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'Please cast your vote' appeals Sachin Tendulkar

'Please cast your vote' appeals Sachin Tendulkar

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 00:34

Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar has appealed to all Indians to exercise their franchise in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls.

India hockey eves beat Ireland 2-1, pocket series

India hockey eves beat Ireland 2-1, pocket series

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 14:45

The Indian women`s hockey team continued their impressive show and defeated Ireland 2-1 in a keenly-contested second Test to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series in Dublin.

Wrestlers leave for Astana sans Sushil, Yogeshwar

Wrestlers leave for Astana sans Sushil, Yogeshwar

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 14:14

Olympic heroes Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar have decided to give it a miss for the second year running even as an upbeat Indian wrestling contingent gets set to leave for the Senior Asian Championship to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan from April 22 to 27.

Unbeaten Porter defends title against Malignaggi

Unbeaten Porter defends title against Malignaggi

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 11:14

Undefeated Shawn Porter puts his International Boxing Federation world welterweight title on the line against former world champion Paulie Malignaggi in an all-American showdown Saturday.

Hopkins, 49, seeks win for the ageless

Hopkins, 49, seeks win for the ageless

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 11:06

Nine months shy of his 50th birthday, Bernard Hopkins will try to become the oldest boxer to unify world titles when he faces Kazakhstan`s Beibut Shumenov on Saturday.

Shuttler Bhat advances to New Zealand GP semis

Shuttler Bhat advances to New Zealand GP semis

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 10:39

Recently crowned German Open Grand Prix Gold winner Arvind Bhat came out with another fantastic performance to enter the men`s singles semifinal of the $50,000 New Zealand Badminton Open Grand Prix here Thursday.

Shuttler Srikanth rises to World No.16

Shuttler Srikanth rises to World No.16

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 10:36

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth made a remarkable leap of nine places in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) men`s singles rankings released Thursday.

Sports can empower women: Jagmati Sangwan

Sports can empower women: Jagmati Sangwan

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 10:30

Social pressures shouldn’t restrict any woman to pursue a career in sports, said a former international volleyball player who believes sports has the power to empower women.

`Pit bull` Pistorius prosecutor shines in court

`Pit bull` Pistorius prosecutor shines in court

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 10:09

Through his fiery cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius and mauling of expert witnesses, state prosecutor Gerrie Nel has become a global cult hero and a rare poster boy for South Africa`s beleaguered public sector.

Krakow`s Olympic bid committee appoints new head

Krakow`s Olympic bid committee appoints new head

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 08:21

Krakow`s 2022 Winter Olympics bid committee Thursday appointed Warsaw`s deputy mayor as the new head after Jagna Marczulajtis-Walczak resigned amid a scandal last week.

Rio Games ramp up infrastructure investment to outstrip London

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 04:55

Brazil will spend USD 10.8 billion on infrastructure projects for the 2016 Rio Olympics in an effort to ensure South America`s first Games are delivered on time, organisers have announced.

Solanki makes it all-win day for India at World Youth Boxing

Solanki makes it all-win day for India at World Youth Boxing

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 00:07

Asian silver-medallist Gaurav Solanki (52kg) turned it around remarkably to beat Belarus` Dzmitry Asanau and cap off an all-win day for India at the World Youth Boxing Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria today.

Boxing ad-hoc committee fixes trial dates for CWG

Boxing ad-hoc committee fixes trial dates for CWG

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 19:26

The ad-hoc committee set up by the IOA to run some affairs of Indian boxing today decided to hold selection trials for the Commonwealth Games next month after a meeting here.

Forensic expert faulted at Pistorius trial

Forensic expert faulted at Pistorius trial

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 17:13

The prosecutor at the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, a double-amputee Olympian, cross-examined one of the defense`s forensic experts today after the judge overseeing the case warned spectators watching the televised proceedings in an adjacent room for their "unruly" behaviour.

Prosecutor accuses Pistorius-hired forensic `expert` of being unqualified to testify

Prosecutor accuses Pistorius-hired forensic `expert` of being unqualified to testify

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 14:16

The prosecution at Paralympics runner Oscar Pistorius` trial has reportedly accused the forensic expert hired by the South African athlete of being unqualified to testify and rubbished his account of the circumstances in which Reeva Steenkamp died.

Olympian Shahnaz Shaikh to coach Pak hockey team

Olympian Shahnaz Shaikh to coach Pak hockey team

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 13:51

In a bid to pull Pakistan out of their recent slump, the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has appointed Olympian Shahnaz Shaikh as the senior teams` coach.

Pistorius` murder trial postponed until May 5

Pistorius` murder trial postponed until May 5

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 11:55

The judge in Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius` murder trial has announced that the proceeds of the case will be postponed following Thursday`s hearings until May 5, two days ahead of South Africa`s national elections.