30 Nov 2016
Hours after an aircraft carrying 81 people, including a Brazilian football team, crashed in central Colombia, AFP reported that five people have survived the crash. However, 76 bodies have been recovered from the crashed plane. Rescue operations are underway. An aircraft, including Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense and journalists covering their match, has crashed in central Colombia, officials and media reported, but heavy rain has halted rescue operations.
18 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Indian ace Leander Paes is one of the biggest stars in doubles and one of the best players in the history of tennis, said fourteen-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal, who led Spain to the Davis Cup World Group by winning the doubles match here.
03 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Five-time world boxing champion and nominated member Mary Kom expressed concern in Rajya Sabha over the training and diet provided to players participating in international sporting events, yesterday.
29 Jun 2016
Bangalore: Graciously skirting the controversy surrounding the snub Ravi Shastri received during his job interview, the newly-appointed Indian coach Anil Kumble today said it's the players who are the most significant part of the system and no one else.
25 Jun 2016
New Delhi: On his own admission, there is a lot of 'influence of John Wright' in his style of working and India's new chief coach Anil Kumble will like to 'convince rather than impose his ideas' on a young team.
18 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The bitterness of not getting a shot at the Olympics mixed doubles event continues to rankle Leander Peas and the veteran Indian tennis star has no qualms in stating that the country did not send its best team in the event to Rio.
19 Jul 2016
New Delhi: The Supreme Court yesterday gave its stamp of approval to Justice RM Lodha panel's recommendation on forming an association of cricket players which would be run with BCCI's financial support, saying it would promote the game that brings joy and feeling of nationalism.
13 Jul 2016
London: Sachin Tendulkar yesterday described the Indian cricket team’s newly-appointed head coach, Anil Kumble, as a fabulous player who will teach the players how to win big moments.
12 Jul 2016
Mumbai: Top Indian squash players, including defending men's and women's champions Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinnappa would fight it out for top honours along with others like Harinderpal Sandhu and Dipika Pallikal in the 73rd Senior National Squash Championship starting here today.
26 May 2016
Karachi: International Cricket Council President Zaheer Abbas has said that he would ask the BCCI top brass to consider having Pakistani players in the IPL again when he comes to India to watch the summit clash of the lucrative league in Bangalore on Sunday.