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7:52 a.m. ET ESPN Staff Indian Vinod Kumar won bronze in the men’s F-51/52 discus throw at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, setting an Asian record of 19.91m on Sunday. However, its result was contested by other competitors, who objected to Vinod’s classification in the F52 category. The reasons for the protest are unclear as …

SOCCER MANCHESTER, England (AP) – Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Manchester United. The English club announced on Friday that they had reached an agreement with Juventus for the transfer of the 36-year-old Portuguese striker, subject to an agreement on personal conditions, a visa and a medical examination. Ronaldo, five-time World Player of the Year, told Juventus …

A robot with advanced features was at hand when longtime trainer “Lallan ji” (Lalan Doshi) was not. But a Paralympic medal (could be gold) probably would have gone a long way without the initial interest of Bhavinaben Patel giving way to passion, and passion giving way to obsession with table tennis. Diagnosed with polio at …

Top paddler Sharath Kamal believes India has a good chance of winning a medal, for the first time, at the Asian Table Tennis Championship in Doha from September 28. Table tennis powerhouse China have pulled out of the tournament as they face their National Games. Chinese paddlers will not have time to quarantine themselves in …

While most of the family were unable to make it to the Tokyo Paralympic Games due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Brazilian table tennis player Lethicia Rodrigues Lacerda and archer Jane karla gogel are an exception. The couple are the only mother-daughter duo to compete in the Tokyo Games. Rodrigues Lacerda, who is making her Paralympic …

India’s S. Snehit claimed a huge victory over England’s Samuel Walker in six games in a men’s singles first round match of the Czech Open International table tennis tournament on Monday. Snehit, ranked 415 in the world, defeated the Briton, ranked 96 at 5-11, 3-11, 11-4, 12-10, 11-4, 11-8 to advance to the pre-quarter-finals. Earlier, …

Simon Tomlinson and Solesha Young successfully defended their national titles as the curtain fell on Jamaica’s National Table Tennis Championships at the National Indoor Sports Center last Thursday. Tomlinson, who won his fifth national title, beat Peter Moo-Young, 9-11, 11-4, 11-7, 11-9, 11-7, for a 4-1 victory. Meanwhile, Young, 17, beat Tsenaye Lewis 11-7, 11-3, …

Ashleigh Barty in action during the Cincinnati Masters Women’s Singles Semi-Final in Cincinnati, USA on August 21, 2021. / CFP Ashleigh Barty in action during the Cincinnati Masters Women’s Singles Semi-Final in Cincinnati, USA on August 21, 2021. / CFP World number one Ashleigh Barty reached her sixth final of the season on Saturday as …

Athletes by nature are passionate people. Sometimes this passion becomes personal. It happened with Dominic Moore, the longtime NHL player, two-time New York Ranger and the founder of Smashfest, an annual charity – and quite fun – table tennis event for hockey celebrities. After an eight-year run in Toronto ended due to the pandemic last …

TOKYO – As the athletes finished walking into the stadium for the closing ceremony of the 32nd Summer Olympics on Sunday night, the announcer called for a round of applause. But there just weren’t enough people in the stands to make much noise. And the most flashy element of the ceremony, a formation of the …