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When he arrives in Tokyo for the men’s golf competition, he hopes to use that experience and skill to fight for a historic medal for Chinese Taipei. “I feel honored and at the same time very excited. Participating in the Olympics has always been my goal for the whole year. This time I want to …

After an unprecedented pandemic delay, the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics will finally begin on Friday. And while there are many superstars competing (Simone Biles, Katie Ledecky and Allyson Felix, to name three), there also are other names you might not know yet — but should. Here, 25 of the most compelling Olympians this …

K eep getting beat by your buddies at the weekly pool competition? Maybe it’s not the game for you. Why not start playing ping pong instead? Introducing ping pong to your pals isn’t just going to save you from pool beatdowns. It’s an extremely fun game that requires great hand-eye coordination and stamina. There are …

SINGAPORE: The 32nd Olympic Games in Tokyo are shaping up to be an edition like no other. Held in the midst of a pandemic, in a city in a state of emergency, more than 11,000 international athletes will compete in front of empty stands. But the show must go on; the opening ceremony is scheduled …

A record number of tennis-related suspicious betting alerts were recorded in the second quarter of this year, despite sports authorities today confirming they are investigating irregular betting patterns in the grand slam tournament of Wimbledon. The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) today announced in its quarterly update that only six tennis alerts have been reported …

At the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Quadri Aruna finally met his Chinese master opponent, Ma Long, in the quarterfinals of the men’s singles table tennis tournament. With his fast forehand power, the Nigerian virtuoso had conquered three top players to reach the quarter-finals of the men’s singles table tennis event, the first time for an …

Cleaning out the notebook and the notes memo app from Wimbledon 2021. • Another major held, another major won for Novak Djokovic. His sixth Wimbledon title ties him with Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal with 20 majors. It puts him three-fourths of the way to a Grand Slam—a feat no male has achieved in a …

~~ With Usain Bolt retired, the title of the fastest man in the world is up for grabs at the Tokyo Olympics. The summer Games’ flagship athletics event – the men’s 100 meters is as open as it has been for years. For the first time since 2004, Bolt will not be in the starting …

England coach Gareth Southgate believes his coaching and performance team has overcome the tendency for players to appear tired when playing for the national team by creating an environment of optimum ‘psychological freshness’. After a grueling Premier League season complicated and stifled by the pandemic, there were concerns that England’s plans for Euro 2020 could …

We had a ping pong table last week. I haven’t played the game for a long time. I played it a lot when I was in college in Winona, Minnesota. At the time, I was spending time in a Roman Catholic religious order, preparing to be a teacher. Football was the usual form of recreation …