'The Gopichand Factor' by Abhijeet Kulkarni has a chapter on Saina Nehwal where he chronicles her relationship with India coach and former player Pullela Gopichand.
Lochte was suspended from swimming for 10 months after the scandal at the 2016 Olympics, when he was found to have fabricated a story about a robbery during a drunken late-night episode in Rio de Janeiro.
Larry Nassar, ex-USA Gymnastics doctor accused of sexually assaulting over 100 girls, jailed for 60 years for child porn
Nassar, who worked at Michigan State University in addition to USA Gymnastics, was found to be in possession of more than 37,000 graphic videos and images of child pornography on his computer hard drives.
Nadal won scrappy matches to open his US Open campaign. While he will go into the match against Del Potro with confidence, he hasn't really been tested so far.
For sprint legend Usain Bolt, his only real competition was the clock. His biggest rival was time itself
Felix will look to defend her world 400m title in London, as well as lining up as part of both the US 4x100 and 4x400m relay teams in another display of her incredible versatility on the track.
King clocked 29.40 seconds, breaking Ruta Meilutyte's four-year-old record of 29.48, with Russia's Yuliya Efimova taking silver
Pullela Gopichand claims India on brink of badminton revolution, credits success to focus on fitness
Gopichand has nurtured the talent of players like Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy and B. Sai Praneeth who have performed well in the past couple of years.
Asian Athletics Championships: How Bhubaneswar got ready to host event in just 90 days after Ranchi pulled out
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik at the inauguration of new synthetic track said, "We wanted to take up this challenge to show the world how far we have come." He honoured former athletes from Odisha.
Russia was earlier accused by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) of running a state-sponsored operation across sports to aid and protect drug cheats.
23-year old Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar will not be taking part in World Gymnastics Championship as she is on her way to recover completely from knee injury.
Stephanie Rice's India dream: Swimming legend wants to mentor country's athletes to glory at Olympics
Beijing Olympics gold medallist Stephanie Rice talks to Firstpost about her special bond with India, wanting to help Indian athletes achieve glory, facing an identity crisis and never rethinking her move to retire early.
Yelena Isinbaeva is among four candidates to register for an election to choose a new president of the All-Russian Athletics Federation.
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan felicitated PV Sindhu and said that "surgical strikes" are needed to cleanse sports associations of unworthy people.
India captain MS Dhoni said that Olympic medals will remain elusive for the the country until the couch loving youth turn to outdoor sport.
WADA has detailed serious failings of doping control management at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
Yogeshwar Dutt is likely to opt out of the upcoming event due to his wedding, taking the sheen away from the tournament.
Pakistan hockey team coach Khawaja Junaid says Sunday's encounter against India will be the showpiece match of the Asian Champions Trophy.
Olympic bronze-medallist Sakshi Malik will be seen in action when the National Wrestling Championship for men and women gets underway in Gonda.
Rio Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu made a resounding start to her campaign at Denmark Open, defeating China's He Bingjiao in straight games.