Olympic champion Hackett found after going missing Olympic swimming great Hackett arrested after 'breakdown' Australian swimming great Grant Hackett has been found safe and sound after being reported missing on Thursday, the triple Olympic champion's father Neville said. "Grant's been found alive and sober," Neville Hackett said outside the family's Mermaid Waters home. "He's spoken to police. "He's actually hiding because he's very, very embarrassed about all this," he said, adding that ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Australia hopes to bring a full delegation of athletes to the 2022 Asian Summer Games in China and is seeking approval from the continent's Olympic council, Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates has said.DNA, 1 day ago
With another Russian Olympic medallist being confirmed as a drugs cheat, India's long jump champion Anju George is seriously considering taking the legal route to lay claim to a medal that she feels is rightfully hers. Tatyana Lebedeva, who was silver ...Deccan Herald, 3 weeks ago
Talismanic Mahendra Singh Dhoni stumped every cricket fan on Wednesday when he informed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) that he is stepping down as the skipper of India's One-Day International (ODI) and T20 International sides, ending a ...Sify, 1 month ago
With a mixed bag of success and failure, Indian sports remains in a state of inertia in the absence of a proper vision from the administrators. IMAGE: PV Sindhu, left, and Sakshi Malik celebrate after winning medals at the Rio Olympic Games. Photograph: Reuters An Olympic campaign saved by the fortitude of three women, a cricket team that rediscovered itself under a bold and zealous Virat Kohli -- Indian sports in 2016 was a dramatic mix of highs and lows wherein athletes mostly raised the bar ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'When we are talking about changing the size and dimensions of the bat, all we are talking about is the balance between bat and ball and bringing that back. We feel that in the last few years that it has actually gone a little bit too far in the favour of batsmen and it is more about mishits going for six' IMAGE: MCC World Committee members John Stephenson, Ricky Ponting, Mike Brearley and Ramiz Raja at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday. Photograph: Harish Kotian/Rediff.com The ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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