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Tokyo: Paddler Bhavina Patel enters the final match of the women’s singles class 4 at the Tokyo 2021 Paralympic Games in Tokyo on Saturday, August 28, 2021 (Photo PTI) New Delhi, August 28 (PTI): Bhavinaben Patel made history on Saturday, becoming the first Indian to make the final of a table tennis event at the …

Sam Walker. Walker and Swedish partner Truls Moregard rose to the top seeds at the Czech Open in Olomouc, beating French duo Leo de Nodrest and Lilian Bardet 3-2 (10-12, 11-8, 11-7 , 7-11, 11-7). Walker had only become the third English player to reach a Tour final and, although this event is a lower …

Bhavinaben Patel made history on Friday when he became the first Indian to compete in the semi-finals of the Paralympic Games table tennis competition and secured India a medal. The 34-year-old Gujarat-based paddler beat defending champion and veteran Borislava Peric-Rankovic of Serbia 11-5, 11-6, 11-7 in just 18 minutes in their Class 4 women’s singles …

Montjane and Du Toit named flag bearers for the Paralympic Games Para-athlete Charl du Toit and wheelchair tennis player Kgothatso Montjane are both competing in their third Paralympic Games, having represented the SA team at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Games. South African wheelchair tennis ace Kgothatso ‘KG’ Montjane sealed her place in the …

A Norwich sports and social club with more than 150 years of history is set to close its presence in the city center. The premises of the Norwich Church of England Young Men’s Society (CEYMS) at Brigg Street, which offers facilities for table tennis, snooker, squash and a newly renovated gym, have been closed since …

Jessica Long celebrates on the podium during the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on September 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Lots and lots of medals The good news for Trischa Zorn? The 55-figure swimmer’s incredible Paralympic Games medal record is pretty sure for a while. Swimmer Jessica Long tackles it slowly but surely. After …

Ahnaf Wazed Khan | Posted: 11 Aug 2021 18:01:30 For over a century, the Olympics have not only been the pinnacle of athletic achievement, but have also been the site of many stories and unparalleled grandeur. Many athletes have cemented their legacy most concretely during the century at the Olympics. It has also been the …

Many world records were broken at the Tokyo Games (in part thanks to a very fast track) and a number of new sports and variations were introduced. But beyond the more obvious first (yes, the pandemic Olympics), there was a dizzying array of other achievements and milestones. Japanese premieres Team Japan had high hopes for …

Egyptian Olympians return home after making history Composition of medalists, from left to right: Seif Eissa, Mohammed Ibrahim El-Sayed, Hedaya Malak, Giana Farouk, Ahmed Elgendy, Feryal Abdelaziz As the final bells and whistles ring for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, the long-awaited games draw to a close. From high dives to handball, the athletes have …

Ddelayed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Tokyo Olympics were unlike any other. With its strict protocols, it is the first modern Olympic Games to be held without spectators. But these Games will also be known for many other firsts. In addition to the many world records broken so far, the Tokyo …