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India at Rio Olympics 2016, Day 9 Preview: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar, tennis duo in with chance to open medal chest

India at Rio Olympics 2016, Day 9 Preview: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar, tennis duo in with chance to open medal chest

The country's hopes of opening the medal chest rest on diminutive gymnast Dipa Karmakar and mixed doubles tennis duo of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna.

Sprinter Dutee Chand shatters own national record, qualifies for Rio Olympics

Sprinter Dutee Chand shatters own national record, qualifies for Rio Olympics

20-year-old Dutee clocked 11.30 seconds in the women's 100m heats in the Kazakhstan Meet.

Tintu Luka aiming to run under two-minute races: P T Usha

Tintu Luka aiming to run under two-minute races: P T Usha

The legendary P T Usha, who is Luka's coach, said that her protege had started the season well with a 2.01s race compared to her usual start of 2.03s.

Bollywood hasn't done any favour on me by making a biopic: Milkha Singh hits back at Salim Khan

Bollywood hasn't done any favour on me by making a biopic: Milkha Singh hits back at Salim Khan

Meanwhile, celebrities like actress-politician Kirron Kher and filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya have defended the IOA's decision to appoint Salman as the face of India at Rio Olympics.

Sports council recommends massive hike in 'meagre' union sports budget

Sports council recommends massive hike in 'meagre' union sports budget

The revived All India Council of Sports (AICS) on Saturday recommended a massive hike in central government's sports budget stating that the current Rs 886 crore allocation is too meagre for a country as big as India.

Kerala to bring bill earmarking funds for injured athletes

State government would bring in a bill earmarking funds to help sportspersons who sustain serious injuries during sports events.

V K Malhotra named All India Council of Sports chief

V K Malhotra named All India Council of Sports chief

V K Malhotra was named head of the All India Council of Sports.

Jisna Mathew sets new national youth record in 400m race in Doha

 India's Jisna Mathew set a new national youth record while winning a silver in girls' 400m race on the third day of the Asian Youth Athletics Championships here.

National Games: Tintu Luka shines on final day, SSCB emerge champions

National Games: Tintu Luka shines on final day, SSCB emerge champions

Asian Games medallist Tintu Luka ruled the track on the final day of competitions as she smashed an 18-year-old meet record to win 800m gold before inspiring Kerala to 4x400m top spot in the 35th National Games on Friday, with Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) notching up a hat-trick of overall titles by finishing atop medals table.

Artists benefit more from National Games: PT Usha

Artists benefit more from National Games: PT Usha

 As yet another National Games progresses amid organisational lapses and controversies, legendary sprint queen P T Usha feels that the event has transformed into a carnival in which artists benefit more than sportspersons.

Para-swimmer Sharath ​Gayakwad breaks PT Usha's 28-year record at Incheon Asian Games

Para-swimmer Sharath ​Gayakwad breaks PT Usha's 28-year record at Incheon Asian Games

Para-swimmer Sharath Gayakwad scripted history at the Asian Para-Games in Incheon, Korea by winning six medals to go past sprint legend P T Usha's record of most medals by an Indian in a multi-discipline event.

Luka will win gold at Glasgow CWG, says confident Usha

Legendary athlete P T Usha today expressed hope that her student Tintu Luka would win gold medal in the 800 metres at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this year.

Usha rues lack of encouragement to sportspersons

Highlighting that there was no dearth of talent in the country, legendary athlete P T Usha on Monday said that proper encouragement and facilities should be provided to the country`s sportspersons to excel at the world stage.

Indians athletes will do well in Asian Games and CWG: PT Usha

Sprint queen P T Usha is hopeful that Indians would do well in athletics in prestigious international tournaments such as Asian Games and Commonwealth Games scheduled to be held this year.

Facilities improving but not performance of athletes: Usha

The facilities are fast improving for Indian athletes but that is not translating into better performance from them as they don`t seem to have strong enough minds, feels sprint legend P T Usha.

P T Usha watches `Bhaag Milkha Bhaag`

Pilavullakandi Thekkeparambil Usha, popularly known as P T Usha, watched Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra`s `Bhaag Milkha Bhaag`.

Usha unhappy with AFI for blocking Luka`s participation

Legendary athlete P T Usha on Thursday criticised the Athletics Federation of India for blocking her protégé Tintu Luka`s participation in Asian Grand Prix series.

P T Usha, Gopichand in IOA`s new Advisory panel

The newly-elected executive council of the Indian Olympic Association today constituted a three-member advisory panel to guide the office bearers on the problems faced by the athletes, besides forming a nine-member Athletes Commission to oversee the needs of the players.

India at Olympics: History Part - I

Here is a look at India’s disappointing journey at the Olympics so far.

Hosting F1 race is waste of money: P T Usha

Almost all the leading sportspersons of the country have given a thumbs up to Formula One coming to India but former sprint queen P T Usha says hosting the Indian Grand Prix is nothing but a waste of money.