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Chinese athlete Gu Ailing celebrates after the freestyle skiing women’s halfpipe final at Genting Snow Park in Zhangjiakou, north China’s Hebei Province, 18 February 2022. [Photo by Wei Xiaohao/chinadaily.com.cn] I should have been amazed by the exploits of Eileen Gu (Gu Ailing in Chinese) who won gold medals in big air and halfpipe in freestyle …

SINGAPORE – Singapore is proving to be a happy hunting ground for Chinese paddler Sun Yingsha, who won two events here in 2019 and 2021 – the women’s singles at the T2 Diamond Cup and Table Tennis World Cup finals (WTT) respectively. And the new world No. 1 is intent on winning again here as …

Olympic freestyle skier Eileen Gu during a Dew Tour Copper Mountain, Colorado event on December 18, 2021.James Stukenberg/New York Times News Service World champion skier Eileen Gu made her Olympic debut on Monday in the women’s big air qualifying round. Ms Gu is favorite to win at least one, possibly three, gold medals at the …

BEIJING (AP) — Dashing through traffic, weaving around tight corners, avoiding potential disasters with every relay exchange. China won its first gold medal at the Beijing Games by winning the Olympic debut in the mixed team relay in short track speed skating. Asia is a hotbed of the sport known as ice roller derby, although …

BEIJING — Rushing through traffic, weaving around tight corners, avoiding potential disasters with every stint exchange. China won its first gold medal at the Beijing Games by winning the Olympic debut in the mixed team relay in short track speed skating. Asia is a hotbed of the sport known as ice roller derby, although Saturday …

The fight against drugs in a small town in the Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh hinges on a bank of sports equipment. Shortly after taking up his post as the Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) of Miao in February 2021, Sunny K. Singh observed that many children and teenagers inhaling narcotics at dusk literally sent the …

Faisal Ali Dar is the first Padma winner in the sport from Kashmir, but the 33-year-old martial arts trainer is determined to ensure recognition is just one step in his long journey on which he wants to achieve a lot more. As the Dar family celebrated the accolade and calls started pouring in from his …

(Reuters) – Focus on short track speed skating at the Beijing Olympics THE ABSOLUTE BASICS The event made its Olympic debut at the Albertville Games in 1992, four years after it was introduced as a demonstration sport in Calgary. The skaters – usually between the ages of four and six – compete on a 111.12 …

Ons Jabeur (Tunisia) – Tennis Instagram | Facebook | Twitter The Tunisian continues her historic rise in the WTA rankings and starts her 2022 campaign at world No. 10. The 27-year-old enjoyed a historic 2021, becoming the first Arab player – male or female – to reach the tennis top 10, peaking at 7th place …

Mutaz Barshim shows off the gold medal in the high jump at the Tokyo Olympics during a welcome ceremony in Doha. Doha: In 2021, Qatar maintained its leading position in sport in the Middle East. It has established itself as the capital of Arab and international sport by hosting numerous tournaments and events which confirm …

Tokyo 2020 Paralympian trio Isua Ogunkunle, Faith Obazuaye and Olufemi Alabi dominated the third Lagos Valuejet Para Tennis Open held in the Molade Hall at Teslim Balogun Stadium on Saturday. Ogunkunle, who is the number one seed in Africa, won gold in the singles and open in the four men category, while Alabi, bronze medalist …

The main challenge for world sport in 2021, like the previous year, was to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic and its more recent Delta and Omicron variants. Some countries decided to face reality and get back to business, seeing it as the “new normal”, while others had reservations and waited and watched from afar. Egypt …

(Clockwise) The triumphant U-19 cricket team after winning the 2020 U-19 World Cup in South Africa, the country’s top archers Ruman Shana and Diya Siddiqui, South Asia’s first grandmaster Niaz Murshed and the first Bangladeshi golfer Siddikur Rahman Let’s take a look at significant sporting successes for Bangladesh in 50 years of victory On December …

Athletes from China and Hong Kong pose for photos together after the awards ceremony for the women’s table tennis event. (Photo: Xinhua) After the Hong Kong Olympic delegation achieved historic results in Tokyo this summer, a visit by Olympic stars from the mainland is expected to impress the Special Administrative Region again on December 4. …

GUANGZHOU, China, November 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – 2021 is a big year for sports where the Olympic Games, the European Championship, the Copa América, the National Games of the People’s Republic of China have in turn staged the Beijing The 2022 Winter Olympics, which attracted worldwide attention, are starting to take place, and …

Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai said she was safe and healthy during a video call with the head of the International Olympic Committee on Sunday, the organization said, as the international community worried about her. well-being after his explosive allegations of sexual assault. At the start of a 30-minute call with IOC President Thomas Bach, …

No more news November 10, 2021 | 6:04 p.m. Kolkata, November 10 (UNI) Oil India Limited (OIL), India’s second largest national exploration and production company, congratulated Mouma Das, renowned table tennis player and leader of OIL, at its headquarters social for his outstanding achievements and for being awarded with the Padma Shri Award in recognition …

SINGAPORE – Thirteen young para-athletes from four sports have been selected by the Singapore National Paralympic Council (SNPC) to represent the Republic at the upcoming Asian Paralympic Youth Games (AYPG) in Bahrain. The list was revealed during the flag handover ceremony at the national stadium on Saturday, November 6. The Games take place from December …

Paul Pogba, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Venus Williams are three black athletes who gain strength through their hair Have you heard the expression “if you look good you feel good, and if you feel good you play good”? In sports, historically, athletes have always used competition as a peacock opportunity. In the black community, a person’s …

Shenzhen University students Chen Meng (left) and Sun Yingsha helped China win table tennis team gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. They also faced each other in the singles final ladies, Chen winning the gold and Sun the silver. University shines with athletic innovation At this summer’s Tokyo Olympics, athletes from Shenzhen University took home …

“Because our games are sanctioned, we actually got people from Texas just to play pickleball,” says Kimberly Thomas, Cutler Bay Events and Programs Coordinator. Other sports in the competition include tennis, basketball, billiards, table tennis, horseshoe and swimming. City resident and elder friend committee chair José Rodriguez first participated in the games because he was …

ASHLAND Winning a gold medal is nothing new for Tom Salyer. The 80-year-old has won more than 20 while playing his favorite sport: ping-pong. Salyer, a graduate of Morehead State University, started playing table tennis in college. Before that, he didn’t know anything about it. “I am from Salyersville. They had never seen a ping-pong …

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games saw seasoned stars mark their greatness even as new champions rose up with their sharp shooting skills during seven days of thrilling action at the Asaka Shooting Range. LEKHARA REACHES HISTORIC GOLD It was a story of ‘rough’ and ‘hard work’ as teenage Avani Lekhara won the historic gold medal …

A total of 120 athletes competed in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in the events of the intellectual disability class in three different sports – table tennis para 11, para-swimming class S14, SB14, SM14 and para-athletics T20, F20. These events have seen many novice athletes return home as proud Paralympians. In Tokyo, 70 male athletes …

Showing a blazing upward curve for the past three years, table tennis in India has been a revelation. While Indian paddlers weren’t taken seriously on the world table tennis circuit, things have changed dramatically since the 2018 Commonwealth Games which virtually changed the narrative thanks to Manika Batra, Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran. As torchbearers …

In this piece, by Completesports.com AUGUSTIN AKHILOMEN highlights 31 such moments that Nigerians will never forget in a hurry. 1. 1952: Nigeria makes its first appearance at the Olympic Games Nigeria first competed in the 1952 Olympics and the country has not missed the games since then, with the exception of the boycotted 1976 edition …

Sadia Rahman Mou won three gold medals in singles, doubles and team table tennis at the 9th Bangabandhu Games in Bangladesh. Photos: courtesy “> Sadia Rahman Mou won three gold medals in singles, doubles and team table tennis at the 9th Bangabandhu Games in Bangladesh. Photos: courtesy Sadia Rahman Mou won three gold medals in …

George Chan (right) and his doubles partner Nenad Bach (left) won gold in men’s doubles at the Parkinson World Table Tennis Championships in Berlin The Parkinson’s National Table Tennis Championships were held in St Neots last month, where George entered the toughest category and in a series of grueling matches, beat the tournament favorite to …

The recently concluded Summer Olympics in Tokyo had Funke Oshonaike who was competing in his seventh event, a record for most table tennis appearances at the Summer Games. There was also Africa’s greatest actor in Aruna Quadri, making another appearance to the delight of table tennis enthusiasts across the country and beyond. All of these …

After a half-hearted outing of Indian table tennis players at the WTT Star Contender in Doha where mainly Archana Kamath and Sreeja Akula shone, Indian paddlers will set their sights on the biennial continental event – the 2021 Asian Table Tennis Championships which will also take place in the same city. Beginning on September 28 …

If you are a table tennis player in China, there is hardly a quiet moment as the calendar remains filled with events lined up for the nation that dominates entirely and only the game of ping pong. Being the best is not easy and sometimes you have no choice but to choose which cards to …

Future Indian table tennis player Payas Jain is in the shape of his life. After winning gold at the WTT Youth Contender in Slovenia last week, the Delhi-based table tennis player took home his second gold medal in trotting, beating Belgium’s Tom Closset 3-1 (7-11 , 11-4, 11 -4, 15-13) in the final category U-17 …

It was a moment to remember in Tokyo this year when Indian table tennis player Bhavina Patel won a historic silver medal in her first Paralympic Games in her final match against Chinese paddler Ying Zhou in the final of the class 4 in women’s singles. It was India’s first medal in table tennis at …

Sarah Storey’s historic Paralympic exploits catapult Craig Allen to a touching hometown of the Commonwealth Games. Para table tennis ace Allen of Bromsgrove immersed himself in Tokyo 2020 as cycling star Storey won 15th, 16th and 17th gold medals to usurp Mike Kenny’s long-standing British record . Allen, 26, is one of his sport’s most …

Last week, Virat Kohli announced he would step down as India captain of the T20 Internationals following the T20 World Cup, citing a heavy workload. He was successful as India’s T20 captain, leading the team to 27 wins in 45 matches at the time of his announcement. A T20 World Cup crown can add a …

It is not easy to understand that a doll can please thousands of Internet users. But in fact, he did. After leaving her donkey doll behind after her National Games campaign in Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi province (northwest China), the new Olympic diving champion Quan Hongchan turned to the platform of type Twitter Weibo for …

Sarah Storey’s historic Paralympic exploits catapult Craig Allen to a touching hometown of the Commonwealth Games. Para table tennis ace Allen of Bromsgrove immersed himself in Tokyo 2020 as cycling star Storey won 15th, 16th and 17th gold medals to usurp Mike Kenny’s long-standing British record . Allen, 26, is one of his sport’s most …

4 gold, 7 silver and 6 bronze medals. That’s how well the Indian contingent has performed at the current Tokyo Paralympic Games, winning 17 medals to record their best run in the mega event. Paddler Bhavinaben Patel got India off the ground on Day 3 of the Paralympic Games by winning a silver medal in …

PARALYMPICS: Wheelchair racers Pongsakorn Paeyo and Athiwat Paeng-Nuea achieved a gold double for Thailand at the Tokyo Paralympics yesterday (September 1). Pongsakorn Paeyo poses with her gold medal in the 100m T53 on the podium. Photo: Bangkok Post Boccia stars Watcharaphon Vongsa and Pornchok Larpyen took home silver medals while the men’s table tennis team …

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 …

~~ ~ Afghanistan war veteran Brad Snyder fulfilled his desire to take on new challenges by winning the gold medal on his paratriathlon debut at the Tokyo Paralympic Games on Saturday August 28. Snyder, a retired US Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal officer, was blinded after stepping on an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan in September …

Australia won a rare silver medal in Paralympic table tennis thanks to a one-armed champion who lost his limb in a bear attack at a Chinese zoo. Australia won a rare silver medal in Paralympic table tennis thanks to a naturalized Chinese one-armed champion who lost his upper limb under strange circumstances. Ma Lin became …

Australia won five more medals in the pool, as well as track and field and table tennis equipment in a successful night at the Tokyo Paralympics. In swimming, Rowan Crothers, Ahmed Kelly and the S14 4x100m mixed relay team took silver, while Matt Levy and Grant Patterson took bronze. On the track, Evan O’Hanlon added …

Athletics started on the third day (PA) Briton Kadeena Cox won gold with a superb world record in Tokyo. She then defended her title in the C4-5 500m time trial. Jaco van Gass clinched his second Games medal with bronze in the C1-3 1000m time trial and both sprinter Maria Lyle and power lifter Olivia …

Bhavina Patel Paralympian: Table tennis player Bhavina Patel is now in the quarterfinals of the current Tokyo Paralympic Games. She beat Brazilian paddler Joyce de Oliveira. Previously, she had beaten Briton Megan Shackleton to advance to the knockout stages. 34-year-old Indian player Bhavinaben Patel is currently the 12th player in the world and the first …

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 …

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 …

I don’t know how I got to be as old as I am without knowing that dressage horses danced to music. Don’t get me wrong: I knew dressage was fancy horses. I just didn’t know it was fancy horses who danced to an orchestral arrangement of Queen’s “Radio Ga-Ga.” Coming into the Tokyo Games, I …

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 …

Key Updates: Aug. 8, 2021, 9:22 a.m. ET Aug. 8, 2021, 9:22 a.m. ET Olympic flame was extinguished at the end of the closing ceremony.” class=”css-rq4mmj” src=”https://static01.nyt.com/images/2021/08/08/sports/08olympics-live-closing-ceremony-final1/08olympics-live-closing-ceremony-final1-articleLarge-v2.jpg?quality=75&auto=webp&disable=upscale” srcset=”https://static01.nyt.com/images/2021/08/08/sports/08olympics-live-closing-ceremony-final1/08olympics-live-closing-ceremony-final1-articleLarge-v2.jpg?quality=90&auto=webp 600w,https://static01.nyt.com/images/2021/08/08/sports/08olympics-live-closing-ceremony-final1/08olympics-live-closing-ceremony-final1-jumbo-v2.jpg?quality=90&auto=webp 1024w,https://static01.nyt.com/images/2021/08/08/sports/08olympics-live-closing-ceremony-final1/08olympics-live-closing-ceremony-final1-superJumbo-v2.jpg?quality=90&auto=webp 2048w” sizes=”((min-width: 600px) and (max-width: 1004px)) 84vw, (min-width: 1005px) 80vw, 100vw” decoding=”async” width=”600″ height=”400″/>The Olympic flame was extinguished at the end of the closing ceremony.Credit…Hiroko …

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 …

Ma Long defended his Olympic title at Tokyo 2020 by beating his teammate and highest ranked player Fan Zhendong. | Photo credit: AP By Ashwin Subramanian Ma Long consolidated his position as the GOAT of table tennis. Defending his men’s singles title at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, he became the first athlete to win 2 …

Fifty years ago, the simple game of table tennis helped mend frayed China-US relations Today, the game that gave birth to “ping-pong diplomacy” is still played by millions of Chinese – and medals won at the Tokyo Olympics and other international championships remain a source of national pride. . But as China has turned its …

With a number of mind-blowing, medal-winning performances by young athletes at the Tokyo Olympics, many are wondering: How old do you have to be to compete in the Olympics? Technically, the answer is that there is no such requirement. According to the International Olympic Committee, “there is no specific age limit for participating in the …

Going to the Olympics can seem like a very young person’s pursuit. In fact, the Olympics are a wide range of churches in terms of age, and there is no other example of a larger age group participating in the Olympics than skateboarding. Momiji Nishitani, 13, won the gold medal in the women’s street sport …

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 …

The first sport climbing medals are ready to be presented as karate makes its long-awaited Olympic debut as Tokyo 2020 nears the home stretch. Here are the key events to watch for on Day 13. If you’re wondering where to watch the action in Japan, check out your local TV shows or use this handy …

BEST STORIES Japanese wrestler Fumita wins 60kg Greco-Roman silver in Tokyo Japanese wrestler Kenichiro Fumita won a silver medal after losing to Cuban Luis Orta Sanchez in the Greco-Roman men’s 60 kilogram final in Tokyo Japan’s Murakami makes history with bronze in floor exercise Japan’s Mai Murakami won the bronze medal in the women’s floor …

“Small” Japan. “Traitor” Taiwan. Chinese nationalists are upset about missing Olympic gold from their neighbors. In millennia, the Olympics were a time of truce. Modern participants are committed to building “a peaceful and better world through sport”. But the games have become a showcase of national pride – from the size of its fireworks to …

On Day 11, India’s women’s hockey team made history by defeating world number 2 Australia 1-0 to advance to the Olympic Games semifinals for the first time in the story. Later today, India is also basing its hopes of a first Olympic track and field medal on Kamalpreet Kaur who will be in action in …

Taiwan won three medals at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, including silver in badminton, silver on pommel horse and bronze in golf. After her unsuccessful campaign at the London 2012 Games and the Rio 2016 Olympics, world No. 1 badminton player Tai Tzu-ying (戴 資 穎) finally won her first Olympic medal in Tokyo, a …

From left to right, the American Caeleb Dressel, the Brazilian Bruno Fratus, the Briton Benjamin Proud and the Italian Lorenzo Zazzeri swim the final of the 50 meters freestyle on Sunday August 1st. Dressel took the victory with an Olympic record of 21.07 seconds. (Clive Rose / Getty Images) The swimming events wrapped up in …

TOKYO (AP) – Novak Djokovic let out a cry as if he had just won one of his 20 Grand Slam singles titles. Turning to the somewhat less glamorous mixed doubles competition at the Tokyo Olympics, Serbian partner Nina Stojanovic burst out laughing at Djokovic’s overreaction after serving a first round victory over Brazilian pair …

The leading Chinese table tennis team changed their roster on Sunday at the kick-off of the Olympic team event, as Liu Shiwen withdrew after suffering a recurring elbow injury at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. China’s P card holder Wang Manyu replaced Liu. According to the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), each team is eligible to …

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ The U.S. women’s volleyball team won its third straight match at the Olympics and is assured of a spot in the quarterfinals. The Americans beat Turkey 25-19, 25-20, 17-25, …

Tokyo Olympic Games Updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Tokyo Olympic Games news. Any Olympiad is reinforced by an unavoidable rivalry. The first week of the Tokyo Games was defined by a pair of swimmers, Australia’s Ariarne Titmus and Katie Ledecky for the United States. On Saturday …

Here’s what you need to know: Megan Rapinoe stood in triumph after her winning kick in the penalty shootout.Credit…Doug Mills/The New York Times YOKOHAMA, Japan — The United States women’s soccer team beat the Netherlands in a penalty shootout on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympics, leaning on its veterans to …

Ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, the International Olympic Committee revised its motto: “Faster, Higher, Stronger – Together”. But this call for unity fell flat for many on the Chinese internet. Anti-Japanese sentiments on Chinese social media platforms, particularly on the microblogging site Weibo, have increased as athletes from the two countries compete against each other …

TOKYO – Olympic and world champion Ma Long celebrated with exuberance retaining his men’s table tennis title at the Tokyo Games on Friday, beating compatriot Fan Zhendong 4-2. The 32-year-old clinched his fourth gold at his third Olympics winning 11-4 10-12 11-8 11-9 3-11 11-7. Ma made a heart symbol with his arms by becoming …

TOKYO, July 30 (Reuters) – Olympic and world champion Ma Long exuberantly celebrated his men’s table tennis title at the Tokyo Games on Friday, beating compatriot Fan Zhendong 4-2. The 32-year-old clinched his fourth gold at his third Olympics winning 11-4 10-12 11-8 11-9 3-11 11-7. Ma made a heart symbol with his arms by …

TOKYO (AP) – For the fourth consecutive Olympics, the Chinese won gold and silver in table tennis singles. Ma Long defended his Olympic title on Friday by beating his teammate and highest ranked player Fan Zhendong 11-4, 10-12, 11-8, 11-9, 3-11, 11-7. The match was filled with extraordinary rallies that often grew in intensity as …

Daiki Hashimoto of Japan celebrates after winning the gold medal in the gymnastics all-around final on July 28. Natacha Pisarenko / AP A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a thrice-weekly update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and its impact on the world. Register here. …

BEST STORIES Olympics: Japan’s Watanabe and Higashino win bronze in mixed doubles in badminton Yuta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino gave Japan their first Olympic medal in mixed doubles badminton on Friday, when they captured bronze in the third-place qualifiers at the Tokyo Games. Olympic Games: Japanese Daiya Seto 4th in 200 IM, does not win …

TOKYO – Six days a week since the age of 12, with only a few days away each year, Hou Zhihui has been motivated by a mission: to lift more than double her body weight into the air. On Saturday at the Tokyo Olympics, Hou’s dedication – kidnapped from his family, consumed by almost constant …

China’s Ma Long faces Germany’s Dimitrij Ovtcharov in the men’s table tennis singles semi-final at the 2020 Summer Olympics on Thursday, July 29, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo / David Goldman) China’s Zhendong Fan is the -215 favorite against compatriot Long Ma in the Olympic table tennis men’s singles gold medal match on Friday, July …

Current time in Tokyo: July 29, 9:00 p.m. Here’s what you need to know: Sam Kendricks is the sixth U.S. athlete to test positive for the coronavirus.Credit…Christine Olsson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images TOKYO — Sam Kendricks, the reigning world champion in the men’s pole vault, was ruled out of the Tokyo Games after he tested …

American swimmer Lydia Jacoby competes in the 100m breaststroke final on July 27. (Oli Scarff / AFP / Getty Images) Great Britain is causing a stir: British swimmers Tom Dean and Duncan Scott finished first and second respectively in the men’s 200 freestyle – Britain’s best ever result in the event. Britain’s previous best in …

Spain face Argentina in men’s football at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, with both nations needing a positive result to ensure their trip to Japan continues. The Europeans have so far won and drawn, but despite dominating long stretches of their games, they couldn’t click in attack, having only scored once so far – they …

German cycling sporting director Patrick Moster was forced to apologise after he was heard on camera making racist comments during the Men’s Olympic Road Time Trial. The German official was overheard saying “get the camel drivers, get the camel drivers, come on” as his rider Nikias Arndt chased down Algeria’s Azzedine Lagab and Eritrea’s Amanuel …