Sheikh Ahmed Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Second Deputy Ruler of Dubai and President of the UAE National Olympic Committee (NOC), on Wednesday presided over the Extraordinary General Assembly meeting of the Committee. During the meeting, Sheikh Ahmed expressed his appreciation for the General
Special Olympics UAE athletes will compete in swimming, badminton, bowling, athletics, beach volleyball men’s team, volleyball women’s team, basketball, cycling, equestrian, and powerlifting.
The UAE national Olympic football team will play a friendly match against Brazil on Thursday at Karađorđe Stadium, it was informed by the UAE FA in a statement on their website.
Novak Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev called on organisers to delay the start times of Olympic tennis matches as players laboured in the sweltering Tokyo summer heat on the opening day of the tournament.
Braving all odds, Javad Foroughi becomes the oldest Iranian athlete to win an Olympic medal, earning gold in men’s 10-meter air pistol.
Mirabai Chanu, who gave India a start in the medals tally at the Tokyo Olympics with a silver in the womens 49kg weightlifting event, has said that her dream of winning a medal at the Olympics has been fulfilled.
China’s Yang Qian won the first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday after prevailing in a battle of nerves with Russian Anastasiia Galashina in the women’s 10-metre rifle final.
Family members were not allowed to accompany athletes due to coronavirus restrictions but later the International Olympic panel had announced that breastfeeding mothers would be allowed to bring their children to Japan.
Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah was omitted from the Egypt’s Olympic Games squad, the Egyptian Football Federation (EFA) announced.
The Games will go back to Australia 32 years after the popular 2000 Sydney Olympics. Melbourne last hosted the event in 1956. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach confirmed the widely expected result after a vote at the IOC session in Tokyo.