Rio Olympics 2016 News

PATHETIC! No water, missing Indian officials reason behind OP Jaisha's collapse in Rio

PATHETIC! No water, missing Indian officials reason behind OP Jaisha's collapse in Rio

The 33-year-old regained consciousness 2-3 hours after collapsing.

Aug 22, 2016, 15:49 PM IST
Olympics 2016: Goodbye Rio, over to Tokyo now for 2020 Games

Olympics 2016: Goodbye Rio, over to Tokyo now for 2020 Games

Bolt has proved to the world that his feat may be difficult to match for any other human in the near future.

Aug 22, 2016, 15:44 PM IST
Rio Olympics: Pele congratulates Brazil on football gold

Rio Olympics: Pele congratulates Brazil on football gold

The Brazilian legend, who declined a request to participate in the Rio 2016 opening ceremony due to ill health, also praised organisers for a successful Games.

Aug 22, 2016, 15:18 PM IST
Pullela Gopichand is good, but we will find a better coach for PV Sindhu: Telangana deputy CM Mohammed Mahmood Ali

Pullela Gopichand is good, but we will find a better coach for PV Sindhu: Telangana deputy CM Mohammed Mahmood Ali

Saina and Sindhu were trained at Pullela Gopichand's academy in Hyderabad under his watchful eyes.

Aug 22, 2016, 13:22 PM IST
Olympics 2016: Andy Murray dominates in Rio Games, outsider Monica Puig arrives on big stage

Olympics 2016: Andy Murray dominates in Rio Games, outsider Monica Puig arrives on big stage

The return of 2009 U.S. Open winner del Potro, who had sunk to 141 in the world rankings due to wrist injuries, coincided with the re-emergence of Spain`s former singles champion Rafa Nadal after two

Aug 22, 2016, 12:26 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: Sachin Tendulkar all set to gift a swanky BMW to PV Sindhu for scripting history

Rio Olympics 2016: Sachin Tendulkar all set to gift a swanky BMW to PV Sindhu for scripting history

The Master Blaster did something similar in 2012 when he gifted a BWM to Saina Nehwal after she bagged a bronze medal at London Olympics.

Aug 22, 2016, 10:48 AM IST
Grand welcome back home: PV Sindhu, Pullela Gopichand thank Telangana government for wonderful reception

Grand welcome back home: PV Sindhu, Pullela Gopichand thank Telangana government for wonderful reception

PV Sindhu arrived in Hyderabad today and the state government has planned a grand felicitation ceremony for her at the Gachibowli stadium

Aug 22, 2016, 09:36 AM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: Sakshi Malik, PV Sindhu shine for India; USA top tally with 121 medals

Rio Olympics 2016: Sakshi Malik, PV Sindhu shine for India; USA top tally with 121 medals

At a time when it looked like that India could come back home empty-handed, Sakshi, who hails from Rohtak, brought smiles back home as she became the first Indian female wrestler to clinch a medal at

Aug 22, 2016, 08:53 AM IST
Athletes’ Report Card: See how the Indian athletes performed at the 2016 Olympic Games

Athletes’ Report Card: See how the Indian athletes performed at the 2016 Olympic Games

India's repord card includes performance of every athlete at the Rio Olympics.

Aug 22, 2016, 07:45 AM IST
Rio Olympics bid farewell as athletes sign-off with a colorful closing ceremony

Rio Olympics bid farewell as athletes sign-off with a colorful closing ceremony

United States of America topped the medals tally with 121 medals (46 Gold, 37 Silver, 38 Bronze), followed by Great Britain (27 23 17) and China (26 18 26).

Aug 22, 2016, 07:27 AM IST
Rio Olympics 2016 Closing Ceremony: As it happened..

Rio Olympics 2016 Closing Ceremony: As it happened..

The 2016 Games will formally see an end when the Olympic Flame, lit by Brazilian marathon runner Vanderlei de Lima, will be extinguished.

Aug 22, 2016, 02:20 AM IST
Phenomenal Eliud Kipchoge storms to runway marathon gold as Sun sets at Rio Olympics

Phenomenal Eliud Kipchoge storms to runway marathon gold as Sun sets at Rio Olympics

Kipchoge, 31, timed 2hr 8min 44sec on a rainy but picturesque course that snaked below Rio`s mountain-top Christ the Redeemer statue.

Aug 22, 2016, 01:59 AM IST
WATCH - BIZARRE! Mongolian wrestling coaches STRIP to bare minimum after unfavorable decision

WATCH - BIZARRE! Mongolian wrestling coaches STRIP to bare minimum after unfavorable decision

At the end of the bout, it appeared as if the Mongolian had won the bout but the referees chose to give the Uzbekistani player a penalty point.

Aug 22, 2016, 01:33 AM IST
SPOT ON! Before the start of Rio Olympics, Associated Press knew how many medals India will win

SPOT ON! Before the start of Rio Olympics, Associated Press knew how many medals India will win

News Agency Associated Press had predicted that India will get only two medals at Rio Olympics.

Aug 22, 2016, 00:36 AM IST
Rio Diary: Blood, sweat and tears at Rio Summer 2016

Rio Diary: Blood, sweat and tears at Rio Summer 2016

Instead of climbing the podium she was stretchered to intensive care with heavy concussion and three cracked vertebrae.

Aug 21, 2016, 23:56 PM IST
Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva earns IOC spot despite opposition

Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva earns IOC spot despite opposition

Isinbayeva received 45 votes in favour and 23 against with two IOC members abstaining as she was confirmed a member of the Olympic body,

Aug 21, 2016, 23:33 PM IST
N Ramachandran awarded Olympic Order by IOC President Bach

N Ramachandran awarded Olympic Order by IOC President Bach

Ramachandran has been actively associated with several sports organisations.

Aug 21, 2016, 23:18 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: Ethiopian runner Feyisa Lilesa in `death` protest

Rio Olympics 2016: Ethiopian runner Feyisa Lilesa in `death` protest

"I have relatives in prison back home," he said.

Aug 21, 2016, 23:07 PM IST
Mongolian weightlifter Chagnaadorj Usukhbayar tests positive for testosterone in Olympics 2016

Mongolian weightlifter Chagnaadorj Usukhbayar tests positive for testosterone in Olympics 2016

"In total, the CAS... dealt with seven doping cases," it said in a statement.

Aug 21, 2016, 22:59 PM IST
Girl power to the fore: PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik save India from drawing a blank in Rio Games

Girl power to the fore: PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik save India from drawing a blank in Rio Games

Three unassuming women became the redeemers for India at the Rio Olympics as the country concluded its campaign with some good, bad and ugly memories.

Aug 21, 2016, 22:51 PM IST

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