26 Nov 2014
New York: Countries dabbling with conventional injectable vaccine against the measles virus may soon have an alternative as researchers have found a measles vaccine made of fine dry powder safe in early human testing.
25 Nov 2014
Mumbai: Qatar has given a shot-in-the-arm to the fight against doping in sports by contributing USD 1 million to the Anti-Doping Research Fund announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
24 Nov 2014
Rio De Janeiro: The Rio Olympic Games have their mascot, a yellow feline animal representing Brazil's rich fauna and wildlife. But it remains for the public to choose a name after Sunday night's unveiling on Globo television.
24 Nov 2014
Lille: It's taken him 16 years as a pro, but Roger Federer finally has won all there is to win in tennis - well almost. All four Grand Slam titles - a record 17 in total - six ATP year-end titles, 23 Masters Series, Olympic gold and now the Davis Cup for Switzerland.
19 Nov 2014
Lausanne (Switzerland): Breaking from the tradition of awarding the Olympics only to a single host city, the IOC is opening the door to possible wider bids, including bids from an entire country, joint bids from more than one city and even the possibility of events held in more than one country.
20 Nov 2014
Mumbai: After clinching an elusive gold medal at the Asian Games in Incheon, star woman boxer M C Mary Kom is confident of getting back into the ring next year by recovering from her current injuries and qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
07 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Provisional suspension may be keeping her out of the ring but L Sarita Devi's indomitable spirit remains intact and the Asian Games bronze-medallist boxer says she is fully focussed on making the cut for 2016 Olympic Games.
14 Nov 2014
Jeju (Korea): Incumbent Dr Ching-Kuo Wu was re-elected the International Boxing Association (AIBA) President for a third consecutive term. Dr Wu, an International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board member, was elected unopposed by delegates from the AIBA Congress which ended here 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.