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Humiliation suffered by Sikh players at Asia Cup figures in LS

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 16:23

Members in the Lok Sabha on Thursday expressed outrage over the humiliation suffered by two Sikh players in the just concluded 5th Fiba Asia Cup in China where the organisers did not allow them to wear the turbans while playing.

GoI seeks report from BFI over `turban row`, asks IOC to issue guidelines

GoI seeks report from BFI over `turban row`, asks IOC to issue guidelines

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 10:14

After two `Sikh` players from the Indian basketball team were asked to play without their turbans during the recently concluded Asia Cup in China, the Minister of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Sarbananda Sonowal has issued a statement expressing shock and has sought a detailed report from the Basketball Federation of India (BFI).

Two Sikh players forced to remove turbans during Basketball Asia Cup

Two Sikh players forced to remove turbans during Basketball Asia Cup

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 16:10

Two Indian `Sikh` players were forced to remove turbans during the fifth edition of Fédération Internationale de Basketball (FIBA) Asia Cup, in China.

Long tours not good for preparations, says Louis Van Gaal

Long tours not good for preparations, says Louis Van Gaal

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 13:55

New Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has bemoaned the club`s lengthy pre-season tour to the United States and said it is not helping preparations for the English domestic campaign.

Real Madrid sign six-year deal with James Rodriguez

Real Madrid sign six-year deal with James Rodriguez

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 00:18

Real Madrid on Tuesday signed Colombian striker James Rodriguez, the top scorer at the World Cup, from Monaco on a six season contract.

Asian stars excited for LPGA team showdown

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 08:33

After two decades of watching US and European women golfers play for the Solheim Cup, top worldwide rivals have their chance at a team title in the LPGA International Crown.

Woods expecting to be selected in US Ryder Cup team

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 12:42

Former World No.1 Tiger Woods is of the opinion that he deserves a place in the United States Ryder Cup team despite a disappointing display at the Open Championship and his recent injury problems.

Brazil construction magnate Norberto Odebrecht dies at 93

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 06:08

Norberto Odebrecht, founder of the Brazilian construction company behind large-scale infrastructure projects including several World Cup stadiums, was buried Sunday after dying of heart failure. He was 93.

I want to leave a mark in 2015 World Cup: Younis Khan

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 20:27

Senior batsman Younis Khan is keen to leave an imprint in ODIs leading up to the World Cup 2015 in Australia and New Zealand.

India swamp Singapore to finish 7th in Asia Cup Basketball

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 18:49

India ended their campaign in the 5th FIBA Asia Cup Basketball at Wuhan, China Saturday by swamping Singapore 85-36 to finish seventh in the tournament.

Mohun Bagan signs Balwant Singh for upcoming season

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 16:36

Mohun Bagan today announced the signing of Churchill Brothers` ace forward Balwant Singh for the upcoming season.

World Champions Germany return to top of FIFA`s rankings

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 17:40

Germany`s charge to claim Sunday`s World Cup title has seen them return to the top of FIFA`s world rankings for the first time in around 20 years.