Would love to work with Vijender again: Kabir Sadanand

Boxing champion Vijender Singh turned out to be a "surprise package" for director Kabir Sadanand, who is launching him in the Bollywood ring with `Fugly`. Impressed with the experience, Sadanand says he would love to collaborate with the sportsperson again.

Acting is equally challenging as boxing: Vijender Singh

Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh, who is all set to make his Bollywood debut in upcoming film `Fugly`, feels acting is tough as boxing.

Watch: Juhi Chawla`s niece stars in `Fugly`

The launch of the trailer of `Fugly` marks the second of superstar Akshay Kumar`s production venture in Bollywood. Not only that, it also marks the entry of Juhi Chawla`s niece, Kiara Advani to the industry.

Boxer Vijender Singh`s movie `Fugly` to release on May 16

Olympic medal winner and boxer Vijender Singh debut movie `Fugly`, produced by Akshay Kumar, will release on May 16 this year.

Pope warns Olympic leaders over commercialisation

Pope Francis has met a large delegation of Olympic leaders, and used the occasion to issue a warning over the commercialisation of athletes.

Istanbul mayor: protests can harm Olympic bid

Istanbul: Istanbul`s mayor on Monday warned that prolonged protests in Turkey could turn the city`s hopes of hosting the 2020 Olympics into a distant "dream."

Fire in east London, Olympics closing ceremony unaffected

A massive fire broke out at a recycling plant in east London with firefighters saying it was the biggest the city has seen in several years.

`Pak world leader in visa fraud business`

British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Adam Thomson has accused the country of being a world leader in the visa fraud business.

Olympic gig to be Blur’s last, says Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn believes that Blur’s summer gig in London’s Hyde Park will be the band’s last performance.

Australia, US sign Olympic cooperation deal

Australia and the United States will share in athlete and coaching exchanges and work together against doping and illegal betting under a new agreement.

South Korean Olympic team grilled by prosecutors

The captain of South Korea`s Olympic soccer team Hong Jeong-ho has been quizzed by prosecutors probing a match-fixing scandal that has engulfed the country`s professional league, local media reported on Tuesday.

Archers get support in their Olympic preparation

Indian men`s archery team got a much needed boost to their preparations for next year`s London Olympics after Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ), a non-profit organisation, today announced their support to the prospective medal winners.

Indian hockey need fresh legs: Bhaskaran

Former chief coach Vasudevan Bhaskaran has said that Indian hockey need fresh legs ahead of next year`s Olympic qualifiers.

Putin frolics with Olympic snow leopard

Putin frolicked with the real-life mascot of the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Monaco`s Prince Albert to marry former Olympic swimmer

Prince Albert of Monaco is engaged to Charlene Wittstock, a former Olympic swimmer for South Africa, a union that will give this wealthy Mediterranean principality its first crown princess since American Grace Kelly died in 1982.

Lavasa ties up with rowing legend Redgrave for academy

British rowing legend Steve Redgrave has been roped in to help India realise its dream of winning an Olympic medal in the sport by Lavasa Corporation for setting up a rowing academy in the Sahyadri Mountains.

Why is IOA independent, court asks govt

Delhi HC asked govt how it was funding IOA and why it had no control over it.

Astronauts winding up Olympic-size space mission

The astronauts aboard the shuttle-station complex are finishing some last-minute packing.

Olympic torch goes ‘green’

Reports indicate that the Olympic torch in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver has a limited environmental footprint.

Liu said she expected to break 200m butterfly record

China`s Olympic champion Liu Zige expected to reclaim the women`s 200 metres butterfly world record at the China National Games after earlier almost breaking the 100 record.