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Sushil Kumar to follow Great Khali: Double Olympic medallist eyes shock WWE move

Sushil Kumar to follow Great Khali: Double Olympic medallist eyes shock WWE move

If this arrangement comes to fruition, Sushil can become the second Indian superstar in world's premier sports entertainment, after The Great Khali.

Sports minister meets Vijender Singh to plan way forward for Indian boxing

Sports minister meets Vijender Singh to plan way forward for Indian boxing

India have been without a smooth-running federation for the last four years.

PV Sindhu, coach Pullela Gopichand visit Tirupati shrine

PV Sindhu, coach Pullela Gopichand visit Tirupati shrine

Sindhu said that prior to leaving for Rio, she had visited the ancient shrine and sought the blessings of the Lord.

Rio Olympics medallist Sakshi Malik to tie the knot soon: Report

Rio Olympics medallist Sakshi Malik to tie the knot soon: Report

Wrestler Sakshi Malik bagged a bronze in women's freestyle 58 kg class in Rio Olympics by pulling off a sensational 8-5 victory over Aisuluu Tynybekova in the play-off bout.

Next bout on February 13, undefeated Vijender Singh hits gym on holiday

Next bout on February 13, undefeated Vijender Singh hits gym on holiday

On a short break in India, Vijender, who has won all his three pro bouts so far via knockouts, would be flying back to the UK on January 4.

Boxing legend Naseem Hamed feels Vijender ​Singh can be next big Asian star

Boxing legend Naseem Hamed feels Vijender ​Singh can be next big Asian star

Former featherweight legend Naseem Hamed feels that India's Vijender Singh can become the next big Asian superstar.

Still feel guilty about letting down Indian Army: Gurcharan Singh

Still feel guilty about letting down Indian Army: Gurcharan Singh

 Professional glory across seven seas could never make up for the ignominy of being labelled a deserter in his own country, insists US-based India boxer Gurcharan Singh, who cannot wait for his homecoming under the newly-formed pro body -- the Indian Boxing Council (IBC).

Kenya marathon champ Catherine Ndereba survives armed robbery

Kenya marathon champ Catherine Ndereba survives armed robbery

Kenyan marathon champ and Olympic medallist Catherine Ndereba has survived an armed robbery at her home outside the crime-ridden capital Nairobi.

Saina Nehwal complains of shoulder pain ahead of India Open

Saina Nehwal complains of shoulder pain ahead of India Open

Top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal said on Thursday that she was having pain in her shoulder.

Senior Men's Boxing Nationals to start tomorrow

Senior Men's Boxing Nationals to start tomorrow

The big names would be missing in action but more than 300 boxers would be vying for the top honours when the 60th National Championships are held here from Thursday after a gap of more than two years.

Run Forrest, run! Justin Gatlin eyes Usain Bolt rivalry

Run Forrest, run! Justin Gatlin eyes Usain Bolt rivalry

After a sensational sprint double at the Diamond League finale, American Justin Gatlin admitted Tom Hanks` film character Forrest Gump had been an inspiration as he battled back from a four-year doping ban.

Decking up like a bride was my favourite look: Priyanka Chopra

Decking up like a bride was my favourite look: Priyanka Chopra

“Since I was four years old, I used to deck up like a bride for fancy dress competitions because that's my favourite look,” says Priyanka Chopra who is yet to get married in real life.

IOA Ad-hoc body justifies last-minute postponement of boxing trials

Star pugilist MC Mary Kom might be angry at the last-minute postponement of the trials to pick boxers for Asian Games but the Ad-hoc Committee, which is running the sport, Saturday justified the move, saying that the Commonwealth Games medal winners needed a break after a tough competition.

CWG 2014: England`s Emma Pooley to quit cycling

Olympic silver medallist Emma Pooley has announced she will retire from cycling after she competes for England in Sunday`s road race at the Commonwealth Games.

Boxer Evans ruled out of Commonwealth Games

Olympic medallist Fred Evans was ruled out of the Commonwealth Games boxing event on Tuesday after being refused accreditation following checks by the British Home Office and Games officials.

Leander Paes moves court, seeks daughter`s permanent custody from Rhea Pillai

Indian tennis legend, Leander Paes on Saturday filed a petition at the Bandra family court seeking permanent custody of his eight-year-old daughter. The 40-year-old Olympic medallist alleged his live-in partner Rhea Pillai, that she may cause harm to their eight-year-old daughter and forcibly take her out of the country.

Wrestlers leave for Astana sans Sushil, Yogeshwar

Olympic heroes Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar have decided to give it a miss for the second year running even as an upbeat Indian wrestling contingent gets set to leave for the Senior Asian Championship to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan from April 22 to 27.

Wings of Fire, King of Ice: Japan cheers its medallists

Japanese newspapers ran exultant banner headlines and television stations had blanket coverage on Monday to celebrate the nation`s second Olympic medallist in as many days after Noriaki Kasai took silver in the ski jump at the age of 41.

England badminton coach all praise for Gopichand and Saina

England`s chief coach Jokob Hoi has hailed Pullela Gopichand for changing the Indian badminton scene and is all praise for the country`s Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal.

Boxer Vijender`s controversy unfortunate: Abhinav Bindra

India`s only individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra here on Sunday said it was unfortunate and sad that Olympic bronze medallist boxer Vijender Singh`s name emerged in a drug bust.