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.

Chad le Clos confident of beating Michael Phelps again in Rio Olympics
Chad le Clos confident of beating Michael Phelps again in Rio Olympics

Chad le Clos, one of the few men to have beaten Michael Phelps at the Olympics, has thrown down the challenge to his old rival, urging him to get back into training so they can have a rematch at Rio in 2016.

Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu in 2nd round of Denmark Open
Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu in 2nd round of Denmark Open

Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu reached the second round of the women's singles event of the Denmark Open Super Series Premier here Wednesday.

Kohei Uchimura targets record-extending all-around title
Kohei Uchimura targets record-extending all-around title

At this week`s world championships, Japan`s Kohei Uchimura will be aiming to break his own formidable record of four consecutive all-around titles by adding a fifth straight crown to his glittering collection. 

Olympic fencing champion China's flag bearer at Asiad
Olympic fencing champion China's flag bearer at Asiad

Chinese fencer Lei Sheng, who won the men's foil gold at the 2012 London Olympics, will carry the country's national flag at the 17th Asian Games opening ceremony here Friday.

Mary Kom disappointed her biopic won't be shown in Manipur
Mary Kom disappointed her biopic won't be shown in Manipur

Olympic medal winning boxer Mary Kom on Wednesday said she was disappointed that her biopic, starring Priyanka Chopra is unlikely to be shown at the theatres in Manipur due to a militant-enforced 'ban' on Hindi films there, despite taking up the issue with the state government.

Return to best will take time: Michael Phelps

American swimming superstar Michael Phelps said Saturday it would take time to return to his best ahead of next week`s Pan Pacific Championships in Australia.