Seam bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar led a disciplined bowling performance as India hammered Sri Lanka by 38 runs in the opening Twenty20 international after a Covid scare at the stadium yesterday.
Qatar’s Cherif Younousse and Ahmed Tijan kick-started their Tokyo Olympics beach volleyball campaign on a winning note on Sunday.
Japan’s Naomi Osaka won in straight sets on her highly-anticipated return to the court at the Tokyo Olympics yesterday, while world number one Ashleigh Barty crashed out in the first round.
Qatar Olympic Committee President HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani visited Qatar athletes and delegation at the Olympic Village in Tokyo on Saturday.
It may not be easy for Qatar’s Cherif Younousse to let go of the memories of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Younousse and his partner Jefferson Santos Pereira were one of Qatar’s medal hopes five years ago.
China claimed three gold medals on the first day of the Tokyo Olympics yesterday and cyclist Richard Carapaz became just the second competitor in Ecuador’s history to top the podium, with victory in the road race.