Rio Olympics 2016 News

Rio Olympics: Brazil police pull two US swimmers from airplane

Rio Olympics: Brazil police pull two US swimmers from airplane

The two were with star US swimmer Ryan Lochte and another squad member, James Feigen, when they said they were robbed at gunpoint early Sunday.

Aug 18, 2016, 17:46 PM IST
WATCH: PRICELESS! How Sakshi Malik's mother reacted after her bronze medal win

WATCH: PRICELESS! How Sakshi Malik's mother reacted after her bronze medal win

The Haryana girl created history by becoming the first woman wrestler from India to bag an Olympic medal.

Aug 18, 2016, 16:25 PM IST
Sakshi Malik: Seven interesting facts about India's first Rio medalist

Sakshi Malik: Seven interesting facts about India's first Rio medalist

The 23-year-old girl from Haryana defeated Kyrgyzstan's Aisuluu Tynybekov to become the first woman wrestler from India to bag an Olympic medal and the fourth Indian wrestler to win medal at the

Aug 18, 2016, 16:22 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara — As it happened...

Rio Olympics 2016: PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara — As it happened...

Welcome to our live badminton blog for PV Sindhu's semi-final clash against Nozomi Okuhara. Follow live score, live updates right here.

Aug 18, 2016, 15:29 PM IST
Rio Olympic participants complain upset stomachs; culprit can be ''leaky gut''

Rio Olympic participants complain upset stomachs; culprit can be ''leaky gut''

Looks like `leaky gut` can be held responsible for reported stomach problems by the competitors at the Rio Olympics.Raymond Playford, a gastro-intestinal expert from Plymouth University, came up with

Aug 18, 2016, 14:48 PM IST
READ: Amitabh Bachchan's epic reply to Pakistani journalist who mocked India for celebrating Sakshi Malik's win

READ: Amitabh Bachchan's epic reply to Pakistani journalist who mocked India for celebrating Sakshi Malik's win

Pakistani journalist Omar Quraishi mocked India for celebrating the bronze medal.

Aug 18, 2016, 14:44 PM IST
HILARIOUS! Virender Sehwag rubs salt on Shobhaa De's wounds after Sakshi Malik wins bronze

HILARIOUS! Virender Sehwag rubs salt on Shobhaa De's wounds after Sakshi Malik wins bronze

Humor is the key ingredient of Viru's tweets, which have taken the micro-blogging site by storm.

Aug 18, 2016, 13:24 PM IST
EXPLAINED: Here's how Sakshi Malik won bronze despite losing her quarter-final

EXPLAINED: Here's how Sakshi Malik won bronze despite losing her quarter-final

All the grapplers who lost to the two eventual finalists during the knockouts compete in the repechage.

Aug 18, 2016, 11:46 AM IST
Rio 2016: When Abhinav Bindra 'yorked' Sachin Tendulkar for getting facts wrong

Rio 2016: When Abhinav Bindra 'yorked' Sachin Tendulkar for getting facts wrong

Like most Indian sport fans, Tendulkar too lauded Srikanth for his gallant performance.

Aug 18, 2016, 11:04 AM IST
READ: This emotional message from injured Vinesh Phogat will bring a tear to your eye​

READ: This emotional message from injured Vinesh Phogat will bring a tear to your eye​

Vinesh took to social micro-blogging site Twitter to share an extremely emotional message with her fans and followers.

Aug 18, 2016, 09:39 AM IST
Here's how PM Narendra Modi reacted after Sakshi Malik created history in Rio

Here's how PM Narendra Modi reacted after Sakshi Malik created history in Rio

Mr. Modi took to social micro-blogging site Twitter to share his sentiments.  

Aug 18, 2016, 09:03 AM IST
Rio 2016 Olympics: India's complete schedule for Day 13

Rio 2016 Olympics: India's complete schedule for Day 13

Aditi Ashok, Babita Kumari and PV Sindhu will feature on Day 13.

Aug 18, 2016, 07:44 AM IST
Rio Olympics: How Indian athletes performed on Day 12

Rio Olympics: How Indian athletes performed on Day 12

Sakshi Malik openend India's medal account at the Rio Olympics with a bronze.

Aug 18, 2016, 07:38 AM IST
WATCH! Usain Bolt’s lung-bursting run to win the 200m semi-finals at Rio Olympic

WATCH! Usain Bolt’s lung-bursting run to win the 200m semi-finals at Rio Olympic

Usain Bolt clocked 19.78 seconds, 0.02 seconds ahead of second placed Andre De Grasse

Aug 18, 2016, 07:09 AM IST
Rio Olympics: Bronze medal is result of my 12 years of hard work, says Sakshi Malik

Rio Olympics: Bronze medal is result of my 12 years of hard work, says Sakshi Malik

Sakshi earned the dramatic win after falling behind 0-5 following the first period in the do-or-die bout.

Aug 18, 2016, 04:52 AM IST
Grappler Vinesh Phogat suffers ligament tear, will take at least a week to recover: India’s Olympics Chief

Grappler Vinesh Phogat suffers ligament tear, will take at least a week to recover: India’s Olympics Chief

Vinesh's campaign was cut short after she hurt her right knee half-way into the first period of her 48kg quarterfinal fight against China's Sun Yanan.

Aug 18, 2016, 04:11 AM IST
WATCH! The moment Sakshi Malik won BRONZE and made over a billion people proud of her

WATCH! The moment Sakshi Malik won BRONZE and made over a billion people proud of her

The wrestler, who competes in the 58-kg category, defeated Aisuluu Tynybekova 8-5 to win her maiden medal at the Olympics.

Aug 18, 2016, 03:32 AM IST
Rio Olympics: Wrestler Sakshi Malik clinches bronze to open India's medal account

Rio Olympics: Wrestler Sakshi Malik clinches bronze to open India's medal account

The 23-year-old from Rohtak overturned a 0-5 deficit in a hectic second round to win 8-5.

Aug 18, 2016, 03:09 AM IST
TRUE GOLD! Japan's Eri Tosaka celebrates in epic style after becoming 48 kg wrestling champion - PIC INSIDE

TRUE GOLD! Japan's Eri Tosaka celebrates in epic style after becoming 48 kg wrestling champion - PIC INSIDE

Soon after becoming the 48 kg wrestling champion, Tosaka lifted her coach on shoulders.

Aug 18, 2016, 02:22 AM IST

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