India loses to Australia in world squash team QF

India fought hard but eventually ran out of steam going down to former champions Australia in the quarterfinal of the World Squash Team Championship at Padewrborn (Germany).

South Africa picks Pistorius for All Africa Games

South Africa picked double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius for its team for the All Africa Games on Thursday.

Asafa Powell pulls out of the 100 meters at worlds

Asafa Powell has been ruled out of the 100 meters at the world championships because of a groin injury.

India enter quarters of World Team Squash C`ship

Sixth seeds India sent
giant-killers Denmark crashing out of the World Team Squash
Championship to set up an intriguing quarterfinal clash with
fourth-seeded Australia at Padewrborn, Germany.

Bolt promises nothing in defence of sprint titles

Usain Bolt set two new world records and harvested three gold medals in his last outing at the world championships, but the Jamaican has insisted that a further improvement in times for the 100 and 200m at Daegu is unlikely.

Semenya on track to cast off gender controversy

Caster Semenya sprinted to the women`s world 800m crown two years ago and quickly found herself entangled in a maelstrom of seedy allegations that saw her cast into limbo because of doubts over her true gender.

India shuttlers shine in Vietnam Open

India had a resounding day at the Vietnam Open Grand Prix badminton tournament in Ho Chih Minh city on Wednesday.

Raghunath, Vikas to replace Sardara, Sandeep

Drag-flicker V Raghunath and mid-fielder Vikas Kumar was roped in place of Sandeep Singh and Sardara Singh in the squad for the Asian Champions.

India expecting 10 medals in London Olympics: SAI

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) is confident of a good showing from its athletes in the 2012 London Olympics.

I am the No.1 sprinter right now: Asafa Powell

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell insists that he has no reason to fear Usain Bolt.

`Blade Runner` Pistorius ready for Daegu

Oscar Pistorius will become the first amputee sprinter to compete at a World Championships against able-bodied rivals later this month.

Tarundeep, Rahul Banerjee train for Olympics

Archers Tarundeep Rai and Rahul Banerjee are presently undergoing a 10-day training at Paljor Stadium here, in preparation for the London Olympics.

India advance to prequarters of World Team Squash

Indian racqueters overcame a spirited challenge from South Africa to top Group F and qualify for the pre-quarterfinals.

Hockey India set to take action against Sandeep

Hockey India`s general secretary Narender Batra said they are planning to take strong disciplinary action against Sandeep Singh and Sardara Singh for abruptly leaving the national camp, currently underway in Bangalore.

Britain`s Cavendish abandons Tour of Spain

British sprinter Mark Cavendish pulled out of the Tour of Spain during fourth stage, his team said.

Jayaram, Gurusaidutt and Prannoy reach 2nd round

Ajay Jayaram, RMV GuruSaidutt and HS Prannoy reached the second round of the Vietnam Open after securing contrasting wins in their respective openers.

248 dope positive cases since 2009: Maken

National Anti-Doping Agency has caught 248 sportspersons for doping in the last two-and-half years out of which 138 have been handed bans.

India reach last 16 stage in World Team Squash

India scored their second consecutive victory with a 3-0 thrashing of Kuwait to qualify for the last 16 stage in the World Men`s Team Squash Championships.

Hockey pitch in London named after Dhyan Chand

A newly-laid Astro-turf hockey pitch, at a cost of £250,000, at the Indian Gymkhana Club in London has been named after Indian hockey legend Dhyan Chand.

Maracana workers end strike, World Cup work resume

Construction workers refurbishing the Maracana stadium for the 2014 World Cup finals have ended their strike for better conditions, their union and the consortium in charge of the site said.

Probe clears 2012 stadium bid procedure

English football club West Ham United cleared another hurdle in their bid to move into London`s Olympic stadium after 2012 Games when an independent investigation said the procedure surrounding the bid had not been compromised.

US pulls out of bid for 2020 Summer Olympics

This time around, the United States is saying no to the Olympics. Locked in a dispute over millions of dollars, the US Olympic Committee pulled the plug on a bid for the 2020 Summer Games.

Medal hopes slim but hosts South Korea excited

The South Korean city of Daegu has vowed to make its mark on the global stage with a stunning athletics World Championships starting on Saturday.

India drub Hungary in World Team Squash C`ship

India were off to flying start in the World Men`s Team Squash Championships as they scored an emphatic 3-0 win over Hungary with Sourav Ghosal leading the charge at the event in Paderborn, Germany.

Bright start by India in world team squash

India, seeded sixth, kicked off in style with an impressive 3-0 victory against Hungry in the World Men`s Team Squash championships.

Eight-member Indian team for World Athletics

Ace discus thrower Vikas Gowda and middle-distance runner Tintu Luka will spearhead the Indian challenge at the World Athletics Championships.

India will have an edge in Asian CT: Pak captain

Pakistan hockey captain Mohammad Imran feels that India will enjoy a competitive edge over arch-rival in the inaugural Asian Champions Trophy next month.

Fuglsang takes lead in Tour of Spain

Jakob Fuglsang of Denmark donned the first leader`s jersey of the Tour of Spain on Saturday.

Bolt confident for world 100 metres

Usain Bolt, the world`s fastest man, predicted on Saturday he would retain his world 100 metres title in Daegu, South Korea, easily this month provided he gets a decent start.

CWG: Another co-accused of Kalmadi surrenders

The promoter of a Hyderabad-based firm, wanted by the CBI for his alleged involvement in award of a lucrative Commonwealth Games contract to a Swiss firm at inflated rates, on Saturday surrendered in a Delhi court.