Brazil aim for best ever medals haul in 2016 Rio Games
Brazil aim for best ever medals haul in 2016 Rio Games

Brazilian Minister of Sports George Hilton says everything is on track for the 2016 Rio Games, including the host country`s goal of a top-10 finish in the medals table for Brazil`s best ever Olympics haul.

Thought of quitting badminton after last year's worlds: Saina Nehwal
Thought of quitting badminton after last year's worlds: Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal, who created history by reaching the pinnacle of world badminton ranking, on Saturday said she had contemplated "quitting badminton" after last year's World Championships.

New methods of court preparation killed serve and volley: Leander Paes
New methods of court preparation killed serve and volley: Leander Paes

Leander Paes on Saturday lamented that the fascinating serve and volley style is not there to be seen in modern tennis and of all the current players only Feliciano Lopez and Novak Djokovic are the ones who play well on the net.

`Concerned` Michael Phelps says `weight gain` behind swimming comeback

Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps has said that his increasing weight concern was the reason he decided to make a comeback to the sport.

Big B unveils Mary Kom`s autobiography

Olympic medal-winning boxer M.C. Mary Kom has made innumerable contributions in breaking stereotypes about women, especially from the northeast, megastar Amitabh Bachchan said Monday.

Olympics Shooting: I am sure Gagan will do well: Bindra

Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra, who Monday failed to defend his gold medal in the 10 metres air rifle event, hoped his compatriot Gagan Narang will bag an Olympic medal here Monday.

London my best but not last chance to win Olympic medal: Paes

Ageless Indian tennis star Leander Paes says that the London Games is not the "last" chance to win a second Olympic medal.

Hope London would be thitd time lucky for me: Gagan Narang

An Olympic medal is what has eluded Gagan Narang so far, and the ace Indian marksman is hopeful of breaking the jinx in his third shot at the quadrennial event in London next year.

Competitors on track: Kavita, Preeja`s joint Olympic dream

They are fierce competitors on the track but off it, India`s top women runners Preeja Sreedharan and Kavita Raut say they are working together to realise India`s dream of a maiden track and field Olympic medal.

Competitors on track: Kavita, Preeja`s joint Olympic dream

They are fierce competitors on the track but off it, India`s top women runners Preeja Sreedharan and Kavita Raut say they are working together to realise India`s dream of a maiden track and field Olympic medal.