Dramatic changes in shooting finals from 2013

Post the Olympic Games, finals of shooting events will undergo a sea change with a lot of summit clashes resembling the duel witnessed when Indian army marksman Vijay Kumar dramatically clinched the silver medal in 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event in London.

I am single and ready to play badminton: Saina Nehwal

In a free-wheeling interview with Zeenews.com’s Swati Chaturvedi on her chat show Kahiye Janab, Saina said ‘’I hope we shall bring more medals for our country in future and on the Independence Day this is the best gift to India’’.

I am single and ready to play badminton: Saina Nehwal

In a free-wheeling interview with Zeenews.com’s Swati Chaturvedi on her chat show Kahiye Janab, Saina said ‘’I hope we shall bring more medals for our country in future and on the Independence Day this is the best gift to India’’.

Boxer Mary Kom’s life on celluloid!

A film on Indian woman boxer MC Mary Kom is on the cards. Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali is known to be backing this project very enthusiastically. The script has been prepared by Omung Kumar, who has left no stone unturned in terms of the research required for this inspiring biopic.

Chinese swimming star Sun Yang aims higher

China`s double Olympic gold medallist Sun Yang vowed Friday to work hard for greater success.

Medal will motivate me to bigger things: Saina Nehwal

India`s Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal Friday said her medal at the London Games would motivate her to attain greater heights in badminton.

Britain offers help to Brazil for World Cup, Olympics

Britain has offered to help Brazil prepare for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games.

Yohan Blake keen on playing in Australia`s Big Bash

Jamaican sprint sensation Yohan Blake says he bowls faster than Olympic champion Usian Bolt and that there is a "real possibility" that he could debut his international cricket career in Australia this summer.

Vijay wants officer-ranked post

Olympic silver medallist shooter Vijay Kumar was happy after being promoted to the post of Subedar Major but felt he deserved to be elevated to an officer-ranked post after his exploits at the international stage over the years.

Haryana Olympics players to get over Rs.6.5 crore

While four out of the six Indian medal winners at the recent London Olympics, with a Haryana connection, will get Rs.4.5 crore for their achievements, others who could not get any medal also need not lose hope, officials here said Thursday.

Russian gold medallist skater`s show in doubt

A show starring Olympic gold medallist figure skater Evgeni Plushenko is at the centre of a dispute over organisers allegedly selling tickets for an event that is not taking place, authorities in the Russia`s Krasnodar region said Thursday.

Russian Olympic medalists given luxury cars

Many of Russia`s medal-winning Olympic athletes were presented with luxury cars Wednesday and the others were also promised cars soon

I have had sleepless nights for last four years: Yogeshwar Dutt

Having realised his dream of winning a medal at the Olympics, star grappler Yogeshwar Dutt says, he would now be able to "sleep soundly" after having "sleepless nights" since Beijing Olympics where he lost in quarterfinals in the last 10 seconds

Manipur to give Rs.75 lakh to Mary Kom

The Manipur government has increased the cash reward and other benefits for Olympic bronze medallist M.C. Mary Kom, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh said Wednesday

Afghan girls inspired by Tahmina Kohistani going to Olympics

By attending the London Olympics I have given the message to all the Afghan girls that they are talented, they can pursue sport, they can attend international competitions and above all they can earn honour to their country, says Tahmina Kohistani

Britain: We can top record medals tally at Rio

Britain is confident of bettering its record-breaking success at the London Olympics following a commitment by its government to maintain funding levels through to the Rio de Janeiro Games in 2016

I’ve never got publicity like this: Mary Kom

M C Mary Kom created history at the London Olympics winning the bronze medal in women’s boxing and the publicity she got was something even she did not expect.

I’ve never got publicity like this: Mary Kom

M C Mary Kom created history at the London Olympics winning the bronze medal in women’s boxing and the publicity she got was something even she did not expect.

Manipur govt. Enhances reward for Mary Kom

Manipur government has increased the cash reward of London Olympics bronze-winning boxer Mary Kom from Rs 50 lakhs to Rs 75 lakhs besides promoting her to the rank of Superintendent of Police (Sports).

Russian Olympic winners to get state awards

Members of Russia`s Olympic team will meet President Vladimir Putin to receive state awards Wednesday, the Kremlin press service said