China’s Sun Yang celebrates after winning the final of the men’s 200m freestyle at the World Championships in Gwangju on Tuesday. Agence France-Presse
GWANGJU: Three of the most dominant swimmers in the world took centre stage at the world championships on Monday but only Adam Peaty and Katinka Hosszu maintained their aura of invincibility while Sarah Sjostrom’s reign in the 100m butterfly came to an end. A night after becoming the first swimmer
Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Qemzi is prepared for another mighty tussle in Norway at the weekend as he bids to stay on course for a second world powerboat racing title this season. Qemzi, aiming to recapture the UIM F2 World Championship crown which he won in 2017, leads the 2019 series
American Caeleb Dressel swam the second-fastest 100m freestyle in history to retain his world title on Thursday as China lashed out at the anti-doping protests targeting Olympic star Sun Yang.
This time, Caeleb Dressel stands alone. The American won his record eighth medal at the world swimming championships on Sunday, helping the US to silver in the 4x100-meter medley relay after anchor Nathan Adrian got overtaken for gold in the closing meters. “Part of me is very happy,” Dressel said. “Part of me wants to cry that I’m done with it.
Torrente and Thani are certain to deliver a fourth consecutive world team championship to Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club, and they will not be expected to race to any team orders in the battle for the individual drivers’ crown.
Junior Wimbledon champion Daria Snigur is hoping for an encore in Dubai as she lined up Kristina Kucova in the singles final of the 24th Al Habtoor Tennis Challenge, on Saturday.
Six-race card of the Sharjah Longines Racecourse’s second meeting of the season is highlighted by only Thoroughbred contest, the Dhs200,000 Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Cup, a competitive 1700m handicap for which a capacity field of 16 has been declared.
The India-Pakistan encounter at this year's ICC Men's T20 World Cup garnered a record television reach of 167 million to become the most viewed international match of the format, the International Cricket Council said in a statement.