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India should assert their right in world hockey: Bovelander

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 17:16

Indian hockey seems a work in progress, feels Dutch legend Floris Jan Bovelander who wants the erstwhile champions of the game to re-assert their right among the new elite nations.

Terry Walsh targets top 8 finish in hockey World Cup

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 19:59

With the World Cup just round the corner, Indian men`s hockey team chief coach Terry Walsh is realistic about his ward`s chances and said his main "objective is to finish in the top 8" in the mega-event and anything higher than that will be a "big bonus".

South Korea's sports ministry probes federations

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 11:30

South Korea`s sports ministry has launched a probe into seven winter sports federations in a bid to uncover any illegal activities and recover public trust in the organisations ahead of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Games.

Five cities submit application to host 2022 Winter Olympics

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 18:56

The cities of Krakow (Poland), Oslo (Norway), Almaty (Kazakhstan), Lviv (Ukraine) and Beijing (China) Friday submitted their respective applications to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Grisly details of killing emerge at Oscar Pistorius murder trial

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 13:48

The first witness in the high-profile Oscar Pistorius murder trial testified to hearing a woman’s “blood-curdling” screams before the sound of four gunshots on the night the double-amputee Olympian killed his girlfriend.

Russian medal winners at Sochi Games rewarded with luxury cars

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 11:42

Russia rewarded the athletes who helped the Winter Olympics hosts top the medals table in Sochi by presenting the 13 gold medal winners and 20 other podium finishers with luxury SUVs on Thursday.

Jailed Sochi ecologist sent to far-flung colony: Group

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 21:11

Russian environmentalist Yevgeny Vitishko, who was sentenced to three years in prison during the Sochi Olympic Games, has been transferred to a penal colony almost 1,000 kilometres away, his organisation said Thursday.

No celebration for Ukraine gold medal, says emotional Bubka

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 08:36

Ukraine`s second Winter Olympic Games gold medal will not be celebrated as the country`s Sochi team sticks together amid deadly clashes in anti-government demonstrations in Kiev.

US naval ship runs aground in Black Sea: Pentagon

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 02:56

One of two US naval ships sent to the Black Sea as a security precaution for the Sochi Olympic games ran aground at a Turkish port, officials said on Tuesday.

Ukraine launches terror probe over Turkish plane hijack bid

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 19:06

Ukraine launched a terror probe into a bid by an apparently drunk man to force an airliner flying to Turkey to land in Sochi where leaders gathered for the opening of the Winter Olympic Games.

Cameron`s emotional appeal to Scotland: Don`t break away and erode UK`s global clout

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 22:10

Prime Minister David Cameron made an emotional appeal on Friday for Scotland to remain part of the United Kingdom, warning Scots a vote for independence would undermine Britain`s global clout and imperil its financial and political stability.

Don`t break away and erode UK`s global clout: David Cameron to Scotland

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 09:45

British Prime Minister David Cameron will make an emotional appeal for Scotland to remain part of the United Kingdom.