Iranian sport climber Elnaz Rekabi competes in a earlier competitors.MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP by way of Getty Photographs

  • Iranian rock climber Elnaz Rekabi competed on Sunday with out sporting a hijab.

  • Her choice was seen as an act of solidarity with the women-led protests raging by way of Iran.

  • Reviews say she flew again to Tehran two days sooner than deliberate, prompting fears for her security.

Iranian rock climber Elnaz Rekabi has flown again to Tehran from a world competitors in South Korea two days sooner than deliberate, in response to a number of experiences, prompting rising issues for her security.

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(From left) The AFF Mitsubishi Electrical Cup trophy tour with ex-Lions Lionel Lewis and Baihakki Khaizan, and the Nice Japanese Ladies’s Run’s run clinic with Daughters of Tomorrow. (PHOTOS: Yahoo Information Singapore/Nice Japanese Ladies’s Run)

SINGAPORE — Here’s a round-up of sports activities occasions and developments in Singapore prior to now week (10 to 16 October):

AFF Mitsubishi Electrical Cup trophy tour in Singapore

The AFF Mitsubishi Electrical Cup trophy tour made its second cease in Singapore, as former Singapore internationals Lionel Lewis and Baihakki Khaizan interacted with followers who took photographs with the trophy at Kallang Wave Mall on

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Claressa Shields praised Savannah Marshall however mentioned she had avenged her defeat when the pair met as novice boxers because the American turn into the undisputed middleweight world champion for a second time at London’s O2 Enviornment.

The long-standing rivals had engaged in spiteful acrimony within the build-up to the second showdown of their careers following Marshall’s victory in 2012 over the fighter who calls herself the “Best Girl of All Time.”

“She’s a tricky competitor, a tough puncher, she has endurance,” mentioned Shields, suggesting to Sky Sports activities that the results of their earlier bout must also have gone

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The season after the Olympics at all times brings modifications in determine skating, however this can be unprecedented within the skilled period.

The Grand Prix Collection, the game’s top-level circuit, opens subsequent week with Skate America and an abundance of recent faces to focus on.

NBC Sports activities analyst Johnny Weir set the stage in an interview for “Chasing Gold,” NBC Sports activities’ month-to-month Olympic and Paralympic present. The episode debuts Sunday at 12 p.m. ET on NBC, and the NBC Sports activities app and is obtainable on Peacock beginning Monday.

Not one of the reigning Olympic gold medalists

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Kate Middleton and Prince William are going again to their sporty roots!

The Prince and Princess of Wales visited the Copper Field Enviornment within the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in East London on Thursday to help Coach Core, a program celebrating its tenth anniversary that trains younger folks to grow to be coaches and encourages the subsequent era of athletes.

Kate and Prince William, each 40, aren’t any strangers to getting a bit aggressive on royal outings, from becoming a member of totally different groups in crusing races to dealing with off in a dash on a observe.


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For a lot of highschool college students across the nation, sports activities play a serious function in each their progress out and in of the classroom. “I feel it actually builds college students’ confidence and shallowness,” mentioned Brattleboro Union Excessive College particular schooling trainer Erika Bassett.Her ardour for particular schooling and sports activities motivated Bassett to assist coach the college’s Unified sports activities applications, serving to these with bodily or psychological limitations take part in sports activities.Because the program’s inception, the college has grown to supply greater than 5 completely different sports activities together with soccer, bocce, bowling, basketball and … Read More