2000 Sydney Olympics

On this day: Karnam Malleswari became India’s first woman Olympic medalist

The Indian weightlifter had scripted history when she won the bronze medal in the 69 Kg category at the 2000 Sydney Olympics

Sep 19, 2020, 16:37 PM IST

Sydney Games gave me belief to win an Olympic gold: Abhinav Bindra

Bindra was only 17 while competing in Sydney. Eight years later, at the Beijing Olympics, the air rifle shooter became the first Indian to win an individual Olympic gold medal.

Aug 21, 2017, 20:27 PM IST

Former Olympic champion Sergei Sharikov dies in car crash

Russia`s former Olympic fencing champion Sergei Sharikov died in a car crash at the weekend, press reports said Monday.

Jun 08, 2015, 14:22 PM IST

Five key dates in North Korea`s sports politics

North Korea`s victories at the Asian Games are a new example of how sport, politics and diplomacy are often mixed in dealings with Pyongyang, and by the isolated state`s propaganda machine.

Oct 04, 2014, 20:10 PM IST

Australian Olympic medallist on drugs possession charge

Australian former Olympic swimmer Geoff Huegill has been charged with drug possession by police in Sydney after being arrested at a horse racing meeting at the weekend.

Apr 28, 2014, 13:38 PM IST

Harendra appointed junior hockey team`s coach

Hockey India (HI) Monday appointed Harendra Singh as the coach of the junior men`s team keeping in mind the 2016 Junior World Cup to be held in India.

Apr 21, 2014, 13:30 PM IST

Troussier wants to end career with Japan at home Olympics

Former Japan coach Philippe Troussier wants to end his career in the dugout by coaching the home country`s team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, he told AFP.

Apr 19, 2014, 11:52 AM IST

Bahamas receive Olympic bronze after 13 years

The Bahamas Olympic men`s 4x400 metres relay team has been presented with bronze medals from the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

Aug 01, 2013, 15:16 PM IST

Lance Armstrong stripped of Olympic Bronze medal: Reports

Banned cyclist Lance Armstrong has been stripped of the 2000 Sydney Olympics bronze medal, by the IOC, according to reports in the Associated Press.

Jan 17, 2013, 23:48 PM IST

Preeja, Kavita out of London Olympics` race

Asian Games medallists Preeja Sreedharan and Kavita Raut`s Olympic dreams came crashing down after they failed to make the cut for London in the 10,000m at the FIDAL Piedmont Track Meeting at Santhia, Italy.

Jul 08, 2012, 12:03 PM IST