Abhinav Bindra re-elected as member of ISSF athlete commission
Abhinav Bindra re-elected as member of ISSF athlete commission

 India's only individual Olympic gold medallist, Abhinav Bindra, has been re-elected as member of the seven-men Athlete Commission of the International Shooting Sport Federation, the global body governing the sport.

Nothing surprises me anymore, says disappointed Abhinav Bindra
Nothing surprises me anymore, says disappointed Abhinav Bindra

India's only individual Olympic gold medallist, Abhinav Bindra has expressed anguish and disappointment over the seeming apathy of the country's sports administrators, saying he has "got used" to such things.

Michael Phelps pips Ryan Lochte to 200m medley final place

Five-time Olympic gold medallist Ryan Lochte lost out on a final spot to Michael Phelps in the 200 metres individual medley at the Pan Pacific Championships on Sunday.

I too deserve Bharat Ratna, hope to get it in lifetime: Balbir Singh

With Major Dhyan Chand`s name finally being nominated for the Bharat Ratna, another hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr feels going by his achievements he too deserves the country`s highest civilian award and hopes to get the recognition in his lifetime.

Sponsors persuade Usain Bolt to run until 2017

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt revealed Friday that he will put back his planned retirement until 2017 at the request of his sponsors.

Return to best will take time: Michael Phelps

American swimming superstar Michael Phelps said Saturday it would take time to return to his best ahead of next week`s Pan Pacific Championships in Australia.

Priyanka will add commercial value to `Mary Kom`: Omung Kumar

Omung Kumar, who is making his directorial debut with ‘Mary Kom’, which stars Priyanka Chopra as Olympic bronze medallist boxer M.C. Mary Kom, says the National Award winning actress will add "commercial value" to the film.

Michael Phelps, coach to assess Rio chances after US nationals

Michael Phelps`s coach Bob Bowman says the two will assess the 18-times Olympic gold medallist`s chances of qualifying for the 2016 Rio Olympics after this week`s U.S. national championships.

Australia great De Young retires

Olympic gold medallist Liam De Young became the latest leading Australian field hockey star to announce his retirement today.

Schaefer departs in shakeup at de la Hoya`s Golden Boy

Richard Schaefer stepped down as CEO of Oscar de la Hoya`s Golden Boy Promotions on Monday in a move that quickly rippled through the boxing world.

Lin Dan faces qualifying for Australian Open

Two-time Olympic badminton gold medallist and five-time world champion Lin Dan will have to qualify to make his debut at this month`s Australian Open, organisers said Monday.

Bolt `requests` thieves to return his 20,000 pounds-worth `signed spikes`

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has reportedly requested the thieves, who stole his signed pair of running shoes from a commercial premises on an industrial estate, to return the 20,000 pound-prized spikes.

Thorpe out of hospital after battling infections

Australian swimming great Ian Thorpe has left a Sydney hospital after battling serious infections for more than three weeks following shoulder surgery, his manager said on Wednesday.

I thought of giving up the sport many times: Bindra

Shooting has given him an identity but Abhinav Bindra, India`s only individual Olympic gold medallist, revealed that he thought of "quitting" the sport many times in the past.

Ski jumps are fine, official says in wake of crashes

The International Ski Federation has no concerns about the ski jumps at the Sochi Winter Olympics, a federation spokesman said on Thursday, in the wake of two night-time training crashes, one of which sent an athlete to hospital.

Omar Farah doing all he can to make Mo proud again

Brother of Olympic hero Mo, Omar Farah has vowed to keep his troubled past behind and improve his relationship with his US-based half brother and make him proud again.

I am an entertainer, says world wrestling champ Kurt Angle

Olympic gold medallist and former world heavyweight champion Kurt Angle, who has the record of beating the best of professional wrestlers, said he was "not born to be a wrestler but an entertainer".

Bindra to represent ISSF in international Olympic forum

In what can be termed a huge honour, Abhinav Bindra, India`s only individual Olympic gold medallist, has been chosen to be the international shooting body`s representative for IOC`s elite International Forum, to be held in Singapore from June 27 to 29.

Olympic gold medallist in NZ athletics squad for CWG

Beijing Olympics gold medallist
and reigning world champion shot-putter Valerie Vili was on Friday
named in New Zealand`s first batch of athletes for this year`s
Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.

Olympic gold medallist in NZ athletics squad for CWG

Beijing Olympics gold medallist
and reigning world champion shot-putter Valerie Vili was on Friday
named in New Zealand`s first batch of athletes for this year`s
Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.