Kenyan runner Alfred Kipketer, who raced in the 800-metre final at the 2016 Olympics, has been suspended for failing to make himself available for doping tests.
The retirement of the four-time Olympian Vikas Gowda has not come as a surprise as he has not taken part in any major international event since winning a bronze in the Asian Championships last year in Bhubaneswar.
Mary Kom thrashed Scotland's Megan Gordon 5-0 to surge into Wednesday's semi-finals.
Former US women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo joined the crowded race for the US Soccer Federation presidency on Thursday.
Mo Farah will race his last 10,000m on the IAAF circuit at the Golden Spike meet in the northeastern Czech city of Ostrava on Wednesday.
Having signed a two-season sponsorship deal with Rising Pune Supergiants last year, Spykar COO, Sanjay Vakharia, tells Firstpost why sport is becoming the first pick for leading brands.
A 58-year-old policeman from Madhya Pradesh has expressed displeasure over columnist Shobhaa De tweeting about his obese physical condition, which he said is because of a hormonal disorder.
The two came to Rio to watch the Olympics, but especially to cheer their slalom canoeist pals Richard Hounslow and David Florence.
Sathish Sivalingam works as a Senior Clerk with the Southern Railways, Chennai. He also happens to be the sole male weightlifter to represent Indian in Rio.
Mairaj has paved the way for India in skeet shooting by qualifying for the Rio Olympics. Will he finally witness Olympic glory after 15 years of hard work?
Dipa's Produnova vault in the 2014 Commonwealth Games made her a favourite in the gymnastics community. Will she get India its first gymnastics gold?
Seema Punia is India's only woman discus thrower at the 2016 Rio Olympics, after she threw her second best effort of 62.62 at Pat Young's Throwers Classic 2016 at Salinas
In terms of her chances in Rio, Vinesh Phogat boldly states that she stands a chance. "I'm going to Rio thinking of the gold and nothing else," said the grappler
Less than a year after the IAAF ordeal, Dutee Chand made it to the forthcoming Rio Olympics by breaking the national record twice.
Kuwait to file USD 1 billion lawsuit against IOC for blocking athletes to play under its flag at 2016 Olympics
Kuwait said on Thursday it will sue the International Olympic Committee in Switzerland for USD 1 billion, the latest twist in an ongoing struggle that's blocked athletes from competing under the Kuwaiti flag at this year's games in Rio de Janeiro.
Saina Nehwal eschews the "natural talent" tag thrust upon her by Indian media and says only hard graft and good coaching have given her the chance to turn the Olympic badminton bronze she won four years ago in London into gold at the Rio Games.
Indian boxer Sumit Sangwan (81kg) on Sunday advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of the AIBA World Olympic Qualification tournament after notching up a hard-fought win over eighth seed Juan Carlos Carrillo of Colombia in Baku.
PR Sreejesh, India's captain for the tournament and goalkeeper has been in sublime form recently. However, the law of averages caught up with Sreejesh in the final and India fell to a 3-1 defeat.
Satish Kumar (+91kg) and Sumit Sangwan (81kg) notched up facile wins to enter the second round of the AIBA's World Olympic Qualification