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I take responsibility for Rio boxing campaign: Coach Sandhu

I take responsibility for Rio boxing campaign: Coach Sandhu

In Rio, at least one medal was expected from the three who made the cut.

Girl power to the fore: PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik save India from drawing a blank in Rio Games

Girl power to the fore: PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik save India from drawing a blank in Rio Games

Three unassuming women became the redeemers for India at the Rio Olympics as the country concluded its campaign with some good, bad and ugly memories.

Abhinav Bindra, Sachin Tendulkar and Vishwanathan Anand hail PV Sindhu's brilliant effort

Abhinav Bindra, Sachin Tendulkar and Vishwanathan Anand hail PV Sindhu's brilliant effort

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan was also ecstatic with the shuttler's performance.

Shiva Thapa lone boxer to be selected for Arjuna Award this year

Shiva Thapa lone boxer to be selected for Arjuna Award this year

His medal at the world event was only the third ever that India had won after Vijender Singh (2009) and Vikas Krishan (2011).

Rio Olympics 2016: No-medal show reflects rot in Indian boxing

Rio Olympics 2016: No-medal show reflects rot in Indian boxing

Country’s last hope in sport vanishes as Krishan goes down to Uzbek World No. 1 in quarters

Manoj Kumar bows out of Rio Olympics 2016 with a spirited show

Manoj Kumar bows out of Rio Olympics 2016 with a spirited show

Manoj was guilty of not using his height and reach advantage to the fullest and was clearly shaken by a vicious blow to his torso by Gaibnazarov's powerful left hand.

Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 6: Shuttlers start off campaign with a bang; archers crash out of mega event

Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 6: Shuttlers start off campaign with a bang; archers crash out of mega event

Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth all got off to winning starts on Day 6 of Rio Olympics 2016.

Rio Olympics 2016 Boxing: Robeisy Ramirez beats Shiva Thapa to end the Indian boxer's campaign

Rio Olympics 2016 Boxing: Robeisy Ramirez beats Shiva Thapa to end the Indian boxer's campaign

Defeat in the first two rounds effectively ended Shiva`s chances.

Rio 2016: Formidable draw set to challenge Indian grit in boxing

Rio 2016: Formidable draw set to challenge Indian grit in boxing

Of the three, Vikas is the only one to get a seeding -- 7th -- but none of them managed to secure a first-round bye.

2016 Rio Games: Dipa Karmakar, Heena Sidhu among latest check-ins at Olympic Village

2016 Rio Games: Dipa Karmakar, Heena Sidhu among latest check-ins at Olympic Village

Checking into the Olympic Village, Dipa was gung-ho having secured her place into the Olympic Games in the same venue during the Test event for the Games.

Reality check: How will India fare at 2016 Rio Olympics?

Reality check: How will India fare at 2016 Rio Olympics?

For India, the Olympic dreams of world's second most populous country will continue to be a fringe one.

Rio Games 2016: Olympic pro at 22, Shiva Thapa banks on improved strength at mega event

Rio Games 2016: Olympic pro at 22, Shiva Thapa banks on improved strength at mega event

Shiva was barely 18 when he qualified for the 2012 Games, which was a forgettable campaign ending in an opening-round loss.

Shiva Thapa

Shiva Thapa confirmed his Rio quota with a silver medal at the Asian Olympic Qualifying event in Qian'an. He was the first Indian boxer to secure his spot at the coveted event.

Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar can win gold at Rio Olympics: Vikas Krishan

Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar can win gold at Rio Olympics: Vikas Krishan

Vikas also hinted that Rio could be his last Olympics.

Vijender Singh out of Olympic contention, wishes best for Vikas Krishan

Vijender Singh out of Olympic contention, wishes best for Vikas Krishan

Vikas entered the semifinals of the AIBA World Qualifying Tournament in Baku to book a Rio berth. 

2016 Rio Olympics: Nine-member Indian boxing team leaves for qualifiers in Baku

2016 Rio Olympics: Nine-member Indian boxing team leaves for qualifiers in Baku

Only one Indian boxer — Shiva Thapa (56kg) — has qualified for the Olympics so far.

Laishram Devendro, Vikas Krishan to lead 9-member Indian team at 2016 Rio Olympic qualifier at Baku

Laishram Devendro, Vikas Krishan to lead 9-member Indian team at 2016 Rio Olympic qualifier at Baku

The finalists in the light-flyweight and flyweight divisions will qualify for the Olympics, while the top-five will get Rio berths in the remaining eight weight divisions.

With May 14 deadline for new body, Boxing Federation of India begins to take shape

With May 14 deadline for new body, Boxing Federation of India begins to take shape

Indian boxing has been in administrative turmoil since 2012 when the erstwhile Indian Amateur Boxing Federation was terminated for manipulation in elections.

VIDEO: Sachin Tendulkar's brilliant answers to Michael Vaughan, Shiva Thapa and Piers Morgan

VIDEO: Sachin Tendulkar's brilliant answers to Michael Vaughan, Shiva Thapa and Piers Morgan

several sports personalities and fans across the globe got to ask Sachin questions and he replied them with some brilliant answers.

'Road to Rio' certainly toughest of my career so far, says Shiva Thapa

'Road to Rio' certainly toughest of my career so far, says Shiva Thapa

From a greenhorn to a potential spearhead this time, Shiva said he is ready for the new responsibilities.