Putin denies existence of state-run doping programme

Moscow, June 18 - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday denied the existence of any state-sponsored doping program in the country amid a series of doping allegations that have battered the country's...
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali no more

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali no more

Los Angeles, June 4 - Legendary former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali, who had been hospitalised following respiratory problems, has passed away, a family spokesman said."After a 32-year battle with Parkinson's disease,...

Russia facing Rio Paralympic suspensions

Moscow, July 23. The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) will decide next month whether to ban Russia from the Rio Paralympic Games for suspensions.The IPC said in a statement Friday that the organisation opened...

Parveen Rana named provisional replacement for Narsingh for Rio

New Delhi, July 27  Wrestler Narsingh Yadav's provisional suspension from the Rio Olympic squad has opened the doors for rookie Parveen Kumar Rana to represent India at the 74kg weight category...

IPL: When sun rose for Hyderabad at midnight in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, May 30 - For Sunrisers Hyderabad (SH), winning the Indian Premier League (IPL) title for the first time was like sun rising at midnight, as they beat three-time finalists Royal Challengers...

Twitter revamps Moments feature for Rio Olympics

New York, Aug 3 Micro-blogging website Twitter on Wednesday announced a change to its Moments feature which will now insert Olympic-related tweets into a user's timeline for weeks at a time.Earlier,...
India's pocket sized Mr Universe

Manohar Aich – India’s pocket sized Mr Universe

Kolkata, June 5 - In the early years of independent India, when the newly-freed nation was desperate to make its mark in the world, a 4 feet 11 inch body builder --...

Chawrasia ready to challenge for European Masters golf title

Crans Montana (Switzerland), Aug 30  Indian seasoned golfer S.S.P. Chawrasia says he is getting positive vibes as he chases a first victory on European soil at the Omega European Masters, which...

Euro 2016: Spain beat Turkey by 3-0

Nice (France), June 18 - Spain booked their place in the knockout stages of Euro 2016 with an emphatic 3-0 win over Turkey in Nice on Friday.Alvaro Morata gave Spain the lead...

Ranbir Kapoor gets inspired by Jharkhand’s YUWA Girls

Mumbai, July 4  Ranbir Kapoor is creating awareness about setting up a school for girls in Jharkhand with YUWA -- a social development platform for girls -- through a five-part video...

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Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...