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August 30, 2015 11:13 pm

OP Jaisha finished 18th at the 42 km event in 2:34.43, almost three minutes faster than the national mark she set in January.

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August 30, 2015 9:48 pm

Finish behind Kenya and Jamaica (7 golds each) in the medals tally after solitary relay gold on final day.

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August 30, 2015 5:34 pm

IAAF president Sebastian Coe admitted that Usain Bolt will be a tough act to follow.

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August 30, 2015 5:24 pm

Sarbananda Sonowal expressed confidence that India's Olympic preparation is going on in right earnest.

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August 29, 2015 8:29 pm

Sania Mirza became the second tennis player to receive the country's highest sporting honour after Leander Paes.

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August 29, 2015 7:49 pm

Usain Bolt, who had already won the 100 and 200m events, ran the anchor leg as the Jamaicans took gold in 37.36 secs.

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August 28, 2015 8:36 pm

Former heptathlete Dafne Schippers’ final surge takes her to women's 200m gold, crossing the line in 21.63 secs to beat 28-year-old CR.

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August 28, 2015 5:00 pm

Usain Bolt said he was only 50-50 about running at the next world championships in 2017 in London.

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August 28, 2015 3:04 pm

Mandeep Jangra took down Vietnam's Vien Ngoc Huynh 3-0 in the bout which had to abandoned after the Vietnamese suffered a cut.

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August 28, 2015 12:26 pm

With this draw, Viswanathan Anand took his tally to 1.5 points out of a possible five and with just four rounds to come.

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August 28, 2015 11:16 am

Prior to Beijing, Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin had not met since September 2013.

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August 27, 2015 10:08 pm

Usain Bolt won the gold medal by finishing the race in 19.55 seconds at the World Athletics Championships.

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August 27, 2015 9:18 pm

Usain Bolt was hit by a cameraman on a Segway while he was celebrating his 200m final win with the fans.

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August 27, 2015 9:33 pm

Usain Bolt, after winning the 100m gold at World Athletics Championships, won the 200m gold as well on Thursday.

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August 27, 2015 1:52 pm

Vikas Gowda was the only Indian in action on Thursday at the World Athletics Championships.

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August 27, 2015 12:25 pm

Genzebe Dibaba ran easily before putting in a little kick for home to win her 5,000-meter heat in 15 minutes, 20.82 seconds.

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August 27, 2015 1:17 pm

By the fifth of the total seven laps, Lalita Babar's carefully measured strides began to give way.

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August 27, 2015 1:19 pm

Tintu Luka, who is coached by the legendary P.T. Usha, recorded a time of two minutes and 0.95 seconds to finish seventh.

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August 26, 2015 7:14 pm

Earlier this year, Kenya's marathon star Rita Jeptoo was banned for two years after being caught doping.

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August 26, 2015 1:48 pm

Viswanathan Anand pressed for an advantage without risk against Topalov to get back in the tournament.

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August 26, 2015 12:32 pm

Usain Bolt returned to the Beijing track two days after winning 100m title, and won his 200m heat in an easy 20.28 seconds.

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August 26, 2015 10:44 am

Mo Farah won the 5,000m at the last two world championships and is bidding to become the first man to win the event three times.

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August 25, 2015 5:11 pm

Yogeshwar Dutt, though, added that staying injury-free in the next one year would be his biggest challenge.

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August 25, 2015 3:04 pm

Viswanathan Anand was in for another shock as he was defeated by Alexander Grischuk after going down to Hikaru Nakamura.

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August 25, 2015 12:33 pm

The Dronacharya Award, instituted in 1985, are given to honour eminent coaches across the nation.

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August 25, 2015 1:04 am

Former India player Prabhjot Singh was made to make way, greeting the kabaddi team with a wry smile.

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August 24, 2015 10:58 pm

Fraser-Pryce matches Bolt stride by stride, wins thrid 100m world title at the World Athletics Championships.

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August 25, 2015 1:17 am

Lalit Shivaji Babar, the reigning Asian champion, clocked 9:27.86 to finish fourth in heat number two at World Athletics Championships.

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August 24, 2015 11:56 pm

U Mumba rose to the occasion of Pro Kabaddi League 2015 final to to beat the Bengaluru Bulls 36-30 to lift the title.

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August 23, 2015 9:34 pm

After trailing Justin Gatlin over course of year and race, Usain Bolt produces desperate lunge to win 100 m at World Championships by 0.01 seconds.

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August 23, 2015 12:34 pm

The home crowd was disappointed as Lopez pipped home hope Wang Zhen in 20 km race walk.

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August 23, 2015 1:24 am

Justin Gatlin underlines his status as 100m gold medal favourite at Worlds with fastest time in heats; Usain Bolt fifth fastest, while Mo Farah retains 10,000m title.

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August 23, 2015 1:10 am

Among the newcomers in the second edition of the elite league, Sandeep Kandola has been the find of the year.

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August 22, 2015 1:33 pm

David Rudisha, Olympic champion, led from start to finish as he clocked a time of 1:48.31 in the sixth and final heat.

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August 21, 2015 11:51 pm

Benguluru Bulls defeated Telugu Titans 39-38 while last year finalists U Mumba beat Patna Pirates 35-18.

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August 21, 2015 1:34 pm

Usain Bolt said he can't save the sport from the doping menace all by himself.