CWG-related graft case: Court accepts CBI's closure report

CWG-related graft case: Court accepts CBI's closure report

A special court has accepted the CBI's closure report in a corruption case pertaining to alleged irregularities in construction of new sports facility block and renovation of Talkatora Stadium.

Indian athletics in 2015: Dutee's landmark case, Rio Olympics berths for 15 high points

Indian athletics in 2015: Dutee's landmark case, Rio Olympics berths for 15 high points

Indian athletics is yet to open its medal account in the Olympics but track and field contingent is set to be a sizeable one in the Rio Games next year with 15 having made the cut so far.

Let bygones be bygones: Dipika Pallikal, Joshna Chinappa​ clear differences

Let bygones be bygones: Dipika Pallikal, Joshna Chinappa​ clear differences

Dipika, Joshna stopped talking after the heated on court exchange during Incheon Games.

Sarita Devi continues winning return in China training trip

Sarita Devi continues winning return in China training trip

Sarita thrashed You Ji 3-0 in her bout to continue a confident return to the ring after serving out a one-year ban for her emotional outburst at the Asian Games last year.

Indian boxer Jai Bhagwan suspended by Haryana police for taking bribe

Indian boxer Jai Bhagwan suspended by Haryana police for taking bribe

Jai Bhagwan has been suspended by Haryana Police after an internal inquiry found him to have taken a bribe of Rs one lakh from a trader in Adampur, Hisar.

Odisha CM assures all assistance to Dutee Chand

Odisha CM assures all assistance to Dutee Chand

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday assured ace sprinter Dutee Chand of all possible assistance for her preparation for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

South Africa vows Commonwealth Games will 'heal wounds'

South Africa on Wednesday promised to deliver a world-class event when the city of Durban hosts the 2022 Commonwealth Games, saying the occasion would help the country overcome its turbulent past.

Historic moment: Africa to have first Commonwealth Games at Durban in 2022

Durban was officially named as host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Wednesday, making it the first African city ever to stage the sporting spectacular, sparking big celebrations.

Sports Ministry recognizes 'Yoga' as a sports discipline

Sports Ministry recognizes 'Yoga' as a sports discipline

 The Sports Ministry on Tuesday decided to recognize 'Yoga' as a sports discipline and place it in the 'Priority' category.

Commonwealth Games: Five facts

Five Commonwealth Games facts ahead of the expected announcement in Auckland Wednesday that South African city Durban will host the 2022 event: 

Manoj Kumar eases into quarters at Asian Boxing Championships

Manoj Kumar eases into quarters at Asian Boxing Championships

Former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar (64kg) sailed into the quarterfinals along with two others on an all-win day for Indian boxers in the Asian Championships here on Monday.

Manoj Kumar eases into quarters at Asian Boxing Championships

Manoj Kumar eases into quarters at Asian Boxing Championships

Former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar (64kg) sailed into the quarterfinals along with two others on an all-win day for Indian boxers in the Asian Championships here on Monday.

Mandeep Jangra sails into pre-quarters of Asian Boxing Championships

Mandeep Jangra sails into pre-quarters of Asian Boxing Championships

Commonwealth Games silver-medallist Mandeep Jangra took just over a minute to force his rival out of the contest with a bloodied face and book a prequarterfinal berth in the Asian Boxing Championships here on Friday.

Centre seeks info from Delhi govt on SCSP funds for CWG

 The Centre has sought information from Delhi government in connection with the alleged diversion of Scheduled Castes Sub Plan (SCSP) of funds for the Commonwealth Games during 2010-11, and the amount that has been returned.

Vinesh in Indian team for Kazakh wrestling tourney

 An eight-member Indian wrestling team, including Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Vinesh, will compete in the 5th President's Cup to be held at Astana, Kazakhstan from July 23 to 26.

DNA: All you need to know about Indian boxer Manoj Kumar

Manoj Kumar, Indian boxer, who won a gold medal in the light welterweight division at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Diamond League: Injured Usain Bolt pulls out of Paris, Lausanne

Diamond League: Injured Usain Bolt pulls out of Paris, Lausanne

Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt`s troubled season continued on Tuesday when he pulled out of the Paris and Lausanne Diamond League meetings due to a leg injury.

DU admission: Sports quota fitness trials to begin today

DU admission: Sports quota fitness trials to begin today

The centralised fitness trials for admission to Delhi University's undergraduate courses through sports quota will begin on Thursday, with the varsity taking strict measures to avoid any "bias" and "ensure transparency" in the selection procedure.

Punjab relaxes norms for shooters to procure weapons

Punjab relaxes norms for shooters to procure weapons

To promote the sport of shooting in the state, the Punjab government on Sunday announced that it had relaxed norms for shooters to make it easy for them to get weapons for shooting events.

Parupalli Kashyap back inside top 10 in BWF ranking

Parupalli Kashyap back inside top 10 in BWF ranking

Riding on a semifinal finish at the Indonesia Super Series Premier badminton tournament, Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap regained his place inside the top 10 in the latest BWF's world ranking, release on Thursday.