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Saina Nehwal pulls out of Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 10:46

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.

Mo Farah reigns supreme over world 10,000m

Last Updated: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 23:28

Briton Mo Farah was pushed all the way in an ultimately well-executed victory in the men`s 10,000m at the world championships on Saturday to carry on where he left off at last year`s London Olympics.

Brit gymnast Beth Tweddle announces retirement on London Games anniversary

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 13:03

British gymnast Beth Tweddle has reportedly announced her retirement on the anniversary of her spectacular performance on the uneven bars at 2012 London Olympics, for which she won the bronze medal.

Kenya`s Kiplagat eyes World Championships gold

Last Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 19:55

Kenya failed to win the men`s 1,500 metres gold medal at the London Games, but 2011 World Championships runner-up Silas Kiplagat is ready to make amends at the Moscow Worlds next month.

UK Prime Minister not worried by `rock star` mayor

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 09, 2012, 21:35

PM David Cameron insists he`s not threatened by the London mayor Boris Johnson`s "rock star" status.

Two years on, India still reaping benefits of Commonwealth Games

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 02, 2012, 13:26

India`s best ever performance at the Olympics in 2012 London Games displays the progress the country has made in sports in two years after hosting the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Rio Olympic committee says employees acted alone

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 09:41

Rio de Janeiro Olympic organisers say the employees accused of stealing confidential files from the London Games acted alone and did not intend to harm either organisation.

It is easier to be on mat rather than facing camera: Sushil

Last Updated: Sunday, September 16, 2012, 15:51

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.

Sachin calls up London Paralympic silver medallist Girisha

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 23:29

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.

Maken issues show cause notice to PCI

Last Updated: Friday, September 07, 2012, 15:14

Cracking the whip on the Paralympic Committee of India after receiving complaints from the participants in the London Games, Sports Minister Ajay Maken on FRiday issued a show cause notice to the body.

Never blamed Nobbs for London debacle: Shivendra

Last Updated: Saturday, August 25, 2012, 13:16

India`s star forward Shivendra Singh said it was not chief coach Michael Nobbs but the team`s planning that was responsible for the eight-time Olympic champions` dismal performance in the 2012 London Games.

Suranjoy Singh plans comeback in WSB

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 13:18

Still nursing the hurt of missing out on the Olympics, a fit-again Suranjoy Singh (51kg) could return to action in the World Series of Boxing this year after recovering from a knee injury that played a major role in his absence from the London Games.