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Indian boxers land in Kiev for World Junior C`ships

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 17:03

The Indian junior boxing team has reached Kiev, Ukraine for the AIBA World Championships after a 20-day training stint in Cyprus with Ankush Dahiya (46kg) and Puskar Singh (54kg) set to open the country`s campaign in the mega-event.

IBF forms disciplinary committee to hear charges of fixing

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 16:41

The Indian Boxing Federation today (IBF) formed a three-member disciplinary committee to look into the allegations of manipulation in the World Championship trials, levelled by three boxers who were not picked for the event.

Wrestler Geeta aims to improve her World C`ship medal

Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2013, 15:40

Aiming to improve on the bronze medal she won in the previous World Championships, Olympian woman wrestler Geeta Phogat said she is slightly wary of the new rules and regulations that await her at the marquee event scheduled from September 16 to 22 in Budapest, Hungary.

Vijender Singh, Nanao Singh in Indian team for World Championships

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 22:44

Vijender Singh (75kg) made a return to the Indian boxing team along with Thokchom Nanao Singh (49kg) as the selectors picked the team for the World Championships after a two-day trial here on Wednesday.

Hong Kong's Hu Yun equates IBL with World Championships

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 18:40

Banga Beats shuttler Hu Yun has equated the inaugural Indian Badminton League (IBL) with the prestigious World Championships in terms of the competition level.

Is India in doubt for boxing World Championship?

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 15:21

The administrative wrangling in the suspended Indian Boxing Federation could end up costing the country`s boxers a chance to compete in this year`s World Championships.

Usain Bolt rates Moscow World championships at 7 in 10

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 16:49

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt rated the just-concluded Athletics World Championships at seven on a ten-point scale, citing unfamiliar blocks and unexciting food as the negatives.

T&T athletics team at worlds wasn`t approved

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 16:32

The Trinidad and Tobago team at the 14th IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Moscow wasn’t approved by the General Council of the National Association of Athletics Administration (NAAA).

World Athletics Championships: Usain Bolt equals Carl Lewis golds record with 4x100m win

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 09:37

Usain Bolt anchored the Jamaican 4x100-metre relay team to victory at the World Championships in Moscow on Sunday, equalling the record for number of world gold medals won. It was the athlete’s third gold of the tournament.

Isinbayeva says `misunderstood`, opposes gay discrimination

Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 15:17

Russian pole vault legend Yelena Isinbayeva on Saturday attempted to play down the furore provoked by her anti-gay remarks, saying she was "misunderstood" and was opposed to any discrimination against homosexuals.

BWF air-con ruling leaves Malaysia hot and bothered

Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 12:12

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) have failed to cool a heated row between Chinese and Malaysian governing bodies over air conditioning during the men`s singles final at the world championships on Sunday.

Controversial Isinbayeva back in the spotlight

Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 08:35

Yelena Isinbayeva was not competing on Thursday but Russia`s newly-crowned pole vault queen remained firmly in the world championships limelight as she ignited fresh debate over her country`s anti-gay propaganda law.