How gender biases in media impact female athletes
How gender biases in media impact female athletes

 A new study has revealed that American female athletes still need to face the gender biasness as men still manages to gain all the attention in this sport in US.

Endurance athletes at higher risk life threatening swimming-induced pulmonary edema

A new study has revealed that endurance athletes taking part in triathlons are at risk of the potentially life-threatening condition of swimming-induced pulmonary edema.

100 days left for 35th National Games
100 days left for 35th National Games

 With just 100 days left for the 35th National Games, which will see 34 disciplines being held at 31 venues with more than 12,000 athletes and sports officials, and 6,000 facilitators attending, Kerala is gearing up for the sports extravaganza to be held in seven districts of the state.

Government clears 135-strong contingent for Para Asian Games
Government clears 135-strong contingent for Para Asian Games

The Sports Ministry on Wednesday cleared a contingent of 135 persons, including 87 athletes, for the Para-Asian Games, beginning in Incheon, South Korea from Saturday.

Acidic sports drinks ruining teeth of athletes

The preference for a high carbohydrate diet and acidic sports drinks during training and performance may explain the prevalence of poor dental health among athletes, says a study.

College athletes more likely to carry deadly MRSA: Study

College athletes who play football, soccer and other contact sports are more likely to carry the superbug methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), suggests a study.

Energy drinks make athletes more insomniac, nervous

A new study has revealed that energy drinks have negative effects of on the athletes by increasing the frequency of insomnia, nervousness and the level of stimulation in them.

India performing well at Asian Games, says Sports Minister
India performing well at Asian Games, says Sports Minister

Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said that the Indian contingent was performing well in the ongoing Incheon Asian Games and hoped the athletes would win more medals for the country in the days to come.

Asian Games: Archers take aim at basketball's hijab ban
Asian Games: Archers take aim at basketball's hijab ban

Banned by basketball`s governing body and a source of controversy at the Asian Games, hijabs were worn freely at the archery tournament in Incheon on Friday as athletes struggled to comprehend how a headscarf could cause such an uproar.

2014 Asian Games: Psy's 'Gangnam Style' kicks off spectacular opening ceremony
2014 Asian Games: Psy's 'Gangnam Style' kicks off spectacular opening ceremony

The 17th Asian Games opened in a multi-coloured blaze of fireworks and carefully crafted K-Pop routines on Friday, as athletes from the world`s most populous region came together in pursuit of gold and glory in South Korea.

Thousands flood in ahead of Incheon Asian Games gala opening
Thousands flood in ahead of Incheon Asian Games gala opening

Thousands of athletes and officials gathered in Incheon on Wednesday as the clock ticked down to Asia`s biggest sports spectacular and organisers fretted over low ticket sales.

It's good to share the limelight with Dipa Karmakar: Ashish Kumar
It's good to share the limelight with Dipa Karmakar: Ashish Kumar

Relishing a fellow athletes success, India's ace gymnast Ashish Kumar is rather happy to share the limelight with Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Dipa Karmakar when they head for the Asian Games in Korea starting September 19.

Asian Games 2014: Will pruning of contingent do any good to Indian sports?
Asian Games 2014: Will pruning of contingent do any good to Indian sports?

At a stage where we continue to yearn for medals, pruning down India's contingent from 944 to 679 for the Incheon Asian Games by the sports ministry, will only dent India's chances of shining at the Asia's biggest sporting spectacle.

Overhydration in athletes can lead to death

It was recently revealed that drinking too much water and sports drinks could be fatal for athletes.

Vote raises uncertain future for Scottish athletes
Vote raises uncertain future for Scottish athletes

 Andy Murray and Chris Hoy are among Britain`s greatest ever sportsmen, but a "Yes" vote in the Scottish independence referendum would leave those hoping to emulate them facing uncertain futures.

Indian Olympic Association sends government 935-strong list with 662 athletes for Asian Games
Indian Olympic Association sends government 935-strong list with 662 athletes for Asian Games

Indian Olympic Association Wednesday released a list of 935 athletes and officials for the upcoming Asian Games which the government said will be pruned down before finalising the final contingent early next week.

Fastest athletes deliver forceful ground punch for speed

Know the secret behind the world's faster sprinter Usain Bolt's mind-boggling speed? The forceful punch to the ground with his foot as he starts to run and disappears in a jiffy.

Youth Olympic Games action starts without Ebola-struck nations

Australian triathlete Brittany Dutton won the first gold of the Youth Olympics as competition kicked-off on Sunday without Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria who withdrew because of the Ebola outbreak in Africa.

Athletes from Ebola-hit nations barred from some Youth Olympics events

Athletes from Ebola-hit countries in west Africa have been barred from competing in some sports in the Youth Olympics that open in China at the weekend, the International Olympic Committee and Chinese organisers said Friday.

Kerala gears up for staging 2015 National Games

Work is on at a furious pace to ready the 30 venues for the January 31-February 14, 2015, National Games in Kerala.