30 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday assured that Indian athletes, competing at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, will soon be paid their full daily allowance.
30 Jul 2014
Glasgow: England closed their Commonwealth Games swimming meet with 10 gold medals after inflicting Australia`s first Commonwealth relay defeat in eight years in the men`s 4x100m medley relay.
25 Jul 2014
New Delhi: With an aim to increase India's medal tally in 2016 and 2020 Olympics, the Sports Ministry has decided to start a "Target Mission Olympic Podium Scheme" and an elite athletes identification committee, which will include sporting greats Rahul Dravid and Abhinav Bindra among others.
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."
28 Jul 2014
Kuala Lumpur/London: Reeling under the pressure of two catastrophic aviation tragedies, Malaysia Airlines is mulling a name change and restructuring of routes in a bid to repair its reputation, a media report has said.
24 Jul 2014
Glasgow: Rio de Janeiro will host a successful Olympic Games in 2016 after the World Cup showed Brazil can cope with staging the biggest sporting events, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said on Wednesday.
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.
25 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The Telangana government on Wednesday chosed tennis star Sania Mirza as brand ambassador of new-born state and gave her Rs one crore, after which Indian ace badminton player Saina Nehwal tweeted that government still owed her Rs 50 lakh promised to her after she won the Olympics bronze medal in 2012.
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.
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.