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Athletic Assistance Fund ready to help abused gymnasts after Larry Nassar scandal

Athletic Assistance Fund ready to help abused gymnasts after Larry Nassar scandal

Nassar, a former USA Gymnastics doctor, was sentenced to 300 years in prison after more than 350 women, including Olympic champions Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber, testified in court about being

Mar 20, 2019, 19:21 PM IST
Cherry blossom-themed torch unveiled for Tokyo 2020 Olympic, Paralympic games

Cherry blossom-themed torch unveiled for Tokyo 2020 Olympic, Paralympic games

The 1.2-kilogram torch is made from aluminium, 30 percent of which has been salvaged from the temporary housing built in the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake.

Mar 20, 2019, 16:20 PM IST
Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa in Indian men's boxing team for Asian Championships

Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa in Indian men's boxing team for Asian Championships

The Asian Championships are scheduled to be held in the Thai capital of Bangkok from April 19 to 28.

Mar 20, 2019, 15:52 PM IST
KJ Choi, Trevor Immelman and Mike Weir to assist Ernie Els at Presidents Cup

KJ Choi, Trevor Immelman and Mike Weir to assist Ernie Els at Presidents Cup

Els previously named Australia's Geoff Ogilvy as one of his assistants for the December 12-15 event at Royal Melbourne.

Mar 20, 2019, 13:11 PM IST
Wrestler Ritu Phogat dropped from Target Olympic Podium Scheme

Wrestler Ritu Phogat dropped from Target Olympic Podium Scheme

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) decided to axe Ritu from the TOPS programme after the young wrestler made herself unavailable for 2020 Tokyo Olympics and decided to try her luck in MMA in

Mar 19, 2019, 18:47 PM IST
Women's sport needs more women to tell the story: British Sprinter Dina Asher-Smith

Women's sport needs more women to tell the story: British Sprinter Dina Asher-Smith

Asher-Smith believes the male-dominated sports media needs fresh voices and a broader perspective to tell stories that are not being told.

Mar 19, 2019, 11:26 AM IST
Japan Olympic committee chief Tsunekazu Takeda to resign as IOC member: Reports

Japan Olympic committee chief Tsunekazu Takeda to resign as IOC member: Reports

Takeda's resignation came following allegations for suspected corruption in Japan's successful bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Mar 19, 2019, 10:28 AM IST
When Goa CM Manohar Parrikar extended financial help to shooter Tejaswini Sawant

When Goa CM Manohar Parrikar extended financial help to shooter Tejaswini Sawant

Sawant's only regret now is that she could not thank the chief minister enough for his generosity which made a big contribution in her life and shooting career.

Mar 18, 2019, 17:27 PM IST
Skipping Asian Championships part of plan to qualify for Olympics: Mary Kom

Skipping Asian Championships part of plan to qualify for Olympics: Mary Kom

Mary Kom, who claimed her sixth world title last year in Delhi, will be looking to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the World Championships in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

Mar 18, 2019, 15:21 PM IST
2019 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Indian men's hockey team eyes strong start against Japan

2019 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Indian men's hockey team eyes strong start against Japan

India begin their campaign against Japan on March 23 and will be looking to continue their winning form against the side, who they last met during the Asian Champions Trophy last year. 

Mar 18, 2019, 13:09 PM IST
Rory McIlroy wins Players Championship by one stroke in Florida

Rory McIlroy wins Players Championship by one stroke in Florida

Mcllroy finished at 16-under 272 to edge American Jim Furyk, who with a gimme birdie at the final hole threatened to become the event's oldest winner at the age of 48.

Mar 18, 2019, 12:14 PM IST
Sylvester Stallone believes Conor McGregor is at a crossroad in his life

Sylvester Stallone believes Conor McGregor is at a crossroad in his life

McGregor was arrested in Miami Beach last week after a fan said that he smashed his phone and walked off with the shattered remains. 

Mar 18, 2019, 11:15 AM IST
Mary Kom targeting boxing gold as she prepares for 2020 Olympics

Mary Kom targeting boxing gold as she prepares for 2020 Olympics

Even though the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is more than 15 months away, Mary Kom is already planning for the biggest event in sporting history.  

Mar 18, 2019, 10:41 AM IST
 Sports fraternity condoles demise of Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

Sports fraternity condoles demise of Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

Parrikar was battling a serious ailment and he breathed his last at around 8.15 pm at his private residence in Dona Paula near Panaji, Goa. 

Mar 18, 2019, 00:24 AM IST
Mexico Shotgun World Cup: Indian shooters to fight for eight Olympic quota places

Mexico Shotgun World Cup: Indian shooters to fight for eight Olympic quota places

There are two quota places each on offer in women's Trap, men's Trap, women's Skeet and men's Skeet disciplines. 

Mar 17, 2019, 21:34 PM IST
Australian GP: Valtteri Bottas capitalises on late pitstop to register 4th career win

Australian GP: Valtteri Bottas capitalises on late pitstop to register 4th career win

Starting second behind pole-sitter Hamilton, Bottas got the jump on the Briton during a typically messy start at Albert Park and ended up cruising to his fourth win by some 20.80 seconds after

Mar 17, 2019, 14:05 PM IST
KT Irfan becomes first Indian athlete to qualify for Tokyo Olympics

KT Irfan becomes first Indian athlete to qualify for Tokyo Olympics

No other Indian from athletics has so far qualified for Tokyo Olympics.

Mar 17, 2019, 13:47 PM IST
Happy that Chess is back in Asian Games: Vishwanathan Anand

Happy that Chess is back in Asian Games: Vishwanathan Anand

Five-time World Champion and the country's first Grand Master Vishwanathan Anand said he was happy with the development adding that he looked forward to a medal from the Indian team.

Mar 17, 2019, 13:05 PM IST
Rugby: New Zealand skipper Kieran Read urges support for Muslim community after Mosque shooting

Rugby: New Zealand skipper Kieran Read urges support for Muslim community after Mosque shooting

The death toll from the shooting, carried out by a suspected white supremacist and described by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern as the country`s "darkest day", rose to 50 on Sunday.

Mar 17, 2019, 11:37 AM IST
Players Championship: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri misses cut as Europeans dominate leaderboard

Players Championship: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri misses cut as Europeans dominate leaderboard

Lahiri registered a tally of 76 in the third round and was tied 74th before exiting after the third round. The cut now leaves 73 players for the final round.

Mar 17, 2019, 10:02 AM IST