Rousseff’s departure won’t affect Rio Games-IOC

By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN, May 12 : Preparations for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, which begin in less than three months, will not be affected by the Brazilian senate’s vote to put President Dilma Rousseff on trial, the International Olympic Committee said today. The first South American city to host the Olympics, has been racing […]

Vijender confident ahead of sixth pro fight

Bolton (England), May 12 : Indian boxing sensation Vijender Singh on Thursday hit the weight at the weigh-in ahead of Friday night’s showdown with Andrzej Soldra of Poland at the Macron Stadium here. The red-hot super middleweight ace, who took bronze at the 2008 Olympic Games, has made an explosive start to his professional career […]

India U-16 football coach Adam focusing on mental fitness

New Delhi, May 12 : India U-16 football team head coach Nicolai Adam has said he is stressing on mental toughness along with the normal routine of high intensity training during the practice sessions in Goa ahead of the inaugural edition of the AIFF Youth Cup. The five-nation tournament comprising of USA, South Korea, Malaysia, […]

Preity reacts strongly to news of spat with IPL team coach

Mumbai, May 12 : Actress Preity Zinta, a co-owner of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kings XI Punjab, has slammed a media report for portraying her “as a villain” by claiming that she tore into the team’s coach Sanjay Bangar after their recent one-run loss to Royal Challengers Bangalore. A media report claimed that after […]