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Football 10 Dec 2019 | 1:31 PM

Paralympics chief 'disgusted' with Russia for letting down nation's clean athletes

TOKYO (Reuters) - Paralympics boss Andrew Parsons expressed disgust on Tuesday that Russian authorities had let down the country's clean athletes, after the World Anti-Doping Agency banned Russia for four years from major events, including the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Other Sports 09 Dec 2019 | 2:28 PM

Queensland to bid to bring Games back to Australia in 2032

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Queensland will launch a bid to bring the Summer Olympics to Australia for the third time in 2032 if it can get financial support from central and local government, state premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said on Monday.

Gymnastics 29 Nov 2019 | 8:02 PM

Minor communication hitch at opening of Tokyo 2020 gymnastics test event

TOKYO (Reuters) - Confusion over the participation of two Portuguese athletes failed to derail an Olympic rehearsal at the newly-built Gymnastics Centre in Tokyo as the Trampoline World Championships got underway on Friday ahead of next year's Games.

Badminton 19 Nov 2019 | 7:00 AM

Keep the coaches for Paralympics gold, says Liek Hou

PETALING JAYA: After his triumph at the just-concluded Japan Para-badminton International, national para shuttler Cheah Liek Hou is hoping to continue training under volunteer coaches Rashid Sidek and Indonesian Nova Armada until the Paralympic Games in Tokyo next August.

Badminton 17 Nov 2019 | 7:00 AM

Liek Hou out to bag third international badminton title

PETALING JAYA: National para shuttler Cheah Liek Hou is just one win away from lifting the Japan Para-badminton International title as he seeks to end the year with a bang.