Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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...

Glam, Glitter and Glory At Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon

Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Tanzanian athlete Alphonce Felix Simbu (24) and Kenyan runner Bornes Kitur Chepkirui (31), flew past all competition to bag the...

Kenya’s Jepchirchir, Komon Seek Prague Conquest In Half Marathon

Nairobi, March 3 (IANS) World half marathon record holder Peres Jepchirchir and Leonard Patrick Komon of Kenya will lead a world-class field at the...

Kenya’s Kipsang Wins Tokyo Marathon, Misses World Record

Tokyo, Feb 26 (IANS) Kenya's Wilson Kipsang won the Tokyo Marathon on Sunday, missing out on the world record but securing the fastest time...

Banning Clean Athletes From Olympics Unacceptable: Russian Minister

Moscow, Feb 6 (IANS) Many Russian sportspersons, especially paralympians, have been unfairly dismissed from competitions, Minister of Sport Pavel Kolobkov said on Monday. Kolobkov said...

Mittal Clinches Silver At Shooting World Cup

New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian shooter Ankur Mittal clinched the silver medal in Men's Double trap event in the ongoing ISSF World Cup...

Jitu Gives India First Gold At Shooting World Cup

New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Two-time Olympian shooter Jitu Rai on Wednesday gave India the first gold at the Shooting World Cup, by claiming...

Use of technology in Sports

Use of technology in sports has gone from simple register, black board and number plates being used to automatic / digital score boards, in...

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...

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar will get busy with MA examination

Agartala, Aug 19 (IANS) Gymnast Dipa Karmakar, who finished fourth in the Olympics final at Rio, will take her MA examination next week under...

Harika to compete in Chinese Chess League

Shanghai, July 22 (IANS) Following her success at the Fide Grand Prix in Chengdu where she emerged victorious in a field that included the...

Bolt, Biles Adjudged Sportspeople Of The Year At Laureus 2017

Monte Carlo (Monaco), Feb 15 (IANS) After glittering year for both athletes, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt and American gymnast Simone Biles won the Sportsman...

Harikrishna Among Favourites In Shenzhen-Longgang Chess Tourney

Shenzhen (China), March 22 (IANS) Indian Grand Master Pentala Harikrishna will begin as one of the favourites in the prestigious Shenzhen Longgang Chess Grand...
Arsenal looking to seal the transfer of Valencia's Shkodran Mustafi.

Breaking: Shkodran Musafi having MEDICAL at Arsenal, announcement later today

According to a report from SkySports, Valencia’s German defender Shkodran Mustafi will sign a five-year deal at Arsenal, and he will travel to London...

PKL has changed life of kabaddi players: Rohit

New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) A mixture of family background and rural tradition prompted Rohit Kumar, one of the brightest stars in Indian kabaddi,...

Why India wins only a few Olympic medals (Column: Political Circus)

The joy felt by Indians over the successes of P.V. Sindhu in badminton, Sakshi Malik in wrestling and Dipa Karmakar in gymnastics is understandable. At...

Tokyo Marathon Champion Kipsang Eyes 2020 Olympics

Nairobi, Feb 27 (IANS) Tokyo marathon champion Wilson Kipsang of Kenya might have missed the world record last week, but his performance has inspired...

Spain’s 100 meter sprint record holder survives car crash with hand...

Madrid, Sep 6 (IANS) Spanish athlete Bruno Hortelano suffered a car accident on Monday and underwent a successful operation to reconstruct his right hand,...

Kenya’s Obiri To Skip World Cross-Country, Focus On London Worlds

Nairobi, Jan 31 (IANS) Rio Olympics 5,000 metres silver medallist Hellen Obiri will skip the World Cross Country Championships in Kampala in March to...

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,...

Bad, Worse and Worst : Weird sports trophies

Bad, Worse and Worst: weird sports trophies Sports - The term comes with epic fights, emotion, passion and great victories. Every game comes with a...

Donald Trump Congratulates Team Patriots On Super Bowl Victory

Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) US President Donald Trump congratulated the New England Patriots team for their win over the Atlanta Falcons at the Super...

I Want To Help Indian Players Become More Professional: Sharath Kamal...

Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Sharath Kamal, one of the finest table tennis players India has ever produced, wants budding talent to approach the sport...

India win third successive Kabaddi World Cup

Ahmedabad, Oct 22 (IANS) India fought off a tough challenge from Iran to win their third successive Kabaddi World Cup at the TransStadia Arena...