Category: Sports

Amnon Free Press → Olympics-Rowing-Britain dealt setback in men’s eight, Netherlands advances

By Amy Tennery TOKYO (Reuters) – Britain’s title defence in the men’s eight got off to a rocky start in Tokyo on Saturday, as the Netherlands scored a stunning victory to force the reigning European

Amnon Free Press → Olympics-Rowing-Britain dealt setback in men’s eight, Netherlands advances

By Amy Tennery TOKYO (Reuters) – Britain’s title defence in the men’s eight got off to a rocky start in Tokyo on Saturday, as the Netherlands scored a stunning victory to force the reigning European

Amnon Free Press → China’s Hou wins 49-kg weightlifting gold at Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (Reuters) – China’s Zhihui Hou won the gold medal in the women’s 49-kg weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics, lifting a total of 210 kg, with a comfortable win over Indian and Indonesian medalists

Amnon Free Press → Archery-Unvaccinated U.S. archers say COVID shot ‘personal choice’

By Ju-min Park TOKYO (Reuters) – Two American archers said on Saturday they were free to choose whether or not they get vaccinated against COVID-19, after a U.S.

Amnon Free Press → Olympics-Shooting-Korean great Jin ‘devastated’ after missing 10m pistol final

By Mari Saito TOKYO (Reuters) -Shooting great Jin Jong-oh’s quest for a record-extending fifth individual Olympic gold fell short on Saturday as the South Korean failed to qualify for the final of the

Amnon Free Press → Olympics-Tokyo Games organisers say they tried to find solutions for breastfeeding moms

By Karolos Grohmann TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo Olympics organisers said on Saturday they have tried to find solutions to encourage athletes with young children after a Spanish swimmer earlier this week

Amnon Free Press → Olympics-Swimming-Peak shape Peaty set to rule in Tokyo

By Martin Petty TOKYO (Reuters) – Nothing at the Olympics is certain, but the prospect of Adam Peaty winning the 100 metres breaststroke gold in Tokyo is about as close to it as it gets.

Amnon Free Press → ATP roundup: Unseeded Brandon Nakashima gains final in Mexico

Unseeded Brandon Nakashima of the United States and top-seeded Cameron Norrie of Great Britain won their semifinal matches Friday night to advance to Saturday’s final of the Mifel Open in Los Cabos,

Amnon Free Press → Olympics-Hockey-Belgium beat Netherlands, Australia defeat hosts Japan in men’s opener

By Daniel Leussink TOKYO (Reuters) -World champions Belgium defeated the Netherlands 3-1 in the men’s hockey tournament at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday thanks to a stunning hat-trick from Alexander

Amnon Free Press → Olympics-3×3 basketball-Serbia’s ‘Mr. Bulletproof’ adds ‘Olympian’ to accolades

By Rocky Swift TOKYO (Reuters) – The first real superstar of 3×3 basketball, Dusan Domovic Bulut of Serbia, added on Saturday a new accolade in the fledgling sport: Olympian.