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The coronavirus pandemic has brought the world to a standstill. High-profile sports events were one of the first social activities to be shut down after many athletes were among the high-profile victims.
American Caeleb Dressel swam the second-fastest 100m freestyle in history to retain his world title on Thursday as China lashed out at the anti-doping protests targeting Olympic star Sun Yang.
The 11th edition of Ramadan Women’s Sports Tournament (RWST), being organised by the Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS), will be held from May 8-14, with the participation of 340 female athletes from 25 teams.
I suppose, in the end, people like me do have to make a choice, to take an actual position. Back in the easy calm of, say, 2019, a fairly normal week for me might have involved having a go at, say,
Despite warfare in Syria, Iraq and Yemen, huge disparities in national and personal incomes, and economic dislocation in the Eastern Arab World, the Arabs seem to be handling the coronavirus better than the global hyperpower, the US.
With global cases of the new coronavirus having crossed 1 million and more than 65,000 people dead, the pandemic continues to pose a huge threat to humanity.