27 Jan 2015
Seoul: South Korea's four-time Olympic swimming medallist Park Tae-hwan has failed a dope test, local media reported on Tuesday. But his management were quick to blame an injection given to the national pin-up by a local doctor.
27 Jan 2015
Seoul: South Korea's four-time Olympic swimming medallist Park Tae-hwan has failed a dope test, local media reported.
19 Jan 2015
New Delhi: After Union Minister Arun Jaitley spoke out against media trials, his Cabinet colleague M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday asked the press to play a "responsible and constructive" role and lamented that instead of constructive debates, "obstructive" approach was making news.
27 Jan 2015
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi announced that players winning gold, silver and bronze medals at the upcoming 35th National Games in Kerala would be given cash incentives of Rs five lakh, three lakh and two lakh respectively.
21 Jan 2015
Moscow: Five Russian race-walkers, including three Olympic gold medalists, were banned by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency on Tuesday. Bans of three years, two months were handed to Olympic champion Sergey Kirdyapkin and Olga Kaniskina, as well as 2011 world champ Sergei Bakulin. All three doping cases backdated to late 2012.
09 Jan 2015
Geneva: Two leading Ebola vaccines appear safe on humans and trials on volunteers will begin soon to combat the deadly epidemic in West Africa, the WHO announced on Friday.
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.
01 Jul 2012
Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake cruised through their 200 metres semi-finals on Saturday to set up another rematch and an explosive finish to the Jamaican Olympic trials.
29 Jun 2012
Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake and Asafa Powell cruised through their 100 metres quarter-final heats with ease at the Jamaican Olympic trials on Thursday, to leave sprinting's big three on course for a tantalizing final.
06 Jan 2015
Rio de Janeiro: Organisers in Rio are considering adding an extra venue to the 2016 Olympic football tournament. Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Belo Horizonte, Salvador and Brasilia are already guaranteed to host matches during the event, the Games' top official said on Monday, a news agency repoted.