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Pistorius `torn apart` after shooting girlfriend

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 21:12

Oscar Pistorius`s murder trial resumed today with a neighbour and friend giving a heart-wrenching account of finding the "broken" athlete coming down the stairs, holding his dead girlfriend in his arms.

Motherhood is what I aim to achieve as a woman: Missy

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 15:48

A full-time psychology student staying in a dormitory and doing her own laundry is not the way a multiple Olympic and world champion athlete is normally introduced, but then American swimming sensation Missy Franklin is one of a kind.

116-year old Indian farmer clears 200 metres in 46.74 secs, clinches gold

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 20:46

Dharmapal Gujjar, a 116-year-old athlete from Uttar Pradesh, on Wednesday cleared 200 metres in 46.74 seconds at the 35th National Masters Athletic Championship here.

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.

Indian luge athlete, Shiva Keshavan qualifies for Sochi Winter Olympic Games

Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 11:47

India`s sole luge athlete, Shiva Keshavan has qualified for the Winter Olympics to be held in the Russian Black Sea resort city of Sochi from February 7 to 23.

Man gets 10 yr`s RI for raping deaf and dumb athlete

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 22:05

A North Dinajpur district court on Saturday sentenced a 28-year-old man to 10 years rigorous imprisonment for raping a deaf and dumb athlete in June.

Bolt targeting to smash own 200 m world record in 2014

Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 12:45

World`s fastest man Usain Bolt has said that he wants to break his own 200m World record of 19.19 seconds in 2014.

Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce win 2013 World Athlete awards

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 10:59

Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were crowned male and female World Athletes of the Year for 2013 by the sport`s governing IAAF at a ceremony in Monaco on Saturday.

Bolt shortlisted for 'Athlete of the Year' award

Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 23:44

Usain Bolt, the world`s fastest man, joined world high jump champion Bohdan Bondarenko and double Olympic and world 10,000 and 5,000 metres champion Mo Farah on the shortlist for the male Athlete of the Year award announced on Monday.

Bolt and Farah in running for IAAF award

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 08:40

World and Olympic champions Usain Bolt of Jamaica and Mohamed Farah of Britain have both been named among those on the 10-man shortlist for the IAAF 2013 World Athlete of the Year Award.

Sharapova tops Forbes rich list for 9th straight year

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 18:25

Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova has topped the Forbes list of highest-paid female athletes for the ninth straight year, the magazine reported Tuesday.

Jamaican athlete Smikle tests positive for drugs following Powell, Gay

Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 12:08

Olympic discus thrower Traves Smikle has revealed a positive drug test, becoming the fourth Jamaican athlete exposed to be doping, although he denied that he did not knowingly ingested a banned substance.