India can qualify in doubles at Rio Olympics: Coach Kim Tan Her
India can qualify in doubles at Rio Olympics: Coach Kim Tan Her

 Renowned Malaysian doubles coach Kim Tan Her, who is set to join the national badminton team next month, is confident about India's qualification in doubles category at next year's Rio Olympics Games.

Four threats Olympics security chiefs need to stop
Four threats Olympics security chiefs need to stop

Muggings, crowd violence, a terrorist attack -- there are a lot of potential problems to keep Olympics security chiefs in Rio de Janeiro awake at night a year before the 2016 Summer Games.

We hope to see at least 25 OGQ athletes in Rio: Geet Sethi
We hope to see at least 25 OGQ athletes in Rio: Geet Sethi

Not-for-profit organisation Olympic Gold Quest on Tuesday expressed hope that by 2024 it will be able to support 200 sportspersons and added that at least 25 of the 70 sportspersons they are currently supporting will qualify for next year's Rio Olympics.

Indian archers keep Rio 2016 hopes alive
Indian archers keep Rio 2016 hopes alive

 Indian men's and women's teams kept themselves in line to grab Olympic quota berths by finishing 10th and 15th in the qualification rounds at the World Archery Championship here on Monday.

Rio knife attacks claim more victims: Police

Two more people were injured Saturday in knife attacks in Rio, raising to 13 the number of stabbing victims in as many day in the city that hosts the 2016 Olympic Games.

Rio 2016 says clean up target for sail bay still holds
Rio 2016 says clean up target for sail bay still holds

A pledge to clean Rio de Janeiro`s bay where sailing will be held in 2016 still stands despite the state`s top environment official suggesting the target was unattainable, said the Olympic organising committee.

Rio 2016 ticket registration to begin in November
Rio 2016 ticket registration to begin in November

 Fans can begin registering for tickets to the Rio 2016 Olympics in November with prices starting at less than $20, officials said.

Diver Tom Daley may retire post Glasgow Games

Tom Daley may quit diving this year after the Commonwealth Games to avoid the Olympics in 2016.

IOC official Coates backtracks on Rio attack

IOC vice-president John Coates on Thursday backtracked on his scathing criticism of Rio de Janeiro`s Olympic preparations, saying the city could deliver an "excellent" Games and "things are moving in the right direction".

Top Rio Games official Marcio Fortes quits

The Brazilian government has confirmed the resignation of one of the top officials of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.

Paes dreams of playing 2016 Olympics

Veteran Indian tennis player Leander Paes said on Thursday that his fitness is still good enough to carry him into Brazil Olympic Games in 2016.

Olympic flag arrives in Rio

The Olympic flag has arrived here, marking the dawn of a new era in Rio de Janeiro`s history.

Shocked US Olympic delegate urges heads of state ban

The Olympic fiasco arising from US President Barack Obama’s failed promotion of Chicago’s bid for the 2016 Games should be avoided by keeping heads of state away from the process, a US delegate said on Sunday.

Shocked US Olympic delegate urges heads of state ban

The Olympic fiasco arising from US President Barack Obama’s failed promotion of Chicago’s bid for the 2016 Games should be avoided by keeping heads of state away from the process, a US delegate said on Sunday.

Caipirinhas in Rio after 2016 Olympics win

Confetti poured over 50,000 cheering Brazilians, swimsuit-clad revelers waved green, yellow and blue flags and bartenders worked overtime serving caipirinhas to celebrate one of Rio`s proudest moments.

Caipirinhas in Rio after 2016 Olympics win

Confetti poured over 50,000 cheering Brazilians, swimsuit-clad revelers waved green, yellow and blue flags and bartenders worked overtime serving caipirinhas to celebrate one of Rio`s proudest moments.

Confident Rio ready to land first South American Games

The time has finally come for a South American city to host the Olympic Games with Brazil enjoying unprecedented economic and social growth, confident Rio 2016 bid leaders said on Tuesday.

Confident Rio ready to land first South American Games

The time has finally come for a South American city to host the Olympic Games with Brazil enjoying unprecedented economic and social growth, confident Rio 2016 bid leaders said on Tuesday.