As Usain Bolt knelt on the track and planted a farewell kiss on the finish line at the Olympic Stadium, the athletics world pondered the imponderable. With that touching gesture, the colossus of track and field had closed a glorious chapter in his career ... Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
Serena Williams versus Venus Williams. Roger Federer versus Rafael Nadal. These are the finals of the Australian Open, and, just in case you were wondering, you haven't travelled 10 years back in time. Instead, tennis' veterans have turned back the clock to ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
IOC ethics committee looks into Rio payment claims The organisers of the 2016 Rio Olympics denied on Friday that vote buying helped to secure the Games after a French newspaper reported that a Brazilian businessman made payments to the son of an International Olympic Committee member before the vote. Le Monde reported that a company linked to Brazilian businessman Arthur Cesar de Menezes Soares Filho paid $1.5 million to Papa Massata Diack the son of Lamine Diack, the then-president of the ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
The Belarusian men's canoe and kayak team was wrongly banned from last year's Olympics for drug offences and has had its suspension from all competition lifted, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Monday.A CAS Panel ruled that there was ...First Post.com, 2 months 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, 2 months ago
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