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Hockey scene in India better than Pakistan: PHF secretary

Hockey scene in India better than Pakistan: PHF secretary

Pakistan Hockey Federation secretary Rana Mujahid is "frustrated" that the national sport is struggling to lure sponsors due to lack of international success in recent years and felt the scene was much better in India.

Nijel Amos beats David Rudisha again, Lashawn Merritt cruises home

Nijel Amos beats David Rudisha again, Lashawn Merritt cruises home

Botswana`s Nijel Amos repeated his Commonwealth Games win over Olympic champion David Rudisha in the men`s 800 metres at the Weltklasse meeting in Zurich on Thursday.

Akhil Kumar back in men's team, Mary Kom in women's boxing squad for Asian Games

Akhil Kumar back in men's team, Mary Kom in women's boxing squad for Asian Games

All but written off after a string of injuries wrecked havoc on his career four years ago, enigmatic boxer Akhil Kumar Wednesday staged a remarkable comeback to make the 10-member Indian men's team for the Asian Games scheduled to be held from September 19 in Incheon, Korea.

Culture change helps Australia out of deep end

Culture change helps Australia out of deep end

Encouraging performances at the Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacific Championships have continued the resurrection of Australian swimming, but head coach Jacco Verhaeren is reluctant to declare that the sleeping giant has awakened.

Archer Deepika Kumari eyeing maiden Asian Games medal

Having missed out on a bronze medal in Guangzhou four years ago, Indian recurve archer Deepika Kumari is looking to open her account in the individual event at the Asian Games in Incheon next month.

Usain Bolt breaks 10 seconds under roof in Warsaw

Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt broke 10 seconds for the first time this season when he won a 100 metres race under a closed roof at the National Stadium in Warsaw on Saturday.

Adam Peaty sets new 50m breaststroke world record at European Championships

Great Britain`s Adam Peaty set a new world record of 26.62sec in the 50m breaststroke at the European Championships before revealing he hated swimming when he was a child.

Montsho`s positive dope test confirmed by Games federation

Former world 400 metres champion Amantle Montsho`s positive dope test at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow was on Friday confirmed by the Games Federation (CGF).

Working on stamina, technique to win gold in Asiad: Vinesh Phogat

A gold medal at the Commonwealth Games under her belt, wrestler Vinesh Phogat says she is working hard on her stamina and technique to clinch a second successive one in the upcoming Asian Games to be held in Incheon next month.

Working on my loopholes, medals not on mind right now: Lajja Gauswami

Her plan to make a camouflaged entry into her native state Gujarat was put to rest when a crowd flocked in hordes to greet Lajja Gauswami at the airport and the Commonwealth Games medallist, in hindsight, is only "happy" about the "positive" developments around shooting.

High hurdler Siddhanth Thingalaya aims Asian Games medal

Back in form with a national record-equalling performance after a "horror show" in the Commonwealth Games, high hurdler Siddhanth Thingalaya feels he stands a bright chance of winning a medal in the upcoming Asian Games.

I will leave boxing after 2016 Olympics, announces Sarita Devi

Commonwealth Games silver medallist Sarita Devi plans to hang up her boxing gloves after the 2016 Olympic Games to be held in Rio De Janeiro and said that she will certainly work towards an Olympic medal.

Shooting well, hope to win Olympic quota in Spain: Gurpal Singh

Commonwealth Games silver medallist Gurpal Singh is confident of cashing in on the momentum and earning a 2016 Olympic quota place in the upcoming World Championships in Granada, Spain.

CWG medallist Shreyashi hurt by cold shoulder from Bihar government

Commonwealth Games silver medallist Shreyasi Singh on Monday expressed pain over Bihar government`s "dry approach" towards her achievement by not honouring her.

Malaysian gymnast flips out after Asian Games snub

Malaysian gymnast Mohd Hamzaruddin Nordin has hit out at the sport`s national governing body after they opted not to send any male athletes to next month`s Asian Games after a poor showing at the Commonwealth Games.

Telangana Government bonanza for Commonwealth Games medallists

There was a bonanza for several sportspersons here Friday with the Telangana Government presenting cash awards to players like Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and Gagan Narang for bringing laurels to the country and the state in events such as Commonwealth Games.

Indian Women recurve team ranked No 3 in FITA world ranking

Buoyed by their gold medal win in the Archery World Cup Stage IV, Indian women`s recurve team has climbed four places to be at number three position in FITA world rankings.

AP CM felicitates CWG medal-winner Matsa Santoshi

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday presented a cheque of Rs 7.5 lakh to Matsa Santoshi, who won a bronze medal in weightlifting in the recently concluded Commonwealth Games.

Mahavir Phogat overlooked for Dronacharya Award again

Despite training three Commonwealth Games gold medallists, women`s wrestling coach Mahavir Singh Phogat has been ignored for the Dronacharya Award for the third consecutive year.

We had 16 buyers for 8 kabaddi teams: World Kabaddi League Commissioner Pargat Singh

Kabaddi may not compare to cricket in the glamour quotient but when it came to finding buyers for the eight franchises of the recently-launched World Kabaddi League, the organisers had 16 bidders to choose from, says the event`s commissioner and former hockey player Pargat Singh.