October 10, 2021
October 10, 2021

Athletics dream with Imranur

After the inception of the South Asian Games in 1984, Bangladeshi athletes had produced stellar performances in the first three editions, with Shah Alam becoming the fastest man in 1985 and 1987.

August 23, 2021
August 23, 2021

Whitehead geared up for another chapter in his odyssey

Inspirational Olympic figurehead Richard Whitehead, who has a double knee congenital amputation which means he runs with prosthetic legs, is seen to be preparing for the Tokyo Paralympics which...

August 7, 2021
August 7, 2021

Jepchirchir wins women's marathon with late burst

Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir won the Olympic women's marathon in Sapporo on Saturday, outduelling compatriot Brigid Kosgei in the final minutes and claiming her country's second...

August 6, 2021
August 6, 2021

Poland's Tomala wins gold after switch to 50km walk

Poland's Dawid Tomala cruised to victory in the Olympic men's 50km race walk with a dominant performance over the second half of the race in Sapporo on Friday, reaching the top of the...

August 6, 2021
August 6, 2021

Belarus sprinter talks of defection after forced Olympic exit

Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya told Reuters on Thursday she decided to defect as she was being driven to a Tokyo airport because her grandmother told her that it was not safe to return...

August 4, 2021
August 4, 2021

American McLaughlin breaks world record to win women's 400 hurdles

Sydney McLaughlin shattered her own 400 metres hurdles world record to win gold in 51.46 seconds on Wednesday, getting the better of fellow American Dalilah Muhammad in a thrilling Tokyo Olympics...

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Camacho-Quinn delivers historic Olympic gold for Puerto Rico

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn won Puerto Rico's first-ever Olympics athletics gold in the women's 100 metres hurdles on Monday while Miltiadis Tentoglou became Greece's first men's long...

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

China's Su makes 100m final but Bromell goes out in semis

China's Su Bingtian became the first Asian man to reach the Olympic 100 metres final for 89 years on Sunday, scorching to an Asian record of 9.83 in his semi-final, but pre-race favourite...

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

Sprinter Jahir fails to impress in 400m

Bangladesh’s sprinter Jahir Rayhan produced a lackluster performance in the 400m run in Tokyo Olympics, where the 20-year-old athlete ended up registering a timing that was far off from his...

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Titmus claims 200m crown but Ledecky bounces back for first gold

An electric Ariarne Titmus dethroned Katie Ledecky to become the 200m freestyle champion Wednesday, only for the gutsy American great to bounce back and clinch the first-ever women's Olympic...