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S Korea agrees talks with North on Asiad arrangements

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 17:36

South Korea on Friday agreed to hold working talks with North Korea on Pyongyang`s decision to send a delegation of athletes and cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon.

Jamaica picked quality squad for Commonwealth Games: Fennell

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 10:19

Jamaica Olympic Association president Michael Fennell said the country has managed to uphold its high standards in the selection of the 114-member contingent for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

OGQ to support boxer Sarita, rifle shooter Apurvi

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 15:19

Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ) is to support woman boxer Laishram Sarita Devi and rising rifle shooter Apurvi Chandela in the run up to their participation in the July 23-August 3 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland and the September-October Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

IOC urges `sustainable` Tokyo Games, lauds venue review

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 13:34

International Olympic Committee vice president John Coates has urged Tokyo to ensure plans for the 2020 Summer Games avoid wasteful construction and welcomed talk of reviewing or possibly scaling back venues.

India ninth in latest word hockey rankings

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 12:24

Eight-time Olympic champions India find itself in a lowly ninth position among men`s teams in the recently-released FIH World Hockey Rankings.

IOA writes to Central & Delhi govts on 2019 Asian Games bid

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 18:29

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) today began the process of seeking government approval, required to mount a bid for hosting the 2019 Asian Games by writing to the Sports Ministry and Delhi Lieutenant Governor.

IOA sends expression of interest to host 2019 Asiad

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 22:38

Ending days of speculation, the Indian Olympic Association on Friday officially informed the Olympic Council of Asia its expression of interest to bid for the 2019 Asian Games after Vietnam capital Hanoi withdrew its hosting rights in April this year.

Amitabh Bachchan sponsors training of two women athletes

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 15:32

Amitabh Bachchan, who is a United Nations Ambassador for the girl child, has sponsored the coaching of two women athletes who will represent the country at global platforms.

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.

Would love to work with Vijender again: Kabir Sadanand

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 19:38

Boxing champion Vijender Singh turned out to be a "surprise package" for director Kabir Sadanand, who is launching him in the Bollywood ring with `Fugly`. Impressed with the experience, Sadanand says he would love to collaborate with the sportsperson again.

Three booked for attempt to murder ex-AP Olympic Ass. Prez`s son

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 00:44

In a curious case of conspiracy, city police on Thursday arrested three persons for allegedly trying to kill the son of former AP Olympic Association president, by leaving a box containing a king cobra at his doorstep at Narayanguda here

Acting is equally challenging as boxing: Vijender Singh

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 17:56

Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh, who is all set to make his Bollywood debut in upcoming film `Fugly`, feels acting is tough as boxing.