Brasilia, July 19 (IANS) Security forces in Rio de Janeiro have successfully completed two large-scale simulation exercises to prepare for next month's Olympic Games.
Nice, July 18 (IANS) France's football team captain Hugo Lloris was in tears at the national tribute held on Monday in Nice, in honour of the 84 people killed and more than 300 wounded in the attack last Thursday.
Lausanne, July 18 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Monday announced that it will carefully study the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)'s report against Russia.
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Terming the Supreme Court's order barring people above 70 years from becoming a BCCI office bearer as "discriminatory", Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) treasurer Biswaroop Dey on Monday hoped for the reconsideration of the verdict.
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) No minister or government official can be an office-bearer of the national cricketing body, the Supreme Court said on Monday in a major setback to the BCCI while it also accepted the Lodha Committee recommendation of one state-one vote for representation at the BCCI.
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President N. Ramachandran said on Monday that he expects India to reach double digits in the medals tally at the upcoming Rio Olympics.
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Senior Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) official and Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla said on Monday that the board respects the Supreme Court's verdict on sweeping reforms and will look into implementing the Lodha panel recommendations.
Montreal, July 18 (IANS) The Russian Sports Ministry managed a programme to cover up doping abuse among Russian athletes at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, a report from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Independent Commission said on Monday.
Sevilla, July 18 (IANS) Sevilla midfielder Matias Kranevitter on Monday said the football club must utilise the pre-season to give their best performance in the La Liga.
Valencia (Spain), July 18 (IANS) Spanish striker Alvaro Negredo did not travel to the Netherlands on Monday to participate in the Valencia training camp as he waited for his loan transfer to English football club Middlesbrough to be made official in the next few hours.
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) No minister or government official can be an office-bearer of the national cricketing body, the Supreme Court on Monday said in a major setback to the BCCI while it also accepted the Lodha Committee recommendation of one state-one vote for representation at the BCCI.
Barcelona, July 18 (IANS) La Liga and Copa del Rey defending champions Barcelona will be gearing up on Tuesday for the 2016-17 football season, their third under the command of chief coach Luis Enrique, who is still searching for a new forward, while the future of other footballers was yet to be determined.
Segovia (Spain), July 18 (IANS) Atletico Madrid returned on Monday to training in a camp in Los Segovia, with a morning session and physical exercise, in the first of three sessions planned by the capital football club's coaching staff.
Manchester, July 18 (IANS) Manchester United's new signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan is confident he can play a leading role at the English football club after delivering an encouraging display in the 2-0 pre-season friendly victory against Wigan Athletic.
Moscow, July 18 (IANS) The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) expects the St. Petersburg government to provide guarantees shortly that the stadium on Krestovsky Island will be commissioned by December 2016, it was announced on Monday.