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May 24, 2017 5:26 pm

India will bid for 2026 Asian Games after Indian Olympic Association sent a proposal to Sports Ministry.

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May 24, 2017 2:58 pm

More than 80 American athletes have sent medals they won at Rio to U.S. Olympic Committee headquarters to be shipped to games organizers.

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May 24, 2017 2:55 pm

Kyle Chalmers has pulled out of the world championships in Hungary to have surgery for a heart condition.

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May 24, 2017 2:46 pm

Fans rose as one for a standing ovation for Manu Ginobili in the closing minutes of the Western Conference Finals.

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May 24, 2017 2:15 pm

While Fernando Alonso passed the entrance exam with flying colors in qualifying, he knows the hardest test is to come.

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May 24, 2017 1:55 pm

Kyrie Irving took over in the second half and finished with 42 points, LeBron James added 34.

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May 24, 2017 10:30 am

NADA director general Naveen Agarwal said the athlete was notified on Monday and was placed under suspension with immediate effect.

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May 24, 2017 11:09 am

Former tennis player Vijay Amritraj talks about his friendship with Roger Moore who died from cancer.

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May 23, 2017 10:20 pm

Sakshi Malik is preparing for World Championships to be held in August and said nothing has changed even after her marriage.

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May 23, 2017 8:35 pm

The inaugural season of table tennis league will be played from July 13 to July 30 in three different cities - Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai.

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May 23, 2017 2:52 pm

Manu Ginobili responded with 15 points, seven assists and some vintage moments as the crowd chanted "Manu, Manu" throughout the night.

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May 23, 2017 2:10 pm

The 27-year-old, Kenneth Faried said that NBA's "goal" was to make basketball the number two sport in the country.

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May 23, 2017 2:09 pm

Many of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics venues "are white elephants'' that were built with "no planning", claims a federal prosecutor.

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May 23, 2017 1:16 pm

Ethiopia conducted drug tests on more than 350 athletes last week.

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May 23, 2017 10:32 am

Jitu Rai failed to qualify for the finals after shooting a score of 581 in the qualifying at ISSF World Cup.

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May 23, 2017 12:20 am

Abhay Gupta and Sahil Silwal won gold and silver medals in discus throw at Asian Youth Athletics Championships.

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May 22, 2017 9:46 pm

The setting up of the task force was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi just days after a disappointing end to the Rio Olympics.

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May 22, 2017 9:25 pm

Russia's athletics federation is also still banned while the country's anti-doping agency remains non-compliant with WADA standards.

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May 22, 2017 9:03 pm

Australia had their worst medal haul in 24 years at the 2016 Rio Games, finishing 10th in the standings.

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May 22, 2017 1:49 pm

Jinder Mahal defeated Randy Orton to become WWE Champion.

May 22, 2017 1:39 pm

Avery Bradley's three-pointer in the last second of Game Three gave Boston Celtics an improbable 111-108 road win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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May 22, 2017 1:34 am

American sprinter Justin Gatlin fended off the challenge of a host of Japanese hopes when he won the men's 100 metres at the Golden Grand Prix in Kawasaki.

May 21, 2017 7:58 pm

Romania's foreign minister said his country had no choice in detaining Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter in the capital's airport.

May 21, 2017 6:58 pm

Indian Grand Master Pentala Harikrishna beat Russian GM Ian Nepomniachtchi in his eighth round tie in the Moscow FIDE Grand Prix.

May 21, 2017 6:49 pm

Naoya Inoue retained his WBO super flyweight title for a fifth time on Sunday with a third-round knockout of Ricardo Rodriguez.

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May 21, 2017 6:40 pm

Amir Khan-backed Super Boxing League has entered into an agreement with PBOI, which will provide officials for the event starting July 7.

May 21, 2017 12:45 pm

Neeraj Kumar shot 291 in the precision round to lie 11th and within reach of a second successive World Cup final.

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May 21, 2017 12:41 pm

Elaine Thompson won the 200 metres at the Jamaica International Invitational meeting on Saturday.

May 21, 2017 12:46 pm

Crawford (31-0, 22 KOs) toyed with Diaz in the 10th, backing him into the corner and then, rather than throw any punches, patting him on the head.

May 21, 2017 11:01 am

Golden State Warriors lead 3-0 in the best-of-seven series with Game 4 set for Monday in San Antonio.

May 21, 2017 10:56 am

Isaiah Thomas aggravated his specific injury during Game Six of the second-round series against the Washington Wizards on May 12.

May 21, 2017 10:39 am

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers feasted on the Boston Celtics.

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May 20, 2017 8:42 pm

Vikas Krishan gave a walkover to Korean Lee Dongyun in the middleweight (75kg) semifinals in Tashkent, Uzbekistan at the Asian Championships.

David Sanchez
May 20, 2017 5:36 pm

Mexican newspaper El Universal reports that Sanchez's brother Jonathan was also killed in the morning crash in Hermosillo, Sonora state.

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May 20, 2017 4:30 pm

Vijay Goel said earlier IOA used to approve contingents even if they hadn't submitted names till the very last moment.

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May 20, 2017 4:57 pm

The Indian men’s compound team struck gold on the penultimate day of the Archery World Cup Stage 1 Championship.