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Retiring Usain Bolt to run in Monaco Diamond League before world championships

Retiring Usain Bolt to run in Monaco Diamond League before world championships

Bolt, who has won three Olympic 100m-200m doubles, will only compete in the 100m for his farewell at the worlds.

Jun 21, 2017, 23:04 PM IST
Shanghai Diamond League: Double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson blazes to year`s fastest 100

Shanghai Diamond League: Double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson blazes to year`s fastest 100

The Jamaican left the rest of a quality field in her wake to finish in a time of 10.78 seconds, almost three tenths of a second clear of American Tori Bowie with Marie-Josee Ta Lou of Ivory Coast in third.

May 13, 2017, 22:49 PM IST
Besides cricket, why other sports fail in India? Ravi Shastri has the answer — MUST READ

Besides cricket, why other sports fail in India? Ravi Shastri has the answer — MUST READ

Shastri said the quality of telecast has taken cricket to a higher level with spidercams and technology making the game interesting.

Mar 22, 2017, 22:03 PM IST
Anil Kapoor - Harshvardhan Kapoor to play father-son duo on screen

Anil Kapoor - Harshvardhan Kapoor to play father-son duo on screen

Abhinav’s father is an industrialist, who reportedly runs an agro-food business in Punjab.

Mar 15, 2017, 08:17 AM IST
Usain Bolt, Almaz Ayana named AIFF World Athletes of the Year

Usain Bolt, Almaz Ayana named AIFF World Athletes of the Year

This is a record sixth time Bolt has won the the male athlete of the year award.

Dec 03, 2016, 18:06 PM IST
`Relaxed` Usain Bolt says final season for the fans

`Relaxed` Usain Bolt says final season for the fans

Meanwhile Bolt, who has often spoken of his desire to become a professional footballer, said he planned to do some training with top German club Borussia Dortmund.

Nov 28, 2016, 23:26 PM IST
Olympic legend Abhinav Bindra sets up High Performance Training centre in Mohali

Olympic legend Abhinav Bindra sets up High Performance Training centre in Mohali

The 2008 Beijing Olympic gold medallist has helped setting up systems and structures in place.

Oct 23, 2016, 00:21 AM IST
Love in Rio: Olympic champions Laura ​Trott and Jason Kenny get married

Love in Rio: Olympic champions Laura ​Trott and Jason Kenny get married

Trott won two golds to become Britain`s most successful female Olympian while Kenny`s three golds took his overall tally to six following previous successes in Beijing and London.

Sep 26, 2016, 00:36 AM IST
Abhinav Bindra's Next target: Venture into business of Sports Science

Abhinav Bindra's Next target: Venture into business of Sports Science

After ruling the shooting range for more than a decade, Bindra, who will soon turn 34, hads set his sights on his new business venture.

Sep 04, 2016, 19:50 PM IST
Abhinav Bindra shares truth about Olympic champions, says India can't cut corners

Abhinav Bindra shares truth about Olympic champions, says India can't cut corners

The 33-year-old, however, feels that India's Rio campaign wasn't that bad, and an early medal could have changed the mood and also the overall result.

Sep 04, 2016, 17:57 PM IST

Athletics: Long jump star Rutherford swaps spikes for dancing shoes

Greg Rutherford, who had to settle for bronze at the Rio Olympics, said he was facing a vastly different challenge from trying to jump the furthest into a sandpit. 

Aug 23, 2016, 00:25 AM IST
Excluded Russian Yelena Isinbayeva elected to IOC athletes commission

Excluded Russian Yelena Isinbayeva elected to IOC athletes commission

Isinbayeva, 34, was unable to defend her title after the Russian squad was hit with a blanket ban over a doping scandal which rocked track and field.

Aug 18, 2016, 23:23 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: After Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams knocked out of mega event by Elina Svitolina

Rio Olympics 2016: After Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams knocked out of mega event by Elina Svitolina

Serena, winner of 22 Grand Slam singles title, failed to produced her routine game and lost the match in straight sets

Aug 10, 2016, 05:08 AM IST
TRAGIC: Parents of Olympic champion fighting cancer

TRAGIC: Parents of Olympic champion fighting cancer

The swimmer's father has prostate cancer, and mother has breast cancer.

Jul 11, 2016, 20:51 PM IST
Usain Bolt on Jamaican list for 2016 Rio Olympics: Report

Usain Bolt on Jamaican list for 2016 Rio Olympics: Report

Only three runners can represent Jamaica in each event at Brazil, leaving the final decision to team management in Rio to choose the final lineup.

Jul 08, 2016, 22:47 PM IST