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.
18 Oct 2014
Pretoria: Oscar Pistorius should be jailed for at least 10 years for killing his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, the prosecution said on Friday as the star sprinter's sensational trial approached its climax.
16 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Terming the Asian Games gold as the best moment of his playing career, the Indian men's hockey team skipper Sardar Singh said that the yellow metal at Incheon was a culmination of two years of hard work, plan and strategy.
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.
14 Oct 2014
London: The preference for a high carbohydrate diet and acidic sports drinks during training and performance may explain the prevalence of poor dental health among athletes, says a study.
15 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Ace Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar and six other national athletes will be heading for the US in the first week of November to train in the Ohio-based SPIRE Institute, an official Olympic Training Centre, through a Sheru Classic initiative.
08 Oct 2014
Mumbai: National award-winning actor Saif Ali Khan has been named the brand ambassador of Olympic Gold Quest.
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.
24 Sep 2014
London: Scientists in London unveiled plans to push ahead with clinical trials of prototype Ebola treatments in West Africa for the first time, possibly from November.
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.