Repeatedly branded as a drug cheat following his return from a dope-related ban, American sprinter Justin Gatlin made an attempt to win over critics on Sunday by releasing letters that reveal the extent of his co-operation with US anti-doping investigators.
Indian hockey team's goalkeeper P R Sreejesh feels that athletes taking the legal route to get National Sports Awards is a disturbing trend and it devalues the honour and pride associated with the award.
Usain Bolt`s third sprint gold and Mo Farah`s unique "triple double" shared the spotlight with Ashton Eaton on Saturday as the American thrilled the world championships with a record-breaking decathlon win.
Kenya Athletics (AK) officials want China and Norway together with World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to speed up their efforts to build a sample testing laboratory in Nairobi to boost the fight against doping.
Indian hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr and another former captain Pargat Singh on Saturday congratulated women's team, who will return to the Olympics after a long gap of 36 years, during next year's Rio Games.
Former Asian Games silver-medallist Manpreet Singh (91kg) and Satish Kumar (+91kg) sailed into the quarterfinals with comprehensive wins as India rounded off a reasonably good day at the Asian Boxing Championships here on Saturday.
Indian athletes continued their disappointing performance in the World Championships as country's best hope Vikas Gowda finished a poor ninth in the final round of the men's discus throw event on the penultimate day of competitions here on Saturday.
Former wrestling coach Vinod Kumar, who was to be considered for the Dronacharya Award 2015 following a Delhi High Court order, will have to wait longer as a larger bench on Saturday ordered further hearing on various "disputed questions" on the issue.
Fifth seed Snehal Mane of India won the the girls' singles title and emerged runner up in the doubles event at the Petit Camp Cup Under 18 Grade 4 ITF tennis championships at the Mauritius Phoenix National Tennis Centre on Saturday.
The only Indian to win two individual Olympic medals, Sushil Kumar says it does not matter whether he or Narsingh Pancham Yadav represents the country in the freestyle 74 kg wrestling competition at the 2016 Rio Olympics as long as either comes back with a medal.