Rio Olympics 2016 News

Brazil's Neymar nets fastest Olympic goal ever at 15 seconds at Rio 2016 Olympics

Brazil's Neymar nets fastest Olympic goal ever at 15 seconds at Rio 2016 Olympics

"It was amazing to just arrive in the stadium and watch a beautiful goal," said Filipe Deliza, a 19 year-old law student from Rio.

Aug 17, 2016, 23:33 PM IST
Sakshi Malik loses in quarters, injury ends Vinesh Phogat campaign at Rio Olympics 2016

Sakshi Malik loses in quarters, injury ends Vinesh Phogat campaign at Rio Olympics 2016

If the Russian manages to reach the gold-medal bout, Sakshi will get a shot at the bronze with a chance to fight in the repechage round.

Aug 17, 2016, 22:19 PM IST
P V Sindhu's parents confident ahead of her Rio 2016 Olympic Semi-final

P V Sindhu's parents confident ahead of her Rio 2016 Olympic Semi-final

Sindhu will face World no.6 Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the last-four stage.

Aug 17, 2016, 20:44 PM IST
Shiva Thapa lone boxer to be selected for Arjuna Award this year

Shiva Thapa lone boxer to be selected for Arjuna Award this year

His medal at the world event was only the third ever that India had won after Vijender Singh (2009) and Vikas Krishan (2011).

Aug 17, 2016, 20:41 PM IST
No better way to end career than bagging 6 Olympics medals: Michael Phelps

No better way to end career than bagging 6 Olympics medals: Michael Phelps

Phelps said going into his last Olympics in Rio, he was desperate to win the elusive gold medal in 200m butterfly event.

Aug 17, 2016, 20:06 PM IST
Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth loses to Lin Dan in Rio Olympic 2016 quarters

Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth loses to Lin Dan in Rio Olympic 2016 quarters

Five-time world champion Dan edged World No.11 Srikanth 21-6, 11-21, 21-18.

Aug 17, 2016, 19:39 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016, Day 12 : Grappler Sakshi earns India Bronze; Usain Bolt enters 200m finals - As it happened..

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 12 : Grappler Sakshi earns India Bronze; Usain Bolt enters 200m finals - As it happened..

Track the performance of all the Indians in action right here.

Aug 17, 2016, 16:09 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: Kidambi Srikanth vs Lin Dan - As it happened...

Rio Olympics 2016: Kidambi Srikanth vs Lin Dan - As it happened...

The legendary Chinese beat the 21-year-old 6-21, 21-11, 18-21 in quarter-final.

Aug 17, 2016, 15:06 PM IST
Dipa Karmakar recommended for Khel Ratna after inspiring show at Rio Olympics 2016

Dipa Karmakar recommended for Khel Ratna after inspiring show at Rio Olympics 2016

With nothing to lose, Dipa gave her best at the vault finals as a result of which she became the toast of the nation overnight.

Aug 17, 2016, 14:34 PM IST
WATCH: HISTORIC! When Kidambi Srikanth beat Lin Dan in his own backyard

WATCH: HISTORIC! When Kidambi Srikanth beat Lin Dan in his own backyard

Against the legendary Chinese former World No. 1, Srikanth has nothing to lose and will be expected to go for broke.

Aug 17, 2016, 14:20 PM IST
WATCH: History of Produnova – Vault of death is named after THIS Russian athlete

WATCH: History of Produnova – Vault of death is named after THIS Russian athlete

Russian gymnast Yelena Produnova was the first female gymnast to ever successfully land the difficult vault (which is how it got its name). 

Aug 17, 2016, 14:10 PM IST
PHOTOS: Olympic Spirit! American runner Abbey D'Agostino stops to help fallen athlete during 5,000 metre run

PHOTOS: Olympic Spirit! American runner Abbey D'Agostino stops to help fallen athlete during 5,000 metre run

In what could be called a true display of sportmanship at Rio Olympics 2016, an American 5,000 meter runner Abbey D' Agostino stopped mid-race to help fallen New Zealand runner Nikki Hamblin.

Aug 17, 2016, 14:07 PM IST
After shooting contingent's Rio failure, Abhinav Bindra asked to head NRAI independent inquiry

After shooting contingent's Rio failure, Abhinav Bindra asked to head NRAI independent inquiry

Despite 12 shooters representing India, it was the veteran Bindra who came the closest to winning a medal.

Aug 17, 2016, 13:49 PM IST
Nozomi Okuhara: Everything you need to know about P. V. Sindhu's semi-final opponent

Nozomi Okuhara: Everything you need to know about P. V. Sindhu's semi-final opponent

Can Sindhu churn out yet another solid performance against Okuhara?

Aug 17, 2016, 13:16 PM IST
Sindhu is a great fighter but can do a notch higher, says coach Gopichand

Sindhu is a great fighter but can do a notch higher, says coach Gopichand

As the Indian shuttler is all set to face world number three Nozomi Okuhara in the semis tomorrow, her coach feels that she can do much better in terms of her defensive ability.

Aug 17, 2016, 13:03 PM IST
PV Sindhu has not been using her mobile phone for last two months, says mother

PV Sindhu has not been using her mobile phone for last two months, says mother

The 21-year-old from Hyderabad defeated world number two and London Olympics silver medallist Wang Yihan of China in straight games 22-20, 21-19 to keep India's medal hopes alive at Rio.

Aug 17, 2016, 12:40 PM IST
Players will regret skipping Rio Olympics 2016, says Andy Murray

Players will regret skipping Rio Olympics 2016, says Andy Murray

Double Olympic winner Murray took the opportunity to lightly scold his fellow players - some of whom skipped the Olympics due to scheduling problems or perceived fears of the Zika virus.

Aug 17, 2016, 12:15 PM IST
Olympics 2016: Simone Biles bows out with four gold and name in lights

Olympics 2016: Simone Biles bows out with four gold and name in lights

Biles missed London 2012 because she was too young to compete but has dominated gymnastics in the four-year cycle since.

Aug 17, 2016, 11:27 AM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: No-medal show reflects rot in Indian boxing

Rio Olympics 2016: No-medal show reflects rot in Indian boxing

Country’s last hope in sport vanishes as Krishan goes down to Uzbek World No. 1 in quarters

Aug 17, 2016, 11:13 AM IST
Olympics 2016: In time of crisis, Sushil Kumar tweets INSPIRATIONAL message for wrestler Narsingh Yadav

Olympics 2016: In time of crisis, Sushil Kumar tweets INSPIRATIONAL message for wrestler Narsingh Yadav

There seems to be no end to Narsingh Yadav's woes as WADA has decided to appeal against the clean chit given to him by NADA in a dope scandal.

Aug 17, 2016, 10:50 AM IST

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