Olympic Games

Russian doping an 'unprecedented' attack on Olympics: Thomas Bach

Russian doping an 'unprecedented' attack on Olympics: Thomas Bach

The IOC announced the decision after examining evidence of state-sponsored doping over several years that reached a high-point at the Winter Olympics hosted in Sochi, Russia, in 2014.

Dec 06, 2017, 09:33 AM IST
T10 right format to take cricket to Olympics: Virender Sehwag

T10 right format to take cricket to Olympics: Virender Sehwag

Sehwag will be captaining 'Maratha Arabians' team, which will feature in the T10 Cricket League to be played from December 14-17 in the United Arab Emirates.

Nov 30, 2017, 20:09 PM IST
International Olympic Committee considering e-sports for future Games

International Olympic Committee considering e-sports for future Games

The rapidly growing world of e-sports and its popularity among young people has ignited the interest of the IOC as it looks to refresh its own ageing audience.

Oct 29, 2017, 11:22 AM IST
Paris joins Los Angeles in rejecting 2028 Olympic bid

Paris joins Los Angeles in rejecting 2028 Olympic bid

LA 2024 officials have also consistently played down speculation surrounding a possible double award, maintaining that the focus remained on a 2024 bid.

Mar 22, 2017, 23:58 PM IST
ICC Chief Executive David Richardson to hold discussion on inclusion of cricket in Olympics

ICC Chief Executive David Richardson to hold discussion on inclusion of cricket in Olympics

Cricket has never been included as an official sporting competition in the Olympic Games.

Feb 19, 2017, 12:09 PM IST
My dream for an Olympic medal is very much alive, says Jitu Rai

My dream for an Olympic medal is very much alive, says Jitu Rai

Rai had been tipped for a medal at Rio and was one of India's biggest prospects in the precision sport, but the script unfolded in a manner that shocked the shooting fraternity.

Feb 12, 2017, 22:59 PM IST
Italian Olympic Committee officially abandon Rome's 2024 Olympic Games bid

Italian Olympic Committee officially abandon Rome's 2024 Olympic Games bid

Nearly two thirds of councillors backed mayor Virginia Raggi's position that the cash-strapped city needs to sort out its own problems first.

Oct 11, 2016, 21:39 PM IST
From Olympic medallist to glam queen: WATCH how PV Sindhu is making her own style statement

From Olympic medallist to glam queen: WATCH how PV Sindhu is making her own style statement

But, the 21-year-old shuttler is not allowing the rigours of a tight schedule to compromise her rather sensuous fashion quotient.

Aug 31, 2016, 18:49 PM IST
Rio 2016 Olympics: China blame 'fierce' competition after flop show in Brazil

Rio 2016 Olympics: China blame 'fierce' competition after flop show in Brazil

China topped the table in 2008 and were second in 2004 and 2012, but Chinese Olympic committee chief Liu Peng said rising standards had taken them by surprise.

Aug 21, 2016, 11:01 AM IST

Dipa Karmakar returns to India from Rio Olympics

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Aug 20, 2016, 16:29 PM IST
This is what Salman Khan told his mother while watching PV Sindhu's badminton final match!

This is what Salman Khan told his mother while watching PV Sindhu's badminton final match!

Sindhu made the nation proud on Friday by becoming the first Indian woman to bag a silver in the Olympics. 

Aug 20, 2016, 08:41 AM IST
Rio Olympic 2016: Know what Amitabh Bachchan has to say about Indian athletes

Rio Olympic 2016: Know what Amitabh Bachchan has to say about Indian athletes

Rio Olympic 2016 is nearing its end but India still awaits a tick on its medal tally.

Aug 18, 2016, 07:54 AM IST
Nike's stock falls behind rivals amid Rio Olympics

Nike's stock falls behind rivals amid Rio Olympics

Nike has top billing among sports brands at the Rio Olympics, but a week into the Games, its stock is losing to Adidas and Under Armour UA.N.

Aug 14, 2016, 09:54 AM IST
Rio Olympics 2016, Day 7 — As it happened...

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 7 — As it happened...

There was disappointment in store in athletics for the Indian contingent, but Vikas Krishan and mizxed-doubles tennis team lift the mood.

Aug 12, 2016, 17:20 PM IST
Olympic Games: Sachin Tendulkar says he will back India's Rio athletes to the hilt

Olympic Games: Sachin Tendulkar says he will back India's Rio athletes to the hilt

Tendulkar was asked about criticism from some quarters after the poor show of Indian athletes.

Aug 10, 2016, 19:52 PM IST
Olympics `fantastic forum` for cricket: World Rugby`s Brett Gosper

Olympics `fantastic forum` for cricket: World Rugby`s Brett Gosper

IOC president Thomas Bach was accompanied in the stands of the Deodoro Stadium on Saturday by none other than Indian cricket superstar Sachin Tendulkar.

Aug 07, 2016, 04:59 AM IST

U.S. marksmen stand up for open-carry gun rights

U.S. shooter Kim Rhode has a chance to tie a record for the longest consecutive streak of medal-winning performances at this month`s Olympic Games.

Aug 05, 2016, 02:30 AM IST
Deepika Kumari, Bombayla Devi all pumped up to lead India's Rio archery campaign from Friday

Deepika Kumari, Bombayla Devi all pumped up to lead India's Rio archery campaign from Friday

Atanu Das is the sole male archer to qualify for the Games scheduled to start from August 5.

Aug 03, 2016, 04:53 AM IST
Google unveils enhanced features for fans to enjoy ''Olympic Games''

Google unveils enhanced features for fans to enjoy ''Olympic Games''

Celebrating the buzz and excitement around the Olympic games across the country, Google has unveiled a set of enhanced features to bring alive the Olympic mood among Indian fans.

Aug 02, 2016, 15:31 PM IST
Rio Olympics: Bryan brothers pull out of Olympic Games citing concerns over Zika virus

Rio Olympics: Bryan brothers pull out of Olympic Games citing concerns over Zika virus

Many athletes have withdrawn from the Olympics over concerns about the mosquito-borne Zika virus linked to birth defects in newborn babies.

Jul 31, 2016, 09:22 AM IST