23 Aug 2016
Washington: Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte lost four sponsorship deals Monday, a major financial hit for the embattled gold medalist stemming from his spurious claim of being robbed at gunpoint in Rio, a story later discredited by Brazilian police.
21 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Left red-faced by the four-year ban imposed on Narsingh Yadav by the Court of Arbitration (CAS), the Wrestling Federation of India today demanded a CBI probe into the doping scandal that has jeopardised the grappler's entire career.
27 Jul 2016
New Delhi: The alleged conspiracy in the Narsingh Yadav dope scandal began to unravel today with the wrestler identifying two fellow grapplers as the saboteurs, who contaminated his food with a banned steroid, in a formal police complaint.
01 Jan 2016
Tripoli: Muammar Gaddafi tried to engineer a 'political' marriage between his second son and planned heir and one of Russian President Vladimir Putin's daughters, a former advisor to the late Libyan dictator has claimed.
25 Sep 2012
Libya's slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi used to kidnap and rape girls to fulfill his routine sexual desires reveals a new book Les Proies: Dans le harem de Kadhafi (Prey: In Gaddafi’s Harem).
01 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Swimmer Yulia Efimova became the third Russian swimmer to challenge her Rio Olympics ban as the International Olympic Committee rejected blame for the Russia doping crisis.
14 Jul 2016
New Delhi: There is no hiding the fact that many of our Bollywood stars have been reported to be directly, or indirectly involved with the murky world of narcotic drugs.
20 Jul 2016
Lausanne: The International Olympic Committee said yesterday it will study legal options before deciding whether to ban Russia from the Rio Games over its state-run doping programme.
09 Oct 2015
Skhirat: The United Nations proposed a national unity government to Libya's warring factions yesterday to end their conflict, but the deal faces resistance from Tripoli's self-declared rulers and hardliners on the ground.
28 Jul 2015
Tripoli: A Libyan court passed a death sentence in absentia on Muammar Gaddafi's most prominent son, Saif al-Islam, on Tuesday for war crimes and acts to crush peaceful protests during the country's 2011 revolution that ended his father's rule.