India at Olympics

Ministry seeks public feedback on improving India's Olympic results

Ministry seeks public feedback on improving India's Olympic results

It has already been announced that government will create a Special Task Force keeping in mind 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Sep 24, 2016, 20:08 PM IST
Niti Aayog chalks up plan to secure 50 medals in 2024 Olympics

Niti Aayog chalks up plan to secure 50 medals in 2024 Olympics

Government's think-tank Niti Aayog has devised a short-term and medium-to-long term action plan to help India achieve 50 medals in 2024 summer Olympics.

Sep 21, 2016, 22:44 PM IST
Rio Shame! This 2016 Olympics revelation from SAI will SHOCK you

Rio Shame! This 2016 Olympics revelation from SAI will SHOCK you

Despite sending it's largest ever contingent, of 118 athletes, India returned with only two medals from Rio.

Sep 09, 2016, 23:06 PM IST
Abhinav Bindra shares truth about Olympic champions, says India can't cut corners

Abhinav Bindra shares truth about Olympic champions, says India can't cut corners

The 33-year-old, however, feels that India's Rio campaign wasn't that bad, and an early medal could have changed the mood and also the overall result.

Sep 04, 2016, 17:57 PM IST
READ! How Goodwill Ambassador Salman Khan is set to fulfill his Rio Olympics promise

READ! How Goodwill Ambassador Salman Khan is set to fulfill his Rio Olympics promise

Salman Khan had earlier this month pledged to present a cheque of Rs 1,01,000 to each of the athletes.

Aug 31, 2016, 18:13 PM IST
Piers Morgan TWEETS AGAIN: UK journalist takes credit for PM Modi setting up task force for next three Olympics

Piers Morgan TWEETS AGAIN: UK journalist takes credit for PM Modi setting up task force for next three Olympics

Piers tried to take all credit himself following PM Narendra Modi's announcement to set up a task force for the next three Olympics.

Aug 26, 2016, 21:16 PM IST
PM Modi announces task force to prepare action plan for next three Olympic Games

PM Modi announces task force to prepare action plan for next three Olympic Games

Earlier, ace shooter Abhinav Bindra was named the chairman of National Rifle Association of India's committee to review country's shooting debacle in Rio.

Aug 26, 2016, 19:21 PM IST
Overhaul Indian sports bodies and de-link from Political patronage to overcome Rio fiasco: CPI-M

Overhaul Indian sports bodies and de-link from Political patronage to overcome Rio fiasco: CPI-M

The showering the two Rio medal winners with crores of rupees and other gifts, however deserved, did not address the basic problem regarding Indian sports.

Aug 26, 2016, 15:06 PM IST
India ranked worst performer at Rio Olympics amongst medal winning countries

India ranked worst performer at Rio Olympics amongst medal winning countries

An unprecedented number of 207 countries participated in the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Aug 25, 2016, 20:51 PM IST
Thanks Piers Morgan, but two-medal India will celebrate Rio 2016 Olympics for PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik

Thanks Piers Morgan, but two-medal India will celebrate Rio 2016 Olympics for PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik

When an outsider put the matter into a perspective – right or wrong, he was put to the sword, and was forced to take a tour of history, and also do extensive research on fields other than sports.

Aug 24, 2016, 22:43 PM IST
WATCH: How PT Usha missed medal by 100th of a second at 1984 Los Angeles Olympics

WATCH: How PT Usha missed medal by 100th of a second at 1984 Los Angeles Olympics

PT Usha narrowly missed a medal at 1984 Los Angeles Olympics in women's 400m hurdles, by hundredth of a second.

Aug 20, 2016, 22:26 PM IST
Rio Olympics: How Indian athletes performed on Day 14

Rio Olympics: How Indian athletes performed on Day 14

Aditi Ashok, PV Sindhu, Sandeep Kumar and Men’s & Women’s relay teams were in action on Day 13.

Aug 20, 2016, 06:09 AM IST
Rio Olympics: How Indian athletes performed on Day 12

Rio Olympics: How Indian athletes performed on Day 12

Sakshi Malik openend India's medal account at the Rio Olympics with a bronze.

Aug 18, 2016, 07:38 AM IST
Grappler Vinesh Phogat suffers ligament tear, will take at least a week to recover: India’s Olympics Chief

Grappler Vinesh Phogat suffers ligament tear, will take at least a week to recover: India’s Olympics Chief

Vinesh's campaign was cut short after she hurt her right knee half-way into the first period of her 48kg quarterfinal fight against China's Sun Yanan.

Aug 18, 2016, 04:11 AM IST
Overawed by Dipa Karmakar and Lalita Babar; Virender Sehwag has a special request for Narendra Modi – Tweet!

Overawed by Dipa Karmakar and Lalita Babar; Virender Sehwag has a special request for Narendra Modi – Tweet!

Viru has request the PM to name a plane and a train after the two athletes.

Aug 15, 2016, 21:07 PM IST
Saina Nehwal knocked out of Rio Olympics – Real reason behind the shocking loss is REVEALED!

Saina Nehwal knocked out of Rio Olympics – Real reason behind the shocking loss is REVEALED!

World No. 5 Saina Nehwal lost 18-21 19-21 to World No. 61 Maria Ulitina

Aug 14, 2016, 19:26 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016, Day 7 — As it happened...

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 7 — As it happened...

There was disappointment in store in athletics for the Indian contingent, but Vikas Krishan and mizxed-doubles tennis team lift the mood.

Aug 12, 2016, 17:20 PM IST
China knows why India is failing to shine at Olympics – and the reasons are...

China knows why India is failing to shine at Olympics – and the reasons are...

Being the world's second most populous country (at over 1.25 billion), India's performance at the Olympics has rarely been something to write home about.

Aug 11, 2016, 18:09 PM IST
'Rio Jao, Khaali haath wapas aao' – See Shobha De's RUTHLESS Tweet on India's failure at Rio

'Rio Jao, Khaali haath wapas aao' – See Shobha De's RUTHLESS Tweet on India's failure at Rio

The 68-year-old considered shooter Abhinav Bindra as India's best hope for medal but he too bowed out.

Aug 08, 2016, 21:29 PM IST
MUST WATCH: Vault of Death! When Dipa Karmakar did the unthinkable by landing the Produnova

MUST WATCH: Vault of Death! When Dipa Karmakar did the unthinkable by landing the Produnova

Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar on Sunday moved closer to winning an Olympic medal by finishing sixth in Vault during apparatus round at HSBC Arena, in Rio de Janeiro.

Aug 08, 2016, 01:07 AM IST

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