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Prosecution pillories Oscar Pistorius' expert

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 16:57

The prosecution on Wednesday derided a forensic expert hired by Oscar Pistorius, accusing him of being unqualified to testify and rubbishing his account of the circumstances in which Reeva Steenkamp died.

AFI decides not to ratify Merlin Joseph`s 100m effort

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 20:40

Athletics Federation of India on Sunday decided not to ratify Merlin K Joseph`s national-record bettering effort in women`s 100m dash last year, setting at rest the controversy regarding the matter.

AFI to launch national school, college championships

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 19:15

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) Sunday announced they will be launching the National Schools Athletics Championships and the National Inter-Collegiate Athletics Championships in 2015.

Prosecution exposes weaknesses in Pistorius` defence

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 09:12

The prosecution in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial has exposed some of the weaknesses in the defence of the Paralympic star in a tough interrogation process at the North Gauteng High Court.

Asafa Powell fails drug test, banned for 18 months

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 08:56

Jamaica’s former world 100m record holder Asafa Powell has been slapped an 18-month ban for failing a dope test.

6,000 athletes to compete at inaugural European Games

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 11:06

The 2015 European Games will have around 6,000 competitors from the 49 Olympic nations of Europe, the Coordinating Commission of the European Olympic Committee said in the Azerbaijan capital Friday.

Judge adjourns Pistorius trial until April 7

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 14:50

The judge overseeing Oscar Pistorius`s murder trial adjourned the case on Friday -- the day the Paralympian was expected to take the stand for the first time -- because a top court official was sick.

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.

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.

S.Koreans blame Putin, bias for `Queen Yuna` loss

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 16:12

South Koreans blamed Russian President Vladimir Putin and biased judging at the Sochi Games after their top skater Kim Yuna was denied back-to-back Olympic golds by Russia`s Adelina Sotnikova.

Hockey heartache for hosts, Ukraine violence shocks Games

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 13:34

Russia fell to Finland in the big men`s hockey clash at the Winter Olympics on Wednesday, robbing the hosts of a shot at the gold they covet most, while athletes and officials reacted with shock to the deaths of protesters in neighbouring Ukraine.

Ice dancers glide to centre stage at Sochi Games

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 15:52

The climax to the Olympic ice dance competition will be a showdown between the United States and Canada in what should be the most captivating of seven medal events in Sochi on Monday.