Mo Farah to continue working with coach Alberto Salazar
Mo Farah to continue working with coach Alberto Salazar

Britain`s double Olympic champion Mo Farah has said he will continue to work with coach Alberto Salazar who is being investigated by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).

Bengal Cabinet gives nod to the New Sports Policy 2015
Bengal Cabinet gives nod to the New Sports Policy 2015

 The West Bengal Cabinet on Tuesday passed the New Sports Policy-2015 for overall development of sports infrastructure and welfare of sports persons in the state. Youth Welfare Minister Aroop Biswas, who also looks after Sports, told reporters that the policy would help improve existing sports infrastructure and install the latest state-of-the-art sports infrastructure in the state.

Former doubles champ warns on match-fixing
Former doubles champ warns on match-fixing

A former doubles world champion has called on badminton chiefs to take corruption in the sport more seriously, a report said Tuesday, after two top Danish players revealed they were approached to fix matches. 

Olympics: 500 days and counting, Rio races to be ready
Olympics: 500 days and counting, Rio races to be ready

In Tuesday marking 500 days to go before it stages South America`s first ever Olympic Games, Rio is straining at the leash to be ready -- but a key target of dealing with pollution in the bay hosting sailing events is floating out of reach.

Lin Dan still the best, says Peter Gade
Lin Dan still the best, says Peter Gade

Lin Dan`s return to the All-England Open for the first time in three years on Wednesday should show, despite his spasmodic appearances these days, that he is still the world`s best player.

IOC may change advertising guidelines for Rio 2016
IOC may change advertising guidelines for Rio 2016

Olympic officials could change the rule that obliges athletes to halt advertising campaigns during the Games in time for Rio 2016.

Mo Farah upset with British teammate Andy Vernon questioning his nationality
Mo Farah upset with British teammate Andy Vernon questioning his nationality

Double Olympic and World champion Mo Farah has claimed that after winning the European 10,000-metre gold, his Great Britainteammate Andy Vernon questioned his nationality.

IOC continues closed door meetings with Almaty 2022
IOC continues closed door meetings with Almaty 2022

The International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s Evaluation Commission continued closed door meetings with the Almaty 2022 Olympic bid committee, but Kazakhstan's Prime Minister Karim Massimov failed to present his government guarantees in person to the IOC inspectors.

IOA president expresses shock over death of netball player

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President N Ramachandran on Monday expressed shock and anguish after young netball player Mayurish Pawar's death cast a pall of gloom over the ongoing National Games here.

Domestic violence case against US soccer star Hope Solo dismissed: Report
Domestic violence case against US soccer star Hope Solo dismissed: Report

The domestic violence case against Hope Solo, a goalkeeper for the U.S. women`s soccer team, was dismissed by a Seattle-area judge on Tuesday, local broadcaster King 5 reported.

Usain Bolt against changes to athletics programme
Usain Bolt against changes to athletics programme

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.

Saina Nehwal stuns Shixian Wang in World Super Series finals
Saina Nehwal stuns Shixian Wang in World Super Series finals

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.

''Super-bacteria'' in Rio sailing waters causes concern
''Super-bacteria'' in Rio sailing waters causes concern

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 Africa prosecutors win bid to appeal Oscar Pistorius conviction
South Africa prosecutors win bid to appeal Oscar Pistorius conviction

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.

Champions Trophy: India beat Netherlands for first time in 18 years
Champions Trophy: India beat Netherlands for first time in 18 years

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.

Frenchman Renaud Lavillenie, Kiwi Valerie Adams are IAAF Athletes of Year
Frenchman Renaud Lavillenie, Kiwi Valerie Adams are IAAF Athletes of Year

Pole vault world record holder Renaud Lavillenie and Olympic shot put champion Valerie Adams were named World Athletes of the Year at an IAAF gala in Monaco on Friday.

Appeal against Oscar Pistorius' manslaughter conviction set for Dec 9 hearing
Appeal against Oscar Pistorius' manslaughter conviction set for Dec 9 hearing

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 faces prison hospital wing if sentenced to jail
Oscar Pistorius faces prison hospital wing if sentenced to jail

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.

Michael Phelps going back to rehab following arrest for driving under influence
Michael Phelps going back to rehab following arrest for driving under influence

American swimming greatMichael Phelps is reportedly taking a break from the sport after his arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Asian Games: Korean schoolboy outguns Olympic champion
Asian Games: Korean schoolboy outguns Olympic champion

Shy teenager Kim Cheong-Yong beat the Olympic and world champion to individual gold as South Korea swept the men`s 10 metre air pistol titles at the Asian Games Sunday.