Nothing to hide in boxing's new scoring system: AIBA

By Poonam MehraHamburg, Aug 25 International Boxing Association (AIBA) President Dr Ching Kuo-Wu today said the world body's recently-revamped scoring system has left no room for discontent as...

Aug 25, 2017 4:57 PM | Newsscroll

AOC chief Coates defiant after damning review

Sydney, Aug 24 An independent review of the Australian Olympic Committee's workplace practices released today has revealed a dysfunctional culture out of step with the Games' ideals.The review,...

Aug 24, 2017 5:33 PM | Newsscroll

The curious case of Taiwan and Chinese Taipei

By Saumojyoti S ChoudhuryTaipei City (Taiwan), Aug 21 Taiwan is what they want to be known as, but Chinese Taipei is what they are forced to compete as in the ongoing Summer Universiade or the...

Aug 21, 2017 1:14 PM | Newsscroll

'RFYS committed to transform India into multi sports nation'

Kochi, Aug 16 Reliance Foundation Youth Sports' (RFYS) is committed to transform India into a multi-sports nation in the not too distant future, its chairperson Nita Ambani said here today.Launching...

Aug 16, 2017 5:35 PM | Newsscroll

'Superhuman' wanted -- Bolt exit leaves vacuum to fill

London, Aug 14 Usain Bolt's retirement leaves a huge vacuum to fill but athletics is moving in the right direction in rebranding itself after scandals that seriously damaged its image, according to...

Aug 14, 2017 10:12 AM | Newsscroll

Bolt in quotes

London, Aug 13 Athletics superstar Usain Bolt's last championship race ended in dramatic fashion as he collapsed injured on the track anchoring Jamaica's 4x100 metres relay in the world championship...

Aug 13, 2017 12:26 PM | Newsscroll

Olympics: LA approves host city contract for 2028 Games

Los Angeles, Aug 11 Los Angeles city council rubber-stamped the host city contract today, paving the way for bringing the 2028 Summer Olympics to southern California and ceding the 2024 Games to...

Aug 12, 2017 1:56 AM | Newsscroll

LA city to get more oversight in 2028 agreement

Los Angeles, Aug 10 Los Angeles 2028 Olympic bid chiefs will give more oversight to city officials as they attempt to fine-tune details of their hastily revised plans to stage the Games, documents...

Aug 10, 2017 9:04 AM | Newsscroll

IOC defends stance on Russian doping

London, Aug 4 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today defended its stance on Russia despite being criticised for baulking at calls to ban the country outright from last year's Rio Olympics...

Aug 04, 2017 8:32 PM | Newsscroll

Embattled Wu defiant as AIBA offices reopen

Lausanne, Aug 2 The offices of amateur boxing's ruling body AIBA reopened today after a week-long closure with embattled president Wu Ching-Kuo on site despite a push for his ouster by rival...

Aug 02, 2017 9:41 PM | Newsscroll