Tokyo Olympics: US mixed relay team reinstated after appeal
The US Olympic mixed relay team has been reinstated after originally being disqualified and will compete in Saturday's final. The team had been DQ'd for what officials said was an illegal pass between Lynna Irby and Elija Godwin.
Morini's 'unconditional apology' to NRAI for Manu's pistol comments
Swiss gun manufacturer Morini has tendered an "unconditional apology" to National Rifle Association of India for questioning the Indian shooting team's approach after Manu Bhaker suffered a weapon malfunction during her 10m air pistol women's qualifications at the Olympics.
'Andre De Grasse is going to shine': Sizing up men's Olympic 100-metre final
Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Track and Field/Track: With Usain Bolt retired, a new king of sprinting will be crowned in the men's 100 metres on Sunday at the Tokyo Olympics and it wouldn't be surprising to 1996 champion Donovan Bailey if Canada's Andre De Grasse stood atop the podium.
Dickwella, Mendis, Gunathailaka banned for one year: SLC
Sri Lanka Cricket on Friday banned senior players Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella and Danushka Gunathilaka for one year and also imposed a fine of 10 million Sri Lankan rupees on them for breaching COVID-19 protocols on the tour of UK last month. The trio was caught on camera on the streets of Durham during the limited overs series, which was a bio-bubble breach.
Tokyo flop show: Archers set for a fresh start in Sonepat, to shoot for trials
With another disappointing show in the Tokyo Olympics, the Archery federation is looking at a "fresh start", shifting the national camp of recurve team from Pune to Sonepat where they will hold a two-day selection trials on August 4-5.
Olympic viewing guide: Another swimming podium chance, first men's medal?
Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports: Here's what to watch Friday night and Saturday morning, including swimmer Kylie Masse going for more hardware, a de facto medal match in boxing and maybe even the first podium by a Canadian man.