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India's bid to host 2019 Asian Games in jeopardy

Jul 03, 2014

India's bid to host 2019 Asian Games in jeopardy

India's chances of hosting the 2019 Asian Games was in jeopardy as the Olympic Council of Asia today refused the Indian Olympic Association's request for extension of deadline for submission of final bid documents by 15 days. #Sports #India #Asian Games #Indian Olympic Association #IOA #SportsTracker #2019 Asian games
Ukraine withdraws bid for 2022 Winter Games amid escalating crisis

Jun 30, 2014

Ukraine withdraws bid for 2022 Winter Games amid escalating crisis

The announcement came exactly one week before the International Olympic Committee selects a short list of finalists for the 2022 Game. #NewsTracker #Beijing #Oslo #Kazakhstan #Ukraine #Winter Olympics #Almaty #Lviv #Ukraine crisis
IOA writes to Sports Federations for views on 2019 Asian Games bid

Jun 17, 2014

IOA writes to Sports Federations for views on 2019 Asian Games bid

"The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India has already shown their keenness in supporting a bid from IOA to host the Games. #Sports #India #NewsTracker #Asian Games #Indian Olympic Association #IOA #Hanoi #National Sports Federations #2019 Asian games
World Cup 2014: Will India's Neymar come from the Northeast?

Jun 13, 2014

World Cup 2014: Will India's Neymar come from the Northeast?

The 1950s and early 60s are perhaps the golden age of Indian soccer: we won the gold at the inaugural Asian Games in 1951, repeated our success in 1962, and finished fourth in the Melbourne Olympics in 1956. #Sports #India #Cricket #Brazil #Lionel Messi #CriticalPoint #FIFA World Cup 2014 #Football World Cup 2014 #Melbourne Olympics 1956
South African court orders Pistorius to 30 days of psychiatric tests

May 20, 2014

South African court orders Pistorius to 30 days of psychiatric tests

Judge Thokozile Masipa told Pistorius he must report to Pretoria's Weskoppies hospital, one of South Africa's top mental institutions, as an outpatient for up to 30 days, starting on 26 May. #NewsTracker #Shooting #Oscar Pistorius #Paralympic #girlfriend #pistorius #South African Olympic star #death trial #mental tests #psychiatric tests #Pistorius shoots girlfriend

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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 13, 2014

Olympic gold medalist swimmer Ian Thorpe reveals he is gay

Australian spoke about his sexuality, battle with depression in television interview...
'Whatever Mary Kom does, she does perfectly with complete concentration'

Jul 13, 2014

Terrific World Cup ends with marquee final

World Cup ends with marquee final but questions for Brazil ahead of next challenge: Olympic...
'Whatever Mary Kom does, she does perfectly with complete concentration'

Jul 10, 2014

'Unbroken' trailer: Angelina Jolie drama laces up for Oscar race

"Unbroken," the Angelina Jolie-directed biopic about the Olympic runner and World War II hero Louis Zamperini, could be in for a race of its own...