Thursday, March 23, 2017

Kenya Plots To Sweep Medals At World Cross-Country In Kampala

Nairobi, March 21 (IANS) The Kenyans have ruled the World Cross-Country athletics Championships in all the four editions held in Africa. That trend is...

National Observers Appointed For 12 Olympic Disciplines

New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The sports ministry on Monday appointed National Observers for 12 Olympic disciplines for preparation and implementation of the long-term...

Rahul, Tejaswini, Neeraj Claim Titles At Domestic Shooting Meet

New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Rahul Punia of the Navy won the men's 50m Rifle Prone title beating Olympian Sanjeev Rajput in the final...

Racing Champ Ashwin Sundar, Wife Die In Car Crash

Chennai, March 18 (IANS) Double Formula 4 racing title holder Ashwin Sundar and his wife Nivedhita died here on Saturday after the car they...

Asian BIlliards, Ladies Snooker Meet In Chandigarh In April

Chandigarh, March 17 (IANS) Players from 15 countries will participate in the ONGC 16th Asian Billiards, 18th U-21 Asian Snooker Championship and the first...

Boll To Compete In Inaugural Season Of T2 Asia-Pacific TT League

Beijing, March 17 (IANS) German star paddler Timo Boll will take part in the newly-launched T2 Asia-Pacific Table Tennis League (T2 APAC) which is...

Stadium In Fukushima To Be Used As Venue For 2020 Tokyo...

Tokyo, March 17 (IANS) Representatives from the organisers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics said here on Friday that the Fukushima Azuma Baseball...

US Gymnastics Chief Resigns Amid Sexual Abuse Scandal

Washington, March 17 (IANS) The President and CEO of the US Gymnastics, Steve Penny, has quit following intensified pressure on the organisation over its...

WADA Chief Backs ‘Clean’ Russian Athletes At 2018 Winter Olympics

Lausanne, March 14 (IANS) The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has no objections whatsoever against the participation of Russia at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games...

Kenyan Athletes Urge Compliance With IOC To Avoid Ban

Nairobi, March 14 (IANS) Kenyan athletes on Tuesday called upon the government to do all it takes to avoid impending International Olympic Committee (IOC)...

Colombian Racewalker Arevalo Says His Time Has Come

Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), March 14 (IANS) Colombian 20-km racewalker Eider Arevalo says that, after years of coming close, he feels that his time has...

S. Africa Lose Bid To Host 2022 Commonwealth Games

Johannesburg, March 14 (IANS) Durban will not host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) said. South Africa won the bid in mid-2016,...

Kenya’s Kipyegon, Tirop Ready For World Cross Country Challenge In Uganda

Nairobi, March 13 (IANS) With just a week before the World Cross Country Championships in Kampala, Kenya is confident it has polished skills of...

Russian Anti-Doping Agency Expects Partial WADA Recognition By May

Lausanne, March 13 (IANS) The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) expects to be granted a partial approval of its compliance with the WADA (World Anti-Doping...

Russia Must Recognise McLaren Report’s Findings To Be Reinstated: WADA

Lausanne, March 13 (IANS) Russia needs to recognise the findings of the now-infamous McLaren report on the alleged violations of doping rules during the...

WADA Chief Calls For ADAMS Security Improvements To Fend Off Cyber...

Lausanne, March 13 (IANS) The World Anti-Doping Agencys (WADA) global doping control database requires extra protection from possible cyber intrusion, WADA President Craig Reedie...

Olympic Champs Sun Yang, Ye Shiwen To Compete In Swimming Nationals

Qingdao (China), March 13 (IANS) Olympic champions Sun Yang and Ye Shiwen are expected to compete at the Chinese national swimming championships next month...

Kipkemoi, Helen Bekele Win At 39th Barcelona Marathon

Barcelona, March 12 (IANS) Kenya's Jonah Kipkemoi, 27, won the men's race of the 39th edition of the Marathon of Barcelona on Sunday while...

Chinese Twin Sisters Win At Synchronized Swimming Meet

Paris, March 12 (IANS) China's star sisters Jiang Wenwen and Jiang Tingting won the duet technical title at the FINA Synchronised Swimming World Series...

Warm Send Off To Special Athletes Participating In World Winter Games

New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The sports ministry held a send off function here on Friday for the athletes, their coaches and officials going...

Shooters Ankur, Angad In India’s Squad For Acapulco Shotgun World Cup

New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Double Trap shooter Ankur Mittal, who fired a silver in the recently concluded World Cup combined leg first stage...

Sports Minister To Form Panel To Resolve Grievances Of Women Sports...

New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Wednesday announced that a high level committee will be constituted to address the grievances...

Women Need To Be Celebrated Every Day: Phogat Sisters

Gurugram, March 8 (IANS) Women deserve to be celebrated every day, not just on the International Women's Day, star Indian women wrestlers Geeta Phogat...

Mexico Unveils New Strategy To Develop Olympic Talent

Mexico City, March 8 (IANS) Mexico's National Sports Commission (Conade) said it was opening six academies to scout for and develop Olympic talent. "We want...