Tokyo (Japan), 04 Sept. 2021 (Dawn) Athlete Haider Ali made history on Friday by winning a gold medal in the discus throw competition at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Games, becoming the first Pakistani to do so. Ali achieved a 55.26 metre throw at his fifth attempt out of a total of six ...
September 4, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
Geneva, 29 August 2021 (Xinhua News) Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge has passed away at the age of 79, the IOC announced on Sunday. "It is with great sadness that the International Olympic Committee announces the passing of former IOC President Count Jacques Rogge. He was 79 years old," ...
August 29, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
Ankara, 22 August 2021 (Anadolu News/The manila Times) Cuban boxer Yordenis Ugas on Saturday retained the World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight title, over a victory against boxing great Manny Pacquiao. WBA said on Twitter that Ugas, 35, defeated 42-year-old Pacquiao of the Philippines via unanimous decision in the 12-round fight in Las ...
August 22, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
Tokyo, 07 August 2021 Latest Position 07 August 2021 Qatar duo picked today at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics Bronze medal in Men's Beach Volleyball beating Latvia by 0-2. Qatari duo players are Cherif Younousse (C) and Ahmed Tijan, whereas, Latvian pair was composed of Martins Plavins (C) and Edgars Tocs. Qatari duo made ...
August 7, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 07 August 2021 Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) and Lulu Hypermarket Qatar recently signed a two year collaboration agreement, whereby, Lulu Hypermarket will be the official sponsor for Aspire Zone Foundation sports and community events during 2021 and 2022. The MoU was signed by Abdullah Nasser Al Naemi, Director General of Aspire ...
August 7, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
Tokyo, 01 August 2021 30 years old, Doha born Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar and Italy's Gianmarco Tamberi to share Gold Medal in High Jump, both decided they would be co-champion in the high jump. Both tried to cross 2.37 meters and attempted three times for 2.39 jump, but failed, they agreed ...
August 1, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
Tokyo, 31 July 2021 (AlJazeera News) Weightlifter Fares Elbakh shattered two Games records in Tokyo as he became Qatar’s first Olympic champion in history. The 2019 world silver medalist dominated the men’s 96kg on Saturday, setting new marks for the clean and jerk (225kg) and total lift (402kg). “I’m very honoured to ...
July 31, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha 30 July 2021 (Misc media reports) Mike Hendrick, one of the England's finest bowlers during 1974-81 died recently at the age of 72. He was suffering from bowl cancer and was in his last stages. Hendrick took 87 wickets in 30 Tests between 1974 and 1981, played domestically for Derbyshire between ...
July 30, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
Tokyo, 27 July 2021 Hidilyn Diaz of the Philippines made history on Monday at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The 30-year-old weightlifter finished in first place in the women's 55 kilogram category to win the first ever Olympic gold medal. She lifted a combined weight of 224 kilograms (493.8 pounds) and made ...
July 27, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
Budapest, 11 July 2021 Lamborghini moved back into the lead of the International GT Open points standings following a third win in six races for Vincenzo Sospiri Racing’s Frederik Schandorff and Michele Beretta at the Hungaroring. The pair headed the sister VS Racing Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo of Yuki Nemoto and Baptiste ...
July 12, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui