29 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The Indian women's hockey team has qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games, which will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
02 Sep 2015
New Delhi: A Delhi court today sentenced five persons, including four MCD officials, to four years jail term each and the managing director of a firm to six years in prison in the first conviction in a 2010 Commonwealth Games scam case.
26 Aug 2015
Beijing: Tintu Luka crashed out in the first round heats of the women's 800m race in the World Athletics Championships with a disappointing seventh-place finish but qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with a season-best effort on the fifth day of competitions here today.
21 Aug 2015
London: English cricket chiefs are no longer implacably hostile to the idea of Twenty20 featuring in a future Olympic Games, one of the country's top administrators said. England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive Tom Harrison's comments came on the same day as a protest outside The Oval ahead of the start of the fifth Ashes Test slammed global cricket bosses for, among other things, turning their back on the Olympics.
31 Aug 2015
New Delhi: An 'overjoyed' Indian women hockey team yesterday vowed to make the most of the Olympic qualification as it will be one last opportunity for many players to compete in the showpiece event.
01 Sep 2015
New Delhi: The CBI today sought stringent punishment for seven convicts, including four MCD officials, in a Delhi court which said it would tomorrow pronounce the sentence for conspiring to cause a loss of Rs 1.4 crore to the exchequer in the 2010 Commonwealth Games street lighting scam.
06 Aug 2015
Rio De Janeiro: The one-year countdown to the Rio Olympics began with officials promising to overcome Brazil's usual chaos in a Summer Games that will transform the city and thrill the world.
19 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Crediting Vimal Kumar for her silver medal-winning performance at the recently concluded World Badminton Championships, Saina Nehwal yesterday said the coach helped her resurrect her career after a string of injuries made her think of quitting the game last year.
13 Aug 2015
Rio de Janeiro: The International Olympic Committee ruled out conducting viral tests of Rio de Janeiro's sewage-laden waterways ahead of the 2016 games, a top official said Wednesday, despite an Associated Press study showing dangerously high levels of disease-causing viruses at all aquatic venues, with experts saying athletes are almost certain to be exposed to pathogens.
05 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated the Indian contingent for winning 173 medals at the Special Olympic World Summer Games 2015 in Los Angeles.