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Paris turns into Olympic park as part of push to host 2024 Games

Paris turns into Olympic park as part of push to host 2024 Games

Paris last hosted the Olympics in 1924, while Los Angeles has held it twice - most recently in 1984. 

PM Narendra Modi heaps praise of PT Usha, hails India's sports potential PM Narendra Modi heaps praise of PT Usha, hails India's sports potential

Modi also asked the sports community to decide on a set of goals when India celebrates 75 years of freedom in 2022.

Indonesia Open: HS Prannoy stuns Lee Chong Wei, Kidambi Srikanth shocks Jan O Jorgensen to enter quarters Indonesia Open: HS Prannoy stuns Lee Chong Wei, Kidambi Srikanth shocks Jan O Jorgensen to enter quarters

The World No. 25 Indian, who went into the match with a 0-2 head-to-head record, saw off three-time Olympic silver medallist Lee 21-10 21-18 in a 40-minute men's singles contest at the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC).

Boxer Floyd Mayweather to take on MMA star Conor McGregor in Las Vegas superfight Boxer Floyd Mayweather to take on MMA star Conor McGregor in Las Vegas superfight

The 40-year-old Mayweather announced the fight on his Instagram account with a graphic saying "IT`S OFFICIAL!!!" showing pictures of both fighters and listing Las Vegas as the location. McGregor sent out a tweet stating "THE FIGHT IS ON." He also included photos of the pair.

Hockey World League: Rupinder Pal Singh, SK Uthappa ruled out, but India confident ahead of HWL Semi Final Hockey World League: Rupinder Pal Singh, SK Uthappa ruled out, but India confident ahead of HWL Semi Final

India are placed in an easier Pool B, with the Netherlands only team ranked higher. Other teams in the pool are Pakistan and Canada. The other pool comprises Olympic 2016 champions Argentina, England, South Korea, Malaysia and China.

Indonesia Open: Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy enter second round of Super Series Premier event Indonesia Open: Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy enter second round of Super Series Premier event

The world No. 29 Prannoy saw off 20th ranked Anthony Sinisuka Ginting 21-13 21-18 in a 43-minute battle. He will next face top seeded Malaysian Lee Chong Wei.

WATCH: Brock Lesnar returns to Raw; brawls with Samoa Joe pulling all wrestlers, security officials out WATCH: Brock Lesnar returns to Raw; brawls with Samoa Joe pulling all wrestlers, security officials out

Brock Lesnar marked his return to WWE Raw on the night after WrestleMania 33 and following a lengthy diatribe by his manager Paul Heyman, the No. 1 contender for WWE Universal title Samoa Joe arrived to confront Lesnar in the ring. 

Golden State Warriors ride Kevin Durant to beat Cleveland Cavaliers and clinch NBA title Golden State Warriors ride Kevin Durant to beat Cleveland Cavaliers and clinch NBA title

Durant, who lost in his only previous Finals appearance in 2012, led the way for the Warriors with 39 points and was relieved after feeling pressure to deliver prior to the game.

Para-athlete forced to sleep on floor after being allotted upper berth in train, Suresh Prabhu orders inquiry Para-athlete forced to sleep on floor after being allotted upper berth in train, Suresh Prabhu orders inquiry

Suvarna had represented India in the Asian Para Games in South Korea in 2014 and has won two medals at the Thailand Para Table Tennis Open 2013.

Canadian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton cruises to sixth victory ahead of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas Canadian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton cruises to sixth victory ahead of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas

It was the three-time champion`s sixth victory at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve -- where he claimed his maiden triumph in 2007 -- as well as his third this season and the 56th win of his career.

Usain Bolt will retire as 'Muhammad Ali of track and field', feels World athletics chief Sebastian Coe Usain Bolt will retire as 'Muhammad Ali of track and field', feels World athletics chief Sebastian Coe

Coe was at Kingston`s National Stadium on Saturday to watch Bolt run his last race on Jamaican soil before he retires at the World Championships in London.

Indonesia Open: In-form B Sai Praneeth leads Indian challenge in Super Series Premier event Indonesia Open: In-form B Sai Praneeth leads Indian challenge in Super Series Premier event

The 24-year-old Indian clinched the Singapore Super Series in April before lifting the Thailand Grand Prix Gold crown last week. He will now hope for another good week when he opens his campaign against second seeded Korean Son Wan Ho.

FIH's Hockey Pro League to kick off in January 2019

The teams that did not make the final selection for the men's League were Ireland, Malaysia and Spain, whilst those not chosen for the women's League were Belgium, Ireland, Italy, Japan and Spain women.

Sneakers worn by Michael Jordan during 1984 Olympics fetch a record $190,000 Sneakers worn by Michael Jordan during 1984 Olympics fetch a record $190,000

A pair of sports shoes worn by Michael Jordan during the basketball finals at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics sold Sunday for $190,372 in an online auction, the auction house announced.

Nervous Usain Bolt wins final 100 metres race on home soil Nervous Usain Bolt wins final 100 metres race on home soil

The multiple Olympic and world gold medallist, who will retire after August`s world championships in London, confessed to being a nervous wreck before running his last race on Jamaican soil.

Day 4 of IISF World Cup to see Gagan Narang shooting for last time Day 4 of IISF World Cup to see Gagan Narang shooting for last time

Both Gagan and compatriot Sanjeev Rajput sailed through their elimination rounds on day three and will shoot in the qualification round on Sunday.