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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Experienced Gurbaj Singh and Danish Mujtaba today made a comeback to India`s 21-member men`s hockey team for this month`s preparatory tour to Europe ahead of the FIH World Cup to be held at The Hague, Netherlands from May 31 to June 15.