29 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh on Wednesday felicitated the force's medal winners at this year's Asian Games and encouraged them to prepare for the 2016 Olympics.
30 Oct 2014
Islamabad: At least four new polio cases have been reported in Pakistan, taking the number of those affected this year to 231 with the county's fight against the crippling disease showing no signs of improvement.
31 Oct 2014
Rio de Janeiro: Rio de Janeiro has launched a tender for a 52 million-real (about USD 21.8 million) revamp of the city's 2016 Olympic athletics stadium.
04 Oct 2014
Incheon: India on Saturday ended their 17th Asian Games campaign at the eighth spot on the medals tally, a drop of two positions from the previous edition of the mega-event which drew to a close here.
04 Oct 2014
Incheon: The medal count went down but Indian sports still had lots to celebrate with the men's hockey team coming good after a long time to strike gold even as the legend of M C Mary Kom got bigger in a mixed Asian Games campaign for the country's athletes here.
03 Oct 2014
Incheon: The Indian men's kabaddi team clinched its seventh successive gold medal at the Asian Games after coming from behind to beat a spirited Iran 27-25 in the summit clash in Incheon on Friday.
22 Oct 2014
Washington: Pakistani teenager and Noble Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has been conferred with the Liberty Medal, and the youngest recipient of the American award said this will encourage her to continue her campaign for child rights in countries including India
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.
24 Oct 2014
Chennai: Rattled by the International Boxing Association's decision to provisionally suspend boxer L Sarita Devi for her protest at the Asian Games, the IOA will hold a meeting with Sports Ministry officials on October 28 to discuss the way forward.
22 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Taking a strict action, AIBA has provisionally suspended India's woman boxer Laishram Sarita Devi for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Asian Games podium ceremony.