South African runner Caster Semenya took second place in her Olympic debut Wednesday, three years after a gender controversy sidelined her career and overshadowed her victory in the world championships.
An Indian court has ruled that the organizer of the scandal-plagued 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi is forbidden from attending the opening ceremony of the London Olympics.
A retired gold medal-winning athlete in India is under pressure to prove she is female after her partner accused of deception and sexual assault, police said Friday.
Former world champion Jessica Ennis is one of Great Britain's big medal hopes for the London 2012 Olympics.
An Indian court granted bail Thursday to the organizer of the 2010 Commonwealth Games almost nine months after he was arrested on corruption charges related to the international sporting event.
India's beleaguered government huddled with various political parties Wednesday, trying to come up with a way forward on an anti-corruption bill as ailing, elderly campaigner Anna Hazare continued his fast for a second day to protest legislation he slammed as too weak to deal with endemic graft.
Rebecca Adlington won two gold medals in Beijing, broke the 19-year-old world record of Janet Evans in the 800-meter freestyle, and became Great Britain's most successful Olympic swimmer in a century -- all at the age of 19. What does she plan for an encore?
A man took off his sandal and charged toward Suresh Kalmadi, the chief organizer of last year's Commonwealth Games, as the arrested official arrived for a court hearing Tuesday.
India's federal police Monday arrested the chief organizer of last year's Commonwealth Games for suspected corruption.
India's beleaguered prime minister pledged to introduce a long-pending anti-graft legislation in parliament after a 72-year-old reformist indefinite hunger strike over corruption galvanized public support.
A former government minister in India is among a dozen defendants charged in a multi-billion-dollar corruption scandal that has rocked the country's coalition government and investor confidence in Asia's third-largest economy, federal police said Saturday.
India's federal police have arrested two senior officials involved in organizing last year's troubled Commonwealth Games in New Delhi for suspected corruption.
Cornered by his critics over his handling of corruption in government, India's prime minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday accepted opposition demands for a wider, cross-party investigation into a massive telecom scandal that has rattled his administration, now in its second term.
It's only been four months since Moses Kipsiro won double gold at the Commonwealth Games in India. And like the natural runner he is, Kipsiro is taking his newfound celebrity status in his stride.
Ugandan running champion Moses Kipsiro shows young runners that no obstacle is too large to overcome.
Five-time Olympic champion Ian Thorpe is to return to competitive swimming and is targeting the 2012 London Olympics to add to his impressive medals tally.
A group of India's top business leaders and eminent citizens are urging the nation's political establishment to tackle corruption as a series of high-profile scandals rocked the world's second-fastest growing major economy.
So much for the idea that Lindsey Vonn and the rest of the U.S. ski team would have a down season in the post-Olympic year. Vonn and fellow Olympic champ Ted Ligety both earned decisive victories in World Cup events as the Cup tour made its annual fall pass through North America. Vonn captured the Super G race in Lake Louise, Alberta on Sunday, while Ligety won the giant slalom event on the Birds of Prey course in Beaver Creek, Colo. It marked the first time since 2006 that two U.S. alpine skiers had won World Cup events on the same day.
Indian federal police have arrested eight financial executives suspected of facilitating loans in exchange for bribes, the latest in a string of corruption scandals jolting Asia's third-largest economy.
With the 2010 Commonwealth Games a part of history, India's prime minister has ordered a high-level probe into troubling corruption and mismanagement allegations.
Folashade Abugan is the third Nigerian athlete to have failed a drugs test at the Commonwealth Games in India, where she won two silver medals, it was revealed on Friday.
Indian pair Achanta Sharath Kamal and Subhajit Saha added another Commonwealth Games gold to the host nation's collection on Wednesday, beating Singapore in the men's doubles table tennis final.
India's hosting of the 2010 Commonwealth Games ended on a high note on Thursday as badminton player Saina Nehwal won a dramatic final gold of the 11-day competition to put her country second in the overall medal table.
India's women claimed an historic gold medal in the 4x400m relay at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi on Tuesday, as women's 100m champion Osayemi Oludamola was officially stripped of her title.
Hosts India surged into second place in the medals table on Sunday with a mini-gold rush which at last drew large crowds to the crisis-ridden Commonwealth Games.
Alicia Coutts led another Australian gold rush at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday with her fifth triumph in the swimming pool in New Delhi.
Australia continued to dominate the Commonwealth Games with another golden haul in India on Friday, as swimmer Alicia Coutts picked up her fourth winner's medal and cyclist Cameron Meyer claimed his third.
Lerone Clarke of Jamaica held off the challenge of England's Mark Lewis-Francis to win the men's 100 meters title at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday.
Cricket's popularity in India may explain why the Commonwealth Games aren't drawing spectators. Sara Sidner reports.
India's dreaded "Delhi belly" hit a number of top swimming stars, as Australia continued to dominate at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday.
A dozen Australian swimmers have fallen ill at the beleaguered Commonwealth Games in India, officials say.
Just three weeks after the U.S. men's basketball team defeated host nation Turkey in the finals of their world championship, the U.S. women's team knocked off the hosts from the Czech Republic, 89-69, to capture the women's title in Karlovy Vary on Sunday. Angel McCoughtry led the U.S. with 18 points and Diana Taurasi added 16. The victory also gave the U.S. squad an automatic berth in the tournament at the London Olympics.
Langur monkeys are used to protect people from wild macaque monkeys during the Commonwealth Games. Sara Sidner reports.
Chotu is not happy to see visitors. He is busy scratching himself and intensely surveying his surroundings when he's approached.
Australia remained top of the Commonwealth Games medals table after the second day of competition in India following a clean sweep of the three cycling events.
CNN's Sara Sidner was there as Delhi kicked off the 2010 Commonwealth Games with a spectacular opening ceremony.
After a fraught buildup and the razzmatazz of the opening ceremony, the real action gets underway Monday at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.
Teenage Nigerian weightlifter Augustina Nkem Nwaokolo claimed the first gold medal on day one of the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.
Is Delhi pushing out the poor to keep them out of sight of Commonwealth Games visitors? CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
An official with the Indian lawn bowls team has been diagnosed with dengue fever but is in stable condition, doctors confirmed Monday.
After harsh criticism and controversy, the 2010 Commonwealth Games will officially begin Sunday in New Delhi, India.
South Africa's Caster Semenya became the latest high-profile athlete to pull out of the troubled Commonwealth Games, with a back injury cited as she withdrew Tuesday.
Poverty-plagued parents bring their kids to Commonwealth Games construction sites in India. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
There are five days left until the opening day of the biggest sporting event India has ever put on.
A lot of work remains to be done at the venues and athletes' village at the Commonwealth Games in India, just a week before they are due to begin, the head of the games said Saturday.
Some experts say the Commonwealth Games are hurting India's brand. CNN's Mallika Kapur reports.
Scottish tennis player Elena Baltacha has pulled out of the Commonwealth Games in India because conditions in New Delhi constitute a health risk for her.
Human rights expert Siddharth Kara explains what jobs he saw children doing on Commonwealth Games construction sites.
New Delhi is due to host the Commonwealth Games, one of the world's largest multi-sport events, from October 3, but the Indian city has been beset by problems amid a last-minute rush to be ready in time.
Eight countries have written a joint letter to the Indian organizers of the games regarding security and safety issues.
India's home minister said Friday that security and maintenance issues have been squared away ahead of the staging of the Commonwealth Games, which are beset by a myriad of problems.
Phil Black reports on the concerns held by athletes and teams about India's readiness to host the Commonwealth Games.
India's prime minister called a meeting with two ministers for Thursday evening as the country scrambles to pull together the problem-plagued Commonwealth Games.
From afar the Commonwealth Games village, where the athletes are supposed to live during the 11-day event, looks clean, bright and fancy, especially compared to some of the other buildings in and around New Delhi.
CNN's Sara Sidner reports a shooting in New Delhi, India, raises questions about security at the Commonwealth Games.
One of two Taiwanese nationals injured in a shooting at a popular Old Delhi, India, tourist site remained in critical condition Monday after doctors removed a bullet from his abdomen, a hospital official said.
An undercover investigation by Australia's Seven Network reveals potential security flaws at the Commonwealth Games.
A pedestrian bridge under construction for next month's Commonwealth Games here collapsed Tuesday, officials said, adding to concerns raised about India's preparedness for the international sporting event.
Australia warned its citizens Monday that next month's Commonwealth Games in India carry a "high risk of terrorism."
India's capital is no stranger to cesspools of standing water, disease and punishing gridlock when rains happen.
South Africa has named Caster Semenya, the women's world 800 meter champion, in their squad for the 2010 Commonwealth Games which will take place in New Delhi, India.
CNN's Rosemary Church reports on the latest problems to hit India's upcoming Commonwealth Games.
South Africa's "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius is still struggling to qualify for the Commonwealth Games despite smashing his own Paralympic record in Britain on Saturday.
Usain Bolt may bolt from another event, depending on the source you choose to believe. Although Bolt's coach, Glen Mills, says the sprinter will not run in the Jamaican team trials for the Commonwealth Games next week, Mills now says the quadrennial competition, set to open in Delhi on Oct. 3, was never actually on his schedule in the first place. That comes as news to organizers, who have been promoting Bolt's appearance since last year.
When the 2010 FIFA World Cup kicks off on Friday, 18,000 specially trained volunteers will be on hand to help South Africa host football's biggest competition.
Away from the hustle and bustle of Delhi's dusty streets, where rickshaws, crammed buses and the occasional elephant usually set the tone for a cacophonous commuting experience, there is an air-conditioned haven that is the pride of local residents: The Delhi Metro.
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