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Mumbai Marathon: Runners chart route to Gold Coast via Mumbai

Nitendra Singh Rawat and T Gopi will be chasing after a 2:13 timing at Mumbai marathon, and will even have a foreign pace setter in Marius Ionescu.

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North Korea to send 22 athletes to Winter Olympics 2018

North Korea will send 22 athletes to the Winter Games in the neighbouring South next month and compete in three sports and five disciplines.

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International Olympic Committee creates pool of Russians eligible for Winter Olympics

An IOC panel whittled down an initial list of 500 to create what the IOC calls "a pool of clean athletes.''

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I didn’t want to be alive: Michael Phelps opens up about battle with depression

Swimming great Michael Phelps, who won 28 Olympic medals throughout his career, opened up about his battle with clinical depression at a mental health conference in Chicago.

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Without NHL players, Winter Olympic tournament is ‘wide open’

Just like Canada was the most talented team back then, Russia is likely to have that role at the upcoming Winter Olympics.

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Christian Coleman runs 6.37 seconds to break 60m world record

The time, if ratified by global governing body IAAF, shaves 0.02 seconds off the mark countryman Maurice Greene initially established in 1998 and then matched in 2001.

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Cancelled North Korean visit to prep for Olympics ‘not permanent’: South Korea ministry

North Korea has still not disclosed the reason as to why it is not sending the advance team, the official said on Saturday.

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Conor McGregor’s reign as lightweight champion set to end, says UFC

UFC president Dana White said on Friday that American Tony Ferguson and Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov will fight for the undisputed title on April 7.

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IOC creates pool of Russians eligible for Winter Olympics

An IOC panel whittled down an initial list of 500 to create what the IOC calls ``a pool of clean athletes.''

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Dutee Chand eyes Commonwealth Games as suspension of hyperandrogenism rules extended

Dutee Chand heaved a sigh of relief as the CAS extended the suspension of the International Association of Athletics Federations’ rules on hyperandrogenism by another six months.

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Russia’s junior handball team stripped of Euro medal for doping

The EHF said the three players had tested positive for Meldonium, the substance which led to Russia's multiple grand slam tennis champion Maria Sharapova being banned for 15 months

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PWL: Vinesh Phogat beats Ritu Phogat in UP Dangal’s 4-3 win over Veer Marathas

UP Dangal's icon player Vinesh Phogat and Bajrang Punia posted commanding wins to help UP Dangal beat Veer Marathas 4-3 in the Pro Wrestling League.

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Triathlon-Olympic medallist Henri Schoeman to cooperate with doping investigation

Schoeman, 26, finished behind British brothers Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee at the 2016 Games, and later stated he had been ill in the lead-up to the race.

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Shooters up in arms over Birmingham 2022 exclusion

Shooters are up in arms over a decision not to include their Olympic sport in the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games programme.

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African athletes expected to dominate Tata Mumbai Marathon

In the men's category, Jeffrey Eggleston from the United States can give tough competition to the Africans and may spring a surprise.

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Former world champion Tyson Fury has licence suspension lifted

Fury accepted a backdated two-year doping ban last December and this month announced that he was applying to have his licence reinstated.

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Oldest living Olympic medallist Carla Marangoni dies at the age of 102

Italian Olympic Committee said that Carla Marangoni, who competed in the team gymnastics, was the only surviving participant of the 1928 games in Amsterdam.

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CAS suspends hyperandrogenism policy for another 6 months

The International Athletics Federation's contentious policy bars females with high male hormones from competing.

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All India Council of Sports asks for enhancement of sports budget

AICS chief Vijay Kumar Malhotra said that it has got a positive response from the PMO.

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WADA welcomes rejection of legal challenge to whereabouts rule

WADA has welcomed the rejection of a legal challenge to the whereabouts rule which it says is a key element in the fight against doping.

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IOC tests over 14,000 athletes ahead of Winter Olympics

The IOC said there was a 70 percent increase in the number of tests conducted between April and December 2017 as compared to the same period in 2016.

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‘How dare you’: Gymnasts confront Michigan sports doctor Larry Nassar

Dr. Larry Nassar won't be sentenced until next week to accommodate the many victims who want to speak.

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Geno Petriashvili, a wrestler fighting ghosts of the past harbours Olympic dream

From August to November in that year, Petriashvili was kept in inhuman conditions for ransom. He remembers the horrible time and though he was released after three months, the Georgian wrestler remains haunted to this day.

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Pro Kabaddi Season VI set to start on October 19

Kabaddi will once again hog the limelight for 13 weeks when the sixth edition of the cash-rich Pro Kabaddi League gets underway on October 19.

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Pro Wrestling League: Mumbai Maharathi make U-turn hours after pulling out

Mumbai Maharathi co-owner Pradeep Sherawat categorically denied reports that they have withdrawn from PWL after being miffed with the organisers.

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Viswanathan Anand draws with Wei Yi to stay in joint lead

With his third draw in five games, the reigning world rapid champion remained in joint lead on 3.5 points and now shares the lead with Anish Giri of Holland and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan.

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Tata Steel Masters: B Adhiban holds Vishwanathan Anand

With two white wins and two draws with black, Anand is now sitting pretty on three points out of a possible four.

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North and South Korea to march under unified Korea flag at Winter Olympics

Rivals North Korea and South Korea have agreed to march under a unified Korea flag at Winter Olympics this year.

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Simone Biles, one among 150 to have accused Larry Nassar

Over 150 athletes have been known to have accused Larry Nassar.

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For high jumper Tejaswin Shankar, USA stint starts off on the right foot

Tejaswin Shankar will travel back to India for the Federation Cup in March — the qualifying event for this year’s Commonwealth Games.

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Anthony Joshua decries ‘fake news’ about his chin

Anthony Joshua has dismissed as 'fake news' suggestions that he has a weak chin ahead of his world heavyweight unification bout with New Zealander Joseph Parker.

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Pooja Dhanda stuns Olympic champion as Punjab Royals pip Haryana Hammers 4-3 in PWL

Anastasija Grigorjeva and India’s Pooja Dhanda powered Punjab Royals to a scintillating 4-3 victory over Haryana Hammers.

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Chris Froome should not race until investigation over, says Romain Bardet

Chris Froome should rule himself out of racing until a probe into his failed drugs test for an asthma medication during last year's Tour of Spain has been concluded.

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Tata Steel Masters: Viswanathan Anand crushes Fabiano Caruana to join Anish Giri in lead

Viswanathan Anand crushed USA's Fabiano Caruana in the third round to join Dutchman Anish Giri in lead on 2.5 points at the Tata Steel Masters Chess tournament.

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Kevin Durant’s 32 leads NBA champions past Cavaliers

It was Golden State's second straight win over Cleveland, which has dropped eight of 10 dating to a loss to the Warriors on Christmas Day.

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LeBron James says Donald Trump has emboldened racists in the US

Basketball star LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers said President Donald Trump has emboldened racists in the United States.

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