Russia has caused considerable controversy with a recent anti-gay propaganda law.
Portugal’s chef de mission, Arthur Lopes, has complained about “excessive” use of English.
Ross matched Carter’s franchise record set 14 years ago and nearly doubled his previous career high.
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.
In the federation, each country, regardless of size or membership, has one vote.
Filing of nominations for the February 9 IOA elections will start on January 24 and end on January 26.
German has previously been head coach of national team of Spain and Netherlands.
All the Indian coaches had been working without pay for that duration.
Karan Singh (26) had run away from home when he was 12 alongside brother Budha Ram.
India’s basketball coach said the biggest challenge has been to blend the four Goan players into the main team.
Temperatures recorded on past Mumbai Marathon race-days reveal that the 2010 edition was the hottest event so far.
Runners drive home disappointment every January when the richest marathon arrives in Mumbai.
Half-marathons that are mushrooming around India are notorious for runners (as a group) slowing down the pace of the entire race.
Bajrang said had it not been for Yogeshwar, it wouldn't have been possible for him to go for the tournament.
Rana has been accused by SAI director general Thomson of manipulating Annual Calendar for Training and Competitions.
The federation is particularly worried about purchasing new equipment for the skiers.
CBI officials also said that at present there is no legal framework for probing corruption in sports.
Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta moved closer to clinching the title with a quick draw with GM Alexander Evdokimov of Russia.
Some persons recently arrested in Singapore on betting charges are of Indian origin.
Playing with white pieces in an English opening game, Gupta drew the game after 24 moves to maintain his one point lead.
Tejaswin, a class IX student, cleared a height of 1.87m, missing the meet mark of 1.91m just by a whisker.
Preparations will only be able to move forward when the funds are released by the sports ministry.
Kumari believes she needs to work on a couple of areas ahead of the first National Ranking Tournament.
The IOC suspended the IOA in December 2012 for failing to comply with the Olympic charter.
Alpine Skiing is an all-family affair, with Hira Lal and Himanshu Thakur being first cousins.