London Games 2012

Mary Kom hopes to be back in 2 months time

Mary Kom hopes to be back in 2 months time

 Olympic medallist MC Mary Kom on Tuesday said she would take around two months time to recover from the hamstring injury, that has kept her out of the Women's World Boxing Championship at Jeju, South Korea, to be held from November 13 to 25.

Nov 11, 2014, 17:59 PM IST

London Olympics: Having sex doesn’t ruin sporting performance the next day

Some Olympians who believe that athletes should abstain from sex in the run-up on a sporting performance, may only be frustrating themselves unnecessarily as it now seems there is no evidence to support this myth, it has been revealed.

Aug 02, 2012, 09:18 AM IST

UK using Olympics to lobby India trade deals?

The UK is laying out the red carpet for leaders and officials of "cash-rich" emerging countries such as India, Brazil and China during the Olympics to lobby and win high-value trade deals for British companies, a media report said Wednesday.

Jul 18, 2012, 18:11 PM IST

IOC allows Kuwaiti athletes to compete under Olympic flag

Kuwaiti athletes can compete under the Olympic flag at the London Games after their Olympic committee was suspended, the International Olympic Committee said.

May 25, 2012, 15:26 PM IST

Time running out on Thorpe`s London dreams

Five-times Olympic gold medallist Ian Thorpe took a small step forward in his bid to qualify for this year`s London Games on Saturday but it could be too little, too late.

Jan 14, 2012, 19:19 PM IST

Two million register for London Games tickets

Two million people have registered an interest for tickets for the London 2012 Olympic Games, despite the prices being higher than initially promised, the head of the organising committee said Saturday.

Dec 25, 2010, 19:00 PM IST

Two million register for London Games tickets

Two million people have registered an interest for tickets for the London 2012 Olympic Games, despite the prices being higher than initially promised, the head of the organising committee said Saturday.

Dec 25, 2010, 19:00 PM IST

Women`s boxing nod could give China three more golds

China has high hopes of dominating women`s boxing at the 2012 Olympics after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided earlier this month to include it on the London programme.

Aug 31, 2009, 13:49 PM IST

Women`s boxing nod could give China three more golds

China has high hopes of dominating women`s boxing at the 2012 Olympics after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided earlier this month to include it on the London programme.

Aug 31, 2009, 13:49 PM IST

Olympics opens door for Women boxers; Mary Kom vows Gold

The IOC on Thursday decided to include women’s boxing in the upcoming London Olympics.

Aug 14, 2009, 00:15 AM IST

Olympics opens door for Women boxers; Mary Kom vows Gold

The IOC on Thursday decided to include women’s boxing in the upcoming London Olympics.

Aug 14, 2009, 00:15 AM IST