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