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Indian Olympians Akhil Kumar, Jitender Kumar set to make Pro-Boxing debuts in April

Indian Olympians Akhil Kumar, Jitender Kumar set to make Pro-Boxing debuts in April

Akhil and Jitender, who are serving as Deputy Superintendent of police with Haryana Government, have recently got the permission to turn professional.

Doping charges: Three Chinese weightlifters stripped of 2008 Olympic gold by IOC

Doping charges: Three Chinese weightlifters stripped of 2008 Olympic gold by IOC

The Chinese trio, all aged between 31 and 34, tested positive for the banned GHRP-2, a human growth hormone.

Olympics: Ten medallists from 2008 Beijing Games disqualified for doping

Olympics: Ten medallists from 2008 Beijing Games disqualified for doping

The IOC have re-tested over 1,243 samples from the 2008 and 2012 Olympics based on improved techniques.

Akhil, Jitender Kumar target pro circuit through Vijender Singh's IOS

Akhil, Jitender Kumar target pro circuit through Vijender Singh's IOS

Vijender, unbeaten in the circuit with 7 wins, is currently based in Manchester but made a smash-hit homecoming in July by winning the WBO title.

Olympics shame: Eight years after 2008 Beijing Games, four athletes stripped of medals

Olympics shame: Eight years after 2008 Beijing Games, four athletes stripped of medals

The IOC stores samples for 10 years to allow them to be reanalyzed when improved methods become available.

Usain Bolt safely through 200m heats at Rio Olympics 2016

Usain Bolt safely through 200m heats at Rio Olympics 2016

American Justin Gatlin, who won silver behind Bolt in the 100m, also looked comfortable as he won his heat in 20.42sec.

UNBELIEVABLE! Usain Bolt ate 1,000 Chicken Nuggets during 2008 Beijing Olympics

UNBELIEVABLE! Usain Bolt ate 1,000 Chicken Nuggets during 2008 Beijing Olympics

The secret diet behind Usain Bolt's triple-gold medal success at the 2008 Beijing Olympics comes out to be Chicken Nuggets.

EMOTIONAL VIDEO: Weightlifter loses wife ahead of Beijing Olympics...WATCH what he did next!

EMOTIONAL VIDEO: Weightlifter loses wife ahead of Beijing Olympics...WATCH what he did next!

After losing his wife in a car accident, Steiner continued to train as he had promised her a gold medal at the biggest sporting spectacle.

Rio Olympics: IOC bans four after retests of Beijing-London dope

Rio Olympics: IOC bans four after retests of Beijing-London dope

The IOC ordered new tests on hundreds of samples after Russian sport was found to be involved in mass doping.

Olympics: IOC report 45 new doping failures from 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Games

Olympics: IOC report 45 new doping failures from 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Games

The IOC said a decision on Russia's participation in Rio could be made on Sunday.

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 chiefs nominate baseball for Games return

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 chiefs nominate baseball for Games return

The organisers of the 2020 Olympics on Monday nominated eight new sports for possible inclusion in the Tokyo Games, including baseball.

Government names 45 athletes selected for assistance under TOP

Government names 45 athletes selected for assistance under TOP

 Led by Beijing Olympics gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra, there are 17 shooters from among 45 athletes, who have been selected by the government for financial assistance under the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme.

Govt names 45 athletes selected for assistance under TOP

Govt names 45 athletes selected for assistance under TOP

Led by Beijing Olympics gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra, there are 17 shooters from among 45 athletes, who have been selected by the government for financial assistance under the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme.

Sushil Kumar encourages students to take up sports

Sushil Kumar encourages students to take up sports

Two-time Olympic medal winning grappler Sushil Kumar has urged the students to take up sports for their all-round development at the Annual Sports day function of the JL DAV Public School, Paschim Vihar here.

South Korea's Park Tae-hwan fails doping test

South Korea's Park Tae-hwan fails doping test

South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan, who won 400 metres freestyle gold at the Beijing Olympics, has failed a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) test, his agency have confirmed.

International athletes to participate in Cochin International Half Marathon

International athletes to participate in Cochin International Half Marathon

Over 16,000 participants, including defending champions Bernard Kipyego and Helah Kiprop of Kenya, will take part in the Cochin International Half Marathon to be flagged off from Marine Drive here on Sunday.

Australia opposed to late-night swimming finals in Rio Olympics

Australia opposed to late-night swimming finals in Rio Olympics

 Australian Olympic officials say they will oppose plans to stage the 2016 Rio Olympics swimming finals late at night.

Abhinav Bindra's tweets create flutter

Abhinav Bindra's tweets create flutter

Decorated Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra on Monday created a flutter by saying that tomorrow would be his last day in professional shooting.

Glasgow Games to be Abhinav Bindra`s last CWG appearance

India`s lone individual gold medallist in Olympics, Abhinav Bindra today said the ongoing Commonwealth Games here will be his last appearance at the multi-sport extravaganza.

Two Koreas hold talks on Asian Games participation

Officials from the two Koreas met for rare talks Thursday to sort out the logistics of Pyongyang sending athletes and cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in the South Korean port city of Incheon.