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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.

Asian Qualifying Tournament: MC Mary Kom fails to qualify for Rio Olympics after losing semi-final battle

Asian Qualifying Tournament: MC Mary Kom fails to qualify for Rio Olympics after losing semi-final battle

In the women's category, only the gold and silver medal winners from this tournament will qualify for Rio Olympics.

Saina Nehwal's bronze medal in London Olympics is biggest moment in Indian badminton: Pullela Gopichand

Saina Nehwal's bronze medal in London Olympics is biggest moment in Indian badminton: Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand is quite hopeful to better the record this time around at Rio Olympics.

First foreign wrestler arrives for Pro Wrestling League

First foreign wrestler arrives for Pro Wrestling League

Sushil Kumar described Ikhtiyor Navruzov, with whom he has fought on two occasions, as a very good wrestler.

10-15 years down the line people will appreciate my step of turning pro, says Vijender Singh

10-15 years down the line people will appreciate my step of turning pro, says Vijender Singh

Vijender said that next year he would definitely fight in India. 

Oscar Pistorius to be moved to house arrest after serving less than a year in jail

Oscar Pistorius to be moved to house arrest after serving less than a year in jail

Oscar Pistorius, who was found guilty of culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, will be released on parole and moved to house arrest on October 20.

Professional boxing is like new era of my life: Vijender Singh

Professional boxing is like new era of my life: Vijender Singh

Indian boxing star Vijender Singh asserted that his transition from the amateur circuit is like a new era of his life.

Don't compare me with Pinky Jangra: Mary Kom

Don't compare me with Pinky Jangra: Mary Kom

Ace Indian pugilist Mary Kom urged everyone to stop comparing her with the Haryana boxer Pinky Jangra.

Teary-eyed Mary Kom alleges regional bias in boxing selection

Teary-eyed Mary Kom alleges regional bias in boxing selection

 Olympic bronze medallist MC Mary Kom on Thursday broke down and accused the Indian selectors of regional bias during boxing selection and trails.

PV Sindhu aims at improving world ranking ahead of Rio Olympics

PV Sindhu aims at improving world ranking ahead of Rio Olympics

She might have missed out on a historic hat-trick of medals in the recent World Championship, but India number two shuttler P V Sindhu on Thursday said her target was to improve her ranking ahead of the Olympics qualification cut-off date in May next year.

Jamaican sprint star Asafa Powell brushes aside American claims over relays

Jamaican sprint star Asafa Powell brushes aside American claims over relays

Sprinter Asafa Powell has brushed aside reported suggestions from their American rivals that they can outrun Jamaica in the relays at the 15th edition of the athletics World Championships in Beijing this weekend.

Gagan Narang in first air rifle final of world event since London

Gagan Narang in first air rifle final of world event since London

 Ace Indian shooter Gagan Narang missed out on a podium finish after reaching his first final of men's air rifle event in a global event since winning the London Olympics bronze medal, at the ISSF World Cup in Gabala, Azerbaijan on Monday.

Hockey India suspends 'indisciplined' Gurbaj Singh for 9 months

Hockey India suspends 'indisciplined' Gurbaj Singh for 9 months

 Senior India hockey player Gurbaj Singh was on Monday suspended for nine months for indulging in groupism and creating disharmony within the team, a decision which might shatter the experienced midfielder's dream of playing in next year's Rio Olympics.

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.