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IOC Q1 profit jumps 25% to Rs 8,269 cr, to issue bonus shares

IOC Q1 profit jumps 25% to Rs 8,269 cr, to issue bonus shares

State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) today reported a 25 per cent jump in first quarter net profit, as it also declared a 1:1 bonus share.

Russia to pay bonuses to athletes barred from Rio Olympics 2016

Russia to pay bonuses to athletes barred from Rio Olympics 2016

Medvedev congratulated Russian athletes who won medals at the Olympics and handed them keys to brand new off-road vehicles as a reward.

China faces 1-year ban from weightlifting over doping

China faces 1-year ban from weightlifting over doping

China is the world's dominant country in weightlifting, having topped the medal table at every Olympics since 2000.

International Weightlifting federation names 15 re-test doping failures

International Weightlifting federation names 15 re-test doping failures

"The IWF imposed mandatory provisional suspensions upon the athletes," the Lausanne, Switzerland-based federation said in a statement.

Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo, host city of 2020 Summer Olympics

Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo, host city of 2020 Summer Olympics

It will be the second time the Summer Olympics are held in the Japanese capital, which previously hosted the 1964 Summer Olympics.

Brazil police say IOC's Patrick Hickey discussed illegal ticket sales

Brazil police say IOC's Patrick Hickey discussed illegal ticket sales

Police told a news conference in Rio de Janeiro that they were also investigating bank documents for evidence of money laundering linked to the illegal ticketing ring.

India to participate at Rio 2016 Footvolley World Tournament

India to participate at Rio 2016 Footvolley World Tournament

The tournament will be held from tomorrow till August 28 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban in Rio next month

Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban in Rio next month

CAS said its panel found the IPC "did not violate any procedural rule in dealing with the disciplinary process" which led to Russia`s suspension from the event.

Tokyo prepares for 2020 Olympics, facing rising costs and new sports

Tokyo prepares for 2020 Olympics, facing rising costs and new sports

The next three Olympics are in Asian countries that have already held games: Tokyo's Summer Games in 2020, sandwiched between Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in 2018 and in Beijing in 2022.

N Ramachandran awarded Olympic Order by IOC President Bach

N Ramachandran awarded Olympic Order by IOC President Bach

Ramachandran has been actively associated with several sports organisations.

Rio Olympics 2016: All you need to know about Closing Ceremony

Rio Olympics 2016: All you need to know about Closing Ceremony

But the best part of any Olympics closing ceremony is athletes walking together, without any distinction or grouping by nationality in the Parade of Athletes.

Pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva announces retirement

Pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva announces retirement

Isinbayeva was unable to defend her title in Rio after the Russian squad was hit with a blanket ban.

Former FIFA president Joao Havelange dies, aged 100

Former FIFA president Joao Havelange dies, aged 100

Havelange, who has died during the Olympic Games being staged in his home city of Rio de Janeiro, oversaw a transformation of FIFA and its flagship World Cup competition into a multi-million dollar enterprise.

Rio 2016: IOC condemns athletes' disrespectful attitude towards Russian swimmer

Rio 2016: IOC condemns athletes' disrespectful attitude towards Russian swimmer

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has condemned athletes for the disrespectful attitude to each other during the Olympics, including towards Russian four-time world swimming champion Yulia Efimova, IOC's communications director Mark Adams has said.
 

Who knows Vijay Goel in Rio? asks enraged Dhanraj Pillay

Who knows Vijay Goel in Rio? asks enraged Dhanraj Pillay

India's sports minister drew widespread criticism on Friday after the organisers of the Rio Olympics reportedly accused his entourage of "aggressive and rude" behaviour at the Games.

Rio Olympics: IOC bans four after retests of Beijing-London dope

Rio Olympics: IOC bans four after retests of Beijing-London dope

The IOC ordered new tests on hundreds of samples after Russian sport was found to be involved in mass doping.

Taiwanese weightlifter Hsu Shu-ching demands London gold after Rio win

Taiwanese weightlifter Hsu Shu-ching demands London gold after Rio win

Hsu pipped Chinese favourite Li Yajun to first place in the women`s 53kg class, four years after she was undone by Kazakh lifter Zulfiya Chinshanlo who later failed a doping test.

Rio Olympics 2016: With no cricket at Games, here's what Sachin Tendulkar was watching on Day 1

Rio Olympics 2016: With no cricket at Games, here's what Sachin Tendulkar was watching on Day 1

Like rugby, the elite level of cricket is largely populated by a handful of former British colonies and the game is widely perceived as unfathomable by many outside that heartland.

Rio Olympics: Dope-tainted Russian wrestling world champion cleared to participate by IOC

Rio Olympics: Dope-tainted Russian wrestling world champion cleared to participate by IOC

With Lebedev restored to competition, the Russian delegation is made up of 277 athletes.

One day before the Olympics opening ceremony, IOC clears 270 Russian athletes for Rio

One day before the Olympics opening ceremony, IOC clears 270 Russian athletes for Rio

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) said all 11 Russian  who qualified for the Games had been given the all clear.