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Frank Fredericks steps aside from IAAF role, says Sebastian Coe

Frank Fredericks steps aside from IAAF role, says Sebastian Coe

 Frank Fredericks has temporarily stepped aside from his duties on the IAAF Council pending the results of an ethics investigation, the governing body`s President Sebastian Coe said on Saturday.

Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik sends this inspiring video message to every women — WATCH

Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik sends this inspiring video message to every women — WATCH

Sakshi is regarded as a trendsetter in Indian sports.

Haryana sports minister rejects Sakshi Malik's claim of govt not fulfilling its promise after her Rio success

Haryana sports minister rejects Sakshi Malik's claim of govt not fulfilling its promise after her Rio success

Sakshi earlier lashed out at the Haryana government for not fulfilling its promise after she bagged a historic Bronze medal at the Rio Games.

IOC ethics committee looks into 2016 Rio Olympics payment claims

IOC ethics committee looks into 2016 Rio Olympics payment claims

The IOC said on Friday that its commission has started investigating the allegations.

Michael Phelps urges US lawmakers to push for anti-doping reform, ensure fair system

Michael Phelps urges US lawmakers to push for anti-doping reform, ensure fair system

The most decorated Olympian Phelps, expressed his frustration at the lack of progress in the battle against the use of performance enhancing drugs in sport.

Income per minute: IPL's record buy Ben Stokes is no match for wrestling star Mariya Stadnik

Income per minute: IPL's record buy Ben Stokes is no match for wrestling star Mariya Stadnik

Stadnik, who bagged silver in 48kg weight category at Rio Olympics, was signed for Rs 47 lakh by PWL franchise Delhi Sultans.

Russia banned from London World Athletics Championships: IAAF

Russia banned from London World Athletics Championships: IAAF

The ban had already been extended in March and then June 2016, preventing Russia`s athletes from competing at the Rio Olympics.

Union Budget 2017: Sports budget hiked by Rs 350 crore; focus on Commonwealth Games, Asiad

Union Budget 2017: Sports budget hiked by Rs 350 crore; focus on Commonwealth Games, Asiad

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley allocated a total of Rs 1943 crore, compared to Rs 1592 crore earmarked last year.

Russia stripped of London 2012 women's relay silver medal over doping charges

Russia stripped of London 2012 women's relay silver medal over doping charges

Antonina Krivoshapka, tested positive for the banned steroid turinabol which means whole Russian 4x400m women`s team is disqualified.

President Pranab Mukherjee lauds PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar's performances at Rio Olympics

President Pranab Mukherjee lauds PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar's performances at Rio Olympics

Addressing the joint sitting of Parliament on Tuesday ahead of the budget session, Pranab Mukherjee lauded the strength of India's women,

Japan`s Ippei Watanabe sets breaststroke world record in swimming

Japan`s Ippei Watanabe sets breaststroke world record in swimming

Watanabe clocked a time of 2:06.67 at the Kosuke Kitajima Cup in Tokyo, eclipsing the previous best set by countryman Akihiro Yamaguchi.

IOC strip Jamaica of 2008 Beijing Olympics 4x100m relay gold; no triple treble for Usain Bolt

IOC strip Jamaica of 2008 Beijing Olympics 4x100m relay gold; no triple treble for Usain Bolt

Bolt, regarded as the fastest man alive, completed the triple treble (100m, 200m and 4x100m) last August at the Rio Olympics.

Dipa Karmakar is exciting but I don't need to attempt Produnova: Simone Biles

Dipa Karmakar is exciting but I don't need to attempt Produnova: Simone Biles

The Indian did not win a medal but still became an overnight star in her country, mainly due to her successful attempt at the "Produnova" vault.

Aus Open 2017: Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams look for easy Open rides at Melbourne

Aus Open 2017: Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams look for easy Open rides at Melbourne

The American great, who lost the top ranking to Angelique Kerber last year, has hardly played since the US Open.

UAE-based businessman announces cash prize for Paralympics heroes

UAE-based businessman announces cash prize for Paralympics heroes

Earlier, Sebastian had announced a cash prize of Rs 50 lakh for India's silver-medalist ace shuttler P V Sindhu and Rs 25 lakh for wrestler Sakshi Malik

Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic to take third spot in Abu Dhabi

Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic to take third spot in Abu Dhabi

Murray, succumbed to a surprise loss to Belgian David Goffin on Friday, having ended the official season with a 24-game string of wins.

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar returns her BMW; purchases new car from Rs. 25 lakh received

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar returns her BMW; purchases new car from Rs. 25 lakh received

The gymnast has reportedly bought a Hyundai Elantra and will be using the remaining part of the money received for her training purposes.

Roger Federer to make comeback at Hopman Cup after six months injury gap

Roger Federer to make comeback at Hopman Cup after six months injury gap

The 17-time Grand Slam champion has not played a match since July when he tumbled during the final set of a loss to Milos Raonic in the semi-finals at Wimbledon.

Indian legend Sushil Kumar likely to make WWE debut next year

Indian legend Sushil Kumar likely to make WWE debut next year

Early this year, in October, the multiple Olympic medallist confirmed that WWE top officials had approached him with an offer.

PV Sindhu's Olympics silver the highlight of India's glorious year in badminton

PV Sindhu's Olympics silver the highlight of India's glorious year in badminton

It turned out to be a watershed year for Sindhu, who reached the upper echelons of world badminton with a silver medal at Rio Games.