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Hackers already targeting Pyeongchang Olympics: Researchers

The security firm McAfee said in a report that several organisations associated with the Olympics had received the malicious email with the primary target being groups affiliated with ice hockey.

Jan 07, 2018, 14:57 PM IST

Meghalaya signs host city contract for 39th National Games

The tripartite contract was signed between the IOA, the Meghalaya State Olympic Association and the state government here.

Jan 03, 2018, 20:26 PM IST

'We've released 3.14 crore as allowance for 175 Target Olympic Podium athletes,' says Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore

The amount has been released from the National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) for the period from September to December last year, Rathore said in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha.

Jan 03, 2018, 18:29 PM IST

Hope we can double our medals tally at Rio: Prakash Padukone

Prakash, roped in as an expert commentator for the Games by the channel, felt the country's shuttlers could return with a better haul this time around.

Jun 16, 2016, 20:10 PM IST

Indian-origin Sanjeev Singh Sahota included in Vijender Singh-Kerry Hope fight card

Indian-origin British boxer Sanjeev Singh Sahota has been roped in to fight in one of the six supporting contests during Vijender Singh's WBO Asia title bout against Australian Kerry Hope here on July 16.

Jun 16, 2016, 19:14 PM IST

No realistic hope of Olympic medal in hockey: Viren Rasquinha

While praising the Indian men hockey team's progress under the guidance of coach Roelant Oltmans, former international Viren Rasquinha did not hold out a realistic chance for the country to climb the medals podium at the upcoming Rio Olympics.

Jun 16, 2016, 19:09 PM IST

''Blade runner'' Oscar Pistorius sobs as he walks through court on stumps

Pistorius is facing a minimum of 15 years behind bars for the murder of his 29-year-old girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine`s Day three years ago.

Jun 15, 2016, 19:16 PM IST

Usain Bolt confirms for Anniversary Games ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics tilt

The meeting will come just weeks ahead of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, which run from August 5 to 21.

Jun 14, 2016, 19:34 PM IST

Oscar Pistorius 'must pay' says Reeva Steenkamp's father

In March, Pistorius's lawyers failed to reverse an appeal judgement that upgraded his original conviction from culpable homicide -- the equivalent of manslaughter -- to murder.

Jun 14, 2016, 19:17 PM IST

Jason Day consolidates world rankings lead

Jason Day remains top of the world golf rankings released Monday as young American Daniel Berger got a lift from capturing his first USPGA Tour victory in the St. Jude Classic.

Jun 13, 2016, 18:54 PM IST

Stephen Curry lifts Golden State Warriors over Cleveland Cavaliers to brink of repeat crown

NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry snapped out of a slump with 38 points and the Golden State Warriors reached the brink of back-to-back NBA Finals titles Friday by defeating Cleveland 108-97.

Jun 11, 2016, 17:21 PM IST

Saina Nehwal one step away from Australian triumph, Kidambi Srikanth sinks

Saina received a big boost ahead of her Rio Games campaign as she defeated the 2011 world champion and 2012 Olympic silver medallist.

Jun 11, 2016, 14:03 PM IST

Surging Lee Chong Wei is No. 1 again as 2016 Rio Olympics near

Malaysia has never won an Olympic gold and Lee has previously acknowledged the pressure that entails

Jun 09, 2016, 14:51 PM IST

Vijender Singh to face ex-European Champion Kerry Hope in WBO title bout

Former European champion Kerry Hope was today unveiled as Indian boxing star Vijender Singh's opponent for the eagerly-anticipated WBO Asia title bout to be held on July 16 in the national capital.

Jun 06, 2016, 14:25 PM IST

Justin Gatlin hoping for ''fastest race ever'' at 2016 Rio Olympics

Justin Gatlin said he hoped to be a part of the fastest ever 100 metre sprint at this year`s Olympics after winning an exhibition event in Rio de Janeiro.

Jun 06, 2016, 14:19 PM IST

Manohar Aich: India's pocket-sized Mr Universe passes away at 104

In 1991, he contested Lok Sabha elections as a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate and finished third, collecting over 1.63 lakh votes.

Jun 05, 2016, 23:05 PM IST

Muhammad Ali's funeral to be held in hometown Louisville; Barack Obama likely to attend

US President Barack Obama is weighing whether to attend the public memorial services for boxing legend Muhammad Ali later this week in Louisville, the Kentucky city`s mayor Greg Fischer told AFP on Sunday.

Jun 05, 2016, 21:29 PM IST

Lahiri shoots 69 despite misses and bad breaks

Anirban Lahiri endured a lot of missed putts and a few bad breaks while shooting three-under 69 in the third round of the Memorial here.

Jun 05, 2016, 21:09 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi mourns Muhammad Ali's death, describes him as exemplary

A three-time world heavyweight champion and an Olympic gold-medallist, Ali was widely revered for his active role in fighting for civil rights.

Jun 04, 2016, 16:41 PM IST

Chinese boxer Zou Shiming vows to win pro title for Muhammad Ali

The 74-year-old sports icon, who had battled Parkinson`s disease for decades, died Friday in a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona.

Jun 04, 2016, 13:26 PM IST