Month: October 2021

Athlete of the year: three Africans among the nominees

Eliud Kipchoge crosses the finish line of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic marathon first. Who will be the best athletes in 2021, year of the Olympic Games (Tokyo 2020)? Answer in December, at the World Athletics Awards. Previously, on November 6, we will know the ten finalists, five men and...

Asalanka and Rajapaksa shine as Sri Lanka beats Bangladesh

Sharjah [UAE], Oct 24 (ANI): Charith Asalanka and Bhanuka Rajapaksa played 80 and 53 shots respectively as Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by five wickets in the Super 12 Group 1 game here at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday. Pursuing 172, Sri Lanka lost the wicket to Kusal Perera (1)...

Toutai Kefu, Home Invasion, News, Update, Wallabies, Injury, Burglary

Rugby player Toutai Kefu fired back in tears in an emotional interview outside his home, speaking for the first time about the alleged violent home invasion that saw Kefu stabbed and three other family members injured. “I take it day to day,” said the 60-cap Wallabies legend. “Sometimes there...

Swiss skier Odermatt wins the opening of the GS; American Radamus 6th

SÖLDEN, Austria – Swiss skier Marco Odermatt edged out surprise first-run leader Austria’s Roland Leitinger by 0.07 seconds on Sunday to win the season opener men’s giant slalom. American rider River Radamus, who impressed with an acrobatic recovery on his first run, finished sixth for his best World Cup...

5 talking points after UAE Pro League returns after month-long hiatus

The UAE Pro League returned this weekend after a month-long hiatus that saw disappointments for the national team in their 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers and for Al-Wahda in the quarterfinal AFC Champions League final. But continental frustrations were forgotten for some time as Matchday 7 produced some thrilling...

Justin Fuente nearing his end at Virginia Tech after loss to Syracuse

It sounded like a perfect chord. Virginia Tech, the program that rose to prominence under Frank Beamer and improbably stayed there for 15 years, needed a successor with high character and tremendous creativity. Justin Fuente, who made Memphis America’s Worst Job in a winning program, was ready for a...