People born with extraordinary characteristics carry an edge in life. In this context I may not be wrong is saying that most elite athletes carry at least one inherent advantage which helps them stay ahead of the pack (“Semenya loses court challenge against IAAF testosterone regulations,” May 2, Gulf Today).
Parul Arora, a national gold medal-winning gymnast, has shown that women can do things hitherto considered impossible.
Two German female gymnasts at the European championships didn't make the podium on Friday but grabbed the headlines for wearing bodysuits rather than leotards in a sport plagued by abuse scandals.
Badminton star Chou Tien-chen is heading into the 2020 Olympics coachless, but hopes for Tokyo gold with the help of his physiotherapist and expert consultations.
Special Olympics, on Monday, announced the next phase of global expansion of Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools (UCS) – one of the largest initiatives for inclusion in education for young people
Lamia, whose first gold medal came at the age of six when she won the inaugural Dubai International Junior Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in 2017, says she is focused fully on her goal to win gold at the Youth Olympic Games.
Keleti, who celebrates her birthday on Jan.9, is also Hungary's most successful gymnast, and one of the most decorated Jewish athletes in history. While she now has dementia that affects her short-term memory, her feisty spirit remains intact.
The protocols will involve daily testing of athletes for a week before they depart for Japan and for them to "refrain from coming into contact with other teams for three days after they arrive" in Japan.
Novak Djokovic is the targeting a record-equalling 20th major and sixth Wimbledon title from next week, edging him closer to becoming only the third man to complete a calendar Grand Slam. The world number one has already won a ninth Australian Open
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.