Rio de Janeiro must keep up the pace of delivery if it is to complete venues before scheduled Olympic test events as it enters "the most intense period of preparations," the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday.
The back-to-back men`s and women`s golf events at the 2016 Olympics will be modelled on the staging of the U.S. Women`s Open straight after the men`s on the same Pinehurst course last year, a top U.S. Golf association official said on Saturday.
As yet another National Games progresses amid organisational lapses and controversies, legendary sprint queen P T Usha feels that the event has transformed into a carnival in which artists benefit more than sportspersons.
Boxing India on Tuesday hinted that Sarita Devi may get some sort of punishment from AIBA but said that it was hoping for her to escape a long-term ban from the international federation so that her career is not affected much and she can compete in 2016 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.
Welcoming the new move by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to allow Sikh players to wear head coverings for a two-year test period, the Basketball Federation of India (BFI) on Wednesday said that it is sure the temporary ruling will soon become permanent.
Commonwealth Games silver medallist Sarita Devi plans to hang up her boxing gloves after the 2016 Olympic Games to be held in Rio De Janeiro and said that she will certainly work towards an Olympic medal.