close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds
No realistic hope of Olympic medal in hockey: Viren Rasquinha

No realistic hope of Olympic medal in hockey: Viren Rasquinha

While praising the Indian men hockey team's progress under the guidance of coach Roelant Oltmans, former international Viren Rasquinha did not hold out a realistic chance for the country to climb the medals podium at the upcoming Rio Olympics.

Russian hammer thrower suspended for life over doping abuse

Russian hammer thrower suspended for life over doping abuse

Hammer-thrower Ikonnikov finished fifth at the 2012 Olympics in London. However, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) later requested to collect a doping sample from the Russian athlete

Habiba Ghribi receives Olympic, world gold medals

The presentation to Ghribi took place in Rades, near Tunis, during the under-23 Mediterranean Games.

23 new doping failures from 2012 London Olympic Games: IOC

23 new doping failures from 2012 London Olympic Games: IOC

The IOC has informed the athletes whose sample have failed on reanalysis, but will not name them until a final confirmation test is carried out.

Russian race walkers Kaniskina, Kirdyapkin stripped of 2012 Olympic medals

Russian race walkers Kaniskina, Kirdyapkin stripped of 2012 Olympic medals

The IAAF appealed on six cases where they said RUSADA had been "selective" in annulling previous results.

I was a good friend of complainant in the past, her allegations are false: Sardar Singh

I was a good friend of complainant in the past, her allegations are false: Sardar Singh

Sardar said that even though he was good friends with Ashpal, he hadn't met her in the last two to three years.

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.