Masadur Rahman Baidya, the legless swim ace who could count Sachin Tendulkar among his numerous admirers, died after a heart attack in Kolkata on Sunday afternoon. He was 46.
The Golden State Warriors became the first team to punch their ticket to the second round of the NBA playoffs on Saturday with a 109-98 victory over New Orleans.
Grenadian superstar Kirani James sent a stern warning to his rivals ahead of the imminent track and field season by smashing a 19-year-old record in 400 metres at the Drake Relays here.
Las Vegas is filling up fast ahead of the much-anticipated May 2 megafight and the city is headed for a big payday from what might be the most lucrative boxing match ever held.
At a time when the real-life struggles of sportsmen are inspiring Bollywood filmmakers, two sportspersons and fans of Olympic medallists MC Mary Kom, are somewhat facing the similar struggles, owing to red tapism and fund crunch, that their idol was shown fighting in her biopic.
The Indian challenge at the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championship came to an end following the women's singles quarterfinal losses of Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu in Wuhan, China on Friday.
Usain Bolt believes Tyson Gay should have been thrown out of the sport for doping, calling his American rival's reduced ban for cooperating with investigators "the stupidest thing I've ever heard."
The Indian men's hockey team on has started preparations for the upcoming Test series against Japan, but coach Paul van Ass also has the FIH Hockey World League semi-final round on mind.
The Indian government has finally recognised motor sports as a sport by including governing body FMSCI in the list of sports ministry-backed National Sports Federations (NSF).
LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers moved to within one win of advancing to the second round of the NBA playoffs with a 103-95 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday.
IOC supremo Thomas Bach will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, reaffirming growing speculations that India may make its first bid to host the Olympic Games.
World's top-ranked women's shuttler Saina Nehwal and compatriot PV Sindhu won their respective matches but male star Parupalli Kashyap was beaten in the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championship in Wuhan, China on Thursday.
LeBron James tallied 30 points, nine rebounds and seven assists as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Boston Celtics 99-91 Tuesday to seize a 2-0 lead in their first round playoff series.
Following in the footsteps of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the sports ministry also suspended the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) on Wednesday for gross negligence of athletes and poor management of the 15th National Para Athletics Championships in Ghaziabad on March 20-22.
Double World Championship bronze medallist PV Sindhu made a winning return to the circuit when she easily beat Uzbekistan's Anait Khurshudyan to progress to the women's singles third round at the Badminton Asia Championships here on Wednesday.