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Olympians, coaches hail Indian grapplers`show

Last Updated: Monday, August 13, 2012, 19:18

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.

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

Last Updated: Monday, August 13, 2012, 16:43

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.

London Olympics football: Late strike gives Canada bronze

Last Updated: Thursday, August 09, 2012, 20:43

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.

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

Last Updated: Thursday, August 09, 2012, 20:38

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.

Olympic taekwondo: Gonzalez stuns Lee for gold

Last Updated: Thursday, August 09, 2012, 13:52

Spain`s Joel Gonzalez thrashed South Korea`s Lee Daehoon for Olympic gold in the final of the men`s flyweight taekwondo tournament Wednesday

London Olympics 2012: Vikas Gowda qualifies for men`s discus throw final

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 07, 2012, 04:41

India`s Vikas Gowda has qualified for the men`s discus throw final at the London Olympics.

Olympic 2012 pole vault: America`s Jenn Suhr wins gold

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 07, 2012, 04:02

Jenn Suhr of the US claimed Olympic gold Monday in a subdued pole vault final where defending champion Yelena Isinbaeva had to settle for bronze.

London Olympics 2012: Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler wins gold at London Olympics

Last Updated: Monday, August 06, 2012, 17:09

London: Iran`s four-time world champion Hamid Sourian won the country`s first gold medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games, defeating Azerbaijan`s Greco-Roman wrestler Roshan Bayramov in the 55kg category here Monday.

London Olympics 2012: Vijay says, am surprised that people didn`t expect a medal from me

Last Updated: Monday, August 06, 2012, 16:37

London: Olympic silver medalist Vijay Kumar says he was taken aback when people, including the media, expressed surprise on his podium finish here at the London Games.

London Olympics 2012: Francis tips Fraser-Pryce for sprint double

Last Updated: Monday, August 06, 2012, 16:30

London: Stephen Francis, coach of the women's Olympic 100 metres champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, says Saturday's triumph has given her momentum and he has now tipped the Jamaican to win the sprint double.

London Olympics 2012: Olympic medals attest to China`s progress, says daily

Last Updated: Monday, August 06, 2012, 15:09

Beijing: A state-run Chinese daily Monday said "sporting achievements attest to the country`s progress" as the country led the medals tally in the London Olympics.

London Olympic 2012 Football: Menezes refutes Brazil gold medal pressure

Last Updated: Monday, August 06, 2012, 14:20

Rio de Janeiro, monday Brazil coach Mano Menezes has said his team is not feeling the pressure of aiming for the country`s first Olympic football gold medal.