Chad le Clos confident of beating Michael Phelps again in Rio Olympics
Chad le Clos confident of beating Michael Phelps again in Rio Olympics

Chad le Clos, one of the few men to have beaten Michael Phelps at the Olympics, has thrown down the challenge to his old rival, urging him to get back into training so they can have a rematch at Rio in 2016.

Greg Dyke calls for FIFA presidential challenge against Sepp Blatter
Greg Dyke calls for FIFA presidential challenge against Sepp Blatter

Football Association chairman Greg Dyke believes a second candidate should challenge Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency when he stands for re-election in June next year.

Indian women's team gearing up for World Hockey League
Indian women's team gearing up for World Hockey League

The Indian women's hockey team has started preparing for the World Hockey League Round 2 with a camp at the Sports Authority of India Centre, Bhopal.

Expect Chelsea fight for first-choice keeper spot: Jose Mourinho

Petr Cech is ready to take up the challenge of competing with Thibaut Courtois for the position of Chelsea`s number one goalkeeper, manager Jose Mourinho said on Thursday.

Improving Pak`s faltering batting will be challenging, says new coach Grant Flower

Improving Pakistan`s faltering hitters would be a challenge, says new batting coach Grant Flower, who assumed his role on Friday.

Business group fights Uruguay`s marijuana rules

A business group in Uruguay, the first country to legalize the production and sale of marijuana, is challenging a decree barring employers from punishing employees who come to work high.

Hamilton wants Red Bull and Ferrari to challenge him at Monaco Grand Prix

Having dominated five Formula One races this season, the Mercedes team and former champion Lewis Hamilton are hoping that rivals Red Bull and Ferrari give him a stiff challenged at this weekend`s Monaco Grand Prix.

Delhi Lt-Governor`s revival of officials` public meet faces hiccups

Lt-Governor Najeeb Jung`s attempt to revive the culture of public hearing by Delhi government officials faced hiccups today as a section of officers remained absent to hear citizens grievances for redressal.

Viswanathan Anand in command, likely to challenge Carlsen Magnus in next World Championship

Written off by critics and experts, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand has come back with a big bang and is the most likely contender to challenge Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the next world championship match to be held later this year.

For Boston Marathon, finding lodgings could be the hard part

Training for the Boston Marathon may be grueling, but finding a place to stay during the event is also proving a challenge for participants and supporters this year.

Dominant Nordqvist records pillar-to-post Thai win

Anna Nordqvist completed a two shot pillar-to-post win at the $1.5 million Honda LPGA Thailand tournament, holding off a dramatic late challenge from world number one Park In-Bee.

Piers Morgan barely survives `lively` pace attack from `foe` Lee despite `arrogant` claims

British journalist and talk-show host Piers Morgan has reportedly `just about` survived a lively pace attack from Australian legend Brett Lee in the nets at the MCG after arrogantly claiming that he can `ruin a great Australian career and legend`.

Water scarcity is the biggest challenge for Delhi: CM

"We will face great trouble in the next five to seven years if we do not address the issue. Scarcity of water is the main challenge facing the city and we will have to seriously address the issue," Dikshit said.

Narendra Modi to be an issue in 2014 poll, face challenge upfront: Manish Tewari

Narendra Modi is going to be an issue in 2014 Lok Sabha elections and Congress has to face the challenge upfront, Union Minister Manish Tewari told a gathering of his party`s media strategists here on Tuesday.

Tension, intolerance in society new challenge for cops: Jayalalithaa

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jaylalithaa on Wednesday said modern India has a perceptible telescoping tension and intolerance, threatening society and making it more confrontationist.

Every actor dreams of taking double-role challenge, says Arjun Kapoor

Arjun Kapoor got an opportunity to play a double-role in his only second film and the veritable newcomer says it is a challenge that any actor would love to take in his career.

Govt to challenge Barabanki court order on `HuJI operatives`

UP govt`s plea to withdraw a case against two alleged HuJI operatives in connection with seizure of explosives in Barabanki after the 2007 Gorakhpur blasts was rejected by a court.

Modi govt`s attitude will not be a challenge: Mehta

After the Supreme Court upheld the appointment of Lokayukta in Gujarat, Justice (retd) RA Mehta said the Modi government`s attitude will not come in the way of his work.

A bigger challenge awaits Obama on re-election

USA Today said that after being stymied for the last two years the "president has a chance to reach deals with (the) Republicans".

Arrest of Gaddafi`s son poses challenge for new Libya

While Saif al-Islam looked for now to have avoided the brutal fate of his father - it is far from clear what will happen next.