23 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished the Indian contingent participating in the 20th Commonwealth Games beginning at Glasgow on Wednesday, saying he is "sure they will do our nation very proud."
16 Jul 2014
Nairobi: The Kenyan government averted an imminent strike from its elite athletes when it wired USD 1.2 million to its Commonwealth Games team to cater for training allowances.
08 Jul 2014
Mumbai: Actress Anushka Sharma apparently took time off from her busy schedule to spend some time with beau Virat Kohli in UK. Anushka was spotted with cricketer Virat Kohli at a Central London hotel on Sunday evening.
17 Jul 2014
London: The battle between a Russian-American duo over control of Amanresorts, the luxury hotel chain acquired from New Delhi-based DLF earlier this year, has seen the London High Court reinstate as chief executive its 81-year-old founder Adrian Zecha. The resort group immediately named former Indian Premier League chief Lalit Modi a member of its advisory board.
10 Jul 2014
London: London has topped Bangkok and Paris as the world's most popular destination, and is expected to host 18.7 million international visitors this year, according a report.
13 Jul 2014
Sydney: Five-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Ian Thorpe for the first time publicly confirmed that he is gay during a television interview on Sunday, ending years of speculation about his sexuality.
15 Jul 2014
Seoul: Golfers' qualification for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games will be based on athletes' world rankings over the next two years, golf's world governing body said in Seoul on Tuesday.
08 Jul 2014
London: India batsman Yuvraj Singh will hold a charity auction here on July 14 to raise money for cancer patients. The auction will take place at London Hilton, Park Lane in the presence of Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, Kevin Pietersen, Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly.
09 Jul 2012
The selection committee of the Athletics Federation of India on Monday met in New Delhi and decided to recommend all the 14 athletes who have qualified for the Olympics for their participation in the London Games.
11 Jun 2012
Training in a bullet-riddled stadium where the remains of a rocket propelled grenade lies discarded on the track's edge counts as progress for Somali Olympic hopeful Mohamed Hassan Mohamed.