WASHINGTON: American teen tennis star Coco Gauff will miss the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19, she announced on Sunday (Jul 18). Gauff, coming off a run to the fourth round at Wimbledon, tweeted her sadness at missing out on &q..
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismissed cases against Russian swimmers Alexandr Kudashev and Veronika Andrusenko on Monday after they had been suspended for suspected anti-doping rule violations, clearing them to compete at the Tokyo Olymp..
All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan scored an excellent unbeaten 96 as Bangladesh defeated Zimbabwe by three wickets in their second One-Day International at the Harare Sports Club on Sunday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-game series. Zimba..
Tokyo 2020 sponsor Toyota (7203.T) will not air Olympics-related TV commercials, the daily Yomiuri reported a senior company executive as saying on Monday. "The Olympics is becoming an event that has not gained the public's unde..
Since she started training as a rhythmic gymnast at the age of seven, America's Laura Zeng has come to realise that most people in her country do not know much about her sport. The 21-year-old competed at the 2016 Rio Olympics, is a six-time n..
Australia's entire athletics team for the Tokyo Olympics was quarantined in their rooms on Saturday at their pre-Games training camp in Cairns following a COVID-19 scare. An inconclusive test had been returned by an unnamed official who travel..
Qatari first beach volleyball team delegation left Sunday for the Japanese capital, Tokyo, to participate in the Olympics, which will be held from July 23 to Aug. 8, 2021. The delegation is headed by President of Qatar Volleyball Association (QVA)..
PARIS: World number one Novak Djokovic said on Thursday (Jul 15) he will play at the Tokyo Olympics, paving the way for the first Golden Grand Slam by a male player. "I booked my flight for Tokyo and will proudly be joining #TeamSerbia for th..
TOKYO: Coronavirus outbreaks involving Olympic teams in Japan have turned small-town hotels into facilities on the frontline of the pandemic battle, charged with implementing complex health measures to protect elite athletes and a fearful public. ..
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