31 Oct 2014
Rio de Janeiro: Rio de Janeiro has launched a tender for a 52 million-real (about USD 21.8 million) revamp of the city's 2016 Olympic athletics stadium.
28 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Batting on a different wicket as member of Target Olympic Podium, a scheme initiated by the Ministry of Sports to increase India's medal count at various international events, the Karnataka batsman who came to be known as The Wall for his batting resilience, said: "Sport is sport and performance at elite level is performance at elite level. There is a lot that cricket can learn from performances of other athletes.
25 Oct 2014
Kingston (Jamaica): Former Jamaican prime minister PJ Patterson has described the West Indies' walk-out of the India tour as "humiliation" and says it has exposed "a total collapse of a governance system" in the administration of the game by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).
24 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Slamming AIBA's decision to not only hand provisional suspension to boxer Sarita Devi but also India's Asiad chef-de-mission Adille J. Sumariwalla, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Secretary General Rajeev Mehta on Friday said that the move is an insult to the nation.
17 Oct 2014
Rio de Janeir: The construction work at three Rio 2016 venues is in progress as the city steps up its Olympic preparations, local organizers have said.
22 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday said that he has instructed the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to take up L Sarita Devi's suspension at the international forum and push for withdrawing the ban imposed on the Indian woman boxer.
21 Oct 2014
Melbourne: Preparations are in full swing in Australia to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi who will address a huge gathering of Indian diaspora in Sydney on November 17, which may recreate the Madision Square moment.
11 Oct 2014
Rio de Janeiro: Brazil's Rio de Janeiro state water utility, Cedae has begun work on a new sewage system designed to reduce pollution at the 2016 Olympic sailing venue.
25 Aug 2014
Birmingham: Jamaican Kaliese Spencer raced to her second fastest time of the year while Grenada's Olympic champion Kirani James also cruised, as they racked up wins in the Birmingham Grand Prix in Birmingham.
02 Jul 2012
Yohan Blake set himself up as the man to beat in London with a stunning 200 meters victory, beating world record holder Usain Bolt for a second time in three days to bring the Jamaican Olympic trials to an explosive conclusion on Sunday.