Category «Olympics»

Winter Olympics 2018: Men’s slalom favourite Marcel Hirscher crashes out, ends pursuit of third gold at Pyeongchang

Winter Olympics 2018: Men’s slalom favourite Marcel Hirscher crashes out, ends pursuit of third gold at Pyeongchang

Austrian Marcel Hirscher’s quest for a third gold medal at the Pyeongchang Games came to an abrupt end on Thursday when he bombed out of the first leg of the Olympic slalom. The post Winter Olympics 2018: Men’s slalom favourite Marcel Hirscher crashes out, ends pursuit of third gold at Pyeongchang appeared first on Firstpost. …

Lee Chong Wei claims he was approached by badminton match-fixer in past amid investigation of Malaysian shuttlers

Lee Chong Wei claims he was approached by badminton match-fixer in past amid investigation of Malaysian shuttlers

Lee Chong Wei has revealed he once rejected an offer by a match-fixer and said he was “ashamed” two fellow Malaysian badminton players were under investigation over alleged fixing, a report said on Wednesday. The post Lee Chong Wei claims he was approached by badminton match-fixer in past amid investigation of Malaysian shuttlers appeared first …

Nafissatou Thiam to skip World Indoor Championships to focus on European outdoor event in Berlin

Nafissatou Thiam to skip World Indoor Championships to focus on European outdoor event in Berlin

Belgium’s 2017 World Athlete of the Year Nafissatou Thiam said on Tuesday she would give the world indoor championships a miss to focus on the European outdoor championships. The post Nafissatou Thiam to skip World Indoor Championships to focus on European outdoor event in Berlin appeared first on Firstpost. Source link

Commonwealth Games 2018: Lalita Babar says she doesn’t have time to prepare for event at Gold Coast

Commonwealth Games 2018: Lalita Babar says she doesn’t have time to prepare for event at Gold Coast

Babar said Commonwealth Games is not her priority as she doesn’t have enough time to prepare for the event after taking a short break from athletics owing to her marriage. The post Commonwealth Games 2018: Lalita Babar says she doesn’t have time to prepare for event at Gold Coast appeared first on Firstpost. Source link

Golfer Shiv Kapur says playing in Tokyo Olympics 2020 a ‘realistic goal’, vows to stay battle-ready

Golfer Shiv Kapur says playing in Tokyo Olympics 2020 a ‘realistic goal’, vows to stay battle-ready

Kapur, who first won on Asian Tour in his debut season in December 2005, ended an 11-year title drought in the Asian Tour when he finally managed to win in April 2017. The post Golfer Shiv Kapur says playing in Tokyo Olympics 2020 a ‘realistic goal’, vows to stay battle-ready appeared first on Firstpost. Source …