London Olympic Games

Saina Nehwal has achieved three great things this year: Uday Pawar

Saina Nehwal has achieved three great things this year: Uday Pawar

India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal had achieved three memorable feats this year enroute to her gaining the coveted and unprecedented World No.1 status on Saturday, said former international Uday Pawar.

Mar 28, 2015, 20:13 PM IST
Incheon Asiad: India end rowing campaign with three bronze medals

Incheon Asiad: India end rowing campaign with three bronze medals

India picked up two bronze medals from the Asian Games rowing arena here on Thursday as army man Swaran Singh Virk rowed his way through exhaustion to the third spot in single sculls before the men's squad added the eights title.

Sep 25, 2014, 11:28 AM IST
Incheon Asiad: Rower Swaran Singh bags bronze in singles sculls

Incheon Asiad: Rower Swaran Singh bags bronze in singles sculls

Swaran Singh rowed his way through exhaustion to fetch India its second bronze medal at the Asian Games Chungju Tangeum Lake International Rowing Centre here Thursday morning.

Sep 25, 2014, 09:35 AM IST

Can India better its 2010 performance at 2014 Commonwealth Games?

Can India better it`s 2010 performance at the 2014 Commonwealth Games? This is the question everyone is asking ahead of the Glasgow opening ceremony. In the previous edition of the Games, held in Delhi, India won a record 101 medals. The unprecendented medal haul helped the host nation to finish second behind Australia in the medals tally.

Jul 23, 2014, 16:38 PM IST

HI should not keep out talented WSH youngsters: Halappa

Having missed the London Olympic Games where India ended up 12th and last, former captain Arjun Halappa feels that deserving youngsters playing for rival World Series Hockey should be picked for the country by Hockey India, which is currently selecting the national squad.

Oct 05, 2012, 22:17 PM IST

Karmakar to get special promotion for Olympic performance

Indian shooter Joydeep Karmakar will be accorded a special promotion by South Eastern Railway (SER) for his splendid performance in the London Olympic Games where he missed the bronze by a whisker after finishing fourth in the final of 50m Rifle Prone event.

Aug 22, 2012, 21:37 PM IST

Venezuelan lawmakers honour Olympic fencing champ

Ruben Limardo has been honoured by Venezuela`s National Assembly for the gold medal he won at the London Olympic Games.

Aug 15, 2012, 11:18 AM IST

London Olympics 2012: Asians make a big splash, leave Europeans lagging behind

With the London Olympic Games having entered into the sixth day, the Asian countries led by China are dominating the proceedings with traditional sports toppers like Great Britain and Russia lagging behind.

Aug 02, 2012, 18:07 PM IST

Britons buy 75 percent of Olympics tickets

Sebastian Coe, the chairman of London Olympic Games organising committee (LOGOC), said that 75 percent of available tickets for the Olympics have gone to British fans.

May 14, 2012, 15:22 PM IST

German No.1 Petkovic to miss French Open, Wimbledon

Germany`s No.1 tennis player Andrea Petkovic ruptured her ligaments and will be sidelined for three months to miss both the French Open and Wimbledon.

Apr 28, 2012, 14:40 PM IST

We have no hand in selecting Dow: UK minister

A British minister Friday said his country`s government had no hand in selecting Dow Chemical Co. as a sponsor of the London Olympic Games.

Apr 20, 2012, 16:21 PM IST

Pistorius confident of qualifying for London 400 metres

Double amputee Oscar Pistorius says he is confident of qualifying to run the 400 metres at the London Olympic Games.

Mar 28, 2012, 08:48 AM IST

2011 throws up new boxing stars as London Olympic Games beckon

A record number of them booked Olympic berths in the very first qualifying event as Indian boxers rounded off yet another superb year, holding out promise for more than one medal at the world`s biggest sporting extravaganza next year.

Dec 21, 2011, 12:39 PM IST

India have good chance for Olympic medal in women`s boxing: Wu

India stand a good chance of winning a medal in women`s boxing which makes its debut at the London Olympic Games next year, said AIBA President Ching-Kuo Wu.

Nov 11, 2011, 13:07 PM IST