The ONGC today announced a cash bonanza for players who will win medals at the London Olympics with gold medal winners to get Rs. 25 lakh while silver and bronze medallist will get Rs. 15 and Rs. 10 lakh respectively.
Sports minister Ajay Maken today declined to comment on Suresh Kalmadi's accusation of carrying out a vilification campaign against him, saying that he would not like to respond to a person who has been chargesheeted by the CBI.
A Delhi Court's ruling to allow Suresh Kalmadi to attend the London Olympics today evoked sharp reactions with sports minister Ajay Maken stating that he would try to ensure that the disgraced administrator is not a part of the Indian delegation.
Sports minister Ajay Maken today said though sacked CWG organising committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi, accused in a Games-related graft case, has been allowed by a Delhi Court to go to London for the upcoming Olympic Games, he should voluntarily desist from going to the mega event.
Everyone from state association bosses to sponsors want tickets from IOA for London Olympics. Sharad Deep writes.
Sri Lankan authorities have picked eight former Tamil Tigers in the national squad, and some of them will take part in the South Asian Federation (SAF) Games in Delhi next year.
Indian football icon Bhaichung Bhutia, Ranji Trophy winning Bengal skipper Sambaran Banerjee and several other sportspersons today demanded justice for Asiad gold medallist Pinki Pramanik who had been arrested on the charges of gender misrepresentation and rape.
While Olympic leaders and human rights advocates are encouraged by signs that Saudi Arabia may bow to pressure and send female athletes to the Summer Games, women athletes in the ultraconservative kingdom are worried about a backlash at home.
The lone Indian woman wrestler to qualify for London Olympics, Geeta Bhogat says she knows the expectations are high from her but she doesn't feel any pressure as she has full faith in her abilities.
Mulling over the possible options to partner Leander Paes in case Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna stick to their stand of not playing with him, the tennis federation is close to zeroing in on the name of Vishnu Vardhan. Sukhwant Basra
After a two-hour marathon session between the sports ministry and All India Tennis Association (AITA) on Tuesday, to discuss controversial issue of the men’s doubles team for the London Games, its advantage AITA.
The tennis stalwart could become only the second Indian to get the honour twice. Saurabh Duggal
reports. Vishnu may partner Paes
A decision which surprised many even though Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna had made it amply clear they wouldn't partner Leander Paes. Bhupathi is mincing no words even if it meant forgoing possibly his last Olympics. Bhupathi said partnering Paes at the 2012 London Olympics was out of the question even levelled serious allegations against his former partner. An open revolt in Indian tennis just a month before the Olympics.
Anil Khanna was elevated to the post of All India Tennis Association President on Saturday, replacing Yashwant Singh who stepped down after 12 years at the helm.
Landlords in London are renting out everything from vacant stores to empty sports fields, rooftops and even an abandoned quarry to cash in on the tight supply of space in the UK capital during the Olympic Games this summer.