Athletics

Pistorius' murder trial unlikely to be derailed with athlete's mental health report

Oscar PistoriusJohannesburg, June 30 - Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius' mental health report is highly unlikely to derail the final stretch of the athlete's murder trial.

Oscar Pistorius' psychiatrist suffers heart attack

Oscar PistoriusLondon, June 28 - A psychiatrist assessing Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius' mental health has suffered a heart attack.

However, the psychiatrist's ill health will not delay the athlete's murder trial, which will resume on Monday.

Bolt available to compete at this year's Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Usain BoltLondon, June 27 - Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has said that he is available to compete at this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

AFI announces qualifying marks for 2014 CWG

AFI announces qualifying marks for 2014 CWGLucknow: The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) today announced the qualifying marks for selection of the Indian athletics team for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, to be held in Glasgow from July 23 to August 3.

James edges Merritt in world-leading time

James edges Merritt in world-leading timeEugene (Oregon), June 1 - Grenada's Olympic champion Kirani James stormed to a world-leading time as he won his first major 400 metres duel of the year with American Lashawn Merritt at the Prefontaine Classic here.

Powell appeals to CAS for reduction in ban period

Powell appeals to CAS for reduction in ban periodLausanne (Switzerland), May 28 : Jamaican sprint star Asafa Powell has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) asking for his 18-month ban to be reduced to three months.

Pistorius begins month-long 'mental health evaluation' at psychiatric hospital

Oscar PistoriusLondon, May 27 - Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has reportedly begun his court-ordered mental health evaluation at a South African psychiatric hospital.

Bolt to run in Poland for first time

Usain-BoltKingston (Jamaica), May 24 : Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt will run in Poland for the first time when he competes in the fifth edition of the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial in August.

Ukraine's Kuznetsov wins modern pentathlon gold

Anton-KuznetsovBudapest, May 19 : Ukraine's Anton Kuznetsov won the boys' individual title at the 2014 Modern Pentathlon Youth A World Championships here.

Olympic legend Carl Lewis inspires Mumbai's budding athletes

Olympic legend Carl Lewis inspires Mumbai's budding athletesMumbai, May 19 : Budding athletes got a chance to share the field with American sprint star and Olympic gold medallist Carl Lewis on Monday in Mumbai, who inspired and encouraged



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