Sunday, February 26, 2017

Xi Stresses Preparation For Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing, Feb 25 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed that the city planning and construction in Beijing, and preparation for the Beijing 2022...

JK Tyre Himalayan Drive 5 To Be Flagged-Off On Saturday

Siliguri, Feb 24 (IANS) As many as 100 top rallyists from around the country will be vying for the top honours when the Biswa...

Pooja’s Bronze Opens India’s Medal Count In Shooting World Cup

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Ace shooter Pooja Ghatkar claimed a bronze in the women's 10m air rifle event to open India's medal count...

Indian Athletes Can Dominate Kenyans, Ethiopians In future: Gebrselassie

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Two-time Olympic gold medallist long distance runner Haile Gebrselassie on Friday predicted that Indian atheltes will outshine their Kenyan,...

Kazakhstan Dominates Biathlon With Two Golds At Asiad

Sapporo, Feb 23 (IANS) Kazakhstan dominated the biathlon field with two gold medals at the Asian Winter Games here on Thursday. In the women's 7.5km,...

Hungary Withdraws Candidacy From The 2024 Olympic Games

Budapest, Feb 23 (IANS) The Hungarian government announced a decision on a proposal to withdraw the candidacy from the 2024 Olympic Games in Budapest,...

World Champ Ning Zetao Out Of Chinese Swimming Team

Beijing, Feb 22 (IANS) World champion Ning Zetao has violated the rules of the Chinese national swimming team and was sent back to his...

WADA Chief Backs Reinstatement Of Russia’s Membership

Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS) Throwing its weight behind the reinstatement of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency's (RUSADA) membership, World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Craig Reedie...

Top Kenyan Athletes Eye Tokyo Marathon Title

Nairobi, Feb 22 (IANS) Elite Kenyan runners competing at the Tokyo marathon on Sunday will be targeting two birds with one stone. Both Wilson Kipsang...

Double Olympic Rowing Winners Glover, Stanning To Run London Marathon

London, Feb 22 (IANS) Britain's double Olympic rowing gold medallists Helen Glover and Heather Stanning will run against each other at the London Marathon...

ProHealth Asia Physiotherapy And Rehab Centre Launched

New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) ProHealth Asia here on Wednesday launched its world-class, specialised high-end ProHealth Asia Physiotherapy and Rehab centre. Spread over 4,200 sq....

Gutsy Woman Dentist Drives Into Male Bastion

Ropar (Punjab), Feb 22 (IANS) With each passing day, women in India are breaking into new fields hitherto seen as exclusive male preserves. And...

Gopi, Kheta Ram Primed For IDBI Marathon

New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Thonakal Gopi and Kheta Ram are set for the second edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance Marathon at...

Tata Motors T1 Prima Truck Racing Meet On March 19 At...

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The fourth edition of the Tata Motors T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship will be held on March 19 at...

Mamata Promises Rs 5 Lakh Each To Bengal Sports Bodies

Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced financial aid of Rs 5 lakh each to all sports bodies...

Senior Judo Nationals On February 26-27 In Chennai

Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) The Senior National Judo Championships will be held on February 26 and 27 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here, it...

South Korea Beat China In Winter Asiad Women’s Curling

Sapporo (Japan), Feb 20 (IANS) South Korea beat China 8-6 in the women's curling competition at the ongoing Winter Asian Games here on Monday. Despite...

Former Olympic Champion Kenyan Quits Athletics For Politics

Nairobi, Feb 20 (IANS) Beijing Olympic Games 800m gold medallist Wilfred Bungei of Kenya has quit athletics to pursue a career in politics in...

Bengaluru Teams Win Off-Roading Championship In Punjab

Ropar (Punjab), Feb 19 (IANS) Two team of two off-roaders each from Bengaluru rode roughshod over their competitors to come up trumps in the...

East Africa TT Heads Say Lack Of Equipment, Sponsorship Hurt Game

Nairobi, Feb 19 (IANS) A meeting of nine heads of table tennis national bodies in East Africa has singled out lack of equipment and...

8th Asian Winter Games Open In Sapporo

Sapporo (Japan), Feb 19 (IANS) The 8th Asian Winter Games opened here at the Sapporo Dome Sunday afternoon. Japan Crown Prince Naruhito inaugurated the...

Kenya Name Squad For World Cross Country Championship

Nairobi, Feb 19 (IANS) Kenya have selected a team of 28 athletes and six officials for this year's World Cross Country Championships scheduled for...

China Wants To Learn From Neighbours At Winter Asiad: Chef De...

Sapporo (Japan), Feb 19 (IANS) China will take the Asian Winter Games as an opportunity to learn from neighbors and at the same time...

Chances Shrinking For Budapest’s 2024 Olympic Games Bid

Budapest, Feb 19 (IANS) The chances of Hungary to host the 2024 Olympic games have seriously diminished due to a domestic anti-Olympic petition, according...