Rio Olympics 2016 News

Neymar-led Brazil clinch Gold medal in men’s football, defeat Germany 5-4 on penalties

Neymar-led Brazil clinch Gold medal in men’s football, defeat Germany 5-4 on penalties

In honour of the retiring sprinting great, Neymar even adopted the "lightning bolt" celebration, whilst chants of "ole, ole, ole, Neymar" rang around Rio's most iconic arena.

Aug 21, 2016, 05:48 AM IST
Russian shot putter Yevgeniya Kolodko stripped off silver medal for doping

Russian shot putter Yevgeniya Kolodko stripped off silver medal for doping

Yulia Chermoshanskaya from the 4x100m failed a doping re-test along with Anastasia Kapachinskaya from the 4x400m.

Aug 21, 2016, 05:28 AM IST
VIDEO! Brazil captain Neymar reduced to tears after scoring the winning penalty against Germany

VIDEO! Brazil captain Neymar reduced to tears after scoring the winning penalty against Germany

With the match being stretched to penalties, Neymar stood to take the 5th and final penalty of the shootout.

Aug 21, 2016, 05:16 AM IST
WATCH! Neymar’s glorious free-kick goal against Germany in the Rio Olympics final

WATCH! Neymar’s glorious free-kick goal against Germany in the Rio Olympics final

The Barcelona forward put the ball in the top-left corner, beating Germany’s goalkeeper Timo Horn.

Aug 21, 2016, 04:54 AM IST
Rio 2016 Olympics: India's complete schedule for final day

Rio 2016 Olympics: India's complete schedule for final day

All eyes on Yogeshwar Dutt as India chases third medal at Rio Olympics.

Aug 21, 2016, 03:49 AM IST
WOW! Uber India pay tribute to PV Sindhu's feat at Rio Olympics 2016 in epic style

WOW! Uber India pay tribute to PV Sindhu's feat at Rio Olympics 2016 in epic style

Uber India replaced their traditional cab icons with shuttlecocks. 

Aug 21, 2016, 02:01 AM IST
UNBELIEVABLE: A cricketer created history at Rio Olympics by winning silver medal – Details Inside!

UNBELIEVABLE: A cricketer created history at Rio Olympics by winning silver medal – Details Inside!

Sunnette played one Test and 17 ODIs for the South African women's team.

Aug 21, 2016, 01:27 AM IST
Park In-Bee wins first women`s golf gold medal in 116 years; Aditi Ashok finishes 41st

Park In-Bee wins first women`s golf gold medal in 116 years; Aditi Ashok finishes 41st

Aditi carded five-over 76 to end her campaign at the 41st spot in the women's golf event, which had nine of the world's Top-10 players.

Aug 20, 2016, 22:35 PM IST
WATCH: How PT Usha missed medal by 100th of a second at 1984 Los Angeles Olympics

WATCH: How PT Usha missed medal by 100th of a second at 1984 Los Angeles Olympics

PT Usha narrowly missed a medal at 1984 Los Angeles Olympics in women's 400m hurdles, by hundredth of a second.

Aug 20, 2016, 22:26 PM IST
IOC boss Thomas Bach hails Rio Olympics 2016 as 'iconic'

IOC boss Thomas Bach hails Rio Olympics 2016 as 'iconic'

There were budget cutbacks in the buildup and since the Games started on August 5 there has been widespread comment about empty stadiums.

Aug 20, 2016, 20:56 PM IST
Australian athletes detained in Rio Olympics 2016 for tampering with IDs

Australian athletes detained in Rio Olympics 2016 for tampering with IDs

They were taken before a judge and let off in return for payment of 10,000 reais (US$3,120)fines.

Aug 20, 2016, 20:49 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: Chen Long inflicts heartache on Lee Chong Wei as China retain badminton gold

Rio Olympics 2016: Chen Long inflicts heartache on Lee Chong Wei as China retain badminton gold

Chen took both games 21-18 to consign Lee to a third consecutive defeat in an Olympic Games final.

Aug 20, 2016, 20:10 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh government to reward Sindhu with Rs 3 cr cash prize and government job

Andhra Pradesh government to reward Sindhu with Rs 3 cr cash prize and government job

The government would also award Rs 50 lakh to Sindhu's coach Pullela Gopichand for mentoring her, he said.

Aug 20, 2016, 20:03 PM IST
Woman power saves India blushes at greatest show on earth

Woman power saves India blushes at greatest show on earth

They were equals when it came to effort and perseverance in what is called the greatest show on earth.

Aug 20, 2016, 19:55 PM IST
India's epic feat at Rio shows Indian badminton in safe hands

India's epic feat at Rio shows Indian badminton in safe hands

It turned out to be a watershed moment for Indian badminton as Sindhu became the first Indian shuttler to win a silver at the Olympics.

Aug 20, 2016, 19:46 PM IST
Yogeshwar Dutt not letting negativity affect him ahead of his event at Rio Olympics 2016

Yogeshwar Dutt not letting negativity affect him ahead of his event at Rio Olympics 2016

"Everyone in the team is in a shock, and we are trying our best that it does not affect Yogeshwar. He is our last medal hope. We just pray that he gets a good draw," he added.

Aug 20, 2016, 19:36 PM IST
Chinese legend Lin Dan leaves Rio empty-handed

Chinese legend Lin Dan leaves Rio empty-handed

Lin, who topped the podium at Beijing 2008 and London 2012, was unable to repeat those heroics in Brazil, falling to old rival Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia in Friday`s semi-final.

Aug 20, 2016, 19:32 PM IST
Olympic refugee team participant thanks Hrithik Roshan for support ar Rio 2016

Olympic refugee team participant thanks Hrithik Roshan for support ar Rio 2016

The actor had specifically expressed his support to Mardini, who competed for the 100 meter butterfly and freestyle heats.

Aug 20, 2016, 18:50 PM IST
TAINTED: List of Rio Olympics medallist who have served suspensions for doping

TAINTED: List of Rio Olympics medallist who have served suspensions for doping

It was revealed that at least 120 of the approximately 11,000 athletes competing in Rio have served doping suspensions.

Aug 20, 2016, 18:27 PM IST
Produnova can't be called a death vault: Dipa Karmakar

Produnova can't be called a death vault: Dipa Karmakar

Popularly known as the 'Vault of Death', the best of gymnasts hesitate in attempting the Produnova but not Dipa.

Aug 20, 2016, 17:12 PM IST

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