Egyptian Judo Athlete Refuses Handshake After Losing to Israeli

Photo Egypt’s Islam El Shehaby, in blue, with Israel’s Or Sasson after their judo match Friday. Credit Markus Schreiber/Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO — An Egyptian judoka declined to shake hands with his Israeli opponent after their match on Friday, eliciting jeers from the crowd. Read more [...]

Taekwondo’s 1-2-3: Kick, Punch and What?

LONDON — Confusion reigned at the Olympic taekwondo competition this week. Sara Basharmal, a spectator, was confused because she did not understand why the referee kept separating the competitors, barking what might have been instructions at them, and then letting them fight some more. Read more [...]