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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 …

Kevin Durant and the United States men’s basketball team are looking to end their losing streak against Australia at the best possible time as they aim for a berth in the gold medal game. Elsewhere, there’s plenty of hope for U.S. track and field gold tonight, April Ross and Alix Klineman continue their quest for …

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) – Josef Newgarden kept his ping-pong paddle nearby in a suitcase as the hometown driver gave his latest promotional pitch on why IndyCar will be a smash hit in the city of the music. The two-time IndyCar champion prepared for a final night of fun at his charity event before focusing on …

Photo: Laurence Griffiths / Getty Images The Tokyo 2021 Olympics are finally here, but not without some obvious COVID-related hiccups that led to fans not being allowed at the games and athletes having to put on their own medals. Nonetheless, the opening ceremonies kicked off on Friday July 23 with Naomi Osaka, who will represent …

Upcoming / Ongoing (Hourly ET) Baseball semi-final: South Korea vs USA – 6h Basketball semi-final: USA vs Australia – 00:15 Featherweight Boxing Final: Duke Ragan vs Albert Batyrgaziev – 02:35 Football: USWNT and Australia in bronze medal match – 4 a.m. Athletics medals: Men’s triple jump, men’s shot put, women’s pole vault, men’s 400m – …

Here’s what you need to know: TOKYO — Sydney McLaughlin needed a world record of 51.46 seconds to beat her fellow American and rival Dalilah Muhammad in the 400 hurdles. Andre de Grasse of Canada raced to the men’s 200-meter gold, with Americans placing 2-3-4 behind him, and Emmanuel Korir of Kenya won the men’s …

Upcoming / Ongoing (Hourly ET) August 3 – Men’s basketball quarter-finals – from 9 p.m. (incl. USA vs Spain at 12:40 a.m. on August 3)– Athletics finals (Men’s pole vault, ladies’ 200m hammer throw) – from 9:50 p.m. – Diving men 3m springboard final – from 2 a.m.– Gymnastics finals (Men’s parallel bars, ladies’ beam, …