After the World Cup earned Qatar both plaudits and censure, the Gulf state is now starting a marathon to secure the 2036 Olympics and a place as a pillar of world sport.
"Missing out on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games was hard and I made a promise to myself at Nove Mesto 2021 that I will get the gold at the World Championships,” said Aydin who took the gold medal at the Nove Mesto 2021 World Ranking Championships.
It began shortly after President Xi Jinping and International Olympic Committee Chairman Thomas Bach entered the iconic Bird's Nest stadium, its rim bedecked by the flags of the 91 competing nations and regions.
Saudi Arabia has made its first appearance at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony after alpine skier Fayik Abdi qualified to compete.
China won its first gold medal of the Beijing Games, emerging victorious on Saturday in short track speedskating's mixed team relay in the event’s Olympic debut.
Over 50 UAE national golfers gathered to compete across five different divisions. General Abdullah Al Hashemi took advantage of playing at his home course with an impressive overall victory.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the lad for history effort. He took to Twitter and said, “History has been scripted in Tokyo! What @Neeraj_chopra1 has achieved today will be remembered forever.
The 22-year-old Feryal Abdelaziz went ahead on a yuko with 28 seconds left in a cagey final bout. She scored again three seconds later and hung on for a 2:0 victory celebrated with a primal scream.
The video shows Hassan during a 1500-metre run, where she tripped over an opponent and fell during the final lap. However, the runner got up, continued with the race, and eventually came in first place.