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Pyeongchang Winter Olympics organisers: South Korea well-prepared, if North Korea attends

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics organisers: South Korea well-prepared, if North Korea attends

Lee Hee-Beom, head of the 2018 Olympic organising committee, said they had long been preparing for the North's attendance at what he described as the "largest-ever winter festival in history".

Jan 03, 2018, 20:04 PM IST
Must not host Olympics unless we can win 40 gold medals: Abhinav Bindra

Must not host Olympics unless we can win 40 gold medals: Abhinav Bindra

indra also spoke about his battle with epilepsy ahead of the Rio Olympics after he was diagnosed with the serious neurological-medical condition in 2014.

Nov 26, 2017, 21:07 PM IST
London Olympics: Three gold medal weightlifters disqualified for doping

London Olympics: Three gold medal weightlifters disqualified for doping

About 10 gold medalists from London have now lost their titles or are at risk of losing them because of doping - four are athletes from Belarus.

Oct 27, 2016, 16:55 PM IST
After winning gold, Mariyappan Thangavelu does something even more inspirational

After winning gold, Mariyappan Thangavelu does something even more inspirational

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa announced a cash prize Rs 2 crore for him.

Sep 12, 2016, 19:14 PM IST
Sports Ministry begins thorough probe into 2016 Rio Olympics debacle

Sports Ministry begins thorough probe into 2016 Rio Olympics debacle

Ministry officials will also visit some of the SAI centres for inspection.

Sep 08, 2016, 18:51 PM IST
WOAH! PV Sindhu, Yogeshwar Dutt, Dipa Karmakar find themselves in Rio controversy

WOAH! PV Sindhu, Yogeshwar Dutt, Dipa Karmakar find themselves in Rio controversy

Li Ning had signed a deal of over Rs 3 crore with IOA for the Rio Games.

Sep 02, 2016, 15:11 PM IST
Haryana CM forgets PV Sindhu’s name, says she’s from Karnataka: Report

Haryana CM forgets PV Sindhu’s name, says she’s from Karnataka: Report

BJP government in Haryana also pledged a Rs 50 lakh reward for Sindhu.

Aug 24, 2016, 17:09 PM IST
Indians wildly celebrating two 'losing' medals? This British journalist terms it EMBARRASSING!

Indians wildly celebrating two 'losing' medals? This British journalist terms it EMBARRASSING!

Sakshi and Sindhu may not have won gold but they didn't leave anything behind in the tank during their respective contests. 

Aug 24, 2016, 15:02 PM IST

Rio Olympics highlights: Ten moments that defined the Games for Indian contingent

Rio 2016 has come and gone. The Games in Brazil had its good, bad, and ugly moments in abundance.

Aug 24, 2016, 14:37 PM IST
PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar, Jitu Rai to receive Khel Ratna awards

PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar, Jitu Rai to receive Khel Ratna awards

The Sports Ministry announced this on Monday.

Aug 22, 2016, 17:12 PM IST
VIDEO: SERIOUSLY! Couple caught having sex as BBC journalist reports on Olympics from beach

VIDEO: SERIOUSLY! Couple caught having sex as BBC journalist reports on Olympics from beach

'Is something going on on the beach behind Dan Walker??,' was the question posed by several. 

Aug 19, 2016, 16:43 PM IST
READ: 'Lonely' Abhinav Bindra throws open doors of gold medal club to PV Sindhu

READ: 'Lonely' Abhinav Bindra throws open doors of gold medal club to PV Sindhu

Sindhu is in great form and has beaten two higher ranked opponents in the last two rounds.

Aug 19, 2016, 10:25 AM IST
READ: Amitabh Bachchan's epic reply to Pakistani journalist who mocked India for celebrating Sakshi Malik's win

READ: Amitabh Bachchan's epic reply to Pakistani journalist who mocked India for celebrating Sakshi Malik's win

Pakistani journalist Omar Quraishi mocked India for celebrating the bronze medal.

Aug 18, 2016, 14:44 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016, Day 12 : Grappler Sakshi earns India Bronze; Usain Bolt enters 200m finals - As it happened..

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 12 : Grappler Sakshi earns India Bronze; Usain Bolt enters 200m finals - As it happened..

Track the performance of all the Indians in action right here.

Aug 17, 2016, 16:09 PM IST
Rio 2016: Did Usain Bolt's Olympic dash trigger shooting scare at JFK airport?

Rio 2016: Did Usain Bolt's Olympic dash trigger shooting scare at JFK airport?

When Usain Bolt won his third successive gold in 100m race at Rio, a group of people were watching the performance at the airport.

Aug 16, 2016, 12:27 PM IST
Rio 2016 Olympics: India's complete schedule for Day 11

Rio 2016 Olympics: India's complete schedule for Day 11

One of the bright sparks was of course PV Sindhu, who will be action on Day 11.

Aug 16, 2016, 04:23 AM IST
WATCH: SHOCKING! Giant overhead TV camera falls in Olympic Park, injures seven

WATCH: SHOCKING! Giant overhead TV camera falls in Olympic Park, injures seven

The black camera came crashing to the ground just outside the basketball stadium early in the afternoon.
 

Aug 16, 2016, 01:49 AM IST
WATCH: UNBELIEVABLE! Usain Bolt destroys Justin Gatlin in men's 100m final

WATCH: UNBELIEVABLE! Usain Bolt destroys Justin Gatlin in men's 100m final

The multiple Olympic champion powered to victory in 9.81 seconds here on Sunday.

Aug 15, 2016, 07:12 AM IST
Rio Olympics: How Indian athletes performed on Day 9

Rio Olympics: How Indian athletes performed on Day 9

From huge upsets to heartbreaking moments, here is a round-up of all the action

Aug 15, 2016, 05:47 AM IST
WATCH: Romance at Rio Olympics! Chinese diver accepts marriage proposal on podium

WATCH: Romance at Rio Olympics! Chinese diver accepts marriage proposal on podium

The duo has been dating since 2010.

Aug 15, 2016, 05:02 AM IST