Rio Olympics 2016 News

CAS overturns NADA’s decision, gives grappler Narsingh Yadav a 4-year ban

CAS overturns NADA’s decision, gives grappler Narsingh Yadav a 4-year ban

The CAS panel did not accept the argument of the athlete that he was the victim of sabotage.

Aug 19, 2016, 04:13 AM IST
Argentina win first ever Olympics gold medal in men’s hockey, beating Belgium 4-2

Argentina win first ever Olympics gold medal in men’s hockey, beating Belgium 4-2

Earlier, two-time defending champions Germany beat the Netherlands in a shootout for bronze.

Aug 19, 2016, 03:25 AM IST
Grappler Narsingh Yadav’s Rio Olympics participation hangs in balance as CAS delays decision

Grappler Narsingh Yadav’s Rio Olympics participation hangs in balance as CAS delays decision

Narsingh had claimed of a conspiracy to frame him and had filed a police report in this regard, although he refrained from naming anyone.

Aug 19, 2016, 03:08 AM IST
Day 13 Recap: PV Sindhu creates history;  Aditi Ashok shines in Rd 2, Babita Kumari ousted

Day 13 Recap: PV Sindhu creates history; Aditi Ashok shines in Rd 2, Babita Kumari ousted

Sindhu's gold match opponent, Marin also entered her maiden Olympic final beating London Olympic champion Li Xuerui 21-14 21-16.

Aug 19, 2016, 02:28 AM IST
Rio Olympics: Young golfer Aditi Ashok tied eighth at the end of two rounds

Rio Olympics: Young golfer Aditi Ashok tied eighth at the end of two rounds

Aditi`s overall performance included 5 birdies, 2 bogies and 3 pars as she finished the day 3-under 68, to finish 36 holes of the Olympic women`s individual golf with 6-under 136.

Aug 19, 2016, 02:03 AM IST
WATCH: When PV Sindhu defeated Carolina Marin at 2015 Denmark Open – Will history repeat itself?

WATCH: When PV Sindhu defeated Carolina Marin at 2015 Denmark Open – Will history repeat itself?

PV Sindhu did come out on top against Carolina Marin when the two met at the 2015 Denmark Open.

Aug 19, 2016, 01:24 AM IST
Narsingh Yadav cleared to compete in Rio Olympics 2016

Narsingh Yadav cleared to compete in Rio Olympics 2016

Yadav had tested positive for a banned anabolic steroid - methandienone - in tests conducted on June 25.

Aug 19, 2016, 00:22 AM IST
Rio Olympics: Golf sensation Aditi Ashok raises visions of medal, three shots off lead

Rio Olympics: Golf sensation Aditi Ashok raises visions of medal, three shots off lead

The 18-year-old was just three shots behind the leader, Stacey Lewis of US after firing a second successive three-under 68.

Aug 18, 2016, 23:42 PM IST
Video undermines US Olympic swimmers` `mugging` story

Video undermines US Olympic swimmers` `mugging` story

A judge on Wednesday ordered the swimmers to be detained and their passports confiscated.

Aug 18, 2016, 23:32 PM IST
Excluded Russian Yelena Isinbayeva elected to IOC athletes commission

Excluded Russian Yelena Isinbayeva elected to IOC athletes commission

Isinbayeva, 34, was unable to defend her title after the Russian squad was hit with a blanket ban over a doping scandal which rocked track and field.

Aug 18, 2016, 23:23 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: My aim is to win gold for India, will give my best shot in finals, says PV Sindhu

Rio Olympics 2016: My aim is to win gold for India, will give my best shot in finals, says PV Sindhu

Ace shuttler PV Sindhu, who thumped Nozomi Okuhara of Japan to enter the final of the women's singles event of badminton competitions, said on Thursday that she will give her best shot to win a Gold

Aug 18, 2016, 23:15 PM IST
WATCH: Rare video of Major Dhyan Chand at 1936 Berlin Olympics

WATCH: Rare video of Major Dhyan Chand at 1936 Berlin Olympics

The exploits of hockey wizard Major Dhyan Chand is well documented. But there are few videographic evidence of his brilliance.

Aug 18, 2016, 22:52 PM IST
Dipa Karmakar revives Duleep Singh's gymnastics legacy in Tripura

Dipa Karmakar revives Duleep Singh's gymnastics legacy in Tripura

Two of the Arjuna awardees, Mantu Debnath and Kalpana Debnath, trained under Singh. Dipa, the third, credits her success to coach Bisheshwar Nandi, who, in turn, is a Singh product.

Aug 18, 2016, 22:26 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: PV Sindhu gets a shot at badminton gold medal, sets up dream final with world no 1 Carolina Marin

Rio Olympics 2016: PV Sindhu gets a shot at badminton gold medal, sets up dream final with world no 1 Carolina Marin

The 21-year-old Indian registered a 21-19, 21-10 win over her higher ranked Japanese opponent in 49 minutes, in front of a vocal Indian crowd.

Aug 18, 2016, 22:00 PM IST
PV Sindhu storms into Rio Olympics final: From PM Modi to Sonia Gandhi know who all congratulated the ace shuttler

PV Sindhu storms into Rio Olympics final: From PM Modi to Sonia Gandhi know who all congratulated the ace shuttler

Ace shuttler PV Sindhu thumped Nozomi Okuhara of Japan to enter the finals of the women's singles event of badminton competitions at the Rio Olympic Games on Thursday. Here is how people reacted to

Aug 18, 2016, 21:45 PM IST
Rio 2016: Babita loses opening bout; gets eliminated

Rio 2016: Babita loses opening bout; gets eliminated

Babita Kumari lost her opening women's 53 kg category wrestling bout 1-5 against Maria Prevolaraki of Greece and got eliminated from the competition in the Olympic Games here today.

Aug 18, 2016, 20:47 PM IST
Saina Nehwal admitted to Hyderabad Hospital

Saina Nehwal admitted to Hyderabad Hospital

The 26-year-old had lost her second group match against Ukraine's Maria Ulitina to crash out of the Rio Olympics.

Aug 18, 2016, 19:37 PM IST
Sakshi Malik all set to get Khel Ratna for her Olympic medal

Sakshi Malik all set to get Khel Ratna for her Olympic medal

Olympic bronze medal winning wrestler Sakshi Malik is all set to be conferred with country's highest sporting honour Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award as per policy decision by the government.

Aug 18, 2016, 18:45 PM IST
Rio Olympics: Racist joke haunts Brazilian medal winner

Rio Olympics: Racist joke haunts Brazilian medal winner

When Brazilian gymnast Arthur Nory won a bronze in the floor exercises, he naturally expected an all-round ovation from his countrymen. But that was not to be. The reason lay in a racist joke cracked

Aug 18, 2016, 18:13 PM IST
Rio 2016: Netherlands, Britain in women's hockey final at Olympics

Rio 2016: Netherlands, Britain in women's hockey final at Olympics

The Dutch dream of a history-making third successive women's Olympic hockey gold medal remains very much alive after defeating Germany in a drama filled shoot-out after the match finished with the

Aug 18, 2016, 18:08 PM IST

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