Former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been cleared of wrongdoing relating to a scandal connected to the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi but a report has criticised his appointment of Suresh Kalmadi as head of the Organising Committee.
Commonwealth Games final referee Gary Burgess will join England Netball as officiating manager from September 1, the governing body has announced.
Kazakhstan’s Zhussupov Ablaikhan stunned former Commonwealth Games light welterweight champion Manoj Kumar of India to reach the second round of the AIBA Asian/Oceanian Olympic Qualification Event in Qian’an in China.
There is a pattern to bad publicity before major sporting events. A year or so out the previously optimistic tone will dip amid stories of construction delays, dissatisfaction over ticket distribution, budgets running out of control, rumours of contract corruption and misdemeanours in the awarding of the event to the hosts.
The British Government are hopeful of a resolution to a pay dispute involving media company SIS Live and the Government of India regarding the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games.
Sebastian Coe, in India as part of his first official visit to a member country since assuming the Presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) last month, has backed the idea of an athletics league in the style of cricket's Indian Premier League (IPL) where athletes such as Usain Bolt and David Rudisha could represent some of the world's major cities.
Olympic gold medallist withdraws from Australian World Aquatics Championships team after doping offence
Australia's Olympic gold medallist Kylie Palmer has been provisionally suspended after she tested positive for a banned substance in 2013, the International Swimming Federation (FINA) has announced.