India's doubles star Rohan Bopanna says the bitterness that had developed between him and Leander Paes in the build-up to the 2012 London Games is "long gone and over" and he was not averse to the idea of pairing with his senior compatriot for the Rio Olympics if there are no fitness issues.
Indian badminton star, Saina Nehwal pulls out of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. The defending champions is yet to recover from the blisters she had sustained during the Australian Open Super Series winning campaign.
The International Olympics Committee (IOC) will have the final say on whether Tyson Gay`s 4x100 metres relay team mates will be stripped of their London Games medals in the wake of the sprinter`s doping ban, the IAAF told Reuters.
Australia have appointed sport specific team leaders for the 2016 Olympics in a bid to "boost performance" and enforce appropriate "culture and values" after the scandal-ridden disappointment of the London Games.
Olympic heroes Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar have decided to give it a miss for the second year running even as an upbeat Indian wrestling contingent gets set to leave for the Senior Asian Championship to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan from April 22 to 27.
Ireland`s Pat Hickey will be unopposed when he seeks a third term as president of the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in November while Sebastian Coe stands for election to the organisation`s ruling executive committee.
Sushil Kumar has been busy shooting for different brands following his record successive medal-winning performance at the London Games, but the unassuming grappler says it is easy to be on the mat rather than facing a camera.
Basking in the glory of being India`s lone medallist at the recently-concluded Paralympics, London Games silver-winner Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda`s joy multiplied when he received a phone call from star cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.