NBA star Kevin Durant turns producer

NBA star Kevin Durant has agreed to co-produce a basketball-themed TV drama series that will be part of Apple's programming. The scripted series, to be called Swagger, will be written by noted screenwriter Reggie Rock Bythewood and produced by Imagi...

Tyson Gay fails to qualify for World Athletics Championships

Tyson Gay Sacramento (US): Former world champion Tyson Gay will not be able to compete at this year's world athletics championships, after failing to reach the final of either of his preferred sprint events at the US athletics championships here. Gay m...

No more Playboy for Olympic silver medallist Petrissa Solja

Petrissa Solja A fun shoot for Playboy put her in the spotlight but Germany's Olympic silver-winning paddler Petrissa Solja wants the focus to be firmly on her game as she gears up for the Ultimate Table Tennis in India next week. Solja was among the f...

Shah Rukh Khan offers financial aid to boxing legend Kaur Singh

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan recently helped boxing legend Kaur Singh, who was struggling to pay his medical bills. The 52-year-old was moved after he got to know that the 1982 Asian Games gold medallist from Punjab was finding difficult to pay R...

HWL: Heartbreak for India as they lose 2-3 to Malaysia in...

India's Harmanpreet Singh (right) tries to get past Malaysia’s Tajuddin Tengku in London yesterday Malaysia has always been a thorn in Indian hockey team's flesh and so it proved it again. A little over six weeks ago Malaysia beat India in the Su...

No special preparations for clash with Maimaitiali: Vijender Singh

New Delhi: His first fight of the year could fetch Vijender Singh his second title but the Indian boxing star says save for minor tweaks in technique, he isn't making any special preparations for the showdown with China's Zulpikar Maimaitiali next mon...

American skier Lindsey Vonn seems to be enjoying the peace and...

American skier Lindsey Vonn seems to be enjoying the peace and calm at the Sailrock Resort, a premier place in South Caicos along the pristine beaches of the Caribbean. Yesterday, she posted this picture of her getaway and captioned it: "Peace and qui...

Michael Phelps throws a ‘fishy’ bash for his son Boomer

Swimming champ Michael Phelps played the role of a doting dad to the tee on Sunday when he celebrated his son Boomer's first birthday with a shark attack-themed party. The big bash included a pair of birthday cakes, one being in the shape of a shark e...

Is golfer Tiger Woods dating model Laci Kay Somers?

Laci Kay Somers Former World No. 1 golfer Tiger Woods is reportedly dating model, actress and personal trainer Laci Kay Somers. Woods confirmed that he would not be fit for next week's Masters due to an injury, but with Somers by his side, we are sure ...

I want to improve doubles: Jwala Gutta on new role as...

Jwala Gutta Hyderabad: Not too pleased with the state of doubles' players in Indian badminton, recently-appointed women's doubles coach Jwala Gutta said she would use her new role to bring the focus on them. "I would like to see the betterment of the g...