India's campaign at the Badminton Asia Championships came to an end after P V Sindhu lost her women's singles quarterfinal match against Eriko Hirose of Japan here on Friday.
The long-awaited demand of the Sports Authority of India (SAI), to set up a system to produce top-class coaches, was fulfilled in the Union Budget presented on Thursday. The finance ministry has earmarked Rs. 250 crore for the development of a 'coaches' training system' in the budgetary allocation of Rs. 1219 given to the sports ministry.
Hockey, which was once considered our National Game is all set for a league of its own. The league, titled the Hockey India League (HIL) that began on January 14, will go on till February 10 and will be featuring players from India and abroad.
The National Sports Federations (NSFs) run the risk of stringent action from international bodies if they align with the suspended Indian Olympic Association (IOA) or attend any of its meetings.
From world records to international infamy, 2012 packed plenty of shockers. The New Year is expected to be less dramatic, but one never knows. Here's a sneak peek at what is in store in 2013. The guide to your fix
From the homeless to people in war-torn areas, sport has provided hope to many and inspired countless others across the world. N Ananthanarayanan
It's been a while since Daniel Chopra played on Indian soil, and the eyes wandered around the hall as the 38-year-old tried to recollect his last appearance, reports Robin Bose.
“It’s a lot different,” says Jessica Ennis, reflecting on how life has changed since winning Olympic gold, “a lot different to the way it was before the Games.” Only the other day, a bunch of schoolchildren wanted to hug her.
All too often, sport has an unfortunate tendency to become too deadly serious for its own good, but occasionally a touch of humour or an unlikely tale rears its head and offers a timely antidote to the run-of-the-mill diet of results and match reports. Here are a few examples that caught the imagination this year:
As another year passes by, the for Indian and International sports has left fans and sportspersons with bittersweet memories. From the cricket greats who retired to Lance Armstrong's banishment and London Olympics, the top ten sporting moments that were more than just flashes in the pan in 2012, follows.
Abhey Singh Chautala and his team are expected to face no opposition when they go to the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) polls on December 5, as the other members of Randhir Singh's team withdrew their nomination on Monday.
The Indian Olympic Association today lashed out at the Sports Ministry for writing to the IOC regarding the sports code's implementation in the upcoming IOA elections, saying that the government's action was an assault on the autonomy of sports bodies in the country.
The Australian Olympic Committee has endorsed a selection policy proposal that will force all future Australian Olympic athletes and officials to sign a declaration revealing any past use of performance-enhancing drugs. Those who lie could face jail terms.
David Beckham is planning to move to New York so that his wife Victoria Beckham can take her fashion career to new heights.
Seven-time World Champion Pankaj Advani, veteran Geet Sethi and Dhruv Sitwala continued their unbeaten run in the Time Format after outplaying their rivals in the World Billiards Championships here.