preparations

South Korean sports officials meet over Park Tae-hwan's doping hearing

South Korean sports officials meet over Park Tae-hwan's doping hearing

A team of South Korean sports officials met Friday to discuss preparations for an upcoming doping hearing for Park Tae-hwan, a beleaguered swimmer who recently tested positive for testosterone.

Jan 30, 2015, 17:19 PM IST
Petra Kvitova downs fellow Czech Karolina Pliskova to win Sydney title

Petra Kvitova downs fellow Czech Karolina Pliskova to win Sydney title

Petra Kvitova completed her preparations for an assault on a third grand slam title in triumphant style on Friday by downing fellow Czech Karolina Pliskova 7-6 7-6 to win the Sydney International title.

Jan 16, 2015, 17:41 PM IST
France call up Fijian wing Noa Nakaitaci for 6 Nations

France call up Fijian wing Noa Nakaitaci for 6 Nations

France coach Philippe Saint-Andre called up Fijian wing Noa Nakaitaci on Thursday in an extended group to begin preparations for the Six Nations, which starts next month.

Jan 15, 2015, 18:43 PM IST
Rio making `very good progress`: Sergey Bubka

Rio making `very good progress`: Sergey Bubka

Rio de Janeiro is making "very good progress" catching up with delays in preparations for the 2016 Olympics, top IOC member Sergey Bubka said Friday.

Dec 05, 2014, 19:44 PM IST
Indian tour has hurt Lanka's World Cup preparation: Arjuna Ranatunga

Indian tour has hurt Lanka's World Cup preparation: Arjuna Ranatunga

Refusing to blame the players for the ODI debacle in India, World Cup winning former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga said the country's administrators are responsible for the fiasco which has disturbed the team's World Cup preparations as well.

Nov 14, 2014, 10:03 AM IST
FIFA happy with Russia`s World Cup plans

FIFA happy with Russia`s World Cup plans

The head of a FIFA inspectors commission on Wednesday said they were satisfied with the results of their first tour of stadiums in Russia and the progress of preparations for the 2018 World Cup.

Oct 22, 2014, 20:30 PM IST
Pakistan`s defeat in Sri Lanka sparks Cricket World Cup fears

Pakistan`s defeat in Sri Lanka sparks Cricket World Cup fears

Former cricket greats said Sunday they fear Pakistan`s one-day defeat in Sri Lanka will hurt preparations for the World Cup just five months away.

Aug 31, 2014, 18:57 PM IST

Ukraine PM orders preparations for Russian gas cut

Ukraine`s prime minister told his government on Friday to prepare for the possibility of Russia cutting off its gas supplies within the next three days over disputed bills.

Jun 13, 2014, 20:58 PM IST

Van Gaal happy with Holland as Spain loom

Louis van Gaal insists his Holland side`s preparations for their opening World Cup clash with Spain are firmly on course.

Jun 03, 2014, 08:45 AM IST

Pele says `evil people` behind Brazil`s `disgraceful` World Cup preparations

Brazilian football legend Pele has slammed his country`s preparations for the FIFA World Cup as `a disgrace` ahead of the tournament, which is set to begin this June.

May 21, 2014, 15:15 PM IST

Peaches Geldof`s body released for funeral post `inconclusive` autopsy

Peaches Geldof`s body has been released for the preparations for her funeral after the results of her autopsy proved `inconclusive`.

Apr 11, 2014, 12:29 PM IST

Preparations for President`s visit begin in Uttrakhand

Uttarakhand government has begun preparations for President Pranab Mukherjee`s visit to Haridwar next month.

Nov 20, 2012, 16:08 PM IST

Team Anna takes stock of Ramlila preparations

Prominent members of Team Anna, Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia took stock of the preparations at the Ramlila ground Friday ahead of Anna Hazare’s proposed fast demanding a strong Lokpal bill.

Aug 19, 2011, 09:33 AM IST

Bihar: Preparations on for tourists from Bhutan

Preparations are afoot by Bihar State
Tourism Development Corporation (BSTDC) to welcome tourists
from Bhutan in the coming tourism season.

Jun 07, 2011, 12:31 PM IST

Congress Core Group meets to discuss Ramdev`s agitation

The meeting is being held in the backdrop of apparent differences between the party and the government over the way the issue needed to be tackled.

Jun 02, 2011, 16:57 PM IST

EC observer in Goa tomorrow to see bypoll preparations

An Election Commission observer
will be arriving here tomorrow to oversee the preparations for
the October 18 bypoll to Valpoi Assembly constituency in Goa.

Sep 29, 2010, 18:08 PM IST

No Central forces for all Bihar booths: EC

The Election Commission today
expressed satisfaction with the arrangements for the six-
phased assembly polls in Bihar from October 21, but ruled
out deployment of central paramilitary forces on all polling
booths.

Sep 22, 2010, 00:51 AM IST

With 30 days to CWG, Delhi races against time for spectacular show

The missed deadlines, corruption allegations, debris and resulting disease have put a question mark on the whopping Rs.16,000 crore expenditure on developing and modernising New Delhi for CWG.

Sep 02, 2010, 15:12 PM IST

Dikshit briefs Sonia Gandhi about Games preparations

Under attack for delay in
several key Commonwealth Games projects, Delhi Chief Minister
Sheila Dikshit on Saturday briefed Congress president Sonia Gandhi
about the city`s overall preparation for the event.

Aug 14, 2010, 18:20 PM IST

Congress begins preparations for Bihar polls

AICC General Secretary in charge of Bihar Mukul Wasnik has
convened a meeting tomorrow to discuss the party`s election
preparations for the Bihar assembly elections scheduled later
this year.

Jun 13, 2010, 17:57 PM IST