Brisbane to Host the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games
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Brisbane to Host the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games

The ICO confirms Brisbane as the host city for the Olympic Games to be held in 2032. The committee gave its approval for the city’s bid which was already a preferred bidder. The IOC proposed its name in June. As per AsiaOne report, this marks the third time when Australia will be a host for the Games. Previously, it has been a host in Sydney in 2000 and Melbourne in 1956. Commonwealth Games in 2018 were also hosted by Queensland’s Gold Coast. It also makes Queensland an unopposed name in the IOC’s ballot while the number of nations had showcased interest for hosting the magnificen

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Tokyo Olympics 2021: Egyptian woman, first African female referee to wear a hijab
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Tokyo Olympics 2021: Egyptian woman, first African female referee to wear a hijab

Sara Gamal, an Egyptian lady, is poised to make record as the first Muslim and African woman to work as a basketball referee at the Tokyo Olympics. As per Asia One News, Gamal, an Egyptian civil engineer, will also make history by becoming the first Arab woman to officiate 3x3 basketball. The game will be played for the first time in Tokyo. The referee told that she has received comments from several female referees in Egypt who have thanked her for giving them hope that their aspirations are possible. The majority of them believed they had no chance in large tournaments outside of t

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Golfer Collin Morikawa Debuts with a Win at the British Open
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Golfer Collin Morikawa Debuts with a Win at the British Open

On Sunday, the American golfer Collin Morikawa won the final round at St. George’s in his first debut appearance. Morikawa proved that experience was overrated by outplaying Oosthuizen who was a winner in British Open 2010 and runner-up at six other major championships. 24-year-old shot a bogey-free, 4-under 66 at Royal St. George’s, finishing at 15 under and 2 strokes ahead of Spieth. Louis Oosthuizen was leading Morikawa until No.11. After a shaky start, Morikawa closed out his remarkable major by making par on the final four-hole, with the only genuine scare coming at 15 where he hi

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The Copper Queens shape up for Tokyo 2020 with two friendlies
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The Copper Queens shape up for Tokyo 2020 with two friendlies

The Copper Queens of Zambia are all set to make their debut this year in Tokyo Olympics after winning the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Women’s Olympic qualifying tournament. The Olympic squad of Zambia was unveiled by Mwape on July 2nd. Mwape kept his faith in the core players that have served him well throughout the grueling five-round Olympic qualifying race. The team has a three-month intensive camp in Zambia to play against two silver medalists Brazil and European champion the Netherlands and have Zambia’s Copper Queens have secured two friendlies against South Africa an

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Viswanathan Anand bags Sparkassen Trophy
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Viswanathan Anand bags Sparkassen Trophy

Viswanathan Anand bags the Sparkassen Trophy against Vladimir Kramnik at Dortmund on Sunday. This fascinating battle took place between the two former World Champions who fought for over four games in a brand new format of chess. According to News Asia One Anand got it in just 40 moves and needed only a draw in the final game of the No-Castling Chess event. The event was devised by the Russian GM. Russian player Vladimir Kramnik started the day 1-2 down and had to win the game if he wanted to stop his old rival from claiming the trophy. He forced a draw in the third game on Saturday to kee

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India Wins Asia Cup Cricket Tournament 2018 Defeating Bangladesh For The 3rd Time
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India Wins Asia Cup Cricket Tournament 2018 Defeating Bangladesh For The 3rd Time

In a successful, thrilling run chase, India beat Bangladesh by three wickets, and bagged the Asia Cup 2018, in the final of an extraordinary tournament. The Indian cricket team successfully secured their Asia Cup trophy by defeating worn-out Bangladesh cricket team in the tournament finals. India, after winning the toss, elected fielding. Bangladesh openers played some outstanding strokes and gave a good start for their team. Liton Das, who scored his maiden 121 runs off 117 balls before being stumped by Dhoni, made a valuable contribution in runs, including 12 fours and 2 sixes, partnerin

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Ariya Jutanugarn wins US Women’s Open
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Ariya Jutanugarn wins US Women’s Open

Ariya Jutanugarn wins The United States Women’s Open Golf Championship, which is one of the thirteen national championships conducted by United States Golf Association (USGA) and is the oldest of five other major championships of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA). The Championship came into being 72 years ago in 1946. The Tournament is usually held in early July and is the third major of the LPGA season. The winner of the event bags a large sum of money which is considered the highest purse in women’s golf. In 2017, the amount was $5 Million. Ariya is the first player fro

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Naomi & Novak Are World No. 1
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Naomi & Novak Are World No. 1

As per the latest Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) and Association of Tennis Professionals rankings, Naomi Osaka of Japan and Novak Djokovic of Serbia continue to be World’s Number 1 tennis players. The recent ATP and WTA rankings were announced before 2019 Wimbledon Championships. In an unchanged top 20 WTA rankings, Naomi Osaka has retained the World’s Number 1 spot by being 252 points ahead of World’s Number 2 Ashleigh Barty of Australia. Similarly, for the men’s championship, Novak Djokovic leads the men’s ATP raking ahead of Rafael Nadal (French Open winner 2019) and forme

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National Sports Day
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National Sports Day

National Sports Day of India marks the birth anniversary of great hockey player Lt. Dhyan Chand. To celebrate his association with domain of sports, every year Indian government honours the players on 29 August, who perform exquisitely in sports. This year (2016) a large number of nominations were received for the awards. These nominations were considered by the Selection Committees which comprise erstwhile Olympians, Arjuna Awardees, Dronacharya Awardees, Dhyan Chand Awardees, Sports Journalists/Experts/Commentators and sports administrators. For Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and Arjuna Awar

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2018 Winter Olympics
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2018 Winter Olympics

The 2018 Winter Olympics took place from 9th February to 25th February 2018 in Pyeongchang County, Gangwon Province, South Korea. They are also officially known as the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, and are a major attraction at global level, as grand as the Summer Olympics, but attended and competed by fewer countries and athletes, as only winter sports are allowed. It was the first Winter Olympics and held at South Korea and the second Olympics held in the country. This 2018 Winter Olympics was also the first Olympics of the 3 successive Olympics to be held in East Asia, the other 2 being Toky

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