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India stun continental giants China in Asian basketball

India stun continental giants China in Asian basketball

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 14:37

India, ranked 11th in the continent and 61st in the world, stunned favourites China 65-58 in a Group A game of the 5th FIBA Asia Cup basketball championship for a historic first-ever triumph over the world`s 12th-ranked nation at Wuhan.

Phelps beaten by Agnel in slow 100m freestyle

Phelps beaten by Agnel in slow 100m freestyle

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 13:35

Michael Phelps was edged by Frenchman Yannick Agnel in the 100 metres freestyle final in Athens, Georgia, on Sunday.

Commonwealth Games 2014: Confident Jwala says shuttlers will win atleast three medals in Glasgow

Commonwealth Games 2014: Confident Jwala says shuttlers will win atleast three medals in Glasgow

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 11:12

India’s ace doubles badminton player Jwala Gutta on Sunday expressed confidence in country’s shuttlers ahead of the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, and claimed that the country may expect at least three medals from badminton.

Commonwealth Games 2014: India men`s hockey team departs for Glasgow

Commonwealth Games 2014: India men`s hockey team departs for Glasgow

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 14:01

The Indian men`s hockey team led by midfielder Sardar Singh left for Glasgow on Sunday morning for the upcoming Commonwealth Games to be held from July 23 to August 3.

Phelps wins 100m backstroke as comeback continues

Phelps wins 100m backstroke as comeback continues

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 11:17

Michael Phelps notched another impressive performance in his comeback when he won the 100 metres backstroke and beat American rival Ryan Lochte for the second successive night in Athens, Georgia, on Saturday.

No serious damage to Blake, says manager

No serious damage to Blake, says manager

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 10:47

Yohan Blake`s manager, Cubie Seegobin, says the Jamaican star sprinter has suffered no damage, after pulling up and tumbling to the track during the 100 metres at the Glasgow Grand Prix here Friday.

Kadri gives France first win, Contador stings Nibali

Kadri gives France first win, Contador stings Nibali

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 05:03

Blel Kadri earned France its first Tour de France win this year on stage eight, a 161-km trek from Tomblaine, as race leader Vincenzo Nibali showed a first glimpse of weakness on Saturday.

President Obama is `huge fan` of LeBron James

President Obama is `huge fan` of LeBron James

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 16:23

White House press secretary Josh Earnest revealed President Barack Obama to be huge fan of LeBron James.

Kazakhstan to send over 400 athletes for Asian Games

Kazakhstan to send over 400 athletes for Asian Games

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 11:13

For the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Kazakhstan will send more than 400 athletes, said the deputy chairman of the State Agency for Physical Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan.

Scotland all set to welcome Commonwealth Games athletes

Scotland all set to welcome Commonwealth Games athletes

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 11:11

Preparations at the 20th Commonwealth Games` village in Dalmarnock in south east of Glasgow are 98 percent ready to welcome 6,500 athletes and officials in a few days, said the organisers Friday.

Kenya to punish Commonwealth drug cheats

Kenya to punish Commonwealth drug cheats

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 10:36

Kenyan government Friday warned of stern action against any competitor from the country`s Commonwealth Games squad who will test positive for banned substances in Glasgow.

Hand, wrist fractures end Froome`s Tour challenge

Hand, wrist fractures end Froome`s Tour challenge

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 10:23

Fractures to his left wrist and right hand forced 2013 champion Chris Froome out of the Tour de France race earlier this week, the Team Sky Rider said on Friday.

Phelps comeback marches on with butterfly win

Phelps comeback marches on with butterfly win

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 06:28

The comeback of Michael Phelps continued in impressive fashion on Friday as the most decorated Olympian of all time beat rival Ryan Lochte in the 100 metres butterfly and notched up the second fastest time of the year in Athens, Georgia.

Rio Olympics in the spotlight as World Cup curtain drops

Rio Olympics in the spotlight as World Cup curtain drops

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 04:33

The Rio de Janeiro 2016 summer Olympics move firmly into the spotlight this week with the International Olympic Committee in town to monitor progress and the soccer World Cup wrapping up.

Blake`s injury woes continue as he pulls up in Glasgow

Blake`s injury woes continue as he pulls up in Glasgow

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 04:29

Yohan Blake`s injury troubles hit a new low as he pulled up during the 100 metres at Friday`s Diamond League meeting in Glasgow.

Former World Cup winner Balshaw retires

Former World Cup winner Balshaw retires

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 01:51

Former World Cup winner Iain Balshaw announced his retirement on Friday.

Froome confirms double fracture

Froome confirms double fracture

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 00:09

Reigning Tour de France champion Chris Froome confirmed Friday he has fractures to his hand and wrist.