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Abhinav Bindra elected chairman of ISSF Athletes Committee

The country's only individual Olympic gold medallist, Abhinav Bindra, has been elected chairman of International Shooting Sport Federation's (ISSF) Athletes Committee, becoming the first Indian to receive the honour.

South African boxer dies after being knocked out

A South African female professional boxer has died following a knockout punch two weeks ago that put her in a coma, the sports and recreation department said on Tuesday.

Famous quotes by Ali, Foreman on an epic boxing bout

The world championship bout between George Foreman and Muhammad Ali known as the 'Rumble in the Jungle' celebrates its 40th anniversary on Thursday. Here are some famous quotes by Ali and Foreman on their epic fight in Kinshasa on October 30, 1974.

Fate twists the 'Rumble In The Jungle' fight legacies of Ali, Foreman

In a reversal of roles, the outspoken Muhammad Ali won the 'Rumble In The Jungle' 40 years ago but has become a stricken, silent icon, while brooding slugger George Foreman has turned into an outgoing tycoon.

Sarita Devi apologises, Boxing India to appeal against suspension

Boxing India president Sandeep Jajodia on Monday said that AIBA should consider Sarita Devi's unconditional apology and her impeccable past disciplinary record and revoke the decision.

Dipika Pallikal powers her way into semis of JSW Squash

Squash star Dipika Pallikal outclassed fellow Indian Lakshya Ragavendran to reach the semifinals of the JSW Indian Squash Challenger Circuit at Chennai on Monday.

Prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius judgement

South African prosecutors said on Monday they would appeal the verdict and five-year jail term handed down to fallen track star Oscar Pistorius for killing his girlfriend last year.

Dhoni makes debut in hockey India league

India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni makes a debut in the hockey India league (HIL) with his franchise Ranchi Rays, which is co-owned by Sahara Adventure Sports Limited.

Billiards: Pankaj Advani emerges World champion

Pankaj Advani, the 29-year old from Bangalore, set a record of sorts when he defeated Peter Gilchrist 6-2 in the final of the World billiards championship (points format) at Leeds on Saturday.

Saina Nehwal, P Kashyap in French Open quarters

Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap continued his giant-killing spree, stunning World No 9 Tian Houwei 21-19, 21-18 in the pre-quarters of the French Open Super Series while Saina Nehwal also advanced to the quarterfinals at the Stade Pierre de Coubertin at Paris.

Sarita Devi suspended over Asian Games row

An international boxing body has provisionally suspended Indian boxer Sarita Devi for refusing to accept her bronze medal at the presentation ceremony at the recently held Asian Games in Incheon.

Blow to indian hockey as coach Walsh quits

Terry Walsh resigned as India's field hockey coach on Tuesday, less than three weeks after guiding the team to the Asian Games title, which earned them a direct entry to the 2016 Olympics.

Pistorius sentenced to jail: All you need to know about the verdict

How much prison time will Oscar Pistorius ultimately serve for killing his girlfriend? Will the double-amputee Olympian ever run competitively again? Some key questions are answered here.

Terry Walsh takes U-turn, to stay on as India's hockey coach

A day after his resignation as chief coach caused an upheaval in Indian hockey and triggered a blame game between sports administrators, Terry Walsh was persuaded to continue on Wednesday on a promise of a vastly better contract.

Schumacher will need years to recover, says doctor

A French doctor treating stricken former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher said Thursday that the German ace was making progress, but will need years to recover.
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