Biles’ withdrawal stuns Olympics; Osaka crashes out

July 28, 2021 in Sports

TOKYO, Japan (AFP) — US gymnastics superstar, Simone Biles, sent shock waves through the Olympics yesterday, tearfully citing concerns for her mental health after a dramatic withdrawal mid-competition during the women's team final. The 24-year-old four-time Olympic gold medallist — one of the faces of the...

Rain delays first West Indies-Pakistan T20

July 28, 2021 in Sports

Rain has delayed the start of the first T20 International of the rescheduled four-match series between the West Indies and Pakistan at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Wednesday. Pakistan captain Babar Azam won the toss and put West Indies in to bat but steady showers prevented...

Windies, Pakistan rearrange four-match T20 series

July 26, 2021 in Sports

West Indies and Pakistan have agreed to play a revised four-match Twenty20 (T20) series, Cricket West Indies (CWI) announced yesterday. The two boards were forced to alter the scheduled tour dates after West Indies' current One-Day International series against Australia was rocked by a positive COVID-19...