Kenyan sprinter barred from Olympics after testing positive for steroids

Kenyan sprinter Mark Odhiambo, who was to have lined up for the heats of the men's Olympic 100 metres on Saturday, has been suspended after testing positive for steroids, officials said.

Angry Djokovic exits Tokyo Olympics without medal

Novak Djokovic hurled his racquet into the empty stands and smashed another on a net post as he lost his cool on his way to defeat against Pablo Carreno Busta in the Olympics bronze-medal match on...

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Former Bangladesh table tennis player Shamsul passes away

Former Bangladesh Table Tennis player and former Bangladesh Table Tennis Federation (BTTF) general secretary Shamsul Alam passed away at his own residence at 5:30 am on Saturday. He was 79. 

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Ruman, Diya lose against the best

Archers Ruman Sana and Diya Siddique were eliminated by the eventual gold-winning South Korean team in the pre-quarterfinal stage of recurve mixed event of the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday morning.

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Glittering gold distracts from Tokyo woes

Sport stretched out over Tokyo on Saturday and gold medals rained down as the Olympic Games burst into life, finally casting aside some of the shadow of COVID-19 and controversy that has plagued...

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Road race a rare chance for fans

Richard Carapaz of Ecuador produced a powerful late burst after six-hour slog to win gold in a thrilling Olympic men’s road race as favourite Tadej Pogacar was beaten into third place at the Fuji...

July 31, 2021
July 31, 2021

Kenyan sprinter barred from Olympics after testing positive for steroids

Kenyan sprinter Mark Odhiambo, who was to have lined up for the heats of the men's Olympic 100 metres on Saturday, has been suspended after testing positive for steroids, officials said.

July 31, 2021
July 31, 2021

Angry Djokovic exits Tokyo Olympics without medal

Novak Djokovic hurled his racquet into the empty stands and smashed another on a net post as he lost his cool on his way to defeat against Pablo Carreno Busta in the Olympics bronze-medal match on...

July 31, 2021
July 31, 2021

Former Bangladesh table tennis player Shamsul passes away

Former Bangladesh Table Tennis player and former Bangladesh Table Tennis Federation (BTTF) general secretary Shamsul Alam passed away at his own residence at 5:30 am on Saturday. He was 79. 

July 31, 2021
July 31, 2021

Dressel, Ledecky grab gold as world records tumble in Tokyo

Caeleb Dressel set a new 100m butterfly world record to grab his third gold medal in Tokyo Saturday, as Katie Ledecky reinforced her dominance of distance swimming with a third Olympic 800m...

July 30, 2021
July 30, 2021

Swimmers Ariful, Junayna produce their bests at Tokyo Olympics

Bangladesh swimmers Ariful Islam and Junayna Ahmed managed to put up their best performances in their respective 50m freestyle heat events at the Tokyo Olympics today. However, their individual...

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

'Be myself': transgender judge paddles own canoe at Tokyo Olympics

Kimberly Daniels hadn't expected to transition until after the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, but after the year-long pandemic postponement, she is now the first openly transgender judge at a Games.

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Stefecekova of Slovakia wins women's trap gold in Tokyo

Zuzana Rehak Stefecekova of Slovakia won the women's trap gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics at the Asaka Shooting Range on Thursday.

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

World pole vault champion Kendricks out of Olympics with Covid

Two-time world pole vault champion Sam Kendricks was ruled out of the Tokyo Games on Thursday after testing positive for coronavirus, the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee confirmed.

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

McKeon smashes Olympic women's 100m freestyle record in heat

Australia's Emma McKeon smashed the women's 100m freestyle Olympic record in the preliminary heats on Wednesday with a personal best time of 52.13 seconds.

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Badosa leaves court in wheelchair after suffering heatstroke

Spain's Paula Badosa left the court in a wheelchair after retiring from her quarter-final match against Marketa Vondrousova with heatstroke in Tokyo on Wednesday.