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Bolt on board for worlds hit by withdrawals

Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 09:11

A year after athletics was at the heart of London 2012 the sport`s biennial world championships is in danger of losing its lustre after a series of doping and injury withdrawals have robbed the Moscow event of much of its stardust.

Russian`s London Olympics silver medalist faces 10-yr ban over doping charges

Last Updated: Thursday, May 02, 2013, 20:07

Russia`s world discus champion Darya Pishchalnikova will reportedly be facing losing her London 2012 Olympic silver medal and a ban for 10 years from the sport for failing a drug test.

Olympic champion Zanetti threatens nationality switch

Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 18:34

Brazil`s Olympic gymnastics champion Arthur Zanetti has threatened to switch nationalities in a bid to successfully defend his London 2012 gold medal at the Rio 2016 Games.

Pistorius could lose Paralympic medals after ``banned steroids`` recovered from home

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 12:57

Oscar Pistorius could lose his London 2012 Paralympic medals following reports that banned steroids were found from Bladerunner`s home.

Mo Farah wants Queen to do `the Mobot`

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 08:25

Mo Farah is aiming to get the Queen to do the Mobot when he picks up his CBE, according to his brother.

London Olympic beach volleyball champion Reckermann to retire

Last Updated: Friday, January 11, 2013, 12:58

Germany`s Olympic champion Jonas Reckermann has said he will retire from beach volleyball due to back problems.

Kashyap reaches career-best ranking of 11

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 17:19

London Olympics quarterfinalist Parupalli Kashyap achieved a new high as he was ranked World No.11 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday.

World`s fastest man Usain Bolt is now single

Last Updated: Sunday, December 23, 2012, 11:29

Megan Edwards, the British office girl, who captured Usain Bolt’s heart during the London Games, has ended their romance because he lives too far away.

‘Lightning’ Bolt: Is he human?

Last Updated: Friday, October 26, 2012, 19:03

Can a human being be faster than a cheetah? The answer would probably be a dilemmatic ‘yes’.

Lady Gaga opens milliner Philip Treacy`s show at LFW

Last Updated: Monday, September 17, 2012, 12:58

Lady Gaga lent her star power and opened milliner Philip Treacy`s show at London Fashion Week.

Paralympic discus gold for Russia

Last Updated: Saturday, September 01, 2012, 17:20

Russia`s Alexei Ashapatov has hurled his way to Paralympic gold in the men`s discus for athletes who use wheelchairs, setting a new world record along the way Saturday.

Jessica Ennis celebrating medal with sex and junk food

Last Updated: Saturday, August 18, 2012, 21:33

Jessica Ennis says she is celebrating her Olympics success with all the things she had missed while training for the Games - sex, wine and junk food.