Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt said on Wednesday reports suggesting the 200 metres is among five athletics events at risk of being cut from the Olympic programme is "ridiculous" and must not happen.
Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal dished out a dominating performance to post a straight-game win over two-time All England Champion Shixian Wang of China and start her campaign on a positive note at the season-ending BWF's World Super Series badminton final, here on Wednesday.
Scientists at a Rio de Janeiro research institute have found what they call a new "super-bacteria" that is resistant to antibiotics in the waters where sailors will compete in the Olympic sailing events in 2016.
South African prosecutors on Wednesday won their bid to appeal the culpable homicide verdict handed down to Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and will now seek a murder conviction.
An inspired India registered their first win over the Netherlands in 18 years when they stunned the World Cup and Olympic silver medallists 3-2 in a high-voltage encounter to finish third in Pool B at the Hero Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Tuesday.
Jailed Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius' prosecutors have revealed that their application to appeal against the double amputees manslaughter conviction and five-year prison sentence would he heard in a Pretoria court on December 9.
Oscar Pistorius will be committed to the hospital wing of one of South Africa`s toughest prisons if the double-amputee Olympic track star is sentenced to jail time for killing his girlfriend, the head of the prison service said on Thursday.
Olympic sailing great Ben Ainslie may be in the process of trying to put together Britain`s first winning America`s Cup team but he said Tuesday he was unsure if he would be a crew member at the 2017 edition.
U.S. Olympic champion swimmer Amy Van Dyken, who was paralyzed three months ago in an all-terrain vehicle crash, returned to her Arizona home on Friday in a wheelchair for the first time since the accident, a representative said.
Double Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah returns to action at this week`s European athletics championships where the high jump showdown between world champion Bohdan Bondarenko of Ukraine and Olympic champion Ivan Ukhov of Russia should also dominate.
The postponement of the boxing trials for the Asian Games has left Olympic bronze medallist MC Mary Kom fuming as she termed this last-minute schedule change as highly "unprofessional" on the part of the organisers.
The murder trial of Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius will wind up on Friday, ending six months of at times gripping courtroom drama that transfixed his native South Africa and millions more around the world.