29 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The Indian women's hockey team has qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games, which will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
28 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt outstripped American rival Justin Gatlin to claim his fourth consecutive world 200m title in Beijing. He clocked a 19.55 seconds to beat Gatlin by nearly two-tenths, thumbing his chest as he crossed the line to add the 200m to his 100m title at the world championships.
24 Aug 2015
Washington: Google has been testing a new Maps app feature that will detect when photos are taken at restaurants and other places that serve food and suggests attaching them to the establishment's location.
24 Aug 2015
Hamburg: A UN tribunal today asked both India and Italy to 'suspend' all court proceedings involving two Italian marines charged with killing of two Indian fishermen in 2012 and also refrain from initiating new ones that might 'aggravate or extend' the dispute.
26 Aug 2015
Beijing: Tintu Luka crashed out in the first round heats of the women's 800m race in the World Athletics Championships with a disappointing seventh-place finish but qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with a season-best effort on the fifth day of competitions here today.
21 Aug 2015
Beijing: Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt makes his bow in the 100m heats on the opening day of the World Athletics Championships on Saturday, when Briton Mo Farah will bid for an unprecedented six consecutive global track distance titles in the 10,000m.
21 Aug 2015
London: English cricket chiefs are no longer implacably hostile to the idea of Twenty20 featuring in a future Olympic Games, one of the country's top administrators said. England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive Tom Harrison's comments came on the same day as a protest outside The Oval ahead of the start of the fifth Ashes Test slammed global cricket bosses for, among other things, turning their back on the Olympics.
24 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Vodafone India has started fourth generation (4G) network trials in selected areas, the company said here on Friday. "We are now trialling 4G services across selected areas," the company said.
13 Aug 2015
Rio de Janeiro: The International Olympic Committee ruled out conducting viral tests of Rio de Janeiro's sewage-laden waterways ahead of the 2016 games, a top official said Wednesday, despite an Associated Press study showing dangerously high levels of disease-causing viruses at all aquatic venues, with experts saying athletes are almost certain to be exposed to pathogens.
19 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Crediting Vimal Kumar for her silver medal-winning performance at the recently concluded World Badminton Championships, Saina Nehwal yesterday said the coach helped her resurrect her career after a string of injuries made her think of quitting the game last year.