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.
There was no immediate comment from Olympic organisers or Japan's Olympic Committee on the reports in the Nikkei and Yomiuri Shimbun dailies, which did not name their sources.
Sharjah Women’s Sports Club’s top karate player, Hawraa Al Ajami, left the UAE on Sunday to take part in the Olympic qualifier scheduled to be held in France. Paris will host the Karate Olympic qualification tournament from June 11 to 13. This will be the
Jamaican sprint star Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce raced to victory in the 100m at the Diamond League in Doha on Friday in a confidence boost in the run-up to the Tokyo Olympics.
Looks like the rust is gone for Simone Biles. Well, almost. The reigning Olympic and world gymnastics champion put on a dazzling show at the U.S. Championships on Friday night, posting a score of 59.550 that makes her seventh national title a practical certainty.
All-time Olympic great sprinter Usain Bolt and his partner Kasi Bennett announced Sunday the birth of twin boys, who have been named Thunder Bolt and Saint Leo Bolt.
Sushil Kumar went into hiding after 24-year-old Sagar Dhankad was badly beaten during a brawl between two groups of wrestlers at a stadium in New Delhi on May 4. Dhankad, a former junior champion who was training as a senior wrestler, later died in hospital.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, celebrities took to Twitter to congratulate Haider Ali on winning the first-ever gold medal for Pakistan in Paralympics.
China won the mixed doubles the previous day and had hopes of pulling off a golden badminton sweep in Tokyo, after a spotty performance at the Rio Games in Brazil. In 2012, at London Games, China won all 5 badminton gold medals.