28 Mar 2015
Washington: Contrary to popular belief, cold snaps like the ones that hit the eastern United States in the past winter are not a consequence of climate change, says a new study.
23 Mar 2015
Beijing: An IOC evaluation commission began meetings in Beijing on Monday in preparation for a five-day inspection of the city's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics.
27 Mar 2015
Melbourne: The biggest positive for the Indian cricket team in this World Cup has been the performance of its pacers and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that the trio of Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami and Mohit Sharma should not be forced to play domestic events to ensure that they don't burn out.
26 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The snub from the Asian Games gold medal-winning team motivated me to work harder and make a strong comeback into the Indian men's hockey team, said promising forward Mandeep Singh after his selection in the Sutlan Azlan Cup to be held in Ipoh, Malaysia.
24 Mar 2015
London: Liverpool pair Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana have withdrawn from the England squad for the Euro 2016 qualifier against Lithuania and a friendly against Italy because of injury.
24 Mar 2015
Geneva: South Korean swimming star Park Tae-hwan has been banned for 18 months by world swimming body FINA, after failing a drug test last year.
14 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Japan on Saturday pitched for India as a host of the Olympic Games after 2020 in tune with its growing global stature and impressive economic growth.
01 Mar 2015
Rio De Janeiro: Olympic chief Thomas Bach defended Rio de Janeiro's venues and legacy projects on Saturday after protesters gathered outside his hotel to loudly criticise the environmental impact of the 2016 Summer Games.
19 Mar 2015
Vancouver: Bill Gates has opened a mock Ebola field hospital at the prestigious TED Conference as part of a call to be battle-ready for a deadly global epidemic.
04 Feb 2014
United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is scheduled to attend the opening of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, on Friday, a UN spokesman told reporters on Monday.