Moscow, March 8 (IANS) There will be no extraordinary security measures during the 22nd Winter Olympics in the Russian city of Sochi in 2014, a high-ranking security official said Thursday.
Rio de Janeiro, March 8 (IANS) FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has played down the significance of a 12-day extension for the completion of redevelopment work to Rio's Maracana Stadium.
Dropped from the Indian cricket squad for the third and fourth Test against Australia, out-of-form opener Virender Sehwag was backed by former Australian great Matthew Hayden. Former Australia opening batsman said that he is surprised by Sehwags exclusion
"Indian opener Virender Sehwags childhood coach A N Sharma is extremely disappointed by the exclusion of Indian opener from the team for remaining two Test matches of the ongoing series. In an exclusive chat with NNIS Sports Coach Sharma expressed his disappointment saying he will work again with the Nawab of Nazafgarh and will make sure he come backs with the bang
Selection committees controversial decision to stick with out of form off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, and not with Indian opener Virender Sehwag for the remaining two Test matches, has evoked mixed reactions from cricket enthusiasts
Birmingham, March 8 (IANS) World No.3 Saina Nehwal reached the women's singles quarterfinals of the All England Open Badminton Championships after beating Indonesia's Belaetrix Manuputi in straight games here at The National Indoor Arena Thursday. However, it was curtains for rising shuttler
Birmingham, March 7 (IANS) Indian shuttler P.V.
With the Tamil Nadu Government refusing to host Sri Lankan athletes on political grounds, the third leg of the Asian Grand Prix scheduled to be held in Chennai on May 16 has now been shifted to Colombo
Indian opener Virender Sehwag stressed that he will make a come back to the Indian team, after being axed by the selectors for the last two Test matches of the four match series against Australia
Tokyo, March 7 (IANS) International Olympic Committee (IOC) inspectors Thursday said they were "hugely impressed" by Tokyo's bid for the 2020 Summer Games. "We have been hugely impressed by the quality of the bid presentations made by the bid committee," IOC Evaluation Commission Chairman Craig Reedie told a press conference at the end of a four-day inspection tour. "Across the board, they have just been excellent in every way, and it reflects great credit and all their hard work." Tokyo is the first stop for the IOC delegation before moving on to Madrid March 18 and Istanbul March 24.