The Vijender Singh story still fresh in mind, Indian sport was hit by another embarrassment as six junior wrestlers fled a tournament here over the weekend to avoid a dope test.
Jason Collins decision to come out as an openly gay male athlete will serve as a test case for US sports leagues, his future teammates and fans. Not to mention Madison Avenue.
The joint meeting called by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), at its headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, is just 20 days away, but the deadlock between the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) acting president, VK Malhotra, and the sports ministry persists.
The Athletics Federation of India’s (AFI) plan to utilise the services of the women 400m runners, whose two-year suspension ends in June-July, for the Asian Athletics Championships, may not take off.
The country's top-four male runners broke the 14-minute barrier in the 5,000m track event on the opening day of the 17th Federation Cup Senior Athletics Championships in Patiala.
Kenya’s Priscah Jeptoo surged clear to win a sombre London Marathon on Sunday, as runners paid tribute to the victims of the bomb attacks at the Boston Marathon.
Reigning world 100m champion Yohan Blake could be out up to six weeks after suffering a right hamstring injury during the UTech Classic track and field meet in Kingston on the weekend.
Yesterday’s Boston marathon was rocked by two explosions that killed three and injured over 100 near the finish line. HT takes a look at similar attacks:
The festive mood turned sombre soon after the twin blasts rocked the 117th edition of the Boston Marathon yesterday, reports Navneet Singh.
The disgraced cyclist is signed up to swim three events this weekend at the Masters South Central Zone Swimming Championships at the University of Texas.
The sporting world has given the cold shoulder to Oscar Pistorius after a court in South Africa allowed the Olympic and Paralympic star to return to international competition.
Deborah doesn't feel nervous at the start of a race. It has to do with mental strength, coupled with her physical power. The girl from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands gave her best on Saturday to enter the final of the junior women's 200m sprint event. Navneet Singh reports.
101-year-old Fauja Singh, the world's oldest marathon runner of Indian-origin, retired from competitive events as a "very happy" man as he finished his last race in Hong Kong on Sunday.
A 101-year-old Sikh believed to be the world's oldest distance runner retired today after ending his last race in Hong Kong on a high, describing it as one of the "happiest days" of his long life.
Arvind Kumar Yadav from Uttar Pradesh has been competing in the domestic road-race circuit for the past four years. The former track-runner switched to road racing to earn valuable money and become a force in marathon events.