BENGALURU: Taking a cue from Mumbai, a city-based priest filed a public interest litigation in the high court seeking directions to BWSSB to check injudicious use of water for Indian Premier League

Senior counsel Rafiq Dada, appearing for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), told the Bombay High Court on Thursday that cricket pitches were not watered a day before the match and on

Association studies have identifed dozens of genetic variants linked to training responses and sport-related traits. However, no intervention studies utilizing the idea of personalised training based on athlete’s genetic profle have been conducted. Here we propose an algorithm that allows achieving greater results in response to high- or low-intensity resistance training programs by predicting athlete’s potential for the development of power and endurance qualities with the panel of 15 performance-associated gene polymorphisms.

Video games sometimes get a bad rap for negative effects on public health, but if chosen wisely, it may help improve health outcomes in children.

The top official in China's northern province of Hebei, one of the country's most polluted, has vowed to use the staging of the 2022 Winter Olympics to drive efforts to cut smog, promote clean ener

Activists alleging decades of neglect and the repeated failure of authorities to make good on clean up promises have effectively killed one of Rio de Janeiro’s most iconic waterways staged a protes

Kenya could pull out of this summer's Rio Olympics if the Zika virus in Brazil reaches "epidemic levels", says the head of Kenya's Olympic committee.

A consortium of Dutch government, NGOs and businesses has proposed solutions to Guanabara Bay’s pollution. But cash-strapped Brazil can’t pay

World Sailing's chief says his efforts to get the Olympic sailing venue shifted from Rio's polluted Guanabara Bay to the cleaner and safer Buzios, a coastal resort some 160 km (100 miles) away, res

Supreme Court on January 12, 2016  restrained the Tamil Nadu government from conducting its traditional bull-taming sport Jallikattu, and stayed the Centre’s notification lifting the ban on it

Supreme Court directs that there shall be stay of Notification dated 7th January, 2016 (which stated that bulls may be continue to be exhibited or trained as a performing animal, at events such as Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu and bullock cart races in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Punjab, Haryana, Kerala and Gujarat in the manner by the customs of any community or practiced traditionally under the customs or as a part of culture, in any part of the country subject to the following conditions) issued by the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change, until further orders.