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
London, 12 July 2021 Italy is the European champion again, for the first time since 1968. Italy defeated England in the grand finale of Uefa European Championship (Euro 2020) into the extra time after 1-1 scoreline at the Wembley Stadium in London on Monday. Italy won on penalties 3-2 in extra ...
July 11, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 09 July 2021 500 days from today to kick off first match of 22nd FIFA World Cup at the 60,000 seat AlBayt Stadium, AlKhor city, State of Qatar. 'As we are getting closer, more excitement is building, said by Nasser AlKhater, CEO, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 LLC. Its 10 years in ...
July 9, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 27 June 2021 SSOC and FIFA sign Qatar 2022 Security Concept of Operations. World Cup Qatar 2022™ and FIFA signed the official FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Security Concept of Operations on Thursday, 24 June. The document outlines all operational aspects relating to The Safety & Security Operations Committee (SSOC) of the ...
June 28, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
Carbis Bay (UK), 13 June 2021 (France24/BBC/AlJazeera) The G7 summit in the resort of Carbis Bay in Cornwall, in the south-west of England, has seen the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the US and UK gather in person for the first time since the pandemic. Leaders of the world's largest ...
June 14, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
Sunday, 13 June 2021 Novak Djokovic defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas in an epic five-set match, 6-7 (6-8), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 to win the men's singles title at the 2021 French Open and his 19th Grand Slam title. In a battle between the new and older generations in men's tennis, the 34-year-old ...
June 13, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui