HindustanTimes Mon,14 Jul 2014


Not the free water anymore in London

Boat owners accustomed to freely navigating London's narrow canals will have to pay to moor near Olympic sites during the 2012 Games, fuelling fears by some that they are being pushed out by unprecedented security measures.

Djokovic, Cheruiyot, Barcelona win Laureus Awards

Despite freezing weather, many fans waited and shouted alongside the red carpet as winners of the 2012 Laureus World Sports Awards were unveiled in London on Monday.

Olympian relives brother's pain

On Tuesday, playing at the MHA Mahindra Stadium, the Mumbai Customs player was grappling the memories of his elder brother, who lost his fight against cancer seven years ago.

WADA wants two-year ban on Ashwini & Co

Not satisfied with the one-year ban handed out to top four Indian quartermilers, including Asian Games double gold medallist Ashwini Akkunji, in the doping scandal, the World Anti-Doping has appealed against the decision and pleaded for a two-year sanction on the atheletes.

WADA plays it strict, in no mood for leniency

Not satisfied with the one-year ban handed out to India's top quartermilers, including the Asian Games double gold medallist Ashwini Akkunji, in the doping scandal, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has appealed against the verdict and pleaded for a two-year sanction on the athletes.

Gangjee tied 16th at Philippine Open

Despite a round of 74, Rahil Gangjee managed to move up one place to be placed tied-16th at the end of the third round of the ICTSI Philippine Open here on Saturday.

No boycott of Olympics: IOA acting chief

After repeated attempts by the Indian Olympic Association failed to move the International Olympic Committee on the issue of Dow being a sponsor at the London Games, the Indian government got in on the act on Monday.

Olympic athletes set for a bonanza

A cash bonanza awaits members of the Olympic Games-bound Indian contingent. The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Monday announced it would share sponsorship money with the players bound for the mega event.

No plans to skip London opener: IOA

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has denied reports that the apex body planned to boycott the opening ceremony of the London Olympic Games. HT reports.

Queen Elizabeth II to open Games

Buckingham Palace said the monarch will open both the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics this summer, signaling that both events will be celebrated as great state occasions - something the British are famous for.

Holi moments & sporting spirit!

HT asks sportspersons to take a trip down memory lane and recall their most memorable Holi. Be it Sandeep’s goals in the World Cup or Vijender’s slush puddle. Read on.

Michelle Obama to lead US delegation to Olympics

US First Lady Michelle Obama would lead the US delegation to the opening ceremony of the Olympics in London this year, the White House announced.

Double delight for Rawat at Police meet

Mukesh Rawat of Uttarakhand Police scored double in the All India Police meet by winning 5,000m race on Wednesday. On the opening day, he had won 10,000m event.

McCartney shows off UK Olympic designs

Famed designer Stella McCartney unveiled her ideas for Britain's Olympians with uniforms that made imaginative use of the familiar flag at the Tower of London in a gala event that combined fashion's razzle-dazzle with the star quality of top Olympic competitors.

Critics see red over blue team kit

The lack of red in Britain's Stella McCartney-designed official team kit for the London Olympics could leave some athletes feeling blue, as well as irritating the Welsh.
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