London Olympics

Ex-players getting into coaching has helped Indian athletes: Gagan Narang

The 36-year-old had earlier expressed his desire to represent India at the Olympics for the fifth time.

Aug 28, 2019, 19:03 PM IST

Former Australian hockey star Kieran Govers to conduct short camp for Indian strikers

Govers, an Olympic bronze winner and two World Cup gold medallist, will conduct a short seven-to-eight days camp for the Indian strikers from among the core probables at the SAI South Centre in Bengaluru.

Mar 29, 2019, 16:41 PM IST

Working on weakness, will try to do better: Double Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar

According to Sushil, if Indian wrestlers get more exposure, then they can perform better.

Dec 12, 2018, 20:29 PM IST

Shraddha Kapoor opens up about Saina Nehwal biopic

As Shraddha Kapoor gears up to bring the journey of ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal to the big screen, the actor says it will be one of the most challenging projects of her career.

Sep 17, 2017, 17:01 PM IST

Saina Nehwal to donate Rs.6 lakhs to Sukma CRPF martyrs' families​

Saina, who turned 27 today, said she is pained by what happened last week and this is a small contribution to the families who have suffered irreparable loss

Mar 17, 2017, 18:31 PM IST

BWF Rankings: Ace shuttler PV Sindhu becomes second Indian to break into top 5

The 21-year-old from Hyderabad has 69399 points in her kitty, while London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal is the only other Indian woman in the top 10 at ninth position.

Feb 18, 2017, 12:06 PM IST

There's never a dull moment in Parliament: Mary Kom

The 34-year-old, who is five-time Asian champion besides having a coveted Asian Games gold medal as well, was nominated to the Rajya Sabha last year.

Feb 12, 2017, 23:06 PM IST

Russian runner Mariya Savinova-Farnosova banned, loses London Olympic gold for doping

CAS said all prizes won between July 26, 2010 and August 19, 2013, are forfeited.

Feb 11, 2017, 13:57 PM IST

After Yogeshwar Dutt, 2012 Olympic silver medallist shooter Vijay Kumar all set to tie the knot

Ace Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt got married to Sheetal Sharma, daughter of Haryana congress leader Jaibhagwan Sharma, on January 16.

Jan 17, 2017, 10:44 AM IST

Is THIS the reason why Farhan Akhtar refused to act in Akshay Kumar's 'Gold'?

Farhan Akhtar refuse to act in Akshay Kumar's sports period drama 'Gold' 

Dec 04, 2016, 12:15 PM IST

Yogeshwar Dutt's Bronze from London Olympics 2012 will not turn to Gold – Here's why!

Yogeshwar Dutt had earlier confirmed that his Bronze medal has been upgraded to Silver, after Besik Kudukhov, who died in a car crash in 2013, was tested positive for a banned substance.

Sep 07, 2016, 09:13 AM IST

Yogeshwar Dutt's Gold dream over! Wrestling body clears Togrul Asgarov of doping charges

The world wrestling body tweeted clarifying Togrul Asgarov of Azerbaijan has never been in violation of UWW's anti-doping policy.

Sep 06, 2016, 20:04 PM IST

Usain Bolt safely through 200m heats at Rio Olympics 2016

American Justin Gatlin, who won silver behind Bolt in the 100m, also looked comfortable as he won his heat in 20.42sec.

Aug 16, 2016, 21:27 PM IST

Olympics 2016: Swimming legend Michael Phelps highlights Rio action on Day 2

Phelps, who came out of retirement for one last crack at the Olympics in what will be his fifth Games, has the backing of US legend Mark Spitz, who is tipping the 31-year-old to win "several" medals in Brazil.

Aug 07, 2016, 09:47 AM IST

Olympics: IOC report 45 new doping failures from 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Games

The IOC said a decision on Russia's participation in Rio could be made on Sunday.

Jul 22, 2016, 17:03 PM IST

Asian Qualifying Tournament: MC Mary Kom fails to qualify for Rio Olympics after losing semi-final battle

In the women's category, only the gold and silver medal winners from this tournament will qualify for Rio Olympics.

Mar 31, 2016, 16:10 PM IST

Saina Nehwal's bronze medal in London Olympics is biggest moment in Indian badminton: Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand is quite hopeful to better the record this time around at Rio Olympics.

Dec 31, 2015, 08:55 AM IST

First foreign wrestler arrives for Pro Wrestling League

Sushil Kumar described Ikhtiyor Navruzov, with whom he has fought on two occasions, as a very good wrestler.

Dec 05, 2015, 20:49 PM IST

10-15 years down the line people will appreciate my step of turning pro, says Vijender Singh

Vijender said that next year he would definitely fight in India. 

Nov 17, 2015, 22:01 PM IST

Oscar Pistorius to be moved to house arrest after serving less than a year in jail

Oscar Pistorius, who was found guilty of culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, will be released on parole and moved to house arrest on October 20.

Oct 15, 2015, 19:27 PM IST