Olympic 2012

Olympians, coaches hail Indian grapplers`show

A day after India finished the Olympics on a rousing note, with Sushil Kumar clinching a historic double, the country`s former wrestlers said that the feat would inspire many more to follow in the footsteps of those who tasted success at the British capital.

Aug 13, 2012, 19:18 PM IST

London Olympics tennis: Paes-Sania crash out of mixed doubles

India`s tennis campaign at the 2012 London Games came to an end Saturay after the mixed doubles pair of Leander Paes and Sania Mirza lost their quarterfinal match at the Wimbledon.

Aug 13, 2012, 16:43 PM IST

London Olympics football: Late strike gives Canada bronze

A stoppage-time goal from Diana Matheson gave Canada their first Olympic women`s football medal with a 1-0 victory over France in Thursday`s bronze medal match here.

Aug 09, 2012, 20:43 PM IST

Olympics 2012 swimming: Hungary`s Risztov powers to gold in marathon

Hungarian swimmer Eva Risztov had the stamina to beat the field in the women`s 10-kilometre open water swimming Thursday after a close finish in Hyde Park here at the Olympics.

Aug 09, 2012, 20:38 PM IST

Olympics 2012 badminton: South Koreans take men`s doubles bronze

South Korea`s Lee Yong Dae and Chong Jae Sung won bronze in the men`s badminton doubles Sunday, beating Malaysia`s Tan Boon Heong and Koo Kien Keat at the London Games.

Aug 05, 2012, 17:51 PM IST

London Olympics: Collapsed walker is Olympic hero

A Russian walker who collapsed while chasing a medal at the Olympics is a true example of heroism, the head of the Russian Olympic Committee said Sunday.

Aug 05, 2012, 17:38 PM IST

Olympics 2012: Chinese badminton head coach blames referee for player`s injury

Chinese badminton head coach Li Yongbo accused Danish referee Torsten Berg of causing injury to Wang Xin in the bronze medal match against India`s Saina Nehwal.

Aug 05, 2012, 16:45 PM IST

London Olympics: China`s Chen takes badminton bronze

China`s Chen Long won the bronze in the men`s singles badminton Sunday at the London Olympics, beating South Korea`s Hyun Il Lee.

Aug 05, 2012, 16:38 PM IST

London Olympics: India’s Schedule Day 9 (Sunday)

Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the Olympic Games Sunday.

Aug 05, 2012, 14:38 PM IST

London Olympics Day 8: India Roundup

Nehwal etched her name in India`s Olympic folklore by becoming the country`s maiden badminton medallist and the second Indian woman ever on the podium.

Aug 05, 2012, 08:27 AM IST

London Olympics: Phelps honored with special career-ending ceremony

Michael Phelps was honored with a special individual ceremony after concluding his record-breaking career Saturday as the most decorated Olympian.

Aug 05, 2012, 02:44 AM IST

Olympics 2012 badminton: Li Xuerui beats No.1 Wang for gold

China`s Li Xuerui took gold in the women`s badminton singles Saturday, beating compatriot Wang Yihan in three games to continue her winning finals record against the World No.1.

Aug 04, 2012, 23:03 PM IST

London Olympics 2012: Shootout for title of world`s fastest man

The fastest man in the world will be crowned on day three of athletics events at the London Olympics, which starts tomorrow morning with the women`s marathon through the city`s streets

Aug 04, 2012, 16:42 PM IST

London Olympics 2012: British women knocked out of football by Canada

Great Britain`s women saw their maiden Olympic football tournament end with a 2-0 quarter-final defeat by Canada in Coventry.

Aug 04, 2012, 16:40 PM IST

Olympic 2012 : At 218kg judoko Ricardo Blas Jr is Olympics’ heaviest athlete

Ricardo Blas Junior, who is a judo player, is the heaviest competitor in the history of modern Olympics with a colossal weight of 218 kg.

Aug 03, 2012, 23:22 PM IST

Olympics 2012 cycling: Germany takes women`s sprint gold after China demoted

China`s Gong Jinjie and Guo Shuang were demoted to the silver medal in the women`s team sprint cycling Thursday

Aug 03, 2012, 02:08 AM IST

London Olympics cycling: Britain take men`s sprint gold

Britain won gold at the velodrome in world record time Thursday, beating France in the men`s team sprint final.

Aug 03, 2012, 02:02 AM IST

London Olympics gymnastics: American Douglas pips Russians to gold

Sixteen-year-old American gymnast Gabby Douglas won the gold in the women`s individual all around competition on Thursday, leaving Russia with silver and bronze.

Aug 03, 2012, 01:56 AM IST

Olympics 2012 canoe slalom: France`s Fer paddles to kayak gold

Emilie Fer of France won the Olympic gold medal in the women`s kayak slalom Thursday.

Aug 03, 2012, 01:45 AM IST

Olympics 2012: China`s Zhang Jike wins gold in table tennis

World No.1 Zhang Jike beat fellow Chinese player Wang Hao for gold in Thursday`s Olympic table tennis singles final.

Aug 03, 2012, 01:37 AM IST