24 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Asian champion Gaurav Solanki (52kg) was third time lucky as he grabbed the final chance of qualifying for the Youth Olympics by beating Brazil's Carlos Silva in a fiercely-contested box-off in the World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.
23 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Faced with a severe fund crunch and no immediate government help in sight due to ongoing general election, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has scaled down its medals target for the Commonwealth Games this year.
24 Feb 2014
Moscow: Ballet, circus acts and the classics of Russian literature and music were at the heart of Sunday's Sochi Olympics closing ceremony, leaving Russia, which dominated the medals standings, with a sense of accomplishment.
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.
11 Aug 2012
China dropped further behind the United States on the London Olympics medals table after their first day without a win, as South Korea beat fierce rivals Japan to claim men's football bronze.
17 Apr 2014
Rio de Janeiro: The Brazilian government will ensure security in the upcoming FIFA World Cup, which will take place in 12 cities of the South American country in June, President Dilma Rousseff said.
13 Aug 2012
Medals apart, one of the more stirring Indian moments of this Olympics came on Friday evening when Amit Kumar, still 18, who stumbled into wrestling because his father delivered milk to Guru Satpal’s akhara, was beating World Championship bronze medallist Hassan Sabzali Rahimi of Iran in his pre-quarter final bout in the 55-kg category. Just a little later, the quarter final was cruelly stolen from him for a Georgian MBA student by some of the most horrific refereeing you have seen. Most of us missed both of these — a wrestling bout at this level just lasts four-six minutes.
18 Feb 2014
Teams striving for medals in the ongoing 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are turning to video analysis apps to help them fine-tune their performance and give them a competitive edge.
09 Feb 2014
Sochi: India's Shiva Keshavan brought up the rear after two rounds of men's singles luge competitions, finishing 37th out of 39 athletes in the Sochi Winter Games on Saturday.
03 Aug 2012
Saina Nehwal achieved a first by marching into Olympic badminton semifinals, while star boxer Vijender Singh is only a bout away from repeating his medal performance of the Beijing Games following a narrow win in the pre-quarterfinals here on Thursday.