India at Rio

PV Sindhu bags massive 50 cr deal after historic Silver medal at Rio Olympics 2016

PV Sindhu bags massive 50 cr deal after historic Silver medal at Rio Olympics 2016

As a result of her hectic schedule, Sindhu has pulled out of the next week's Japan Open Super Series as well as the Korea Open Super Series starting September 27.

Sep 27, 2016, 10:10 AM IST
PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik received only 1.66% of government's funds for Rio-bound athletes: Report

PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik received only 1.66% of government's funds for Rio-bound athletes: Report

PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik - India's two medal-winners at Rio Olympics 2016, received only 1.66% of government’s funds.

Sep 12, 2016, 11:57 AM IST
Narendra Modi's advice to media - Stop chasing politicians, highlight daily struggles of India's athletes instead

Narendra Modi's advice to media - Stop chasing politicians, highlight daily struggles of India's athletes instead

Throughout Rio Olympics, Modi was very optimistic about India's performance at the biggest sporting spectacle.

Sep 02, 2016, 23:17 PM IST
Virender Sehwag declines invitation to debate on Piers Morgan's views on India's Rio performance

Virender Sehwag declines invitation to debate on Piers Morgan's views on India's Rio performance

Despite Piers Morgan's several efforts to provoke the former Indian opener for another Twitter battle, Virender Sehwag hasn't replied to the UK journalist in a while.

Sep 02, 2016, 19:44 PM IST
When Dipa Karmakar met Simone Biles: American gymnast wants Produnova to be renamed 'Karmakar vault'

When Dipa Karmakar met Simone Biles: American gymnast wants Produnova to be renamed 'Karmakar vault'

Dipa Karmakar became a household name in India after she executed the Produnova act to perfection at Rio Olympics 2016.

Sep 01, 2016, 12:39 PM IST
PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik felicitated by Delhi government for medal-winning performances at Rio Olympics

PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik felicitated by Delhi government for medal-winning performances at Rio Olympics

PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik kept there addresses short and sweet by thanking their coaches, parents and everyone for the support they received.

Aug 31, 2016, 15:34 PM IST
PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar, Jitu Rai receive Khel Ratna award

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

President Pranab Mukherjee gave away the Khel Ratna to PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Jitu Rai and Dipa Karmakar on the occasion of National Sports Day.

Aug 29, 2016, 13:52 PM IST

Rio Olympics 2016: Five Indian athletes who redefined 'woman power'

While PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik were India's only two medalists at Rio Olympics, several others made a name for themselves at the mega event.

Aug 26, 2016, 18:38 PM IST
Piers Morgan vs Indian Twitter: The battle isn't over yet as UK journalist provokes fans with THIS tweet

Piers Morgan vs Indian Twitter: The battle isn't over yet as UK journalist provokes fans with THIS tweet

It remains to be seen whether Indian bigwigs will further engage themselves in another battle with the journalist. 

Aug 26, 2016, 13:23 PM IST
'Spit remark' on  PV Sindhu's achievements: Director says fans didn't get his satire, gets TROLLED again

'Spit remark' on PV Sindhu's achievements: Director says fans didn't get his satire, gets TROLLED again

Instead of issuing an apology, the director took to Facebook again to say that people could not decipher the humour from his post.

Aug 25, 2016, 13:54 PM IST
Piers Morgan pokes fun at India's performance in Rio: Here's how Virender Sehwag SHUT him down

Piers Morgan pokes fun at India's performance in Rio: Here's how Virender Sehwag SHUT him down

While several celebrities took a dig at Piers, Virender Sehwag – who has been in news lately for his brilliant tweets, didn't waste the opportunity and shut him down with two tweets.

Aug 25, 2016, 11:01 AM IST
Here's PV Sindhu's REPLY to Telangana deputy CM who offered her a 'better coach' than Pullela Gopichand

Here's PV Sindhu's REPLY to Telangana deputy CM who offered her a 'better coach' than Pullela Gopichand

Sindhu defeated World No. 2 Wang Yihan and World No. 6 Nozomi Okuhara before losing to World No. 1 Carolina Marin in the summit clash.

Aug 25, 2016, 08:59 AM IST
Sakshi Malik announced brand ambassador of Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao campaign in Haryana

Sakshi Malik announced brand ambassador of Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao campaign in Haryana

The 23-year-old wrestler, who won India's first medal at Rio Olympics 2016, arrived at the Indira Gandhi International Airport on Wednesday to a rousing welcome.

Aug 24, 2016, 11:10 AM IST
Sakshi Malik arrives to rousing reception, felicitated by Haryana government

Sakshi Malik arrives to rousing reception, felicitated by Haryana government

Sakshi Malik, who won India's first medal at Rio Olympics 2016, arrived in Delhi today to a rousing welcome.

Aug 24, 2016, 09:00 AM IST
REVEALED: Pullela Gopichand's mother's SECRET advice which motivated PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth in Rio

REVEALED: Pullela Gopichand's mother's SECRET advice which motivated PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth in Rio

PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth were two shuttlers who made India proud with their superlative performances at Rio Olympics 2016.

Aug 23, 2016, 15:13 PM IST
No water for OP Jaisha: Here's what Virat Kohli's former coach Rajkumar Sharma has to say about it

No water for OP Jaisha: Here's what Virat Kohli's former coach Rajkumar Sharma has to say about it

Rajkumar Sharma, Virat Kohli's former coach slammed the incident and demanded action against culprits.

Aug 23, 2016, 14:58 PM IST
SHOCKING! This film director wants to 'spit' on PV Sindhu's achievement in Rio Olympics

SHOCKING! This film director wants to 'spit' on PV Sindhu's achievement in Rio Olympics

His statement created a huge outrage on social media where fans slammed the director for his remark.

Aug 23, 2016, 11:52 AM IST
OP Jaisha's ordeal: Marathon runner demands enquiry after AFI says she refused to avail energy drinks

OP Jaisha's ordeal: Marathon runner demands enquiry after AFI says she refused to avail energy drinks

Refuting Jaisha's claim, AFI said that it was she who refused to avail the option of having energy drinks.

Aug 23, 2016, 09:38 AM IST
Grand Welcome for champions: After Telangana, Andhra Pradesh government felicitates PV Sindhu, Pullela Gopichand

Grand Welcome for champions: After Telangana, Andhra Pradesh government felicitates PV Sindhu, Pullela Gopichand

PV Sindhu and her coach Pullela Gopichand were honoured by the Andhra Pradesh government in a brilliant felicitation ceremony.

Aug 23, 2016, 09:19 AM IST
On Sakshi Malik, PV Sindhu's feats: Hats off to women for saving our respect in front of whole world, says Pullela Gopichand

On Sakshi Malik, PV Sindhu's feats: Hats off to women for saving our respect in front of whole world, says Pullela Gopichand

Gopichand and Sindhu landed to at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at Shamshabad on the outskirts to a rousing reception.

Aug 22, 2016, 16:08 PM IST

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