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If one of the great hallmarks of the Olympics is the story of the athletes who gave so much to make it happen, then there can be few stories more remarkable than that of Hend Zaza. The Syrian is expected to be the youngest Tokyo 2020 contender to secure a table tennis qualification for the …

In an exclusive conversation with Firstpost, the former strength and conditioning coach of India’s Srinivasan cricket team talks about his experience working with people like Achanta Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and Bhavani Devi. There are certain roles in the professional sports world that aren’t as glamorous as athlete or even head coach for that matter, …

Zhu Ting Photo: VCG With just five days to go to the opening of the Tokyo Olympics, the Chinese Olympic delegation has become the hottest topic in China, and volleyball player Zhu Ting is even more eye-catching. Beloved Chinese volleyball player Zhu Ting was announced as co-bearer of the national flag at Friday’s opening ceremony …

Tokyo Olympics: Sharath Kamal Confident in India’s Performance Says: “Tokyo Olympics Table Tennis Contingent Best Ever” Tokyo Olympics: Sharath Kamal, confident in India’s performance, says: “Best table tennis contingent for Tokyo Olympics”: Ahead of his departure for Tokyo for the next Olympics which will start on July 23, paddler Sharath Kamal said on Saturday that …

Hello, Evanston. City council member Devon Reid moved carts ahead of food trucks for increased lakeside use in a revised proposal at Monday night’s city council meeting. Mr Reid, 8th Ward, announced at the start of the discussion that he would be removing food trucks from his original proposal. The proposal had asked the City …

Deepankar Sharda Tribune press service Chandigarh, July 12 The UT sports department reportedly said “no” to a proposal for the construction of a sports complex in a public school in sector 22-A, proposed by the mayor of the city and regional councilor Ravi Kant Sharma. According to the authorities, the adjacent sectors already have a …

When the full-time whistle sounded at Wembley on Wednesday, I, like the rest of the nation, felt a tremendous wave of jubilation, relief and, if I’m honest, utter disbelief. They are the first English men’s team to reach a final since 1966 (in case you haven’t heard). But not only that, I also felt a …

Joseph Schooling, Feng Tianwei, Quah Ting Wen – these are familiar faces Singaporeans have supported and encouraged in international competitions and the Olympics for the past few years. And at the upcoming Tokyo Games, Singaporeans can expect these seasoned competitors to make their mark in the sport of their choice. But at the same time, …

The Summer Games have been the biggest sporting event in the world for over a century now. Every athlete in the world wants to achieve Olympic glory and for this they prepare for four years with courage and determination without taking a single break. The Olympics are like a love story, while some become immortal …

Through ANI TOKYO: Basketball player Hachimura Rui and wrestler Susaki Yui have been named Japanese flag bearers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) has announced that the two stars will lead the host country’s team of 600 people at the Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony on July 23. For …