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Afghan cricket board signals women could still play

Azizullah Fazli said the governing body would outline how this would happen “very soon”

Afghan cricket board signals women could still play

Interview with Prothom Alo

Afghan woman footballer burns kits, jersey following Taliban takeover

A footballer of the Afghanistan women team told Prothom Alo that she had burned her kits and the beloved jersey which she would once don with utmost pride.

Afghans residing in India take part in a demonstration outside the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) office in New Delhi on 23 August, 2021 to protest against the Taliban's military takeover of Afghanistan

Adidas to sell Reebok to US firm ABG for $2.5b

German sportswear giant Adidas said it has agreed to sell its ailing Reebok unit to the US company Authentic Brands Group in a deal worth $2.5 billion

Adidas to sell Reebok to US firm ABG for $2.5b

'Most challenging' Tokyo Olympics declared closed

The Tokyo 2020 Games were declared closed on Sunday by IOC chief Thomas Bach, who said it had been the "most challenging Olympic journey" after a year's pandemic delay and threats of cancellation

General view of fireworks above the stadium during the closing ceremony of Tokyo Olympics on 8 August 2021

USA top medal table as pandemic-defying Tokyo Olympics close

Eliud Kipchoge produced a marathon masterclass and the USA edged China at the top of the Tokyo Olympics medals table as the curtain fell on the biggest sports event since the pandemic on Sunday

USA top medal table as pandemic-defying Tokyo Olympics close

Climate change could lead to switch of event dates: IAAF president

Heat and humidity was an issue in Tokyo, where the endurance athletes in particular–even those well-used to training in hot climes–found it extremely tough

Climate change could lead to switch of event dates: IAAF president

'Super shoes' are part of the sports moving forward

The technology, which exists in 'flat' running shoes and in spikes, is approved by track and field's governing body, World Athletics, albeit with parameters set on foam thickness, among other things

'Super shoes' are part of the sports moving forward

Tokyo Olympics

Archer Ruman Shana takes on English’s Tom Hall

Ace archer Ruman Shana takes on English archer Tom Hall in the first elimination round of men’s individual event of Tokyo Olympics archery scheduled to be held this morning

Archer Ruman Shana takes on English’s Tom Hall

Tokyo Olympics medals table

Host nation Japan enjoyed a gold rush on a day of upsets at the Tokyo Games on Sunday

 Gold medallist Japan's Hifumi Abe celebrates during the medal ceremony for the judo men's -66kg contest during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo on 25 July, 2021

Brother-and-sister act as Japanese judokas both win Olympic gold

Japan's brother-and-sister judokas Hifumi and Uta Abe won gold medals within an hour of each other at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, on a day of success for the host nation.

Japan's Uta Abe after winning gold medal
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