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  • We will win more medals in Rio than London 2012, says boxer Shiva Thapa

    We will win more medals in Rio than London 2012, says boxer Shiva Thapa

    Shiva Thapa is India's lone boxer to have qualified for Olympics so far, but he is confident that more of his teammates will make the Rio cut at the last qualifying event — World Olympic qualifying tournament in Baku in Azerbaijan from June 16

  • Wheelchair athlete Weir makes history breaking three minutes for mile

    David Weir made history on Sunday as he became the first wheelchair athlete to complete a mile in under three minutes at the Vitality Westminster Mile festival of road racing in central London

  • Gatlin beats Powell, Gay in 9.88s for 100m gold

    Gatlin beats Powell, Gay in 9.88s for 100m gold

    American sprinter Justin Gatlin won the 100 metres event at the Prefontaine Classic, leading from start to finish, ahead of rivals Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay

  • Shooting: Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore's son Manavaditya, Kirti shine in Europe

    Continuing their impressive run in international competitions, India's junior shooting squad, including Olympic silver medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore's son Manavaditya, returned with an impressive haul of four gold, six silver and 10 bronze medals from two top international competitions held in Europe.

     
  • Indian discus thrower Seema Punia qualifies for Rio Olympics

    Indian discus thrower Seema Punia qualifies for Rio Olympics

    Asian Games discus throw gold medal winner Seema Punia today qualified for the Rio Olympics with a 62.62m effort at the Pat Young's Throwers Classic 2016 at Salinas (California) in the United States

  • Saina Nehwal gears up for Indonesia Open with this pic!

    Saina Nehwal gears up for Indonesia Open with this pic!

    Saina Nehwal will continue her quest for a maiden title this season to boost her confidence ahead of the Rio Olympics when she begins her campaign at the USD 900,000 Indonesia Open Super Series

  • Zika virus won't affect Rio Olympics, insists Brazil officials

    Brazil has no plans to postpone or relocate this year’s Summer Olympic Games, despite an open letter from 150 international experts asking that it do so, officials here said on Saturday.

  • Khloe Kardashian's family welcomes her divorce with Lamar Odom

    Khloe Kardashian's family welcomes her divorce with Lamar Odom

    Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian’s family is reportedly happy that she has filed for divorce from Lamar Odom. 

  • Eight athletes test positive after fresh tests

    Russia's Olympic Committee (ROC) said on Saturday that eight of its athletes in the 2012 London

  • Squash: Joshna Chinappa stumbles at final hurdle in Hong Kong

    Squash: Joshna Chinappa stumbles at final hurdle in Hong Kong

    India’s top squash player Joshna Chinappa fell at the final hurdle after giving a close fight to top seed Joelle King of New Zealand in the PSA HKFC International squash tournament here on Saturday. The New Zealander won 11-9, 11-9, 9-11, 11-9.

  • Tottenham Hotspur to play European games at Wembley

    Tottenham Hotspur will play their European fixtures at Wembley Stadium next season, the club and the Football Association announced on Saturday.

  • Mo Farah wins 10,000m race to step up Rio preparation

    Mo Farah wins 10,000m race to step up Rio preparation

    British track star Mo Farah kept his long-distance winning streak alive by capturing the men’s 10,000 metre race at the 2016 Prefontaine Classic at Hayward Field on Friday.

  • Golf: Jordan Spieth sizzles in Dean & Deluca Invitational

    Golf: Jordan Spieth sizzles in Dean & Deluca Invitational

    Texas (US) World No 2 Jordan Spieth fired a four-under-par 66 on Friday to stand second in the clubhouse at the storm-hit US PGA Dean and Deluca Invitational.

  • WHO rejects call to move Rio Olympics

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Saturday rejected a call to move or postpone the impending Rio Olympics over the Zika virus outbreak

  • Postpone or move Rio Olympics due to Zika: Doctors write to WHO

    The Rio Olympic Games should be postponed or moved "in the name of public health" over the Zika outbreak in Brazil, more than 100 prominent doctors and professors said in an open letter to the World Health Organisation (WHO)

  • Hockey India inducts PSPB as associate member

    Hockey India today inducted Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) as an associate member, making it the 36th inclusion in this category

  • Prasar Bharati entitled to advt free live feed of matches: SC

    In a jolt to Star Sports India Private Ltd, the Supreme Court today rejected its appeal challenging the Delhi High Court verdict asking it to share clean live feed without any commercial with public broadcaster Prasar Bharati or share revenue if signals have advertisements

  • Joshna Chinappa pips defending champ Annie to reach Hong Kong final

    Joshna Chinappa pips defending champ Annie to reach Hong Kong final

    India's leading squash player Joshna Chinappa carved out a close win against defending champion Annie Au to enter the final of the PSA HKFC International here today

  • Narsingh Yadav better bet for Rio Olympics than Sushil Kumar, WFI tells HC

    Narsingh Yadav better bet for Rio Olympics than Sushil Kumar, WFI tells HC

    Wrestler Narsingh Pancham Yadav is a better bet than Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar in the 74 kg freestyle category at the Rio 2016, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) yesterday told the Delhi High Court

  • Sonia Lather settles for silver after losing in Boxing Worlds final

    Indian boxer Sonia Lather (57kg) settled for a silver medal at the AIBA Women's World Championships after going down to top seed Alessia Mesiano of Italy in a hard-fought summit clash here today

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