Updated: Wed, May 22, IST
In the wake of controversy over spot-fixing in IPL matches, the sports ministry has started holding consultations with the law ministry to draft a new law to deal with betting in sports. "Yes, I talked to (sports minister) Jitendra Singh.... We will soon draft a new law to deal with the malice of betting," Law minister Kapil Sibal said on Sunday. He said the confidence of the people in sports is shattered when such controversies erupt. While people think whatever is happening in the field is in the interest of the game, facts turn out to be otherwise, the minister said. The Indian Premier Leag......Sun, May 19, 2013 - 10:36 PMMore..
Lance Armstrong will be stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life, following a report from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency(USADA) that accused him of leading a massive doping program on his teams. UCI President Pat McQuaid announced that the federation accepted the USADA's report o
Jamjang Deru gave India the first medal in the World Youth Weightlifting Championships as he won a silver in the 50kg boys category on the opening day at Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Deru won the silver in clean and jerk with an effort of 110 kg and finished fourth in the total lift with 195kg. He lifted 85kg in snatch. In the same category, Deepak Lather finished 12th in total lift with an effort of 174kg (80+94) last night. In the girls 44kg category, Chandrika Tarafdar finished seventh in total lift with an effort of 135kg (57+78) while Poonam Dalal was 15th with a total lift of 122kg (53+69). The
In the wake of controversy over spot-fixing in IPL matches, the sports ministry has started holding consultations with the law ministry to draft a new law to deal with betting in sports. "Yes, I talked to (sports minister) Jitendra Singh.... We will soon draft a new law to deal with the malice of be
In order to make goal decisions more accurate,FIFA is all set to introduce goal-line technology for the first time at the Club World Cup.The goal-line technology works using two techniques such as magnetic field-based system(GoalRef),camera-based Hawk Eye system.The seven-team tournament begins on T
Serbian Novak Djokovic recovered from early breaks in both sets and beat Federer, 7-6 (6), 7-5, in the championship match of the ATP finals at London.Federer broke Djokovic's serve to take a 2-0 lead in the first set, and then again to open the second, but both times the world's No. 1 player rebound
Formula 1 team Caterham have confirmed that their 2013 car, CT03, will be unveiled at the start of next month's first pre-season test at the Spanish circuit of Jerez. The Renault-powered machine will be rolled out off the pit lane on the morning of Feb 5, immediately prior to making its track debut.