Mike Krzyzewski, who coached the US national team to gold medals at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics, became the first American college coach to record 1,000 victories on Sunday.
Haile Gebrselassie, one of the greatest long distance runners in the world, will flag off Bengaluru Marathon on October 19 at the Kanteerava Stadium here.
A quick look at the world rankings offers proof that the region`s players remain the dominant force in badminton today with the Asian Games tournament set to be one of the most keenly contested and highest class events at the Incheon gathering.
Olympic champion Cesar Cielo of Brazil has set the world's fastest 50-metre freestyle time of the year at a short course swimming event in Brazil.
The Badminton World Federation should have taken more time to trial their proposed scoring changes and given top shuttlers a better chance to experience it, Japan coach Park Joo-bong said.
Norwegian slopestyle snowboarder Torstein Horgmo, one of the Olympic gold medal favourites, was taken to hospital after crashing in training on Monday on a course widely condemned as too dangerous.
An Olympic gold medal won by Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games has sold at auction for USD 1,466,574, the highest price ever paid for a piece of Olympic memorabilia.
Colombia honoured its top athletes, including Olympic gold medal winner Mariana Pajon and soccer star Radamel Falcao Garcia
Russian pole vault queen Yelena Isinbayeva has said the only thing that can stop her winning a third straight Olympic gold medal in London this summer is herself.
Day in Pics: 1st March
Showbiz World - March 1, 2015
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