Determined to win gold at Rio Olympics: Mary Kom
Determined to win gold at Rio Olympics: Mary Kom

Five-time World boxing champion M.C. Mary Kom claims she is physically and mentally determined to win gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics, fulfilling the expectations of her country.

Olympic champion Steve Guerdat has ban lifted
Olympic champion Steve Guerdat has ban lifted

Swiss rider Steve Guerdat, the individual show jumping gold medallist at the 2012 London Olympics, is free to compete again after the international equestrian federation (FEI) announced on Monday they would lift a provisional ban.

Olympic failure taught Katinka Hosszu to seek gold in business
Olympic failure taught Katinka Hosszu to seek gold in business

Before she became 2014 World Swimmer of the Year and the first to pass the $1 million mark in prize money, Hungarian Katinka Hosszu nearly hung up her goggles, frustrated that she failed to win a medal at the 2012 London Olympics.

Gurbaj Singh faces disciplinary action for misbehaviour
Gurbaj Singh faces disciplinary action for misbehaviour

Senior India player Gurbaj Singh is in serious trouble as the Special Committee of Hockey India (HI) has recommended disciplinary action against him for "misbehaviour and creating disharmony within the team".

France finally reap Olympic reward for Tyson Gay doping
France finally reap Olympic reward for Tyson Gay doping

France were on Saturday belatedly awarded bronze medals for the men`s 4x100m relay at the 2012 Olympics after the United States were disqualified due to Tyson Gay`s doping ban.

Costly slip rules Kosuke Hagino out of world championships
Costly slip rules Kosuke Hagino out of world championships

Japan`s Olympic bronze medallist Kosuke Hagino has been ruled out of the world swimming championships in Russia after slipping on his way to training and fracturing his elbow, Kyodo News reported on Friday.

Alberto Salazar writes open letter, says he believes in 'clean sport and hard work'
Alberto Salazar writes open letter, says he believes in 'clean sport and hard work'

After Mo Farah defended himself in a public statement last Friday, athletics coach Alberto Salazar on Thursday released a lengthy letter saying he believes in "clean sport and hard work and so do my athletes."

Sprinter Kirani James focused on regaining world 400m title
Sprinter Kirani James focused on regaining world 400m title

Grenadian sprinter Kirani James, gold medal winner in the 400 metres at the 2012 London Olympics, is on target to regain his world title in the August 22-30 World Championships in Beijing, his coach has said.

Kirani James focused on regaining world 400m title
Kirani James focused on regaining world 400m title

Grenadian sprinter Kirani James, winner of the gold medal in the 400 metres at the 2012 Olympics, is working hard to regain his world title in the August 22-30 World Championships in Beijing.

Krishna Poonia to get her 2012 Olympics' sixth-place finish certificate
Krishna Poonia to get her 2012 Olympics' sixth-place finish certificate

Krishna Poonia will get her sixth-place finish diploma at the 2012 London Olympics women's discus throw final soon as the International Olympic Committee has written to the IOA in this regard.

Women's World Cup: Focus on field with Canada, China set for opener
Women's World Cup: Focus on field with Canada, China set for opener

Nearly all the tickets have been sold and all the boxes ticked as Canada wrapped up their final training session on Friday, declaring the team ready to take on China in the opening match of the Women`s World Cup.

David Rudisha out of Birmingham Diamond meet
David Rudisha out of Birmingham Diamond meet

Kenya`s Olympic 800m champion and world record holder David Rudisha has pulled out of Sunday`s Diamond League meet in Birmingham due to fresh injury fears.

New injury concern for David Rudisha ahead of worlds
New injury concern for David Rudisha ahead of worlds

Kenya`s Olympic 800m champion and world record holder David Rudisha has been hit by another injury scare ahead of this summer`s world athletics championships after he pulled a muscle in Ostrava.

Paul Radcliffe ready to bow out
Paul Radcliffe ready to bow out

Paul Radcliffe said a conversation with her eight-year-old daughter convinced her she was doing the right thing in bowing out of the London Marathon.

No move to bar Mary Kom from trials for missing national camp: Boxing India
No move to bar Mary Kom from trials for missing national camp: Boxing India

 Rubbishing reports that Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom could be barred from the trials for the Olympic qualifiers, Boxing India on Thursday said the veteran is not under any compulsion to attend the national camp and has been granted permission to train individually.

Nike sign Justin Gatlin but won't add Tyson Gay
Nike sign Justin Gatlin but won't add Tyson Gay

Nike have no plans to add Tyson Gay to their stable of athletes, the company said on Wednesday, after it agreed to a new sponsorship deal with another disgraced American sprinter, Justin Gatlin.

USA Swimming may let Michael Phelps race at world championships
USA Swimming may let Michael Phelps race at world championships

Michael Phelps may be handed a chance to compete at this year`s world championships in Russia once he completes his suspension for a drink driving conviction, a United States Swimming official said on Tuesday.

Olympic champ Stephen Kiprotich wary of fame game
Olympic champ Stephen Kiprotich wary of fame game

Reigning Olympic champion Stephen Kiprotich believes the marathon world record could soon dip under an eye-popping two hours and two minutes -- but insisted he was not the man to do it.

Biopic on me should promote badminton: Saina Nehwal
Biopic on me should promote badminton: Saina Nehwal

Ace shuttler and Olympic Bronze medallist Saina Nehwal on Tuesday said that she won't mind a biopic made on her life and wants it to highlight the sport of badminton rather than focus on her.

FBI used US soccer chief to spy on FIFA: Report
FBI used US soccer chief to spy on FIFA: Report

Chuck Blazer, once the most powerful man in US football, was an FBI informant used to spy on FIFA, the New York Daily News reported.