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"Blade Runner" Pistorius faces trial in court today

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 12:47

Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius will stand in a Pretoria dock on Monday to face a charge of murdering his girlfriend, opening the decisive chapter in the story of the rise and fall of one of the world`s most recognisable athletes.

Farah says being written off by legend Haile Gebrselassie drove him to London 2012 success

Last Updated: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 11:36

As Britain`s double 2012 Olympic champion Mo Farah turns his attention to the 10,000m gold at the World Championships on Saturday, the 30-year-old has revealed that being written off by legend Haile Gebrselassie inspired him at London 2012.

Olympic champion Zanetti threatens nationality switch

Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 18:34

Brazil`s Olympic gymnastics champion Arthur Zanetti has threatened to switch nationalities in a bid to successfully defend his London 2012 gold medal at the Rio 2016 Games.

Mayor of London delivers cauldron petals to Indian Olympians

Last Updated: Monday, November 26, 2012, 17:05

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson personally delivered a memento of London`s thrilling Olympic and Paralympic Games to India`s six medal winning athletes here on Monday.

Paralympics: Chinese fencers shine, Australian swimmer wins sixth gold

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 05, 2012, 13:14

China`s gold tally reached 53 at the Paralympics thanks to wheelchair fencing, while Australian para-swimmer Jacqueline Freney took her sixth gold medal.

Oscar Pistorius stunned at Paralympics

Last Updated: Monday, September 03, 2012, 09:58

Brazilian sprinter Alan Oliveira stunned Oscar Pistorius to claim the 200m title at the 2012 Paralympics on Sunday.

Coldplay’s ‘Viva La Vida’ to mark end of London 2012 Paralympics

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 28, 2012, 12:02

British rock band Coldplay’s famous track ‘Viva La Vida’ will be played across the U.K. next month to mark the end of the London 2012 Paralympics.

Russian basketball player`s Olympic medal stolen

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 28, 2012, 08:42

A bronze medal was stolen from a Russian basketball player who recently led the national team to third place in the Olympics.

We need to build on London feat to double medal tally at Rio: Narang

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 22:55

Olympic Games bronze medallist shooter Gagan Narang feels India should build on their best-ever performance at London and target to double the medal tally at Rio de Janerio.

Haryana police to honour London Olympians from state

Last Updated: Monday, August 20, 2012, 23:28

Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda will honour Olympics bronze medal winner Yogeshwar Dutt and all other athletes who participated in London Games in an awards function to be organised by Haryana Police on August 23.

Jessica Ennis celebrating medal with sex and junk food

Last Updated: Saturday, August 18, 2012, 21:33

Jessica Ennis says she is celebrating her Olympics success with all the things she had missed while training for the Games - sex, wine and junk food.

Vijay, Yogeshwar to get Khel Ratna; Arjuna award for 25

Last Updated: Saturday, August 18, 2012, 20:36

Olympic heroes, shooter Vijay Kumar and wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt were today jointly recommended for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, the country`s highest sporting honour.