With just a fortnight left, India's first Open Para Games proposed next month in Delhi has been postponed in the wake of the infighting between Executive Committee members of the suspended Paralympics Committee of India (PCI).
Haile Gebrselassie, one of the all-time great distance runners, will be aiming to win the 10,000 metres Great Manchester Run road race for a sixth time when he competes at this year`s event on Sunday, May 10.
The Athletics Federation of India is likely to take a decision on owning a commercial property which will organise a franchise-based athletics league in the country in a bid to make the sport lucrative and raise its profile. It is learnt that a company associated with a businessman involved in the organisation of World Kabaddi League has shown interest in running an athletics league on the lines of highly successful IPL cricket tournament and Indian Badminton League, and it will make a presentation at the AFI Annual General Body Meeting in Varanasi.
The Paralympics Committee of India (PCI) has sacked its president Rajesh Tomar for the gross mismanagement at the recent National Para-Athletics Championship in Ghaziabad, where athletes suffered due to lack of proper facilities.
Former Olympic 800m champion Yury Borzakovsky was named Monday as head coach of the Russian athletics team with the goal of preparing for the Rio Olympics in 2016 in the wake of a damaging doping scandal.
A national level gymnast from Haryana, who underwent a set of surgeries at a city hospital for critical neck injury that caused paralysis, recovered at a record time to the surprise of even the doctors treating him.
Promising Odisha sprinter Dutee Chand has been allowed to "continue to compete" till a final decision is given by the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) on her appeal against IAAF's hyperandrogenism policy, an expert assisting her in the legal fight said on Sunday.
The Philippines has been scouring the United States to poach sporting talent and seem to have struck gold with thrower Caleb Stuart but some of his potential opponents at the upcoming Southeast Asian Games are questioning his eligibility.