Mo Farah says he is 100 percent clean
Mo Farah says he is 100 percent clean

Britain`s double Olympic champion Mo Farah said on Tuesday he was "100 per cent clean" and would leave his long-time coach Alberto Salazar if it was proved the American was guilty of violating any doping rules.

India will win 10 plus medals at 2016 Rio Olympics: Sarbananda Sonowal
India will win 10 plus medals at 2016 Rio Olympics: Sarbananda Sonowal

The Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal is confident that India's medal tally in next year's Rio Olympic Games will go up to 10 plus from six medals, which the country's athletes bagged at London Olympics in 2012.

I have never taken performance enhancing drugs: Mo Farah
I have never taken performance enhancing drugs: Mo Farah

Britain`s double Olympic champion Mo Farah on Friday released a public statement saying he has “never taken performance enhancing drugs.” The 32-year-old long-distance runner took to social media site Facebook to counter the recent doping allegations against his coach Alberto Salazar.

Rio Olympics will be better than London 2012: Dilma Rousseff
Rio Olympics will be better than London 2012: Dilma Rousseff

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has told British Prime Minister David Cameron that the Rio 2016 Olympics will be better than the 2012 Games in London.

Sprinter Yohan Blake makes successful return to competition
Sprinter Yohan Blake makes successful return to competition

Former world champion sprinter Yohan Blake took a huge towards his participation in this summer's World Championships in Beijing when he won his first competitive appearance in nearly a year at the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association All-Comers development series here.

Mo Farah coach doping claims overshadow Birmingham meet
Mo Farah coach doping claims overshadow Birmingham meet

Mo Farah`s stepdown for a speed tuning 1500m at Sunday`s Diamond League meet in Birmingham has been overshadowed by allegations that his renowned coach encouraged doping.
 

Fit-again Yohan Blake taking it slow as Rio beckons
Fit-again Yohan Blake taking it slow as Rio beckons

Former World 100 metres champion Yohan Blake is back to full fitness but says he will not be rushing his comeback to international competition.

I want to reach peak form and maintain it: Gagan Narang
I want to reach peak form and maintain it: Gagan Narang

Injuries and recoveries have marked Gagan Narang's life over the last three years and the shooting ace, having just secured a quota for the Rio Olympics, says he is striving to reach peak form and maintain the momentum going into the multisport extravaganza.

Usain Bolt makes IAAF World Relays debut to set up season against Justin Gatlin
Usain Bolt makes IAAF World Relays debut to set up season against Justin Gatlin

 While the eyes of the sporting world were fixed on boxing`s much-touted "fight of the century" in Las Vegas, the two fastest men on the planet renewed a rivalry which bodes for an electrifying season on the track.

Ma Long targets Rio gold after maiden world title
Ma Long targets Rio gold after maiden world title

China`s world number one Ma Long has set his sights on a maiden table tennis singles gold at the Rio Olympics next year after breaking through for his first world title on home courts in Suzhou.

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.

National rifle shooter, 4 others held for killing blue bull

A national rifle shooter and four others were arrested for allegedly killing a blue bull in Halpura village under Shikarpur police station area here, police said on Saturday.

Real Madrid agree deal to buy Porto defender Danilo
Real Madrid agree deal to buy Porto defender Danilo

Real Madrid have reached an agreement with Porto to buy their Brazilian fullback Danilo, who will join the La Liga club next season, the European champions said on Twitter on Tuesday.

Japan`s Yusuke Suzuki shatters walking world record
Japan`s Yusuke Suzuki shatters walking world record

Yusuke Suzuki smashed the week-old 20 kilometre race walk world record by 26 seconds on Sunday at the Asian Race Walking Championships in his home town of Nomi, central Japan.

Lin Dan advances to second round at All England Open Badminton Championships
Lin Dan advances to second round at All England Open Badminton Championships

Five-time champion Lin Dan beat Wei Nan 21-14, 12-21, 21-16 to reach the last 16 of the All England Open Badminton Championships here.

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.

Mary Kom meets PM, invites him for academy's inauguration
Mary Kom meets PM, invites him for academy's inauguration

Celebrated Indian woman boxer M C Mary Kom on Wednesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here today and invited him for the inauguration of her academy in Manipur in April.

Tyson Gay's former coach suspended for eight years
Tyson Gay's former coach suspended for eight years

American sprinter Tyson Gay`s former coach has been suspended for eight years for doping violations, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said on Wednesday.

Mary Kom receives Rs 5 lakh for boxing academy
Mary Kom receives Rs 5 lakh for boxing academy

 Star Indian woman boxer M C Mary Kom on Thursday received Rs 5 lakh for setting up a boxing academy in her native state of Manipur from a private insurance company through its initiative "Need for Champions".

Jessica Ennis-Hill targets strong showing in Beijing World Championships
Jessica Ennis-Hill targets strong showing in Beijing World Championships

Jessica Ennis-Hill has revealed she hopes to compete at next year`s World Championships in Beijing as she steps up her preparations to defend her Olympic title in 2016.