Desisa earned his second Boston Marathon title Monday, finishing in 2 hours, 9 minutes, 17 seconds to claim a golden olive wreath, the $150,000 first prize and a winner's medal to replace the one he donated to the city two years ago in memory of the victims.
It’s nearly 10 months since Ram Karan Singh, a Delhi-based athlete, has been running from pillar to post to clear his dues worth Rs. 90000 from the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI).
LeBron James and the other two members of Cleveland's 'Big Three' led the Cavaliers to a comfortable home victory over Boston in the opening game of their playoff series. "They were phenomenal," James told reporters of his teammates.
Three Indian race walkers - Khushbir Kaur, Manish Rawat and Sandeep Kumar - qualified for next year's Rio Olympics after creditable performances in the IAAF Race Walking Challenge at Rio Maior in Portugal.
Narain Karthikeyan got off to a flying start in the 2015 Super Formula campaign, finishing in third place at the historic Suzuka Circuit in Japan on Sunday.
Defending world champion Lewis Hamilton made light of brake problems and a seamless switch from champagne to rose water on Sunday after winning the Bahrain Grand Prix to extend his lead in this year's title race.
James Harden and the Rockets got some much-needed help off their bench from Corey Brewer, who tallied a dozen fourth-quarter points as Houston beat Dallas at Toyota Center in Game 1 of their Western Conference first round series.
Usain Bolt has a few goals left before he retires: He wants to break his own 200-metre world record and do it by running under 19 seconds. He set the record of 19.19 seconds in 2009, and also set the 100 record of 9.58 the same year.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has suspended the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) for an indefinite period following 'individual conflicts at the national level between different groups and persons'.
Nico Rosberg outpaced Mercedes team-mate and defending world champion Lewis Hamilton to clock the fastest time in Friday's floodlit second free practice session for Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix.
Indian chess wizard Viswanathan Anand is taking on reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the first round of Shamkir Chess, held in the memory of Vugar Gashimov.
Regular season heroes will rise and fall, rivalries will be renewed and the dark horses will get their chance when the National Basketball Association playoffs begin this weekend.
Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony will miss the playoffs for the second straight year, and Kevin Durant and Dwyane Wade are also out. So is Russell Westbrook, the first scoring champion to miss the playoffs since Tracy McGrady in 2004.
Acting on HT's report, dated April 10, which highlighted how Asian Games silver medallist Khushbir Kaur's family was living in pathetic conditions, the Amritsar Development Authority identified an HIG (high income group) flat in the Ranjit Avenue locality for the athlete.
Michael Phelps won the 100m butterfly at the Mesa Pro Series meeting on Thursday, a first step on the road to redemption and, he hopes, Rio de Janeiro in 2016.