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Fraser-Pryce, Campbell-Brown in sprint semis at World Indoor Championships

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 09:04

Reigning World and Olympic 100 metres champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce stormed into Sunday’s semi-finals of the women’s 60m sprint, when she won her heat at the World Indoor Championships here.

British women extend team pursuit reign in track cycling World Championships

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 11:47

Great Britain retained their women`s team pursuit world crown Thursday, rallying to vanquish Canada to claim Britain`s first gold of the 2014 track cycling World Championships.

Broadcasters show little interest in inaugural Test championship

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 20:09

Lack of interest from the broadcasters due to England`s slump has raised doubts on the future of the inaugural Test World Championships that will be replacing the popular 50-over Champions Trophy in 2017.

BWF to continue testing review system in 2014

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 20:27

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) said Sunday that the instant review system will be used in leading tournaments in 2014 following its successful debut at the World Superseries Finals.

Iranian wrestler banned for life

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 17:10

Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler Amir Aziz Ali-Akbari has been banned for life after testing positive for a banned anabolic steroid.

Hammer record holder Heidler to skip Beijing Worlds

Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 15:47

Three months after failing to qualify for world championship final in Moscow, Betty Heidler, world record holder for women`s hammer throw, said she`ll not attend the 2015 Worlds in Beijing.

China bag 2 golds, 3 silvers at trampoline gymnastics worlds

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 10:38

China won two more titles and three silver medals at the FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships here Saturday evening.

Beating Kramnik at Bonn was important for Anand

Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 17:21

He is known to be composure personified even under immense pressure and Viswanathan Anand, who is gearing up to defend his world title next month, gave ample proof of it in the 2008 edition against Vladimir Kramnik when he outwitted the celebrated Russian to clinch his third World Championship.

We missed official support at World C`ship: boxing coach

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 15:09

A silver and a couple of bronze medals is no small feat for a suspended country but India`s junior and youth women`s team coach I V Rao says the medal count could have been much higher.

Australian cyclist wins U23 time-trial world championship

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 13:41

Australian cyclist Damien Howson has won the world under-23 time-trial title at the UCI Road Cycling World Championships in Italy.

World`s fastest man Usain Bolt may compete until 2017 World Championships

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 17:20

Usain Bolt, the world`s fastest man, may continue competing until the 2017 world championships in London, the Jamaican told the BBC on Thursday.

Hamilton admits title bid over after Monza `disaster`

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 17:59

Mercedes racer Lewis Hamilton has admitted that the scale of the task ahead for winning the F1 World Championship title was now like running up Everest, without oxygen, in swimming trunks, after he fell 81 points behind in the title race.