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Rio Olympics: WADA 'disappointed' as IOC fails to ban Russia for mega event

Rio Olympics: WADA 'disappointed' as IOC fails to ban Russia for mega event

WADA also recommended that Russian government officials be denied access to the Rio Games.

WATCH: Oscar Pistorius removes prosthetic legs, walks on stumps during hearing

WATCH: Oscar Pistorius removes prosthetic legs, walks on stumps during hearing

As Pistorius struggled to stand still in front of the judge, and in the glare of live television coverage, a cameraman had to step forward to support him.

German paralympian Heinrich Popow looking forward to meeting Priyanka Chopra

German paralympian Heinrich Popow looking forward to meeting Priyanka Chopra

Popow said that India is known for its culture food and Bollywood, adding that he was thrilled to be here and educate participants on living a better life, despite challenges.

Paralympic medalist Rajinder Singh Rahelu offered coaching job at NIS Patiala

2004 Paralympic Games bronze medalist Rajinder Singh Rahelu was on Tuesday offered a coaching job at the NIS Patiala by the Sports Authority of India under the recently amended recruitment rules.

Budapest Assembly vows to support city's 2024 Olympic bid

Budapest Assembly vows to support city's 2024 Olympic bid

Following a long meeting, the Budapest Municipal Assembly voted to support a bid by the city to host the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics.

Hungary calls for submitting 2024 Olympics bid

The Hungarian Olympic Committee (HOC) resolved to bid for hosting the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics.

Oscar Pistorius to be released on parole in August: Family member

Oscar Pistorius to be released on parole in August: Family member

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is set to be released from prison on parole in August after serving 10 months for culpable homicide in the killing of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a family member said.

World para games body suspends PCI for Ghaziabad fiasco

The International Paralympic Committee has suspended the Paralympic Committee of India for indefinite period for infighting within the national body and shoddy treatment meted out to athletes during the National Para-Athletics Championships at Ghaziabad last month.

Boston will drop 2024 Olympics bid if voters reject idea

The chairman of Boston`s bid group for the 2024 Summer Olympics said Tuesday that it will only pursue hosting the Games if a majority of city and state residents support the effort.

Sports Ministry revises Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar plan

Sports Ministry revises Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar plan

 Sports Ministry has revised the scheme of Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar, which was introduced to encourage involvement of corporates and sports promotion boards in the development of sports in the country.

San Francisco to submit bid for 2024 Olympics

San Francisco to submit bid for 2024 Olympics

A group of San Francisco Bay Area business, sports and civic leaders will bid to host the 2024 Olympics and is putting together a proposal for the United States Olympic Committee, officials said on Thursday.

Oscar Pistorius getting 'special' treatment over other disabled prisoners in same jail

Oscar Pistorius getting 'special' treatment over other disabled prisoners in same jail

Paralympics runner Oscar Pistorius is getting a different treatment than other disabled prisoners in the same South African jail, according to a researcher.

Pretoria prison gangs behind death threat to Oscar Pistorius

Pretoria prison gangs behind death threat to Oscar Pistorius

Paralympics runner Oscar Pistorius, who starts his five-year sentence at Pretoria's Central Prison, would urgently need to study the lore and laws of South Africa's numbers gangs as the double-amputee athlete is reportedly under a death threat from the gangs.

Oscar Pistorius' agent to discuss running future with athlete in prison

Oscar Pistorius' agent to discuss running future with athlete in prison

Jailed Paralympics runner Oscar Pistorius' agent has revealed that he is looking forward to a meeting with the double-amputee athlete in prison in the next few days to discuss his running future.

Oscar Pistorius cannot run in Paralympics during jail term: Organisers

Oscar Pistorius cannot run in Paralympics during jail term: Organisers

Oscar Pistorius will not be allowed to run in the Paralympics for the whole of his five-year jail term, even if he is released early under house arrest, a spokesman for the organisers of the event said Tuesday.

Social worker says Oscar Pistorius should get house arrest, community service

Social worker says Oscar Pistorius should get house arrest, community service

South African track star Oscar Pistorius should serve three years of partial house arrest and community service for the negligent killing of his girlfriend, a witness said on Monday at the first day of the athlete`s sentencing.

Badminton to make Paralympics debut in Tokyo 2020

Badminton to make Paralympics debut in Tokyo 2020

 Badminton will make its Paralympics debut in Tokyo in 2020 after the International Paralympic Committee on Tuesday included it in the first batch of approved sports for the event.

Rahul Dravid releases book on differently abled sports heroes

Rahul Dravid releases book on differently abled sports heroes

A motivational book about top Indian sportspersons who overcame disability and adversity to become champions, and co-authored by former international shuttler Sanjay Sharma, was launched by former Test cricketer Rahul Dravid at suburban Khar Gymkhana here on Friday.

Oscar Pistorius`s brother makes `miraculous recovery`

Oscar Pistorius`s older brother Carl has made a "miraculous recovery" after being involved in a serious road crash earlier this month, a family spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

Prince Harry salutes Invictus competitors

Prince Harry paid tribute Wednesday to the 130 competitors who will represent Britain at next month`s Invictus Games in London, a multi-sport event for injured armed services personnel from 14 nations