US swimmer Michael Phelps sentenced to 18 months probation for drunken driving
US swimmer Michael Phelps sentenced to 18 months probation for drunken driving

American swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, was sentenced on Friday to 18 months probation and a year suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty to drunken driving.

Football legend PK Banerjee hospitalised
Football legend PK Banerjee hospitalised

Legendary Indian footballer P K Banerjee was on Monday hospitalised after he complained of dizziness and excessive sweating.

Preeja Sreedharan to bid adieu to athletics
Preeja Sreedharan to bid adieu to athletics

Long distance runner Preeja Sreedharan is all set to bid adieu to athletics after the National Games to be held in Kerala next year.

Asian Games: Sylvanus Dungdung lauds gold medal winning hockey team
Asian Games: Sylvanus Dungdung lauds gold medal winning hockey team

Olympian Sylvanus Dungdung on Friday praised the Indian hockey team for reclaiming the Asian Games gold medal after 16 years before saying that players must improve further to have any chance of success in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Ian Thorpe denies dating Ricky Martin
Ian Thorpe denies dating Ricky Martin

Ian Thorpe has denied that he is dating Ricky Martin after he was rumored to take part in a "tell-all magazine" interview.

Oscar Pistorius trial: ''Dolus eventualis'', the legal Latin on South Africa's lips
Oscar Pistorius trial: ''Dolus eventualis'', the legal Latin on South Africa's lips

It is a little-known legal concept with a Latin name, and in the last 24 hours South Africans and millions more around the world glued to the Oscar Pistorius verdict have been feverishly trying to get their heads around it: `Dolus eventualis`.

Oscar Pistorius verdict hangs on ''possible improbabilities''
Oscar Pistorius verdict hangs on ''possible improbabilities''

Eighteen months ago, when he granted Oscar Pistorius bail after the killing of his girlfriend, South African magistrate Desmond Nair noted a number of "improbabilities" in the Olympic and Paralympic star`s account of the shooting.

Graham Reid named new Australia hockey coach
Graham Reid named new Australia hockey coach

Graham Reid has replaced Ric Charlesworth as coach of the world champion Australian men`s field hockey team, Hockey Australia (HA) said Thursday.

Amir Khan calls for return of headguards in amateur boxing

British boxer and Olympic silver medallist Amir Khan on Friday demanded headguards be reinstated into amateur boxing to protect exhausted fighters from possible injury.

Check out the brand new poster of `Mary Kom`

As the world awaits the trailer launch of Priyanka Chopra`s `Mary Kom`, the makers of the film released a brand new poster of the film based on Olympic medalist and boxing champion Mary Kom.

Injury forces Australia`s Sullivan to retire

Australian triple Olympian and former world record holder Eamon Sullivan on Wednesday announced his retirement from competitive swimming on medical advice.

Phelps comeback marches on with butterfly win

The comeback of Michael Phelps continued in impressive fashion on Friday as the most decorated Olympian of all time beat rival Ryan Lochte in the 100 metres butterfly and notched up the second fastest time of the year in Athens, Georgia.

World-class sprinters are born, not made

From Helen Stephens, a 1936 Olympian, to the latest sprinting sensation Usain Bolt, every world-class sprinter was recognised as exceptionally fast prior to beginning formal training, says a new research.

PMO ignored Dhyan Chand to confer Sachin Tendulkar the Bharat Ratna?

Late Major Dhyan Chand was robbed of the honour to become the first sportsperson to get the Bharat Ratna because the Prime Minister`s Office had stopped following up on the hockey wizard`s recommendation from the sports ministry.

Olympian Shahnaz Shaikh to coach Pak hockey team

In a bid to pull Pakistan out of their recent slump, the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has appointed Olympian Shahnaz Shaikh as the senior teams` coach.

Tom Daley declares himself as completely gay, not bisexual

British Olympian Tom Daley has announced that he`s completely gay.

Michael Phelps says he never had a normal teen life

A video of Michael Phelps recently surfaced on YouTube which shows the Olympian getting interviewed by a journalist when he was 15-years-old.

Pistorius photographed in bloodied prosthetics

Displaying photographs of a bare-chested Oscar Pistorius standing in his garage on bloodied prosthetic legs and wearing shorts soaked in his girlfriend`s blood, prosecutors attempted today to focus attention on the killing for which the double-amputee Olympian is on trial for murder, while the defense poked holes in the police investigation that followed it.

Forensics key to Pistorius case

Fallen South African athletic star Oscar Pistorius will rely on a hand-picked team of forensic experts when he mounts his defence against murder charges at a trial beginning Monday.

NADA Appeals Panel re-instates wrestlers Tomar, Khatri

Wrestlers Rajeev Tomar and Mausam Khatri`s two-year suspension imposed by the National Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel (NADP) for flunking a dope Test just before the 2010 Commonwealth Games has been revoked nine months before the end of the term by the appellate body of the NADA.