Arshad has become the first-ever Pakistani to reached the final of any track and field event in the Olympic Games, hoping to get a medal and break the country’s 29-year-old medal-drought in the Olympics.
Nadeem, who finished fifth in the competition, also apologised to his countrymen for not living up to the expectations of almost 200 million people. He was Pakistan's biggest medal hope but his best throw of 84.62 fell a little short and was not enough to fetch him a medal.
A gritty India hockey fought back gallantly to beat Germany 5-4 in bronze medal play-off match at Tokyo Olympics on Thursday. Indian, who were trailing by two goal deficit, put up a resilient performance to flummoxed Germany completely
Chusovitina's career as gymnast has spanned more than a quarter century. She won the USSR Junior Nationals in 1988 and began competing at the international level in 1989, before many of her current rivals were even born.
An Olympic athlete from Poland auctioned her silver medal from the Tokyo Games to raise money for a life-saving operation for an infant boy, and then was told by the buyer that she could keep her prize. Maria Andrejczyk, a 25-year-old javelin thrower
The Emirati clocked a timing of 51:50 seconds in the third round of the competition. The event had nine rounds in total where 70 swimmers were in action. The top 16 advanced to the semi-finals while the best eight managed to find their way to the final, which will take place on Wednesday.
Ayesha Al Muhairi, who scored with distinction 71 days before the Games in Tokyo, emphasised that women’s sports in the UAE is on the right track and has taken steady steps to achieve aspired ambitions.