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Gebremeskel breaks men`s event record to win Boston 5K

Gebremeskel breaks men`s event record to win Boston 5K

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 15:02

Ethiopia`s Dejen Gebremeskel set a new men`s event record of 13 minutes 26 minutes to win the title of the 2014 B.A.A. (Boston Athletic Association) 5K.

Hawks swoop for win over top-seeded Pacers

Hawks swoop for win over top-seeded Pacers

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 15:01

The Atlanta Hawks surprised the top-seeded Indiana Pacers 101-93 on Saturday in the opening game of their NBA Eastern Conference first-round playoff series.

Huddle wins women`s 5K title in Boston

Huddle wins women`s 5K title in Boston

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 14:26

Molly Huddle won the Boston women`s 5K title after a record-tying time of 15 minutes and 12 seconds.

SA journo accuses `faux` Pistorius of taking acting lessons before standing trial

SA journo accuses `faux` Pistorius of taking acting lessons before standing trial

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 14:10

A top South African journalist has accused Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius of taking acting lessons before standing trial for the murder of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in an open letter.

Hopkins becomes oldest to unify world titles

Hopkins becomes oldest to unify world titles

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 13:38

Bernard Hopkins, the oldest world champion in boxing history at age 49, became the eldest fighter to unify world titles Saturday when he defeated Beibut Shumenov in a light-heavyweight showdown.

Durant leads Thunder to win over Grizzlies

Durant leads Thunder to win over Grizzlies

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 13:22

Kevin Durant scored 33 points on Saturday to lead Oklahoma City to a 100-86 triumph over Memphis in game one of their NBA Western Conference playoff series.

Unbeatens Porter, Quillin defend world titles

Unbeatens Porter, Quillin defend world titles

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 09:55

Undefeated Shawn Porter stopped former world champion Paulie Malignaggi in the fourth round Saturday to retain his International Boxing Federation welterweight crown.

Abhijeet Gupta loses to Ziaur Rahman

Abhijeet Gupta loses to Ziaur Rahman

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 18:52

Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Ziaur Rahman of Bangladesh in the second round of 13th Asian Continental Chess championship here at Sharjah Chess Club.

TTFI engages Korean coaches to train youngsters

TTFI engages Korean coaches to train youngsters

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 12:50

The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) has hired two foreign coaches - An Jong Son and Kim Song Han from North Korea - to help its state units conduct training sessions for junior paddlers during summer vacation.

Troussier wants to end career with Japan at home Olympics

Troussier wants to end career with Japan at home Olympics

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 11:52

Former Japan coach Philippe Troussier wants to end his career in the dugout by coaching the home country`s team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, he told AFP.

No sand, no beach: Snow volleyball takes Alps by storm

No sand, no beach: Snow volleyball takes Alps by storm

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 11:39

Beach shorts over thermal underwear, wool hats instead of bikinis and not a grain of sand in sight: a new sport has emerged in the Alps and it`s called snow volleyball.

Memphis guard Calathes hit with 20-game doping ban

Memphis guard Calathes hit with 20-game doping ban

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 11:18

Nick Calathes, a Greek rookie backup guard for the Memphis Grizzlies, was suspended 20 games without pay Friday by the NBA for a doping violation, the league announced.

Bidding begins for Rio 2016 Olympic Games projects

Bidding begins for Rio 2016 Olympic Games projects

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 10:17

Brazil`s southeast city of Rio de Janeiro has opened bidding for two infrastructure projects in the lead-up to the 2016 Olympic Games, authorities said.

Tie-breakers set order, lottery odds in NBA Draft

Tie-breakers set order, lottery odds in NBA Draft

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 08:57

Defending champion Miami lost a couple of places in the NBA Draft selection order while Utah gained slightly better odds at the top pick after tie-breaker drawings were made Friday.

Gilbert aiming for hat-trick at Amstel Gold

Gilbert aiming for hat-trick at Amstel Gold

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 08:24

Former world champion Philippe Gilbert will set off in Sunday`s Amstel Gold Race as one of the hot favourites for victory.

Arvind Bhat out of New Zealand Open

Arvind Bhat out of New Zealand Open

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 08:06

The Indian challenge in New Zealand Open badminton in Auckland ended Friday with fifth seed Arvind Bhat losing in straight games to top seed Jen Hao Hsu of Chinese Taipei in the semi-finals of the $50,000 Grand Prix event.

Kobe Bryant`s documentary `Muse` begins production

Kobe Bryant`s documentary `Muse` begins production

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 08:00

A feature-length documentary on Kobe Bryant titled ` Muse` has started production in Los Angeles.