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Athletes may be punished for political statements on podium

January 28, 2014 12:28:38 pm

Russia has caused considerable controversy with a recent anti-gay propaganda law.

Lusofonia: Language alone doesn’t mean success at Goa games

January 27, 2014 11:57:01 am

Portugal’s chef de mission, Arthur Lopes, has complained about “excessive” use of English.

Ross scores franchise record 51 but Raptors still fall to Clippers

January 27, 2014 3:35:03 pm

Ross matched Carter’s franchise record set 14 years ago and nearly doubled his previous career high.

All in the family: BCCI chief’s brother Ramachandran set to helm IOA

January 26, 2014 12:03:01 pm

Apart from his experience in heading a sporting body, Ramachandran is also known for his communication abilities and his knowledge of the way IOC functions.

Kasparov’s moves in FIDE elections raise ethical concerns

January 24, 2014 8:11:56 pm

In the federation, each country, regardless of size or membership, has one vote.

Abhay Chautala holds the cards in IOA election

January 22, 2014 12:25:37 pm

Filing of nominations for the February 9 IOA elections will start on January 24 and end on January 26.


Tanisi, 11, has TT coach Engel on cloud nine

January 21, 2014 10:26:25 am

German has previously been head coach of national team of Spain and Netherlands.

Shooting coaches raise cudgels as SAI shares crumbs

January 21, 2014 3:22:51 am

All the Indian coaches had been working without pay for that duration.

Karan Singh

Runaway kid makes each stride count

January 20, 2014 10:39:14 am

Karan Singh (26) had run away from home when he was 12 alongside brother Budha Ram.

India strive for balance between local hopes and medal aspirations

January 19, 2014 2:57:28 am

India’s basketball coach said the biggest challenge has been to blend the four Goan players into the main team.


In ‘cool’ Mumbai, marathoners to turn on the heat

January 19, 2014 12:53:55 pm

Temperatures recorded on past Mumbai Marathon race-days reveal that the 2010 edition was the hottest event so far.

Ram Singh Yadav

Indians still trail in marathon chase of Shivnath’s 1978 record

January 18, 2014 1:13:37 pm

Runners drive home disappointment every January when the richest marathon arrives in Mumbai.

Runners put a win before the record

January 19, 2014 6:45:48 pm

Half-marathons that are mushrooming around India are notorious for runners (as a group) slowing down the pace of the entire race.

Bajrang Kumar gets SAI nod for US tourney, thanks ‘Yogeshwar bhai’ for help

January 17, 2014 7:24:30 pm

Bajrang said had it not been for Yogeshwar, it wouldn't have been possible for him to go for the tournament.

SAI project officer accused of adding names to wrestling contingent list

January 17, 2014 10:45:08 am

Rana has been accused by SAI director general Thomson of manipulating Annual Calendar for Training and Competitions.

Sports ministry releases partial funds for Sochi Games

January 16, 2014 11:15:16 am

The federation is particularly worried about purchasing new equipment for the skiers.

CBI to set up special unit to handle sports fraud cases

January 16, 2014 4:12:09 am

CBI officials also said that at present there is no legal framework for probing corruption in sports.

With draw in ninth round, Abhijeet closes in on title

January 16, 2014 1:04:39 am

Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta moved closer to clinching the title with a quick draw with GM Alexander Evdokimov of Russia.


CBI to soon set up special unit to probe sports fraud cases

January 15, 2014 10:05:32 pm

Some persons recently arrested in Singapore on betting charges are of Indian origin.

Gupta maintains lead after 8th Rd

January 15, 2014 3:53:17 am

Playing with white pieces in an English opening game, Gupta drew the game after 24 moves to maintain his one point lead.

Young Tejaswin raises the bar

January 15, 2014 3:41:29 am

Tejaswin, a class IX student, cleared a height of 1.87m, missing the meet mark of 1.91m just by a whisker.

Sochi-bound Olympians await equipment, funds

January 14, 2014 10:09:37 am

Preparations will only be able to move forward when the funds are released by the sports ministry.

Deepika Kumari unlikely to be part of national archery camp

January 13, 2014 9:50:24 am

Kumari believes she needs to work on a couple of areas ahead of the first National Ranking Tournament.

Wheels within wheels: Story behind India’s delayed return to Olympic fold

January 12, 2014 12:39:05 pm

The IOC suspended the IOA in December 2012 for failing to comply with the Olympic charter.


All in the family when it comes to India’s Alpine Skiing berth

January 11, 2014 4:15:01 pm

Alpine Skiing is an all-family affair, with Hira Lal and Himanshu Thakur being first cousins.