Rio making `very good progress`: Sergey Bubka
Rio making `very good progress`: Sergey Bubka

Rio de Janeiro is making "very good progress" catching up with delays in preparations for the 2016 Olympics, top IOC member Sergey Bubka said Friday.

Indian tour has hurt Lanka's World Cup preparation: Arjuna Ranatunga
Indian tour has hurt Lanka's World Cup preparation: Arjuna Ranatunga

Refusing to blame the players for the ODI debacle in India, World Cup winning former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga said the country's administrators are responsible for the fiasco which has disturbed the team's World Cup preparations as well.

FIFA happy with Russia`s World Cup plans
FIFA happy with Russia`s World Cup plans

The head of a FIFA inspectors commission on Wednesday said they were satisfied with the results of their first tour of stadiums in Russia and the progress of preparations for the 2018 World Cup.

Pakistan`s defeat in Sri Lanka sparks Cricket World Cup fears
Pakistan`s defeat in Sri Lanka sparks Cricket World Cup fears

Former cricket greats said Sunday they fear Pakistan`s one-day defeat in Sri Lanka will hurt preparations for the World Cup just five months away.

Ukraine PM orders preparations for Russian gas cut

Ukraine`s prime minister told his government on Friday to prepare for the possibility of Russia cutting off its gas supplies within the next three days over disputed bills.

Van Gaal happy with Holland as Spain loom

Louis van Gaal insists his Holland side`s preparations for their opening World Cup clash with Spain are firmly on course.

Pele says `evil people` behind Brazil`s `disgraceful` World Cup preparations

Brazilian football legend Pele has slammed his country`s preparations for the FIFA World Cup as `a disgrace` ahead of the tournament, which is set to begin this June.

Peaches Geldof`s body released for funeral post `inconclusive` autopsy

Peaches Geldof`s body has been released for the preparations for her funeral after the results of her autopsy proved `inconclusive`.

Preparations for President`s visit begin in Uttrakhand

Uttarakhand government has begun preparations for President Pranab Mukherjee`s visit to Haridwar next month.

Team Anna takes stock of Ramlila preparations

Prominent members of Team Anna, Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia took stock of the preparations at the Ramlila ground Friday ahead of Anna Hazare’s proposed fast demanding a strong Lokpal bill.

Bihar: Preparations on for tourists from Bhutan

Preparations are afoot by Bihar State
Tourism Development Corporation (BSTDC) to welcome tourists
from Bhutan in the coming tourism season.

Congress Core Group meets to discuss Ramdev`s agitation

The meeting is being held in the backdrop of apparent differences between the party and the government over the way the issue needed to be tackled.

EC observer in Goa tomorrow to see bypoll preparations

An Election Commission observer
will be arriving here tomorrow to oversee the preparations for
the October 18 bypoll to Valpoi Assembly constituency in Goa.

No Central forces for all Bihar booths: EC

The Election Commission today
expressed satisfaction with the arrangements for the six-
phased assembly polls in Bihar from October 21, but ruled
out deployment of central paramilitary forces on all polling
booths.

With 30 days to CWG, Delhi races against time for spectacular show

The missed deadlines, corruption allegations, debris and resulting disease have put a question mark on the whopping Rs.16,000 crore expenditure on developing and modernising New Delhi for CWG.

Dikshit briefs Sonia Gandhi about Games preparations

Under attack for delay in
several key Commonwealth Games projects, Delhi Chief Minister
Sheila Dikshit on Saturday briefed Congress president Sonia Gandhi
about the city`s overall preparation for the event.

Congress begins preparations for Bihar polls

AICC General Secretary in charge of Bihar Mukul Wasnik has
convened a meeting tomorrow to discuss the party`s election
preparations for the Bihar assembly elections scheduled later
this year.