Anti-doping blind box popular among athletes at Chinese National Games

XI’AN, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) – The blind box designed for the ongoing anti-doping education program of the 14th National Games has become the most popular souvenir in the Athletes’ Village as athletes and coaches crowd the booth anti-doping awareness campaign from CHINADA. The blind box has a set of...

Felt like Roger Federer on court during Novak Djokovic clash

Rising Danish star Holger Rune really enjoyed playing the world number. 1 Novak Djokovic although he lost the match. Rune, who surpassed the US Open qualifier to earn a place in the main draw, performed well against Djokovic but the Serbian claimed a 6-1 6-7 (5) 6-2 6- victory....

Indianapolis Colts trust reserve quarterback Jacob Eason

INDIANAPOLIS – Jacob Eason may have to make his first NFL start this week. Carson Wentz sustained both ankle sprains on Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams. The second, to his right ankle, was serious enough to knock Wentz out of the game and Eason in the first action...

Barca had no players for tiki-taka game, says Koeman after Granada draw

BARCELONA: Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman (Photo) defended his side’s style of play in La Liga’s 1-1 draw on Monday against Granada, saying his exhausted side lacked the players capable of executing their signature tiki-taka passing game. Ronald Araujo’s last-minute header saved a point for Barcelona as they limped in...

Steve Stricker hopes to lead U.S. Ryder Cup team to victory

Russo, who has a doctorate. in organizational leadership, has an in-depth knowledge of the personality tests Azinger used 13 years ago. Stricker, who was on the 2008 squad, conceded last week that he would use various tactics to design his pairs, although he declined to say whether he would...

Stefanos Tsitsipas says he will get a COVID-19 hit “this year”

DOSSIER – Stefanos Tsitsipas from Greece. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas defended his take on coronavirus vaccinations on Monday, but said he would get the jab this year. The world number three was slammed by the Greek government last month after saying he would only...

Michael Maguire, Wests Tigers, coach, president, contract, not sacked

West Tigers chairman Lee Hagipantelis lifted the veil on the “embarrassing” circus that engulfed the club on Monday and resulted in the decision to retain Michael Maguire as coach. The Tigers board launched an urgent review of football operations immediately following a dismal last-round loss to the Canterbury Wooden...