19 Apr 2014
Rio de Janeiro: Brazil's southeast city of Rio de Janeiro has opened bidding for two infrastructure projects in the lead-up to the 2016 Olympic Games, authorities said.
18 Apr 2014
Hanoi: Vietnam said on Friday it had decided against hosting the 2019 Asian Games for financial reasons, and was exploring procedures to withdraw from staging the region's largest sporting event.
17 Apr 2014
Karachi: In a bid to pull Pakistan out of their recent slump, the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has appointed Olympian Shahnaz Shaikh as the senior team’s coach.
12 Apr 2014
New Delhi: India's Manavjit Singh Sandhu produced some excellent shooting to clinch the men's trap gold medal ahead of two-time Olympic champion Michael Diamond at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup in Tucson, USA.
09 Apr 2014
Sydney: Australia's triple Olympic gold medallist Stephanie Rice announced her retirement from competitive swimming at the age of 25 on Wednesday.
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.
12 Apr 2014
Jaipur: After bringing glory to the country in the Olympics, the patriotic zeal of Colonel (retired) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has pushed him into the deep sea of politics without any life jacket. The ace shooter is now relishing the new challenge and gleefully brands it as a ‘short commando course’.
11 Apr 2014
The International Olympic Committee has announced a series of measures including a stronger presence in Rio de Janeiro to monitor progress and speed up lagging preparations for the 2016 Olympics, president Thomas Bach said on Wednesday.