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Russia banned from London World Athletics Championships: IAAF

Russia banned from London World Athletics Championships: IAAF

The ban had already been extended in March and then June 2016, preventing Russia`s athletes from competing at the Rio Olympics.

Union Budget 2017: Sports budget hiked by Rs 350 crore; focus on Commonwealth Games, Asiad

Union Budget 2017: Sports budget hiked by Rs 350 crore; focus on Commonwealth Games, Asiad

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley allocated a total of Rs 1943 crore, compared to Rs 1592 crore earmarked last year.

Russia stripped of London 2012 women's relay silver medal over doping charges

Russia stripped of London 2012 women's relay silver medal over doping charges

Antonina Krivoshapka, tested positive for the banned steroid turinabol which means whole Russian 4x400m women`s team is disqualified.

President Pranab Mukherjee lauds PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar's performances at Rio Olympics

President Pranab Mukherjee lauds PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar's performances at Rio Olympics

Addressing the joint sitting of Parliament on Tuesday ahead of the budget session, Pranab Mukherjee lauded the strength of India's women,

Japan`s Ippei Watanabe sets breaststroke world record in swimming

Japan`s Ippei Watanabe sets breaststroke world record in swimming

Watanabe clocked a time of 2:06.67 at the Kosuke Kitajima Cup in Tokyo, eclipsing the previous best set by countryman Akihiro Yamaguchi.

IOC strip Jamaica of 2008 Beijing Olympics 4x100m relay gold; no triple treble for Usain Bolt

IOC strip Jamaica of 2008 Beijing Olympics 4x100m relay gold; no triple treble for Usain Bolt

Bolt, regarded as the fastest man alive, completed the triple treble (100m, 200m and 4x100m) last August at the Rio Olympics.

Dipa Karmakar is exciting but I don't need to attempt Produnova: Simone Biles

Dipa Karmakar is exciting but I don't need to attempt Produnova: Simone Biles

The Indian did not win a medal but still became an overnight star in her country, mainly due to her successful attempt at the "Produnova" vault.

Aus Open 2017: Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams look for easy Open rides at Melbourne

Aus Open 2017: Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams look for easy Open rides at Melbourne

The American great, who lost the top ranking to Angelique Kerber last year, has hardly played since the US Open.

UAE-based businessman announces cash prize for Paralympics heroes

UAE-based businessman announces cash prize for Paralympics heroes

Earlier, Sebastian had announced a cash prize of Rs 50 lakh for India's silver-medalist ace shuttler P V Sindhu and Rs 25 lakh for wrestler Sakshi Malik

Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic to take third spot in Abu Dhabi

Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic to take third spot in Abu Dhabi

Murray, succumbed to a surprise loss to Belgian David Goffin on Friday, having ended the official season with a 24-game string of wins.

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar returns her BMW; purchases new car from Rs. 25 lakh received

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar returns her BMW; purchases new car from Rs. 25 lakh received

The gymnast has reportedly bought a Hyundai Elantra and will be using the remaining part of the money received for her training purposes.

Roger Federer to make comeback at Hopman Cup after six months injury gap

Roger Federer to make comeback at Hopman Cup after six months injury gap

The 17-time Grand Slam champion has not played a match since July when he tumbled during the final set of a loss to Milos Raonic in the semi-finals at Wimbledon.

Indian legend Sushil Kumar likely to make WWE debut next year

Indian legend Sushil Kumar likely to make WWE debut next year

Early this year, in October, the multiple Olympic medallist confirmed that WWE top officials had approached him with an offer.

PV Sindhu's Olympics silver the highlight of India's glorious year in badminton

PV Sindhu's Olympics silver the highlight of India's glorious year in badminton

It turned out to be a watershed year for Sindhu, who reached the upper echelons of world badminton with a silver medal at Rio Games.

Why SSP Chawrasia is complaining four months after Rio Olympics, asks Rakesh Gupta

Why SSP Chawrasia is complaining four months after Rio Olympics, asks Rakesh Gupta

Chawrasia had vented his ire at IOA officials, saying that there were no proper arrangements even for transportation and they were treated like servants at the Rio Games.

PV Sindhu hails 2016 as a fantastic year, targets No. 1 spot in badminton rankings next

PV Sindhu hails 2016 as a fantastic year, targets No. 1 spot in badminton rankings next

Sindhu will play for the Chennai franchise in upcoming Premier Badminton League.

This year was phenomenal but best is yet to come from PV Sindhu, says coach Pullela Gopichand

This year was phenomenal but best is yet to come from PV Sindhu, says coach Pullela Gopichand

The national coach said the key for Sindhu to continue her progress lay in adapting to different styles of play and court conditions.

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino opposes boycotting 2018 World Cup in Russia

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino opposes boycotting 2018 World Cup in Russia

Infantino added that FIFA will carry out anti-doping tests for the World Cup in Russia and not Russian authorities.

2016 in review: When a cricket-obsessed nation was clean bowled by gymnast Dipa Karmakar

One of the strangest things ever to have happened in Indian sports was witnessed in Rio, on the eve of country’s 70th Independence Day.

Rio Olympics gold medallist Erica Wiebe eyes Bollywood

Rio Olympics gold medallist Erica Wiebe eyes Bollywood

Wiebe said she would like to work in Bollywood since she knows that there is a large Indian community in Canada.