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.
24 Jul 2014
Kingston: Six-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt and his coach Glen Mills believe the Jamaican sprinter can run even faster as he targets the 2015 world championships and the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.
19 Jul 2014
Monaco: World and Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce finished down the field again but it was American Justin Gatlin who grabbed the headlines with a world-leading run in the men's 200 metres at the Monaco Diamond League in Monaco.
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.
23 Jul 2014
Glasgow: India will be expecting a lion's share of medals from shooters, boxers, wrestlers and shuttlers at the 2014 Commonwealth Games starting in Glasgow on Wednesday but it would be difficult to match the record medal haul of 101 in the last edition at home.
24 Jul 2014
Glasgow: Scotland rolled out a spectacular opening ceremony on Wednesday with dazzling and colourful display of their unique culture and heritage on a breathtaking night, which also had some Indian flavour to set the stage for the 20th Commonwealth Games.
18 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The environment ministry on Friday gave its approval for field trials of certain varieties of Genetically Modified (GM)-crops, including rice, brinjal, chickpea, mustard and cotton.
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.
13 Jul 2014
Glasgow (Scotland): Yohan Blake's manager, Cubie Seegobin, said the Jamaican star sprinter has suffered no damage after pulling up and tumbling to the track during the 100 metres at the Glasgow Grand Prix 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.