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Phelps hails role inspiring his own defeat

RIO DE JANEIRO; Michael Phelps has acknowledged a “small part” in his own dramatic Olympic defeat by Singapore hero Joseph Schooling but bears no grudge....

Egyptian judoka sent home over handshake refusal with Israeli

RIO DE JANEIRO ; Egyptian judoka Islam El Shehaby has been sent home from the Rio Olympics after refusing to shake the hand of Israeli Or Sasson following the end of...

Jebet strikes first gold for Bahrain with steeplechase win

RIO DE JANEIRO; Kenyan-born Ruth Jebet produced an astonishing piece of front running to win Bahrain s first Olympic gold when she claimed the women s 3000m steeplechase...

Miller stoops to conquer with upset 400m gold

RIO DE JANEIRO : Shaunae Miller of the Bahamas snatched an upset victory in the Olympic 400m Tuesday, diving headfirst at the finish line to defeat US star Allyson...

There are no medals for push-ups

HYDERABAD/GHOTKI(DNA) ; The Sindh Minister for Sports Muhammad Bux Mahar captured the attention of all and sundry; not only in Sindh but with his recent push-up...

Pakistan deserve to be No 1; Misbah

Lahore:Pakistan captain Misbahul Haq said his side will deserve to be the world’s top-ranked Test team after they came from behind to draw a four-match series 2-2 in...

Andy Murray wins second gold medal in a row

RIO DE JANEIRO: Andy Murray became the first player to win two Olympic tennis singles gold medals Monday when he defeated Argentina s Juan Martin del Potro 7-5, 4-6,...

We’re not ready, says Arsenal manager Wenger after opening loss

LONDON: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said his team were not physically ready for the Premier League season after opening the campaign with a chaotic 4-3 defeat at home...

Sarah first Olympics medal for US in 16 years

RIO DE JANEIRO:Sarah Robles, who spent a two-year doping ban working odd jobs in American department stores including Macy s, won the United States first Olympic...

Olympics: ‘Lightning’ strikes thrice as Bolt completes 100m hat-trick

RIO DE JANEIRO : Usain Bolt roared into Olympic history here Monday, capturing an unprecedented third consecutive 100m crown to confirm his place in the pantheon of the...