Rio 2016

Upgraded to 800m Olympic gold, but Caster Semenya isn't elated

Upgraded to 800m Olympic gold, but Caster Semenya isn't elated

Semenya finished second behind the Russian in both Daegu in 2011 and London 2012 and is now set to become a double Olympic champion after her victory in Rio 2016

Feb 12, 2017, 20:38 PM IST

2016 in review: When a cricket-obsessed nation was clean bowled by gymnast Dipa Karmakar

One of the strangest things ever to have happened in Indian sports was witnessed in Rio, on the eve of country’s 70th Independence Day.

Dec 15, 2016, 17:14 PM IST
Shooters, Federations, coaches not spared by Abhinav Bindra-led NRAI in review report on Rio debacle

Shooters, Federations, coaches not spared by Abhinav Bindra-led NRAI in review report on Rio debacle

The committee concluded that the consistent trickle of shooting medals since the 2004 Athens Games ended up making everyone involved in the sport complacent.

Oct 05, 2016, 18:45 PM IST
Sachin Tendukar felicitates Rio Paralympics medal winners, awards Rs 15 lakh to each

Sachin Tendukar felicitates Rio Paralympics medal winners, awards Rs 15 lakh to each

The Rio Paralympics champion athletes were also presented smartphones and laptops from Smartron.

Oct 04, 2016, 12:29 PM IST
Abhinav Bindra submits Rio Olympics shooting review report, wants NRAI to make it public

Abhinav Bindra submits Rio Olympics shooting review report, wants NRAI to make it public

The 2008 Beijing Games gold medallist and former world champion acknowledged the effort put in by other members of the committee.

Sep 30, 2016, 20:01 PM IST
WOAH! Sakshi Malik to tie the knot with this young wrestler...

WOAH! Sakshi Malik to tie the knot with this young wrestler...

Satyawart's father Satyawan runs an akhada in Rohtak.

Sep 05, 2016, 19:47 PM IST
Rio Olympics medallist Sakshi Malik to tie the knot soon: Report

Rio Olympics medallist Sakshi Malik to tie the knot soon: Report

Wrestler Sakshi Malik bagged a bronze in women's freestyle 58 kg class in Rio Olympics by pulling off a sensational 8-5 victory over Aisuluu Tynybekova in the play-off bout.

Aug 28, 2016, 21:52 PM IST
MUST READ: Rio 2016 silver medalist P. V. Sindhu​'s emotional note after whirlwind week

MUST READ: Rio 2016 silver medalist P. V. Sindhu​'s emotional note after whirlwind week

The youngster penned a rather emotional note, thanking people who contributed to her Olympics success. 

Aug 26, 2016, 10:22 AM IST
WOAH! Pakistani journalist silences Piers Morgan after he taunts Indians using Sachin Tendulkar's example

WOAH! Pakistani journalist silences Piers Morgan after he taunts Indians using Sachin Tendulkar's example

Surprisingly, among those making a case for India was a Pakistani journalist and statistician Mazher Arshad. 

Aug 26, 2016, 09:33 AM 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
Rio-returned athlete Sudha Singh hospitalized

Rio-returned athlete Sudha Singh hospitalized

Sudha had participated in the steeplechase competition at Rio.

Aug 22, 2016, 19:36 PM IST
WATCH: Usain Bolt attempted javelin throw at Rio 2016 - His effort will shock you!

WATCH: Usain Bolt attempted javelin throw at Rio 2016 - His effort will shock you!

The Jamaican won gold in all the three events he participated in. 

Aug 22, 2016, 16:11 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016 Closing Ceremony

Rio Olympics 2016 Closing Ceremony

Aug 22, 2016, 12:27 PM IST
Shobhaa De invites troll for Sindhu comments on Twitter

Shobhaa De invites troll for Sindhu comments on Twitter

After Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu prevailed over Nozomi Okuhara of Japan to enter the final of the women`s singles event at the Olympic Games, author Shobhaa De once again sparked the controversy by tweeting an irksome remark on the Hyderabadi.
 

Aug 19, 2016, 16:10 PM IST
US swimmers quit Brazil after admitting to inventing mugging

US swimmers quit Brazil after admitting to inventing mugging

US Olympic authorities apologized to Brazil as two US swimmers were allowed to go home having retracted a fabricated story about being mugged in Rio.

Aug 19, 2016, 13:57 PM IST
My dream of winning medal for India has been cruelly snatched away: Narsingh Yadav

My dream of winning medal for India has been cruelly snatched away: Narsingh Yadav

The verdict marked a painful end to the sordid controversy which began with the wrestler failing a June 25 test.

Aug 19, 2016, 09:42 AM IST