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.
The International Cricket Council will make a presentation to the Los Angeles Olympics organisers later this month in its bid for the sport to return to the Games after a gap of 128 years, sources told Reuters.
Javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem created history as he became the first South Asian to cross the 90.18-metre barrier in the sport and the first ever Pakistani to claim the athletics gold medal at the Commonwealth Games.
The 160-strong Sri Lankan contingent's management possessed the passports of all members to ensure they returned home. That failed to deter some from leaving.
The move is part of an agreement with the Dubai Club for People of Determination, to support and empower the People of Determination in sports.
The Emirati crew of Abu Dhabi 5 produced a flawless performance in race two of Dubai’s championship grand finale to beat the Dubai Police combination of Arif Al Zaffain and Nadir Bin Hendi by a margin of 18 seconds.
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.