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China win hat-trick of Tokyo Olympics diving golds

China survived pressure from the United States to make it a hat-trick of diving golds at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday and underline their supremacy in the sport. Wang Zongyuan and Xie Siyi led from start to finish to win the men’s synchronised 3m springboard final with 467.82 points, reports AFP. Silver went to the Americans Andrew Capobianco and Michael ...

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Biles in Olympic spotlight as Bermuda win 1st ever gold

History-chasing gymnastics superstar Simone Biles goes for her first gold medal of the Tokyo Games on Tuesday after Flora Duffy delivered Olympic glory for tiny Bermuda for the first time. Home favourite Naomi Osaka is also in action as she pursues her challenge for a tennis gold medal for Japan, who topped the medals table heading into the fourth day ...

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Tokyo Olympics : Another judoka quits before facing Israeli

A second judoka has dropped out of the Olympics before facing Israel’s Tohar Butbul in the 73kg division. Olympic officials say Sudan’s Mohamed Abdalrasool didn’t show up to face Butbul in their round of 32 bout Monday despite weighing in for the bout earlier, reports AP. The International Judo Foundation didn’t immediately announce a reason why Abdalrasool didn’t compete, and ...

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Shamim fires Bangladesh to T20 series win

Shamim Hossain has blasted Bangladesh to victory in a nail-biting finish as they chased down an imposing target to beat Zimbabwe by five wickets and secure the three-match Twenty 20 series at the Harare Sports Club. Zimbabwe raced to their second highest T20 tally of 5-193 on Sunday but Shamim powered Bangladesh over the line with four balls to spare ...

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Barty beaten; Murray withdraws from Olympic singles

Top-ranked Ash Barty and two-time defending Olympic singles champion Andy Murray are turning their attention to doubles. That’s not necessarily what they wanted, though. Barty was upset by 48th-ranked Spanish opponent Sara Sorribes Tormo 6-4, 6-3 in the first round of the singles tournament at the Tokyo Games on Sunday. That came shortly after Murray withdrew from singles because of ...

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Tokyo Olympics: Ruman-Diya eliminated from recurve mixed event

Ace archer Ruman Sana and promising archer Diya Siddique were eliminated from the pre-quarter final stage of recurve mixed team event after losing to strong Korea by 6-0 sets in the Tokyo Olympics Games Archery held today. Korea were the toughest opponents. They were irresistible in the ranking round. So, it was imagined before that Bangladesh would not be able ...

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Bangladesh eying to seal T20 series against Zimbabwe

Bangladesh oozed with confidence to seal the three-match T20 International and thereby end the Zimbabwe tour with a winning note as they take on the hosts tomorrow in the third and final T20 match at Harare Sports Club. The match will start at 4.30 M as per Bangladesh Standard Time and will be aired live on Gazi TV and T ...

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‘Fight for your dreams’ – Tokyo’s youngest Olympian exits

Tokyo’s youngest athlete Hend Zaza hopes to inspire other children to “follow their dreams” despite losing on her Olympic debut. The 12-year-old Syrian table tennis player was beaten in the first round. Zaza, whose childhood has been marred by war in her country, said she had to overcome “many different experiences” to reach the Games. “My message to everyone who ...

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Zimbabwe wins by 23 runs

Zimbabwe won by 23 runs over Bangladesh in the Harare Sports Club on Friday in the first of three-match T20I series. The hosts won the toss, chose to bat and scored 166 losing six wickets in 20 overs. Meanwhile, Bangladesh lost all wickets for 143 in 19.5 overs. Brief Scores Zimbabwe: 166/6 in 20 overs (Madhevere 73,Ryan Burl 34*, Shoriful ...

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Troubled Tokyo Olympics set to open under Covid cloud

The most troubled Olympics in modern history finally get under way in Tokyo on Friday, struggling to emerge from the clutches of Covid-19 after a one-year postponement following a build-up marred by scandal and controversy. Eight years after gold ticker tape rained down as Tokyo celebrated winning the right to stage the Games, Friday’s opening ceremony will take place with ...

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