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Historic first for Saudi female athletes

Historic first for Saudi female athletes

RIYADH — Saudi Arabia is to send two female athletes to complete in the London 2012 Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said today.

Sarah Attar will compete in the 800m and Wodjan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim Shahrkhani in the judo competition

Swimmer N. Korea’s first Paralympian

Swimmer N. Korea’s first Paralympian

Pyongyang — A 17-year-old swimmer is set to become North Korea’s first ever competitor at the Paralympic Games.

Rim Ju Song, from Pyongyang, took part in a qualification event in Berlin at the weekend, and has been awarded a wildcard by the Interna

Swimmer N. Korea's first Paralympian

Pyongyang — A 17-year-old swimmer is set to become North Korea’s first ever competitor at the Paralympic Games.

Rim Ju Song, from Pyongyang, took part in a qualification event in Berlin at the weekend, and has been awarded a wildcard by the Interna

Sri Lanka end Test drought

Sri Lanka end Test drought

PALLEKELE — Sri Lanka won their first Test series in three years after the third and final match against Pakistan ended in a thrilling draw in Pallekele today.

The hosts made a brave bid to chase down a target of 270, reaching 132-2 by tea on the

Niyonshuti riding through the pain

Niyonshuti riding through the pain

KIGALI – From April through this time each year is a difficult period for Adrien Niyonshuti. It is then that his mind more readily casts back to the 100 days from April 6, 1994 when an estimated 800,000 of his countrymen were killed in the Rwandan ge

Global sports round-up

Global sports round-up

Two straight for Europcar team

LA TOUSSUIRE – Pierre Rolland of France won the hardest Alpine stage in the Tour de France today, and Bradley Wiggins dusted defending champion Cadel Evans in the final climb to extend his overall lead.

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Clarke leadsthepack

widens gap after six rounds

With six of 10 rounds completed in the 2012 Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Virgin Atlantic Driver’s and Class Championships, Modified 7 leader Daryl Clarke (Honda Civic) has increased his lead in the overall title chase, tha

Global sports round-up

Invitation-only for female Saudis

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia will send women athletes to the 2012 London Games if they are invited by the International Olympic Committee, a Saudi official said today.

“Saudi Arabia will allow female athletes to particip

Joseph advances

bajan moves on to next round in 400m hurdles at iaaf juniors

BARCELONA – Barbados had mixed fortunes today as competition in the IAAF World Junior Championships entered its second day in Barcelona, Spain.

Kion Joseph finished second in his 400m