the United States enter into a trade agreement. 1907 — Lee Wan-yong, a Japanese politician and collaborator in the Joseon dynasty, is appointed prime minister. The Euijeongbu, the highest administrative body of the dynasty, is transformed into a Cabinet. 1963 — South Korea establishes diplomatic relations …

One of the flooring suppliers for the Commonwealth Games remains anchored ahead of supplying new flooring for the multi-sport event. Neon Arena Services, based in Solihull, will manufacture new floors for the badminton event at the NEC this summer. The company has already completed pitches for the 2002 and 2014 Commonwealth Games in Manchester and …

May 19, 2022 | Paul Stimpson The English boys took fourth place and the girls were seventh as the team events at the ISF World Schools Gymnasiade in France drew to a close. The boys faced off in the semi-finals against a very strong Romanian side with four players in the top six in Europe …

The Indian badminton team that made history by winning the coveted Thomas Cup, had four star commuters employed by Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), the country’s biggest oil company, said on Thursday. May 15, 2022 proved to be a momentous day for Indian badminton, as the national team made history by winning the coveted Thomas Cup …

It’s been in the works for years, but finally the Commonwealth Games are upon us and coming to Birmingham – and in less than 100 days too! Birmingham 2022 aims for the 16th edition of the multi-sport event to be the biggest, best and brightest Games ever. Over 11 days of spectacular sport will take …

SIBOL NAILS FIRST GOLDEN ESPORTS Sibol won her first esports gold in Vietnam as GrindSky Eris dominated the women’s division of League of Legends: Wild Rift. GrindSky Eris is the first all-female SEA Games champion in esports. (READ: History is made as Sibol reigns over women’s Wild Rift for first esports gold) KAYLA RICHARDSON WINS …

Wayne Rooney testified in his wife Coleen’s defamation lawsuit with Rebekah Vardy and claimed he had “no knowledge” of the sting operation that led to Coleen’s now famous tweet. Video loading Video unavailable The video will start automatically soon8Cancel play now Rebekah and Jamie Vardy leave court after sixth day of trial Wayne Rooney testified …

Wayne Rooney spoke to Jamie Vardy about the issues surrounding his wife Rebekah during Euro 2016, a court has heard. Rooney was giving evidence in the High Court on Tuesday in the libel trial involving his wife Colleen and former England team-mate Vardy’s wife Rebekah. The 35-year-old, now Derby County manager, explained: ‘Someone asked me …

Qatar clinched three golds and a silver on the opening day of the GCC Games in Kuwait on Monday.Qatar’s first gold medal went to Samar Mansouri who came out on top in the women’s pole vault (3.40m). The other two gold medals were won by Tosin Ogunode and Ammar Ibrahim.Qatar’s Jakarta Asian Games silver medalist …

A seasoned financial planner has written a book to demystify the world he’s worked in for nearly 40 years. Howard McCain worked in financial services for 39 years, leaving school in Sunderland to start working at the South Shields branch of NatWest Bank in 1982. He worked throughout the region in NatWest’s retail business for …

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to India’s badminton team that won the historic Thomas Cup victory on Sunday to congratulate the team. He said sports analysts will have to regard this as India’s greatest sporting victory. He said he was especially happy that the team didn’t lose any sets. He also told the Prime Minister …

SOCCER Walk straight in football Six members of Maccabi FC Caulfield’s (MFCC) Foot Soccer Group traveled to Bendigo on May 6 to play two friendly matches against Bendigo University of the Third Age on an indoor futsal pitch. Soccer is a modified, low-impact form of play that makes the sport accessible to older players, those …

Big personality: Bridge great Eddie Cantar, who died last month at the age of 89 (Photograph courtesy of the American Contract Bridge League) Before arriving at the column, the men’s and women’s pairs championships will take place on Saturday, May 21, with two sessions in the morning and afternoon. Registration numbers have been quite low …

CATHERINE SPICER will be back after almost three years today in the WASA Table Tennis Club Classification Tournament at St Joseph’s Community Centre, Market Street. The 26-year-old has not been seen since being crowned national champion for the second consecutive time in mid-2019. Spicer, who spent three months training in Spain the previous year, only …

Teenage sensation, Sunday Akintan, 17, is among Abuja athletes from different parts of the country jostling to be included in the country’s squad for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games scheduled for July and August.The competition in Abuja is the third and final stage of the All Comers competition, which involves the best athletes in the …

The Committee of Administrators (CoA), which manages the affairs of the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI), said on Thursday that it would offer equal prize money to men and women in all national zonal tournaments, including the national championships in all age groups. A statement from the CoA reads: “We hereby decide that male …

India won all but one title at the South Asian Junior and Cadet Table Tennis Championships which ended in Male on Thursday. India did not participate in the junior boys’ team event as they had already qualified for the Asia Junior Championships. Bangladesh won the event in the absence of India. The Indian paddlers have …

WhatsApp Facebook Twitter E-mail Messenger This message has been read 724 times! KUWAIT CITY, May 11: The Kuwait Swimming Federation has announced that eight players will represent the national team in the third game of the GCC which will take place in Kuwait from May 13-31. A total of 1,700 female and male players will …

The fastest growing sport in the country has produced a national champion from La Grange. Bob Poggensee, 59, won the national doubles championship in the 50-plus age group at the sixth Minto USA National Pickleball Championships in Naples, Florida. “We were over the moon,” Poggensee said of his side’s victory. “My partner jumped into my …

International School Sports (Table Tennis): 14and – 24and May 2022 Town in Normandy, France Six table tennis players make the Uganda Schools squad for the 19and edition of the World School Games of International School Sports (ISF) in Normandy, France. There are three male and female players each in this team. Men’s two seed Philip …

KARACHI: The Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) will hold a crucial meeting with the national federations on Tuesday (tomorrow) to finalize various matters relating to the Commonwealth Games to be held in Birmingham from July 28 to August 8. The meeting will also be attended by the Managing Director of the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB), Colonel …

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Ons Jabeur’s long-standing goal is for her historic exploits on the court to lead more Arab women into tennis. Becoming the first Arab player to win a Grand Slam in the French Open final next month would do wonders for achieving that. IPL 2022 – FULL COVERAGE | SCHEDULE | RESULTS | ORANGE CAP | …

Many people had started selling shares in Dewi Lake just 12 months ago as the young Ospreys player desperately tried to master the most important part of his job. Can’t throw with precision? It was almost as if a lifeguard couldn’t swim. The ball often ended up anywhere but where it should have ended up …

Organizers of the World Snooker Championship are studying a proposal to build a new 3,000 seater arena to stage the tournament alongside the Crucible. Jason Ferguson, president of the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association, is in talks with architect James Burland, who designed a purpose-built venue with a bridge connecting it to the event’s …

You viewed more than 50 articles in the last 12 months. Keep Olympic News Free Support insidethegames.biz for just £10 For nearly 15 years now, insidethegames.biz has been at the forefront of fearless reporting on what’s happening in the Olympic Movement. As the first website not to be placed behind a paywall, we have made …

The game is popular in all corners of the world, but determining which are the most popular sports in the world is not a challenge. Sports are popular for many reasons. Staying healthy, for example, is often cited as a reason to exercise. Others will tell you that they play games for entertainment. Sports are …

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Weald Table Tennis Club, founded in Benenden Village Hall as Benenden TT Club in 1994, returns to its Benenden roots from Sunday when it will begin weekly evening ‘open, catch-all’ training sessions » in the village hall from Sunday 15 May, 6.30 a.m. to 8.30 p.m. The club, originally an initiative of former schoolboy and …

Carli Lloyd played her last game for Gotham FC last year, but the two-time FIFA World Cup champion is already returning, this time as owner. “I feel like I have even more to give and I was really excited about the direction the club was going,” the New Jersey native told Front Office Sports. Lloyd …

May 4, 2022 | Paul Stimpson If you missed the Mark Bates Ltd Cadet, Under 17 and Junior National Championships, you can catch up now with our YouTube playlist. We’ve streamed two University of Nottingham shorts live on our Facebook page, and the best of the action from the semi-finals and finals has now been …

Express press service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has a rich table tennis history. Since the 1980s, the state has become an assembly line for paddlers internationally. First there was the late V Chandrasekar, followed by S Raman, A Sharath Kamal, Anthony Amalraj and most recently G Sathiyan (this list is not exhaustive). The aforementioned five players …

Mary Klassen, left, and Janet Hunter celebrate after scoring a point in their pickleball match during a tournament at the McDonald Memorial Center in Eagle River on Saturday. (Emily Mesner/DNA) It didn’t take long for Marty Freeman to get hooked. Freeman, who competed in the Midnight Sun Pickleball Spring Thaw Tournament last weekend in Eagle …

The latest proposal made by the World Ranking Working Group (WRWG) has been approved. It includes the complete removal of “initial points”, the extension of the validity of all points earned in 2021 senior events and the restriction of the number of youth events counting towards the senior classification. The changes take effect from today, …

Rafael Nadal has deemed Wimbledon’s decision to ban Russian and Belarus players from the championships “unfair”, the Spanish tennis legend told reporters in Madrid on Sunday. The 21-time Major winner believes the All England Club have chosen “the more drastic option” and hopes the tours can find a way to interfere with the ban. Wimbledon …

Pickleball players readily admit their sport is noisy, but complaining about noise from people having a good time is out of the question, players and officials say. Connie McCann bounces a ball off her paddle and says rhythmic pok-pok-pok is about as loud as road traffic or rain on a rooftop. Not everyone agrees. In …

Parimatch focuses on using technology to make its product safe for users. The iGaming Parimatch brand has been working diligently in India to try to create a space for enthusiasts to gamble for leisure and indulge in monitored online betting games. Team Parimatch intends to expand its footprint in India by creating work opportunities as …

Pickleball players readily admit their sport is noisy, but complaining about noise from people having a good time is out of the question, players and officials say. Connie McCann bounces a ball off her paddle and says rhythmic pok-pok-pok is about as loud as road traffic or rain on a rooftop. Not everyone agrees. In …

The world’s best hearing-impaired athletes from around the world will descend on the main pavilion of the Festa da Uva for the opening ceremony of the 24th Deaflympics in the southern city of Caxias do Sol, Brazil, on Sunday. As with the Olympics, the Deaflympics are held once every four years. It is a party …