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Brisbane picked to host 2032 Olympic Games

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic, said an AP report. Brisbane will...

US tops Italy 2-0 in Olympic softball opener

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com The United States has begun its quest to regain the Olympic softball gold medal with a dominating performance from Cat Osterman, who lost the championship game 13 years ago, said AP....

Bahrain under-23s crush Turkish club in friendly

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Bahrain’s under-23 Olympic football team romped to a 5-1 victory over Turkish club Beykoz in an international friendly match held in Istanbul. The game was the first of the...

Bahrain beat Argentina in Olympic friendly

Bahrain edged past Argentina 32- 27 yesterday in an international friendly handball match in Tokyo, held as part of both teams’ preparations for the upcoming Olympic Games. The Bahrainis held a narrow, single-goal advantage, 15-14, at the half, and then were able to extend their lea...

Bahrain Victorious’ Buitrago wins green jersey in Italy race

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Team Bahrain Victorious rider Santiago Buitrago won the King of Mountain (KOM) jersey at the first edition of the Settimana Ciclistica Italiana– Sulle strade della Sardegna cycling...

Bahrain handball team arrive in Tokyo

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Bahrain’s men’s national handball team have arrived in Japan ahead of the Tokyo Olympics and went straight to work in their final lead-up to the start of the Games on Friday....

Bahrain Victorious take team title

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Team Bahrain Victorious were yesterday crowned winners of the Team category as the world-renowned Tour de France 2021 wrapped up with the 21st and final stage ending in Paris. Th...

Bahrain Olympic team set for three friendlies at Turkey camp

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Bahrain’s under-23 Olympic football team have scheduled three friendly matches during their ongoing overseas training camp, being held in the Turkish capital of Istanbul. Their tun...

Verstappen wins Silverstone Sprint for British GP pole

AFP | London The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Max Verstappen took pole position for the British Grand Prix and made Formula One history by winning the sport’s first yesterday sprint race to stretch his lead over Lewis Hamilton...

Bahrain swimmers already making waves at Olympic Games

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Teenagers Abdulla Isa and Noor Yusuf Taha are continuing Bahrain’s tradition of sending its most talented young swimmers to the Olympic Games. Eighteen-year-old Abdulla and...

Two athletes test positive in Tokyo Olympic Village

Agencies | Tokyo The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Two athletes have become the first to test positive for the coronavirus in the Tokyo Olympic Village, officials said on Sunday, as concerns remain high just days be...

All smiles for Bahrain Victorious as Mohoric wins Tour stage

AFP | Paris The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Slovenian Matej Mohoric gave Bahrain Victorious something to cheer with his second stage win in this year’s Tour de France two days after French police searched his team’s acc...

India, Pakistan drawn in same group at T20 World Cup

AFP | London The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Cricket rivals India and Pakistan have been drawn in the same group at this year’s T20 World Cup, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced yesterday. They will be joined i...

First case of Covid-19 reported in Tokyo Olympic Village

AFP | Tokyo The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com The Tokyo Olympics has registered its first Covid-19 case in the Olympic Village six days before the Games open, organisers said on Saturday. "There was one pers...