‘Door to 2018 Winter Games still open for Russian Paralympians’

Moscow, Feb 1 (IANS) Russian athletes will be able to take part in the 2018 Winter Games in South Koreas PyeongChang if the International Paralympic Committee (IPC)...

Kenya’s Kirui seeks legendary status by London conquest

Nairobi, Jan 3 (IANS) Lack of form and a career threatening injury derailed Kenya's marathon champion Abel Kirui's bid to become the first man to win three...

Scheidt eyes seventh Olympic sailing campaign

Rio de Janeiro, Dec 17 (IANS) Veteran Brazilian sailor Robert Scheidt has revealed he could be tempted out of retirement to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The...

Hackers claim US, Canada conspired against IOC ahead of Rio Olympics

Moscow, Dec 14 (IANS) Anti-doping bodies of the United States and Canada conspired against the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in...

Bolt wins record 6th IAAF award

Monte Carlo, Dec 3 (IANS) Sprint superstar Usain Bolt has won the IAAF male Athlete of the Year for an unprecedented sixth time, wihle Almaz Ayana has...

Bolt to focus on 100m in career’s last season

Monte Carlo, Dec 3 (IANS) Multiple Olympic champion Usain Bolt has asserted that he wants to focus on the 100 meters event in his final season, leaving...

Bangladesh appoint West Indies ex-pacer Walsh as bowling coach

Dhaka, Sep 1 (IANS) The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Thursday appointed former West Indies fast bowler Courtney Walsh as the national team's pace bowling coach. Walsh, who...

Bolt makes low-key return to Jamaica

Kingston (Jamaica), Sep 1 (IANS) Sprint king Usain Bolt returned to his hometown Jamaica following his historic exploits at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, which ended...

Germany let go Schweinsteiger with 2-0 win against Finland

Berlin, Sep 1 (IANS) Riding on second-half goals from Max Meyer and Mesut Oezil, Germany gave a befitting farewell to skipper Bastian Schweinsteiger by defeating Finland 2-0...

Italian striker Balotelli leaves Liverpool for Nice

Paris, Sep 1 (IANS) Italian striker Mario Balotelli has completed a permanent move from English Premier League (EPL) side Liverpool to Nice, confirmed the French Ligue 1...

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