Preparations for 2019 World Cup should start immediately: Chandu Borde
Preparations for 2019 World Cup should start immediately: Chandu Borde

India should start preparing for the 2019 World Cup in a diligent manner similar to the way in which the triumphant Australians did for the just-concluded edition, feels former Test cricketer and ex-chief selector Chandu Borde.

West Indies arrive for Cricket World Cup campaign
West Indies arrive for Cricket World Cup campaign

A weary but upbeat West Indies side arrived here to begin preparations for the 2015 cricket World Cup.

Golf course aside, 2016 Rio Olympics preparations on track: Minister
Golf course aside, 2016 Rio Olympics preparations on track: Minister

Brazil`s outgoing Minister of Sport, Aldo Rebelo, says the 2016 Rio Olympics preparations were progressing well, while acknowledging "problems" surrounding the golf venue which have had ecologists up in arms.

ODI series a chance to test bench strength ahead of 2015 World Cup: Angelo Mathews
ODI series a chance to test bench strength ahead of 2015 World Cup: Angelo Mathews

They may not have of an ideal preparation for the stop-gap five-ODI series against India but Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews on Saturday said that the short tournament would give the team's think-tank an opportunity to assess the bench strength ahead of next year's World Cup.

Indian women's team gearing up for World Hockey League
Indian women's team gearing up for World Hockey League

The Indian women's hockey team has started preparing for the World Hockey League Round 2 with a camp at the Sports Authority of India Centre, Bhopal.

IOC sees Rio Olympic Games preparation on track but schedule tight
IOC sees Rio Olympic Games preparation on track but schedule tight

Rio's 2016 Olympic preparations are progressing solidly but the schedule is tight, the International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s Coordination Commission said.

Croatia beat Mali 2-1 in World Cup warmup

Croatia snatched a 2-1 victory over Mali Saturday in their first friendly match in preparation for the World Cup in Brazil.

Cameroon fall to Paraguay in World Cup friendly

Cameroon`s preparations for next month`s World Cup took a knock when the Africans fell 2-1 to Paraguay in a pre-tournament friendly in Kufstein on Thursday.

Army prepared for all challenges: Lt Gen Ghosh

Lt Gen was speaking at an interaction with the troops of Tiger Division which looks after the strategic Jammu sector
along the Indo-Pak border.

Orissa begins preparation for 2012 panchayat polls

With elections for the
three-tire panchayat polls due in January-February, 2012,
Orissa Government has asked the district collectors to
complete the task of delimitation and reservation of seats by
the end of next month.

Women spend 300 hours preparing for Christmas

A UK study has suggested that women spend an average of 300 hours, or 38 working days, preparing for Christmas.

Delhi HC stay on Haj panel officials; MEA to oversee preparation

Delhi HC has turned down a plea by National Haj Committee to vacate a stay on functioning of its chairperson and vice-chairperson and asked the External Affairs Ministry to temporarily oversee
arrangements for annual pilgrimage.

EC reviews poll preparation in Arunachal Pradesh

The team of three election commissioners led by CEC Naveen Chawala left for New Delhi Thursday after a two-day visit to Arunachal Pradesh where assembly elections are due in October.