Adam Goodes of the Sydney Swans was left visibly upset after a racial taunt from a 13-year-old girl marred his side's victory over Collingwood at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in an Australian Football League match.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Friday that election of the new office-bearers of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) should be completed before September 1, a week before its 125th session in Buenos Aires. During the session, IOC will elect its new president apart from discussing other issues related to the Olympic movement.
Hull, England: Dipika Pallikal put up a spirited display before going down 1-3 to second seed Laura Massaro of England in the pre-quarters of the Allam British Open Squash Championships, here.
The widespread reforms introduced to the historic sport of wrestling gives it a very strong chance of regaining its place in the Olympics, the newly-elected president of the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA), Nenad Lalovic, said.
Cycling’s governing body has "nothing to hide" in relation to the Lance Armstrong doping affair, International Cycling Union (UCI) president Pat McQuaid said on Thursday.
India’s Dipika Pallikal defeated Denmark’s Line Hansen in a marathon first round encounter to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the Allam British Open Squash Championships.
Sergio Garcia said ‘sorry’ 11 times and used the word ‘apology’ on five occasions as he spoke of his regret at causing a furore by making a ‘fried chicken’ jibe at world No 1 Tiger Woods.
Indian pugilists are getting ready for combat without headgear. Top players, according to national coach Gurbax Sandhu, are gradually getting used to the new system.
After twice failing to get the nod from the International Olympic Committee, the squash world is hoping that the IOC, at its meeting in St Petersburg on May 29, will shortlist the racquet sport for the 2020 Games.
American Jordan Oliver had a late takedown to beat Russia’s Magomed Kurbanaliev in the opening match Sunday in United 4 Wrestling, a three-team exhibition tournament using new rules approved a day earlier in Moscow in a bid to keep wrestling in the Olympics beyond 2016.
India boxers won a record haul of 10 medals, including four gold, in the Invitation FXTM International Boxing Cup held in Limassol, Cyprus.
Deepika Kumari was done in by some sheer class of more experienced opponents as she settled for two silver medals, including one with Jayanta Talukdar, to help India finish fourth in the Archery World Cup Stage 1 that concluded in Shanghai on Sunday.
India suffered a 0-5 thrashing at the hands of formidable China in their opening group match of the Sudirman Cup mixed team badminton championship here on Sunday.
Olympians Manoj Kumar and Dinesh Kumar on Sunday led India boxers’ dominating show by advancing to the finals of the Invitation FXTM International Limassol Boxing Cup in Limassol, Cyprus.
Save the odd dent and mud stain, there were few telltale signs of what the Fabia S2000 had been through. Leaning on the bonnet, Esapekka Lappi looked on blankly; the gaze fixed on some faraway object. It seemed there was plenty on the mind.