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Basketball FIBA to review 'discriminatory' ban on headgear

Jul 26, 2014

Basketball FIBA to review 'discriminatory' ban on headgear

Trying to douse the hurt sentiments of Sikh and Muslim players, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) is ready to review its rule which prevents cagers from wearing headgear for religious reasons. #India #China #basketball #Wuhan #FIBA #FIBA Asia Cup #Amritpal Singh #Amjyot Singh #Sikh players #Scott Fleming #United States Olympic Committee #USOC
Dravid, Gopichand on govt committee to identify Olympic medal hopefuls

Jul 25, 2014

Dravid, Gopichand on govt committee to identify Olympic medal hopefuls

Sports Ministry has decided to start a "Target Mission Olympic Podium Scheme" which will include Rahul Dravid and Abhinav Bindra among others. #India #NewsTracker #Pullela Gopichand #Rahul Dravid #Abhinav Bindra #2020 Olympics #2016 Olympics #National Sports Development fund #Olympics medals
Glasgow 2014 to be Abhinav Bindra's last Commonwealth Games

Jul 25, 2014

Glasgow 2014 to be Abhinav Bindra's last Commonwealth Games

India's lone individual gold medallist in Olympics, Abhinav Bindra today said the ongoing Commonwealth Games will be his last appearance at the multi-sport extravaganza. #Sports #Shooting #Abhinav Bindra #CWG 2014 #Commonwealth Games 2014 #Beijing Olympics in 2008
Saina supports Sania and then says Telengana has still not paid her cash reward

Jul 24, 2014

Saina supports Sania and then says Telengana has still not paid her cash reward

Saina's is not the only case of governments not fulfilling promises of awards after athletes win medals. #Tennis #Badminton #BJP #Pakistan #Saina Nehwal #Sania Mirza #Shiv Sena #Olympics #Telangana #Hyderabad #Prize Money #cash award
Olympic champion Mo Farah withdraws from Commonwealth Games

Jul 24, 2014

Olympic champion Mo Farah withdraws from Commonwealth Games

Olympic and world middle distance champion Mo Farah withdrew from England's Commonwealth Games team on Thursday, saying he was not fully fit following a recent illness. #Sports #Olympic #Glasgow #Mo Farah #illness #CWG 2014 #Commonwealth Games 2014 #Jan Paterson

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Bidding for 2024 Olympics would only fuel corruption in India

Jan 14, 2014

Bidding for 2024 Olympics would only fuel corruption in India

I think it is time to lose the "Superpower vanity" we Indians have and get down to the business of getting our hands dirty doing real work. That is how you will convince the world that we are indeed worthy of that tag. Not by shouting from the rooftops. #Sports #India #China #Olympics #Olympic Games #LetterstoFP #2024 Olympic Games
'Whatever Mary Kom does, she does perfectly with complete concentration'

Sep 07, 2013

'Whatever Mary Kom does, she does perfectly with complete concentration'

Husband and manager, Ouler Kom talks about his wife Mary Kom, how they met, got married and the hardships she has suffered. #Delhi #Manipur #Olympics #Mary Kom #InHisEyes #National Games #Ouler Kom

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'Whatever Mary Kom does, she does perfectly with complete concentration'

Jul 28, 2014

Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio test

Sailors face pollution in 1st test for Rio Olympics; picturesque venue suits TV, not athlete...
'Whatever Mary Kom does, she does perfectly with complete concentration'

Jul 29, 2014

L.A. Summer Games were a risk that is still paying off

Nobody wanted the 1984 Summer Olympics except Los Angeles and nobody here wanted to pay for them with public money, so Peter Ueberroth and the organizing committee he led had to drum up private donations and work without the safety net of government ...
'Whatever Mary Kom does, she does perfectly with complete concentration'

Jul 28, 2014

Marketing agreement an obstacle in US bid for 2024

If US city wins 2024 Olympics, USOC faces lost revenues from marketing agreemen...
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