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Sachin Tendulkar thanks countrymen for supporting Indian athletes in Rio Olympics 2016

Sachin Tendulkar thanks countrymen for supporting Indian athletes in Rio Olympics 2016

Fielding its biggest ever contingent at the Olympic Games, India has pocketed just one bronze medal so far, far away from the double digit medal hope as predicted before the Games.

Aug 19, 2016, 17:46 PM IST
PV Sindhu will satisfy nation's hunger for Gold: Mary Kom

PV Sindhu will satisfy nation's hunger for Gold: Mary Kom

With the win, she has become the second Indian player in badminton to win an Olympic medal after Saina Nehwal, who had clinched bronze in London four years ago.

Aug 19, 2016, 17:14 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016, Day 14 — Usain Bolt completes treble as Jamaica win men's 4x100m gold

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 14 — Usain Bolt completes treble as Jamaica win men's 4x100m gold

Day 14 live blog of Rio Olympics 2016.

Aug 19, 2016, 16:47 PM IST
VIDEO: SERIOUSLY! Couple caught having sex as BBC journalist reports on Olympics from beach

VIDEO: SERIOUSLY! Couple caught having sex as BBC journalist reports on Olympics from beach

'Is something going on on the beach behind Dan Walker??,' was the question posed by several. 

Aug 19, 2016, 16:43 PM IST
Shobhaa De invites troll for Sindhu comments on Twitter

Shobhaa De invites troll for Sindhu comments on Twitter

After Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu prevailed over Nozomi Okuhara of Japan to enter the final of the women`s singles event at the Olympic Games, author Shobhaa De once again sparked the controversy by

Aug 19, 2016, 16:10 PM IST
History beckons as PV Sindhu takes on Carolina Marin in gold medal contest

History beckons as PV Sindhu takes on Carolina Marin in gold medal contest

Sindhu is the first Indian to reach final of a badminton event at the Olympics.

Aug 19, 2016, 15:20 PM IST
READ: CLASS! Saina Nehwal's impressive reply to 'fan' who mocked her after PV Sindhu's win

READ: CLASS! Saina Nehwal's impressive reply to 'fan' who mocked her after PV Sindhu's win

It was wonderful to see several people rally behind Saina and hitting out at her so-called 'fan'.

Aug 19, 2016, 14:32 PM IST
US swimmers quit Brazil after admitting to inventing mugging

US swimmers quit Brazil after admitting to inventing mugging

US Olympic authorities apologized to Brazil as two US swimmers were allowed to go home having retracted a fabricated story about being mugged in Rio.

Aug 19, 2016, 13:57 PM IST
Narsingh Yadav ban: We couldn't convince CAS on conspiracy, sabotage, says WFI chief

Narsingh Yadav ban: We couldn't convince CAS on conspiracy, sabotage, says WFI chief

 Narsingh was ousted from the Olympics and slapped with a four-year ban for flunking a dope test.

Aug 19, 2016, 13:23 PM IST
PV Sindhu vs Carolina Marin: Rio Olympics 2016, Women's Badminton Singles Final — As it happened...

PV Sindhu vs Carolina Marin: Rio Olympics 2016, Women's Badminton Singles Final — As it happened...

Sindhu thus became the youngest Indian individual medallist at Olympics.

Aug 19, 2016, 13:23 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: PV Sindhu's father hopeful of a good final match today

Rio Olympics 2016: PV Sindhu's father hopeful of a good final match today

After her semi-final win yesterday, Sindhu said she would give in her best today to win the coveted gold medal.

Aug 19, 2016, 12:35 PM IST
WATCH: Japan's Risako Kawai celebrates gold medal win by slamming coach to the mat

WATCH: Japan's Risako Kawai celebrates gold medal win by slamming coach to the mat

The only things more impressive than her win was the celebration that followed.

Aug 19, 2016, 11:46 AM IST
READ: 'Lonely' Abhinav Bindra throws open doors of gold medal club to PV Sindhu

READ: 'Lonely' Abhinav Bindra throws open doors of gold medal club to PV Sindhu

Sindhu is in great form and has beaten two higher ranked opponents in the last two rounds.

Aug 19, 2016, 10:25 AM IST
My dream of winning medal for India has been cruelly snatched away: Narsingh Yadav

My dream of winning medal for India has been cruelly snatched away: Narsingh Yadav

The verdict marked a painful end to the sordid controversy which began with the wrestler failing a June 25 test.

Aug 19, 2016, 09:42 AM IST
WATCH: Pumped for the finals! Virat Kohli records special message for PV Sindhu

WATCH: Pumped for the finals! Virat Kohli records special message for PV Sindhu

Sindhu will take on Spain's World No.1 Carolina Marin in the gold medal match later in the day. 

Aug 19, 2016, 09:23 AM IST
Shahenshah-level trolling! Amitabh Bachchan destroys Shobhaa De after PV Sindhu's win

Shahenshah-level trolling! Amitabh Bachchan destroys Shobhaa De after PV Sindhu's win

Bollywood legend took to social micro-blogging site Twitter to express his delight.

Aug 19, 2016, 08:52 AM IST
VIDEO! Usain Bolt sets the track on fire, bags third consecutive 200m gold at Olympic Games

VIDEO! Usain Bolt sets the track on fire, bags third consecutive 200m gold at Olympic Games

The Jamaican sprinter clocked 19.78 seconds at the top, ahead of second placed Canadian Andre de Grasse.

Aug 19, 2016, 07:25 AM IST
Narsingh Yadav defeated by his own compatriots, says IOA chief Rajeev Mehta

Narsingh Yadav defeated by his own compatriots, says IOA chief Rajeev Mehta

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) had appealed against the NADA all-clear to Narsingh at CAS, three days ahead of his scheduled opening bout at the Olympics.

Aug 19, 2016, 06:46 AM IST
Rio 2016 Olympics: India's complete schedule for Day 14

Rio 2016 Olympics: India's complete schedule for Day 14

PV Sindhu's Women's Singles Badminton final will be the pick of the matches scheduled on Day 14.

Aug 19, 2016, 06:16 AM IST
Rio Olympics: How Indian athletes performed on Day 13

Rio Olympics: How Indian athletes performed on Day 13

Rio Olympics: How Indian athletes performed on Day 13.

Aug 19, 2016, 05:20 AM IST

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