Day: May 25, 2022

Other Sports: Sport by sport review

ARCHERY

Target: 3-3-0

Achieved: 2-2-5

JUWAIDI Mazuki is the star of the show by winning golds in the individual and mixed team compound with Fatin Nurfatehah Mat Salleh. He came up with a plan and executed it well, especially in the individual final. As for the recurve team, debutant Syaqiera Mashayikh got a taste of the SouthEast Asian scene in her silver achievement with Olympian Khairul Anuar Mohamad in the mixed team. She has vowed to do better in the Cambodia SEA Games.

BADMINTON

Target: 1-0-0

Achieved: 1-2-1

MIXED doubles pair Chen Tang JiePeck Yen Wei saved the blushes by winning the solitary gold after beating compatriots Hoo Pang Ron-Cheah Yee See. A young men’s team did well to win silver but it was their rousing 3-2 comeback win over reigning world champion Loh Kean Yew-led experienced Singaporean in the semi-finals that stole the show. Men’s doubles pair Man Wei

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Keeping Drift Magic Alive With Hardcore Tokyo

Ah Japan, where the narrow streets are packed tightly with stock kei cars and minivans, each one even more dull than the next. It’s the automotive equivalent of grandad reading the Financial Times on Sunday while wearing beige trousers and eating gloopy porridge.

But Japanese roads haven’t always been this dull. There was a time when carmakers were frantically competing with each other for power, torque and ultimate street credibility.

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These days, companies are competing for Instagram follows and Facebook likes, and the majority of cars on the market look and sound the same. There are notable exceptions of course, and we’ll get to that, but let me have a whinge first about how the world has changed.

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A couple of Sundays ago, I headed deep into the hills of Gunma Prefecture, to the Gunma Cycle Sports Center (Gunsai for short) to witness what automotive delicacies were on offer in

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Cyclists hold Ride of Silence on Rickenbacker Causeway to honor those killed while riding

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Dozens of bicyclists took over Rickenbacker Causeway on Wednesday night for a Ride of Silence.

It was in honor of cyclists who have been hurt or killed in crashes, including a couple who lost their lives last weekend.

Maribel Reyes lost her husband of 25 years on the causeway. He was also struck and killed by a vehicle.

“It is very hard for me to be here seven years later and realize we are back in the same spot that I was in 2015,” Reyes said. “We talked about the fact that it would happen again if nothing gets done, and sadly it did.”

Cyclist and cycling activist Eli Stiers joined the ride, calling attention to the deadly dangers along the Rickenbacker Causeway.

“They could and should had done something sooner,” Stiers said. “Two additional people had to die to spur some sort of reaction from

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What to Watch: 2022 All-Star Race at Texas Motor Speedway

Everything you need to know for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, the second non-points exhibition of the 2022 campaign.

Race-day info 📝

Where: Fort Worth, Texas
Approximate start time: 8 p.m. ET  | Full weekend schedule
TV/Radio: FS1, TSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio | Full TV schedule
Forecast: A 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms and partly sunny, with a high near 75 degrees, according to NOAA.gov | Weather tracker
Race distance: 125 laps | 187.5 miles
Stages: 25 | 25 | 25 | 50
Pit-road speed: 45 mph
Caution car speed: 55 mph
Grand prize: $1 million
All-Star format: Procedures, changes for 2022
Starting lineup: Kyle Busch claims All-Star Race pole | Tyler Reddick earns P1 for Open
Pit stalls: Assignments
 | Expert pit analysis | Changes for All-Star Race explained

Key things to watch 🔑

Big story line

Thinking about this weekend, two main

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