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Usain Bolt, 'fastest man on planet', leaves door open to 2017 sprint double at worlds

Usain Bolt, 'fastest man on planet', leaves door open to 2017 sprint double at worlds

Usain Bolt has wild card entries for both the 100 and 200 metres at the Aug. 5-13 world championships by virtue of winning both events at last year`s worlds in Beijing.

Rio Olympics 2016: Sushil Kumar dropped from first list of probables sent to IOA, demands fresh trials

Rio Olympics 2016: Sushil Kumar dropped from first list of probables sent to IOA, demands fresh trials

Sushil, who previously competed in the 66kg category, had to switch to the 74kg due to international wrestling federation's decision to merge weight categories in 2013.

Sushil Kumar does not see controversy if he or Narsingh Yadav goes to Rio

Sushil Kumar does not see controversy if he or Narsingh Yadav goes to Rio

Sushil said whoever represents the country in the Olympics should do well and he was ready for the trials.
 

Shiva Keshavan forced to pull out of World Championships: Report

Shiva Keshavan forced to pull out of World Championships: Report

Currently the Olympian is also without a sponsor.

I'm sorry India but your man Vijender Singh is losing: Samet Hyuseinov

I'm sorry India but your man Vijender Singh is losing: Samet Hyuseinov

Vijender has so far competed in two bouts since turning pro in July.

 

After impressing Manny Pacquiao, Shiva Thapa eyes Olympics berth through WSB

After impressing Manny Pacquiao, Shiva Thapa eyes Olympics berth through WSB

Shiva Thapa is now eyeing a stint in the World Series of Boxing to qualify for next year's Olympics.

P V Sindhu reaches quarterfinals of Denmark Open

P V Sindhu reaches quarterfinals of Denmark Open

P V Sindhu emerged as the only surviving Indian at the Denmark Open.

Vikas Krishan, Shiva Thapa advance to pre-quarters at World Championships

Vikas Krishan, Shiva Thapa advance to pre-quarters at World Championships

Asian silver-medallist Vikas Krishan (75kg) and Shiva Thapa (56kg) notched up comprehensive victories to enter the pre-quarters at the World Championships.

Vijender Singh wishes best of luck to Indians at World Championships

Vijender Singh wishes best of luck to Indians at World Championships

He might have bid adieu to the amateur format but star boxer Vijender Singh will be keeping track of the Indian team at the upcoming World Championships in Doha and is confident that the six pugilists in fray would do the country proud.

Was keen to win medal in Wrestling World Championships: Narsingh Yadav

Putting the onus squarely on the wrestling authorities whether he or star grappler Sushil Kumar should fly to the Rio Olympics after winning a quota place at the recent World Championships, Narsingh Yadav on Wednesday said he was very keen to win the bronze medal in Las Vegas.

Asian nations assure participation in Pro Wrestling League New Delhi

Asian nations assure participation in Pro Wrestling League New Delhi

 Asian countries have assured support and participation of their grapplers in the upcoming Pro Wrestling League, to be organised by India, and complimented the national federation for coming up with an "unique" tournament.

After scaling 'China wall', Saina Nehwal aims to tame Carolina Marin

After scaling 'China wall', Saina Nehwal aims to tame Carolina Marin

After giving Chinese shuttlers a tough fight over the years, top-ranked shuttler Saina Nehwal's new challenge is to tame down nemesis Carolina nemesis of Spain.

Devendro Singh in Asian semis, qualifies for World Championships

Devendro Singh in Asian semis, qualifies for World Championships

Commonwealth Games silver-medallist L Devendro Singh (49kg) assured himself of a medal and a place in the upcoming World Championships by storming into the Asian Championships semifinal here on Tuesday.

Result proves Usain Bolt is a true champion: Coach

Result proves Usain Bolt is a true champion: Coach

 Usain Bolt's coach, Glen Mills, says the World sprint champion had not been at his best for the 100 metres earlier this week but the fact he managed to successfully defend his title was all that mattered.

FINA to consider minimum age limits for world champs

FINA to consider minimum age limits for world champs

The 10-year-old Bahraini girl who competed at this month`s world championships in Russia could end up holding a record that will never be beaten if swimming officials push ahead with plans to close the loophole that allowed her to race.

Usain Bolt shrugs off Justin Gatlin threat in world 200m

Usain Bolt shrugs off Justin Gatlin threat in world 200m

Usain Bolt icily dismissed the threat of American Justin Gatlin after the fierce rivals cruised into the semi-finals of the 200 metres at the world championships on Tuesday.

World Championships: Usain Bolt looks to close in on latest sprint double

World Championships: Usain Bolt looks to close in on latest sprint double

Usain Bolt will try to move closer to a sprint double over American rival Justin Gatlin at the world championships in the men`s 200 metres semi-finals in Beijing on Wednesday.

David Rudisha trusts his pace to regain 800m world title

David Rudisha trusts his pace to regain 800m world title

 Kenya`s Olympic champion David Rudisha put three difficult years behind him and trusted his finishing pace to regain the world 800 metres title at the Bird`s Nest on Tuesday. 

Asafa Powell 'disappointed' with 100m performance in athletics Worlds

Asafa Powell 'disappointed' with 100m performance in athletics Worlds

Former 100 metres record holder Asafa Powell says he was "very disappointed" he was not among the top three finishers in the finals of the athletics World Championships here.

Usain Bolt describes 100 metre win as 'hardest race' of his career

Usain Bolt describes 100 metre win as 'hardest race' of his career

 Sprint legend Usain Bolt has described his come-from-behind victory in the 100 metres of the athletics World Championships as the "hardest race" of his scintillating career.