Rio Olympics 2016 News

VIRAL VIDEO: India's real Olympians — Breathtaking skills!

VIRAL VIDEO: India's real Olympians — Breathtaking skills!

Even as India struggle to come to terms with the medal count, or lack of it at Rio Olympics 2016, a video of local boys from a nodescript town performing breathtaking gymnastics routines has been

Aug 20, 2016, 17:11 PM IST
Farewell Usain Bolt! 'The greatest` bows out with nine golds

Farewell Usain Bolt! 'The greatest` bows out with nine golds

But after his 4x100m triumph in Rio on Friday, the Rio crowd celebrated in the knowledge that they were witnessing the departure of a legend.

Aug 20, 2016, 17:00 PM IST
Shobhaa De wishes PV Sindhu – Here's how Twitterati trolled her, yet again!

Shobhaa De wishes PV Sindhu – Here's how Twitterati trolled her, yet again!

Fans have not yet forgotten her insensitive remark where she mocked Indian contingent for their poor show at the biggest sporting spectacle.  

Aug 20, 2016, 16:49 PM IST
Make Rajyavardhan Rathore Sports Minister: Milkha Singh

Make Rajyavardhan Rathore Sports Minister: Milkha Singh

'Flying Sikh' Milkha complimented PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik and Dipa Karmakar for their stellar performance at the Olympics.

Aug 20, 2016, 16:29 PM IST
I worked very hard for medal at Rio Olympics, my life is going to change from now on: PV Sindhu

I worked very hard for medal at Rio Olympics, my life is going to change from now on: PV Sindhu

Just at the age of 21, ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu has created history by becoming the first Indian shuttler to win a Silver medal at Rio Olympics 2016.

Aug 20, 2016, 15:19 PM IST
WATCH: True sportsmanship! Lin Dan exchanges shirt with Lee Chong Wei after losing in men's semis

WATCH: True sportsmanship! Lin Dan exchanges shirt with Lee Chong Wei after losing in men's semis

At the final in London Olympics 2012, Chong Wei lost 15-21, 21-10, 19-21 to Lin Dan.

Aug 20, 2016, 14:48 PM IST
Saina Nehwal may miss competitive action for four months

Saina Nehwal may miss competitive action for four months

Saina Nehwal, who underwent a knee surgery at a Mumbai hospital, is likely to be out of action for four months in a big setback for the badminton star, her father Harvir Singh said today.

Aug 20, 2016, 14:06 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: Cash rewards pour in for PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik – Details inside

Rio Olympics 2016: Cash rewards pour in for PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik – Details inside

Delhi Government also offered a promotion to Sakshi Malik’s father who works in the Delhi Transports Corporation.

Aug 20, 2016, 13:13 PM IST
Olympics 2016: Ryan Lochte apologises, team mate pays fine for lying to Brazil police

Olympics 2016: Ryan Lochte apologises, team mate pays fine for lying to Brazil police

Police said one of the swimmers had vandalised a gas station after the group stopped the taxi there to use a bathroom.

Aug 20, 2016, 12:35 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: Costume attracted Sakshi Malik to wrestling, says her mother

Rio Olympics 2016: Costume attracted Sakshi Malik to wrestling, says her mother

Hounded by barrage of relatives, well-wishes and politicians, bronze-medal winning wrestler’s home in Rohtak has turned into national spotlight.

Aug 20, 2016, 10:50 AM IST
WATCH: The HISTORIC moment – When PV Sindhu received her Silver medal after women's singles final

WATCH: The HISTORIC moment – When PV Sindhu received her Silver medal after women's singles final

PV Sindhu's parents also expressed their happiness on their daughter's phenomenal achievement.  

Aug 20, 2016, 09:44 AM IST
Rio Olympics 2016, Day 14: PV Sindhu settles for silver in women's final; Usain Bolt completes historic 'triple-treble'

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 14: PV Sindhu settles for silver in women's final; Usain Bolt completes historic 'triple-treble'

In the summit clash, Sindhu lost 21-19, 12-21, 15-21 in a high-intensity final that lasted for an hour and 23 minutes at the Riocentre in Rio de Janeiro.

Aug 20, 2016, 09:11 AM IST
RECAP Day 14: PV Sindhu adds silver lining to India’s dismal performance at Rio Olympics

RECAP Day 14: PV Sindhu adds silver lining to India’s dismal performance at Rio Olympics

Badminton Association of India (BAI) President Dr. Akhilesh Das Gupta announced a cash award of Rs 50 lakh for Sindhu.

Aug 20, 2016, 07:48 AM IST
India welcomes back it’s hero! This is how Dipa Karmakar was greeted at Delhi Airport – VIDEO

India welcomes back it’s hero! This is how Dipa Karmakar was greeted at Delhi Airport – VIDEO

The Tripura-girl became India’s first ever gymnast to compete at Olympic finals.

Aug 20, 2016, 07:40 AM IST
ON FIRE! Usain Bolt completes gold treble in his 3rd consecutive Olympic Games – WATCH VIDEO

ON FIRE! Usain Bolt completes gold treble in his 3rd consecutive Olympic Games – WATCH VIDEO

Usain Bolt clinched his 9th Olympic gold as Jamaica win the men's 4x100m final with a timing of 37.27s.

Aug 20, 2016, 07:28 AM IST
Rio 2016 Olympics: India's complete schedule for Day 15

Rio 2016 Olympics: India's complete schedule for Day 15

India's complete schedule for Day 15 at Rio Olympics 2016.

Aug 20, 2016, 06:29 AM IST
Rio Olympics: How Indian athletes performed on Day 14

Rio Olympics: How Indian athletes performed on Day 14

Aditi Ashok, PV Sindhu, Sandeep Kumar and Men’s & Women’s relay teams were in action on Day 13.

Aug 20, 2016, 06:09 AM IST
Sprint legend Usain Bolt chasing an unprecendented triple-triple, set for Olympic farewell

Sprint legend Usain Bolt chasing an unprecendented triple-triple, set for Olympic farewell

He stands to equal Carl Lewis and Finn Paavo Nurmi`s record of nine athletics gold medals.

Aug 20, 2016, 04:53 AM IST
Pullela Gopichand plays down PV Sindhu’s final defeat; proud of the shuttler’ historic performance

Pullela Gopichand plays down PV Sindhu’s final defeat; proud of the shuttler’ historic performance

Sindhu`s silver medal comes after Sakshi Malik won the Bronze in 48-kg freestyle wrestling event.

Aug 20, 2016, 03:59 AM IST
Narsingh Yadav vows to take his battle to PM Narendra Modi seeking thorough investigation

Narsingh Yadav vows to take his battle to PM Narendra Modi seeking thorough investigation

Narsingh was evicted from the Olympics Village this morning as the ban meant his accreditation and entry was cancelled.

Aug 20, 2016, 02:32 AM IST

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