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REVEALED: PM Narendra Modi's big plan during India's 2016 Rio Olympics campaign!

REVEALED: PM Narendra Modi's big plan during India's 2016 Rio Olympics campaign!

The Modi-led NDA government is all set to make a big splash at the upcoming Rio Olympics 2016 in August.

Neymar gets FC Barcelona go-ahead for Rio Olympics, not Copa America

Neymar gets FC Barcelona go-ahead for Rio Olympics, not Copa America

The CBF refused to confirm that they had received such a request from the Spanish giants.
 

Road to Rio 2016: Ace wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt secures Olympic quota for India

Road to Rio 2016: Ace wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt secures Olympic quota for India

The London Olympics bronze-medallist will clash on Saturday with Adam Batirov for a gold medal finish.
 

Ban Russia from Rio, doping group urges

Ban Russia from Rio, doping group urges

WADA's commission recommended Russia and its national governing body for athletics be banned.

After impressing Manny Pacquiao, Shiva Thapa eyes Olympics berth through WSB

After impressing Manny Pacquiao, Shiva Thapa eyes Olympics berth through WSB

Shiva Thapa is now eyeing a stint in the World Series of Boxing to qualify for next year's Olympics.

Argentina earn Olympic volleyball berth

Argentina have qualified for next year's Olympic men's volleyball tournament by winning the South American qualification competition.

Prakash Nanjappa wins India's 6th shooting quota for Rio

Prakash Nanjappa wins India's 6th shooting quota for Rio

 India's Prakash Nanjappa has earned a quota place for the 2016 Rio Olympics after finishing eighth in the finals of 50-metre men's pistol event at the ISSF World Cup in Gabala, Azerbaijan.

Olympic hopes dashed, shock grips Pakistan hockey community

Olympic hopes dashed, shock grips Pakistan hockey community

A pall of gloom shrouded the Pakistan hockey community after the national team failed to qualify for the Olympics for the first time in the history of the quadrennial event.

Two Olympic medals in women's boxing possible: Sarita Devi

Two Olympic medals in women's boxing possible: Sarita Devi

Satisfied with her rehab programme post a wrist surgery, boxer L Sarita Devi said that India can win two medals in women's boxing with her and her state-mate Mary Kom having a great chance in next year's Rio Olympics.

Dunga takes over Brazil's Olympic team

Dunga takes over Brazil's Olympic team

Brazil have appointed national team coach Dunga as manager of their Olympic soccer squad to replace Alexandre Gallo, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Friday.

Olympics: Corinthians Arena to be used in Games, say reports

Olympics: Corinthians Arena to be used in Games, say reports

Sao Paulo`s Corinthians Arena will host football at next year`s Olympics, media reported Thursday, after weeks of wrangling over who must foot the bill for adapting the stadium.

IOC wants to see India as major sporting power: Randhir Singh

IOC wants to see India as major sporting power: Randhir Singh

New Delhi, Apr 3 (PTI) IOC chief Thomas Bach calling on Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this month signals that the world body wants to see India as a major sporting power capable of hosting Olympic Games, said IOC honorary member Randhir Singh.

Olympic canoeing champion David Cal needs to lose 20kg, says coach

Olympic canoeing champion David Cal needs to lose 20kg, says coach

Olympic canoeing champion David Cal of Spain needs to lose 20kg if he is to qualify for the Rio 2016 Games, his long-time coach Jesus Morlan has said.

Rio puts Olympic plans on track

Rio puts Olympic plans on track

International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice president John Coates triggered a controversy in April when he described preparations for the Rio 2016 Games as the "worst" he had seen.

Brazil's teenage archer dreams of Olympic glory

Olympic medal prospect Marcus D' Almeida hopes this week's Brazilian Archery Championships can kickstart his quest for gold at the Rio 2016 Games.

Thomas Bach praises Rio 2016 preparations

Thomas Bach praises Rio 2016 preparations

 Thomas Bach, the president of the International Olympic Committee, has praised the "dynamic" pace of preparations for the Rio 2016 Games in Brazil.

Rio 2016 security a priority: IOC

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) insists security at the Rio 2016 Games will not be compromised following a spate of attacks against police in the city`s slums.

Sevens Olympic green light for Brazil

Brazil reacted with delight Thursday after the International Rugby Board handed automatic Rio 2016 Games slots to their men`s and women`s Rugby Sevens teams.

Former Olympic champion Maggi ponders retirement

Brazil`s former Olympic long jump champion Maurren Maggi has conceded that her dream of competing at the Rio 2016 Games could be over after she failed to qualify for this year`s World Championships in Moscow.

Olympic champion Zanetti threatens nationality switch

Brazil`s Olympic gymnastics champion Arthur Zanetti has threatened to switch nationalities in a bid to successfully defend his London 2012 gold medal at the Rio 2016 Games.