Al Jazeera takes a look at how Olympians from the Middle East and North Africa fared at the Tokyo Olympics.
Closing ceremony in Tokyo echoes restraint of Olympics held without spectators due to the COVID pandemic.
Sexualisation, policing of testosterone and underrepresentation of women in top sports jobs are just some of the issues.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics marked by pandemic and by political, sporting, and personal turmoil draws to a close.
Eliud Kipchoge cements legacy, becoming only the third man to win consecutive marathon titles.
Unconscious Sajad Ganjzadeh awarded +75kg men’s gold for Iran as Saudi Arabia’s Tareg Hamedi disqualified for high kick.
Neeraj Chopra wins men’s javelin gold for India, as the Tokyo 2020 athletics competition draws to a close.
Activists say the sports are incidental to the money-making opportunities offered by the extravaganza.
Substitute Malcom strikes an extra-time goal to give Brazil a 2-1 victory over Spain in Yokohama.
Family of a player targeted by youth, saying Dalits in the team were to blame for the bronze-medal play-off.
The US capture a fourth straight Olympic gold medal after beating France.
Canada win women’s football gold, while Kenya’s Faith Kipyegon beats Sifan Hassan retaining women’s 1,500 metres title.
Two-time world half marathon champion came out on top in close race with world record holder and compatriot.
Olympics governing body cancels accreditation of two Belarusian coaches after failed bid to force sprinter home.