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Japan holds sumo despite rise in virus infections

The tournament runs through August 2 at Ryogoku Kokugikan, the primary sumo arena at the heart of the Japanese capital

19 Jul 2020 3:28 PM

Pedalling to success: Hyderabadi cyclist qualifies for world’s toughest bicycle race

Anand states that riding long hours on a trainer requires tremendous mental tenacity apart from being physically fit.

08 Jul 2020 6:58 PM

NASCAR investigating noose found in Bubba Wallace garage at Alabama race

On Twitter, Wallace said “the despicable act of racism and hatred leaves me incredibly saddened"

22 Jun 2020 1:55 PM

Doping charges: Sanjita Chanu to seek compensation from sports body

The International Weightlifting Federation revoked Chanu's provisional suspension in 2019 and cleared the gold medallist of all charges

10 Jun 2020 2:34 PM

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr, a hero of young India, passes away

He was supreme centre forward at a time when Indian hockey was in its halcyon days

25 May 2020 9:47 AM

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India won't rush its players back to game

Stadiums and sports complexes are reopening to allow athletes to train but there will be no events staged that would draw spectators

18 May 2020 1:26 PM

This Kuttappa was the Baahubali of Coorg hockey

Pandanda Kuttappa, legendary co-founder of Kodava Hockey Festival, is mourned by hockey lovers everywhere

08 May 2020 5:39 PM

Bob Baffert sweeps in Arkansas Derby with Charlatan and Nadal

It was the first time since 1960 the race was split and the first time no fans were allowed to watch the races.

03 May 2020 10:36 AM

MGM pitches plan for NBA to finish season in Vegas: report

Convention centers will be coverted into 24 basketball courts, five of them equipped with cameras to permit television coverage

03 May 2020 10:30 AM

Avoid turf wars during post-pandemic rescheduling: FIA

Let’s not get involved in disputes about who has got which slot: FIA deputy president for sport Graham Stoker

02 May 2020 2:06 PM

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India to step up campaign for 2032 Olympics after pandemic: sports chief

India faces competition from Thailand, Russia and Colombia for the 2026 event; Australia, China and Koreas are also in the running

02 May 2020 11:00 AM

Spectators ruled out of Hungarian GP race in August

According to Hungarian PM, restrictions on movement in Budapest and surroundings would not be eased until the fatality rate fell there

02 May 2020 9:16 AM

Ultimate Garden Clash: top vaulters set for backyard competititon

The trio will attempt to vault 5.00m as many times as possible in 30 minutes, a format the trio drew up in the face of absence of officials

01 May 2020 6:30 PM

First time Badminton World Championships to be held in year of Olympics

Remainder of the 2021 BWF tournament calendar and qualifying process for next year's Olympic Games will be announced later

01 May 2020 5:59 PM

Sport likely to return soon in Australia as spread of virus slows

Sporting suspensions have left some codes under mounting financial pressures as revenues run dry and TV networks renegotiate new deals

01 May 2020 9:40 AM

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LA Lakers ready to play despite call to cancel NBA: LeBron James

Some club executives say team owners worry about liability issues due to health concerns and a lack of revenue from playing in empty arenas

01 May 2020 8:34 AM

BFI has not paid host fee for past event as well: AIBA

World governing body for boxing showed a lot of patience and comprehension, agreeing on numerous successive repayment plans

30 Apr 2020 1:23 PM

Today's Olympians hailed as saviours by athletes sidelined by 1980 boycott

Athletes should not feel disappointed with the postponement, they should know that their sacrifice isn’t for nothing

30 Apr 2020 1:01 PM

F1 Austrian GP must be behind closed doors: minister

Government officials said authorisation to stage the event depends entirely on the security plan that the organisers present

30 Apr 2020 10:33 AM

Safe return for sport from virus is through local events: WHO official

Brian McCloskey is of the view that logistics of sport at a much lower level make it more feasible as restrictions are slowly lifted

29 Apr 2020 4:32 PM

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