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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
My best is yet to come Usain Bolt ahead of Commonwealth Games

Jul 24, 2014

My best is yet to come Usain Bolt ahead of Commonwealth Games

Six-times Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt and his coach Glen Mills believe the Jamaican sprinter can run even faster. #Sports #Commonwealth Games #US #TheySaidIt #Usain Bolt #Kingston #Olympics #Glasgow #Justin Gatlin #Glen Mills #Jamaican sprinter
For Olympics glory Govt mulls committee to identify potential athletes

Jul 22, 2014

For Olympics glory Govt mulls committee to identify potential athletes

Seeking to improve India's medal prospects, including in 2016 Olympics, government today said it plans to set up a committee to identify potential athletes. #Sports #India #NewsTracker #Olympics 2016 #India's medal tally
Pistol shooter Vijay Kumar chosen as flag-bearer for CWG 2014

Jul 22, 2014

Pistol shooter Vijay Kumar chosen as flag-bearer for CWG 2014

India's Olympic silver medallist pistol shooter, Vijay Kumar will be the flag-bearer for the country during the opening ceremony of 2014 Commonwealth Games. #Sports #Commonwealth Games #NewsTracker #Olympics #Vijay Kumar #Yogeshwar Dutt #pistol shooter #Silver medallist #flag-bearer
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
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