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Other Sport 19 Aug 2011 | 12:00 AM

NZ waives rugby WCup ban on Fiji soldier

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - Fijian soldier Leone Nakarawa will be able to play for his country at next month's Rugby World Cup after New Zealand's government exempted him from travel sanctions imposed on Fiji's military regime.

Other Sport 24 Nov 2012 | 12:00 AM

Buffalo Soldier, Olympic star Dillard hailed

BARCELONA: Harrison Dillard, who overcame racial prejudice to become the only man to achieve the Olympic double of 100m and 110m hurdles gold, and fought as a Buffalo Soldier in the Second World War, was honoured on Friday.

Other Sport 04 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM

Israeli soldier Peer aims to gun down Hingis

Israeli soldier Shahar Peer was one of the top marksmen in her military training and now she has Martina Hingis in her sights at the French Open.

Other Sport 05 Sep 2012 | 12:00 AM

Blinded Nepali soldier battles his way to London start

LONDON: Nepal athlete Bikram Bahadur Rana on Monday set a new personal best at the Paralympics, capping an extraordinary journey to the British capital from the Himalayan nation where he was blinded by Maoist rebels.

Other Sport 04 Sep 2012 | 12:00 AM

Blinded Nepali soldier battles to London start

LONDON - Nepal athlete Bikram Bahadur Rana on Monday set a new personal best at the Paralympics, capping an extraordinary journey to the British capital from the Himalayan nation where he was blinded by Maoist rebels.

Other Sport 31 May 2017 | 8:34 PM

Chase that cheese - English soldier rolls away with top prize again

GLOUCESTER, England (Reuters) - Competitors risked injury and ridicule as they flung themselves down a steep incline after a nine-pound wheel of cheese in the English county of Gloucestershire.

Hockey 08 Oct 2014 | 5:24 PM

Exhausted Shahril to soldier on in Sultan of Johor Cup

KUALA LUMPUR: Seven months of almost non-stop action has taken its toll on national forward Mohd Shahril Saabah.

Golf 14 May 2015 | 12:12 PM

Korea's soldier-golfers fight to stay out of bunkers

SEOUL (Reuters) - While the lure of fame and fortune fires the imagination of most aspiring golfers, players on South Korea's armed forces team hope their talents will let them fulfil two years of military service on the fairways rather than the frontlines.

Football 13 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Rodney to soldier on after missing boat for Airmarine Cup

PETALING JAYA: Rodney Akwensivie is disappointed to miss the selection cut for the Airmarine Cup but he’s not the type who gives in easily.

Football 28 Feb 2018 | 12:00 AM

JDT will soldier on in AFC Cup despite star striker Diaz’s shock departure

PETALING JAYA: The show must go on for Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT)!