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Phelps tops 100m butterfly qualifying in return

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 08:56

Olympic superstar Michael Phelps cruised out of retirement on Thursday, clocking the top qualifying time in the 100m butterfly at the Mesa Grand Prix, his first race in 20 months.

Ian Thorpe management deny rehab claims for the former Olympic champion

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 15:43

Australian swimming great Ian Thorpe`s handlers on Friday denied he was in rehab for depression and alcohol abuse and said he instead entered hospital for shoulder surgery.

Balbir turns 90, laments state of Indian hockey

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 11:21

The last of the hockey icons, Balbir Singh Sr turned 90 on Tuesday, looking back with satisfaction at his long and rewarding tryst with hockey, which he calls his "first love", but sad at the state of the game in India.

Pistorius `unwelcome` at London Olympic Anniversary Games

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 12:58

Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius, who is accused of shooting and killing his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, will not be welcome at the Anniversary Games.

Will make Delhi a safer place, assures Sheila Dikshit on Republic Day

Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013, 17:21

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit promised that no stone will be left unturned to ensure safety of women in capital and said girls need not be scared after incidents like one on December 16.

Bolt named World Athlete of the Year

Last Updated: Sunday, November 25, 2012, 00:43

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt on Saturday won the IAAF World Athlete of the Year award for the fourth time over United States hurdler Aries Merritt and Kenyan runner David Rudisha.

My success is due to hardwork and discipline: Saina

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 07, 2012, 22:23

Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal today said that it is sheer hardwork and discipline that has helped her to reach where she is today.

UK Olympians appeal for help with stolen medals

Last Updated: Friday, October 26, 2012, 08:47

Two British Olympians appealed for help in recovering a pair of bronze medals that were snatched from a London nightclub, while police reported an arrest in the case.

Shooter Vijay Kumar adjudged `Services Best Sportsman`

Last Updated: Friday, October 19, 2012, 13:53

London Olympics silver medallist shooter Vijay Kumar was on Friday honoured with the `Services Best Sportsman` award for 2012 at the Army Headquarters here.

India raises the bar, targets 25 medals in 2020 Olympics

Last Updated: Saturday, September 15, 2012, 19:47

After the country`s best-ever haul of six medals at the just-concluded London Olympics, the Government has set the goal much higher and the target for the 2020 Games is 25 medals.

Coach key to my success, says Bolt

Last Updated: Thursday, September 13, 2012, 17:12

Sprint legend Usain Bolt has hailed coach Glen Mills as the key to his recent success at the London Olympics.

How women athletes made history at London Olympics

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 15, 2012, 18:02

London Games will be fondly remembered for the kind of success achieved by women participants.