Commonwealth Games

India concede late goal, draw 1-1 with England in World Cup opener

India matched higher-ranked England stick for stick in the opening two quarters even though the hosts had more scoring chances with five penalty …

FIH Hockey World Cup

Simbine sprints to bronze in London

South Africa’s Commonwealth Games 100-metre champion Akani Simbine bagged bronze on day one of the London leg of the IAAF Diamond League series on …

Sport (South Africa)

Black Ferns Sevens make history in San Francisco

With the clock winding down in the final, Blyde crossed for two quick tries to secure the famous victory and spark jubilant celebrations on the field.<p>…

New Zealand Rugby

All Blacks sevens' Kurt Baker says team's 'grown a lot since' Commonwealth Games gold

The All Blacks sevens side are a better unit than they were for their gold medal at this year's Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, according to …

Sport (New Zealand)

Former refugee Joseph Deng breaks 50-year-old Australian 800m record at Diamond League meet in Monaco

Former refugee Joseph Deng has smashed the 50-year-old Australian 800m record at the Diamond League athletics meet in Monaco.<p>The 20-year-old Deng …

IAAF Diamond League

Kylie Masse looks for more gold on Saturday

Having already made a splash on the second day of the Canadian swimming trials, Kylie Masse will be looking to add a second gold on Saturday.<p>The …

Winter Olympics

Women’s Hockey World Cup 2018: Looking London, talking Tokyo

In the absence of former skipper Ritu Rani, the midfield seems to lack experience but the defence manned by the likes of deep Grace Ekka and Deepika …

FIH Hockey World Cup

Asian Games will be tougher than the Common Wealth Games - Indian wrestling coach

Wrestling gave India 12 medals at the Gold Coast Common Wealth Games. However, it will be a totally different ball game altogether when they travel …

Sports (India)

David Palmer inducted into Oz Commonwealth Games Hall of Fame

<b>David Palmer in action with Zac Alexander in the Commonwealth Games men’s doubles final against England’s Daryl Selby and Adrian Waller</b><p><b>‘I love</b> …

Squash

With ‘pretty heavy’ bag holding eight Commonwealth Games medals, Taylor Ruck stares down path to Tokyo 2020

The freshest new face of Canadian swimming tingles. Literally.<p>“I get super nervous before a race, especially as the level of competition goes up … …

Tokyo 2020

Commonwealth Games athlete who fled is seeking asylum in Australia

African Commonwealth Games athlete who fled and is now seeking asylum in Australia reveals why he made the ‘cowardly’ decision not to go home<p><b>Hundreds</b> …

Visas

Penny Oleksiak's 100m win at Canadian trials a step in right direction

Penny Oleksiak is still trying to find her Olympic form.<p>She took a step forward in the right direction at the 2018 Canadian Swimming Trials on …

Winter Olympics

Two-Time British Olympian Andrew Willis Retires From Swimming - Swimming World News

27-year-old <b>Andrew Willis</b> of Great Britain announced via social media that he was retiring from the sport of swimming. Willis was one of the most …

Great Britain

Athletics: Dame Valerie Adams throws season best, as Tom Walsh struggles at Monaco

Dame Valerie Adams has finished fourth in the latest Diamond League shot put competition in Monaco on Friday (NZ time) with a season-best …

Sport (New Zealand)

India put on an impressive show to defeat New Zealand in hockey, take 1-0 lead in 3-match series

<b>Bangalore</b>: The Indian men's hockey team pulled off a sensational 4-2 win over New Zealand in the first Test of the three-match series at the Sports …

New Zealand

Ian Thorpe's Former Coach, Doug Frost, Assists Rising New Zealander Lewis Clareburt - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Dave Crampton<p><i>By Dave Crampton, Swimming World Contributor.</i><p><b>Doug Frost</b>, coach of five-time Olympic gold medallist <b>Ian Thorpe</b>, has …

Swimming

Pension doubled for former sportspersons

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Thursday said that the rate of pension for sportspersons who have won medals …

Asian Games

Seven member Pak judo team named for Asian Games

LAHORE, Jul 19 (APP):Pakistan Judo federation Thursday announced seven member national team to take part in the Asian Games to be held in Indonesia …

Asian Games

Shooter Jitu dropped from TOP scheme

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Star shooter Jitu Rai has been dropped from the latest list of sportspersons being supported by the much touted Target …

India

Squash: Whangārei's Abbie Palmer in NZ senior team for worlds

Waipū 20-year-old Abbie Palmer has been named in the NZ women's squash team heading to the world championships in China in September.<p>Palmer, who is …

New Zealand

Jitu Rai among seven athletes dropped from Target Olympic Podium Scheme

Jitu Rai, Lili Das and Yashaswini Deshwal were among the big names dropped from the Target Olympic Podium scheme.<p>Jitu Rai and six other sportspersons …

Asian Games

Neeraj Chopra bags gold at the Sotteville Athletics Meet in France

Hack:<p>Neeraj Chopra takes his career gold-medal tally to five by claiming the podium position in France.<br>• His winning distance was however, less than …

Rio Olympics

Okuhara stands in Sindhu’s way again at World Championship

India’s premier shuttler P V Sindhu might have to upstage defending champion and familiar foe Nozomi Okuhara as the two finalists of the previous …

India News

Martyn Rooney to use World Cup frustration to fuel bid for historic European title hat-trick

Martyn Rooney has vowed to use relay heartbreak to fuel his bid for an historic third straight European title.<p>The Croydon quarter-miler was left …

Sport (UK)

2018 Tampere, Finland Diary: Day Six of IAAF U20 World Championships: Solomon Lekuta wins 800 meters, big upset in Men's steeplechase!

<b>Solomon Lekuta wins Men's U20 800 meters, photo by Getty Images or IAAF</b> <i>Here is</i><b></b> <i>Justin Lagat's column on the final day of the IAAF U20 World</i> …

Athletics

Vinesh sets mat on fire, grabs gold at Grand Prix of Spain

The 23-year-old Vinesh outclassed Canada’s Natasha Fox 10-0 in the final to claim her second consecutive gold.

Sports (India)

Weekend Round-up - 13th -15th July | News & Media | Welsh Athletics - Athletau Cymru

Welsh Athletics Senior Championships - Cardiff - Friday 13th & Saturday 14th July<p>Wales top' senior athletes descended on Cardiff for the Welsh …

British Athletics

International invites join line

The Accenture British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup welcomes some decorated additions to the 2018 line-up, seeing quartets from Australia, France, USA …

Triathlons

Swimming Canada's Best Flock to Edmonton For Pan Pac Trials - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Ian MacNicol<p>EDMONTON – The 2018 Canadian Swimming Trials get underway Wednesday as Canada’s top swimmers have gathered in Edmonton to …

Canada

Emily Seebohm and Mitch Larkin split after three years

'We have decided to end our relationship and go our separate ways': Swimming's golden couple Emily Seebohm and Mitch Larkin split after three years …

Rio Olympics