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Sri Lanka, Goa post wins in beach volleyball at Lusofonia

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 20:25

Sri Lanka continued their winning streak in men`s beach volleyball at the Lusofonia Games as they defeated Angola in straight sets here Friday, while Indian team too emerged victorious.

China to help Uganda develop sports sector

Last Updated: Sunday, January 05, 2014, 17:01

China is in talks with Uganda to help the East African country develop its sports sector, China`s envoy said here.

Akshay Kumar bats for martial arts in school curriculum

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 22:49

Urging to make learning of martial arts compulsory at schools, popular Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar today regretted that this form of self defence came last in priority in the country.

Ajax stun Barcelona to keep Champions League hope alive

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 09:12

Despite of playing with 10 men for most of the second half, Ajax beat FC Barcelona 2-1 Tuesday to maintain a chance of continuation in the Champions League.

Pune to host Asian Athletics Championships

Last Updated: Thursday, May 30, 2013, 21:09

The 20th Asian Athletics Championships will be held in Pune from July 3-7, the Athletics Athletics Federation of India (AFI) said opn Thursday.

Women`s, Men`s World number Ones in Squash Olympic delegation

Last Updated: Monday, May 27, 2013, 16:13

A Squash delegation that includes women`s world number one Nicol David and men`s world number one Ramy Ashour, on Monday, arrived here ahead of a crucial presentation to the IOC Executive Board, where the sport will make its case to join the 2020 Olympic Games.

States have agreed to model sports law: Jitendra

Last Updated: Saturday, May 25, 2013, 17:29

Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday said all the states have agreed to a model law suggested by the centre to tackle the menace of betting and match-fixing that has rocked Indian cricket.

Now an Indian owner for NBA franchise

Last Updated: Friday, May 17, 2013, 23:40

A group based in Sacramento, California and headed by an Indian called Vivek Ranadive, has agreed to an offer to buy NBA side Sacramento Kings.

Roadmap for India’s return to Olympics has been finalised, says Sports Minister

Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 09:15

Sports Minister Jitender Singh said on Thursday that the meeting with the International Olympic Committee was a success.

IOA may soon have temporary post of Hony Chairman

Last Updated: Monday, May 13, 2013, 23:46

The Indian Olympic Association soon may have a temporary post of Honourary Chairman who would be appointed by the IOA President and whose role would be only advisory in nature.

Abhinav Bindra`s name recommended for Bharat Ratna

Last Updated: Monday, May 13, 2013, 18:18

The only Indian to win an individual gold medal in Olympics, shooter Abhinav Bindra, has been recommended for the Bharat Ratna -- the country`s highest civilian honour -- by the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI).

IOA delegates gear up for crucial IOC joint meeting

Last Updated: Monday, May 13, 2013, 17:32

Top IOA delegates were busy giving finishing touches to their action plan as they geared up for the crucial meeting with the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne to draw a roadmap for India`s return to the Olympic fold.