Stories about Sport from August, 2021
Namibian female sprinters are victorious at World Under-20 Athletics Championship amidst bans over discriminatory tests
In April 2021, the World Athletics introduced new rules for female classification which banned four athletes — all from Africa — from participating in the 800m race.
The gym, located in the northern city of Al-Jahra, infuriated its conservative and tribal residents who saw belly dancing classes as violating their traditions and values.
The Olympics has long been a stage for national rivalry. The Tokyo Games demonstrated the effects of the pandemic and the economic crisis on Latin America.
"Did you know that our first and only Olympic gold medals have been won by two women?"
Social media outcry halts ‘revitalisation’ plans for Trinidad park, but approach to public consultation remains a challenge
"Since TT is a signatory to the Paris Agreement, CCSJ calls for sustainable, responsible, environmentally responsible revitalisation of our city."
The Taiwan team can only use a plum blossom flag in the Olympic Games because the International Olympic Committee refused to let Taiwan using its national flag.
24-year-old Krystsina Tsimanouskaya said she was not worried about being kicked off the national team, but was afraid she would be imprisoned once she arrived in Belarus.
The race ended with Elaine Thompson-Herah breaking American sprinter Florence Griffith-Joyner's 1988 Olympic record with a time of 10.61 seconds, making her the second-fastest woman ever.