Ernie Els dreams of carrying South African flag at 2016 Olympics
Ernie Els dreams of carrying South African flag at 2016 Olympics

Ernie Els is dreaming of holding aloft the South African flag at the opening ceremony when golf returns to the Olympics in Brazil in 2016, he said at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

President, PM invited to National Games
President, PM invited to National Games

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee are expected to attend the opening and closing ceremonies of the much-awaited 35th edition of the National Games, to be held in different venues across Kerala early next year.

Atletico de Kolkata drub Mumbai City FC 3-0 in a spectacular ISL opening night
Atletico de Kolkata drub Mumbai City FC 3-0 in a spectacular ISL opening night

Atletico de Kolkata gave the football-crazy city fans a night to remember in their 3-0 drubbing of Mumbai City FC as the inaugural Hero Indian Super League football tournament kicked off in spectacular fashion after a star-studded opening ceremony here.

An event to remember: Indian Super League kicks off with glittering ceremony
An event to remember: Indian Super League kicks off with glittering ceremony

It was an evening to remember for the people residing in 'Mecca of Indian Football' as a riot of colours lit the Salt Lake skyline with much awaited Indian Super League (ISL) doing everything possible to strike the right chord with the football afficianado.

Sachin Tendulkar the centre of attraction in Indian Super League opening
Sachin Tendulkar the centre of attraction in Indian Super League opening

The presence of biggies from Bollywood, sports and business world notwithstanding, it was Sachin Tendulkar who stole the show at the gala opening ceremony of the Indian Super League.

Priyanka Chopra sizzles in ISL opening ceremony
Priyanka Chopra sizzles in ISL opening ceremony

In the glittering opening ceremony of the Indian Soccer League, 'Desi Girl' Priyanka Chopra set the stage on fire with a fantastic performance.

Indian Super League, Opening Ceremony - As it happened...
Indian Super League, Opening Ceremony - As it happened...

Welcome to our updates of the opening ceremony of the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL).

Tendulkar, Ranbir, Hrithik star attraction at ISL opening ceremony
Tendulkar, Ranbir, Hrithik star attraction at ISL opening ceremony

Legendary Sachin Tendulkar along with his one-time opening partner Sourav Ganguly will be once again seen together along with Bollywood A Listers like Ranbir Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan and some of the other prominent actors like John Abraham and Abhishek Bachchan at the opening ceremony of the cash-rich Indian Super League.

Huge support will make football win: Nita Ambani
Huge support will make football win: Nita Ambani

Overwhelmed at the build-up to the the Indian Super League, the founding chairperson of the tournament Nita Ambani on Sunday said football, ultimately, will be the winner in the country with the huge support it's getting.

2014 Asian Games: Psy's 'Gangnam Style' kicks off spectacular opening ceremony
2014 Asian Games: Psy's 'Gangnam Style' kicks off spectacular opening ceremony

The 17th Asian Games opened in a multi-coloured blaze of fireworks and carefully crafted K-Pop routines on Friday, as athletes from the world`s most populous region came together in pursuit of gold and glory in South Korea.

Olympic fencing champion China's flag bearer at Asiad
Olympic fencing champion China's flag bearer at Asiad

Chinese fencer Lei Sheng, who won the men's foil gold at the 2012 London Olympics, will carry the country's national flag at the 17th Asian Games opening ceremony here Friday.

Big honour to lead India in Asiad opening ceremony: Sardar Singh
Big honour to lead India in Asiad opening ceremony: Sardar Singh

The honour to carry India's flag in the opening ceremony of 17th Asian Games couldn't have come at a better time for hockey team skipper Sardar Singh, who feels it will not only spur him but the entire squad to break its 16-year gold jinx in the continental event.

17th Asian Games torch arrives in Incheon
17th Asian Games torch arrives in Incheon

The torch that will be used to light the main cauldron at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Asian Games arrived here Wednesday.

Asian Games: Seoul reminds citizens of North Korea flag ban
Asian Games: Seoul reminds citizens of North Korea flag ban

With the opening ceremony of the Incheon Asian Games just one week away, South Korea`s government issued a stern reminder to its citizens on Friday that they are banned from carrying the North Korean flag.

Women front and centre of Japan's Asian Games team
Women front and centre of Japan's Asian Games team

Japan heads to the Asian Games with the team`s top two symbolic leadership roles filled by women for the first time in what may mark a growing focus on women`s sports in its traditionally male-dominated society.

Pharrell Williams to kick off National Football League (NFL)

Grammy-winning singer Pharrell Williams is set to perform outside of CenturyLink Field in Seattle on September 4 to help kick off the 95th season of NFL.

Glitzy opening ceremony kicks off Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Scotland rolled out a spectacular opening ceremony on Wednesday with dazzling and colourful display of their unique culture and heritage on a breathtaking night, which also had some Indian flavour to set the stage for the 20th Commonwealth Games here.

Commonwealth Games 2014: Opening ceremony - As it happened...

The Commonwealth Games opening ceremony will be graced by Commonwealth Head Queen Elizabeth II, British Prime Minister David Cameron and his cabinet colleagues, Scotland`s First Minister Alex Salmond and his colleagues in the government and other dignitaries from Commonwealth nations.

Sachin Tendulkar to play special part in CWG Opening Ceremony

Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar is set to play a "special" part in tomorrow`s opening ceremony of the 20th Commonwealth Games, which will herald the beginning of what promises to be a star-studded event.

Great Scots throw weight behind Glasgow`s Games

Some of Scotland`s best-loved exports, after its famed whisky, will help kick off the Commonwealth Games today, the beginning of a two-week party in Glasgow.