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Isotonic drinks do not improve sports performance: Study

Isotonic drinks do not improve sports performance: Study

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 21:44

Isotonic beverages that soccer players and other sportsmen usually drink during breaks in matches do not improve their performance in the second half, media said Friday, quoting a scientific study.

Jaitley allocates Rs.400 crore for Indian sports

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 14:49

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday allocated Rs.400 crore for the development of Indian sports, including upgradation of sports infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir, a sports university in Manipur and training for athletes for the upcoming Commonwealth Games and Asiad.

Valet wrecks Rs 3 crore Lamborghini at Delhi hotel

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 10:28

In a `costly` mistake, a valet of a five-star city hotel here wrecked a multi-crore Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder car last week.

Triple Olympic champion Stephanie Rice to help Indian swimming

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 15:41

Stephanie Rice, Australia`s triple Olympic champion who called time on her illustrious swimming career in April this year at the age of 25, has joined sports management firm Rhiti Sports with an aim to improve the overall health of the water sport in India.

Nature Knights

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 01:18

Driven by passion, many are opting for a unique, out of the box career options. Adventure sports is one such choice that may finds many takers, says Gauri Rane

Snapdeal to showcase smartphone, sports cam

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 22:31

Online marketplace Snapdeal on Monday said it will showcase the first set of consumer-centric products, including a smartphone and a sports cam, created under its 'Launchpad' programme.

Florida Georgia Line to play at Kids` Choice Sports Awards

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 13:00

Florida Georgia Line, Will Arnett, Megan Fox and Anna Faris will attend the first annual Kids` Choice Sports Awards.

IOA writes to Central & Delhi govts on 2019 Asian Games bid

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 18:29

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) today began the process of seeking government approval, required to mount a bid for hosting the 2019 Asian Games by writing to the Sports Ministry and Delhi Lieutenant Governor.

`Brasil` first of my trilogy on football: Director Amjath

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 13:16

Director Amjath, who is busy working on upcoming Tamil action-based sports film "Brasil", says the film will be the first in his trilogy on the sport. He dedicates the movie to all football lovers.

IOA sends expression of interest to host 2019 Asiad

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 22:38

Ending days of speculation, the Indian Olympic Association on Friday officially informed the Olympic Council of Asia its expression of interest to bid for the 2019 Asian Games after Vietnam capital Hanoi withdrew its hosting rights in April this year.

Mahindra says no definite plans for Brazil plant

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 13:39

Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd , India`s biggest sports utility vehicle (SUV) maker, said on Friday it had no `definitive` plans about setting up a manufacturing plant in Brazil, as reported by newspaper.

Omar promises better sports infrastructure in J&K

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 16:33

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said the state Government is keen to upgrade sports facilities in both the urban and rural areas so that sporting talent is harnessed and groomed to the highest standards.