Cakir-Alptekin stripped of Olympic gold for doping

Turkey`s Asli Cakir-Alptekin has been stripped of the 2012 Olympic women`s 1,500 metres gold medal and banned for eight years for a doping offence, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Monday.

Pakistan hockey coach blames govt for Olympic failure
Pakistan hockey coach blames govt for Olympic failure

Pakistan`s hockey coach on Tuesday blamed the government for the team`s failure to qualify for next year`s Olympics, saying lack of funds had badly hurt their preparations.

Justin Gatlin out to win races, not popularity contest
Justin Gatlin out to win races, not popularity contest

Justin Gatlin skipped along the track during his workout, sunglasses on, seemingly without a care in the world. 

Tyson Gay`s doping costs USA Olympic relay silver
Tyson Gay`s doping costs USA Olympic relay silver

The members of the U.S. men`s 4x100 metres relay team that won silver at the 2012 Olympics have been stripped of their medals following the doping conviction of sprinter Tyson Gay, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) said on Wednesday.

Shuttler Ajay Jayaram on the comeback trail

Ajay Jayaram was all set to qualify for the 2012 Olympics on the strength of his world ranking with Parupalli Kashyap close on his heels. But the Mumbaikar lost out and the Hyderabadi made it to London in fortuitous circumstances.

Tom Daley launches new diving academy

Olympic bronze medallist Tom Daley has launched ` Tom Daley Diving Academy` to help unearth the future champions.

Gibbons misses Euros but aims for Commonwealths

Great Britain Olympic judo silver medallist Gemma Gibbons is set to miss this month`s European Championships but should be fit for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in July.

"Blade Runner" Pistorius faces trial in court today

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.

"Blade Runner" Pistorius faces day in court

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

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.

Haryana police to honour London Olympians from state

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.

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

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.

I got a tough draw, otherwise gold was certain: Yogeshwar

Olympics bronze medal-winning Indian Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt feels if not for a tough draw he could have returned home with a gold medal from the just-concluded London Games.

How women athletes made history at London Olympics

London Games will be fondly remembered for the kind of success achieved by women participants.

2012 London Olympics: ‘Gagan’ Narang on ‘cloud’ nine

At the London Games, Narang got his much awaited and much cherished Olympic medal.

2012 London Olympics: Day 16 highlights

2012 London Olympics: Day 16 highlights

London Olympics 2012: Bronze medalist Mary Kom to be India`s flag-bearer during closing ceremony

Ace Indian boxer MC Mary Kom will be the flag-bearer for India during the closing ceremony of the London Olympics, scheduled to take place on Sunday.

London Olympics wrestling: Sushil Kumar defeats defending champion, in quarterfinals

India`s Sushil Kumar came from behind to beat defending champion Ramazan Sahin of Turkey 3-1 in his first bout and advance to the quarterfinals of the men`s 66kg freestyle wrestling event in the London Olympics on Sunday.

2012 London Olympics: Celebrations at Yogeshwar`s home over medal

With wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt putting up a stunning performance to win a bronze medal in the London Olympics, celebrations broke out in his village in Haryana`s Sonipat district.

London 2012 Olympics: Day 15 highlights

Highlights from the Day 15 of the 2012 London Olympics.