Lausanne: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has signed up to the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Integrity Betting Intelligence System (IBIS).As an intelligence sharing digital platform, IBIS will enable FIH and ... IndiaTV News, 1 month ago
From the courtroom drama surrounding IPL spot-fixing scandal to MS Dhoni’s retirement to Rohit Sharma’s epic 264 in ODI to hammering in England and Australia this has been a mixed bag for Indian cricket. Tennis, football and badminton were the biggest gainers from India’s poor show in cricket as various leagues gained on the popularity charts with names likes of Roger Federer, Alessandro Del Piero, David Trezeguet making their maiden appearance in India. India ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
On the brighter side, India were back in the International Boxing Association (AIBA) fold after a new body took charge and there were some lion-hearted performances in the Commonwealth and Asian Games to cheer about. But things remained a distant ...Jagran Post, 2 months ago
'When you're going to try to take events away from the track and field event, it is just ridiculous; I don't think the IAAF should stand for that at all' Usain Bolt of Jamaica. Photograph: Hannah Peters/Getty Images Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt said on Wednesday reports suggesting the 200 metres is among five athletics events at risk of being cut from the Olympic programme is ‘ridiculous’ and must not happen. Bolt was responding to an article from Australia's Fairfax Media ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Former Dutch national team coach Paul van Ass was named as the new head coach of India's men's hockey team, ending three months of uncertainly after Australian Terry Walsh quit under controversial circumstances. While the 54-year-old Van Ass, who was at the helm of affairs of the Dutch team from 2010 to 2014, will take charge of the men's team, New Zealand's Anthony Thornton, 47, will replace Neil Hawgood as coach of the women's senior team. According to a statement from the Sports Authority of ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'From the FIFA World Cup finals to the spot-fixing scandal that rocked Indian cricket, we pick the key sporting events on the 2014 calendar 1. Football World Cup Football fans arrive before the Group A match between Brazil and Cameroon at Estadio Nacional. Photograph: Celso Junior/Getty Images It began as a chance for fun-loving Brazilians to take back football's biggest honour but ended in humiliation for the hosts in what was widely regarded as one of the best ever World Cups. After years of ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
From left, AIBA's legal manager Cliodhna Guy, AIBA's India-based observer Kishen Narsi, Boxing India President Sandeep Jajodia, Boxing India secretary general Jay Kowli and Udit Sheth. Courtesy: Facebook Frustrated by Indian Olympic Association's refusal to grant them recognition, Boxing India President Sandeep Jajodia said he was ‘baffled’ by IOA's logic of trying to keep an ad-hoc committee relevant even when an elected body is in place to run the sport. Boxing India assumed ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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