Shehroze Kashif becomes youngest person to summit K2

ISLAMABAD: A 19-year-old boy has become the youngest person to summit K2, the world's second-highest mountain, the Alpine Club of Pakistan said...

Japan’s Osaka out of Tokyo 2020 third round

TOKYO: Japan's great hope for tennis gold Naomi Osaka was on Tuesday beaten in the third round of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic...

Olympics: Schoolgirl scoops gold as Japan warms to the Games

TOKYO: Japan struck more gold on Monday as sentiment towards the pandemic-delayed Tokyo Olympics appeared to shift, and local fans defied organizers to...

West Indies, Pakistan rearrange four-match T20 series

CHAGUARAMAS: West Indies and Pakistan have agreed to play a revised four-match T20 series, Cricket West Indies announced late on Sunday. The two...

Tokyo 2020: Egypt’s two female competitors excel at versatility

TOKYO: Egypt may not have a strong badminton team but its two female representatives at the Tokyo Games have plenty of moxie. Doha...

Tokyo Olympics opening draws 16.7 million US television viewers, a 33-year low

TOKYO: NBC's broadcast of the Tokyo Olympic Games opening ceremony drew 16.7 million viewers, the smallest US television audience for the event...

Top pick Rashid Khan ready to make his mark in the Hundred

LONDON: Rashid Khan is eager to justify his status as the number one draft pick in the Hundred when he makes his...

For medals, US women face biggest opponents – each other

TOKYO: Mykayla Skinner finally made the US women’s Olympics 2020 gymnastics team after being left off the Rio 2016 squad. The 24-year-old Arizonan’s...

With muted ceremony and empty stadium, Tokyo Olympics begin

TOKYO: Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened on Friday night in Japan with a dazzling display of fireworks...

South Korean Paralympian missing after fall from Broad Peak mountain

ISLAMABAD: A South Korean Paralympian was missing on Tuesday after falling from the world's 12th highest mountain, the 8,047-metre (26,400 foot) Broad...

Shamsi spins South Africa to victory against Ireland in first T20

DUBLIN: Spinner Tabraiz Shamsi took four wickets as South Africa comfortably beat Ireland by 33 runs in the first game of a...

Tokyo spectator ban leaves Olympic athletes perplexed

TOKYO: Whether it is sumo, or domestic basketball or baseball matches, Japanese fans have been filling the arenas in recent days leaving...

Parts of hockey legend’s statue stolen

LAHORE: A ball and hockey stick, part of a statue of national hockey great Samiullah Khan, have disappeared in Bahawalpur, social media...

China to complete construction for 2022 Winter Games by October

BEIJING: China is expected to complete construction work for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics by October, the state-backed Xinhua news agency reported...

Lewis stars as West Indies down Australia to clinch T20I series

ST LUCIA: Opening batsman Evin Lewis was at his rampaging best with an innings of 79 in setting the West Indies on...