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Basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski claims college win No. 1,000
Basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski claims college win No. 1,000

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.

Legendary Haile Gebrselassie to flag off Bangalore Marathon
Legendary Haile Gebrselassie to flag off Bangalore Marathon

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.

World class shuttlers set to light up Incheon Asian Games
World class shuttlers set to light up Incheon Asian Games

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.

Cesar Cielo sets year's fastest 50m freestyle swimming time
Cesar Cielo sets year's fastest 50m freestyle swimming time

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.

Trial of proposed badminton scoring system wrong, says Olympian
Trial of proposed badminton scoring system wrong, says Olympian

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 slopestyler crashes on `danger` course

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.

Owens` s 1936 Olympic gold fetches USD 1.4 million

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 honours Olympian Pajon, soccer star Falcao

Colombia honoured its top athletes, including Olympic gold medal winner Mariana Pajon and soccer star Radamel Falcao Garcia

Isinbayeva targets last Olympic gold before retirement

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.