Commonwealth Games

London: Roger Bannister, the British athlete famed as the first man in history to run the four-minute mile, has died at the age of 88. Bannister, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease in 2011, died at his home in Oxford, his family said in a brief announcement on Sunday. Bannister set his record time of …

New Delhi: Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar on Friday prevailed in the trials conducted for entry into India’s wrestling squad for the 2018 Commonwealth Games to be held at Gold Coast, Australia, in April. The 34-year-old, who is India’s only two-time Olympic individual medallist, defeated Jitender Kumar 4-3 in the final qualification round of the 74 …

New Delhi: Fresh from their Women’s Asia Cup triumph, the India hockey team will assemble for the national camp to begin at the Sports Authority of India at Bengaluru from Sunday. Hockey India (HI) on Saturday named 33 players for the month-long camp, where the players will train under chief coach Harendra Singh. The team recently …

New Delhi: Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh on Wednesday said even though cricket was quite popular in India, other sports were also getting popular rapidly in the country. Vijender, the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight Champion and WBO Oriental Super Middleweight Champion, was present at a dinner held here in connection with the Gold Coast 2018 …