Shiva Keshavan retires from luge with 34th-place finish in Winter Olympics

India's winter sports poster boy Shiva Keshavan on Sunday brought the curtain down on a two-decade international career with a 34th-place finish in the men's luge singles event of the Winter Olympics here.

Feb 11, 2018, 20:41 PM IST

Shiva Keshavan placed 34th after two runs in men's luge at Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang

Keshavan finished 34th after two rounds of heats in the men's singles luge competitions.

Feb 10, 2018, 19:18 PM IST

Winter Olympics 2018: Shiva Keshavan carries India flag for one last time

"I‘m sure I’ll stay involved in the sport because I want to build it up in India now and focus on that," said the veteran of six Olympics.

Feb 09, 2018, 15:59 PM IST

Retiring Shiva Keshavan aims for last hurrah at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Competing in his sixth and last Winter Olympics, pioneer luger Shiva Keshavan wants to overcome a recent injury and end his international career with a flourish during the Pyeongchang Games, starting this week.

Feb 05, 2018, 15:52 PM IST

Shiva Keshavan gets sponsor for Winter Olympics preparation

Just days before featuring in his sixth Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, India's top luger Shiva Keshavan has got a morale booster as he has got assurance from his sponsors of their continued support that will help him prepare for the Games.

Jan 30, 2018, 16:45 PM IST

Winter Olympian Shiva Keshavan on brink of quitting due to lack of funds: Reports

Regarded as one of the pioneers of winter sports in India, Shiva Keshavan is on the brink of quitting luge. The five-time Olympian, who has put the country in the Winter Games map, said that the Sports Ministry has ignored his financial plight, according to a report.

Jun 25, 2015, 13:16 PM IST

Romania to send 24 athletes to Sochi Winter Olympics

Romania will send 24 athletes to compete in eight sport disciplines at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Alexandru Epuran, head of the Romanian delegation to the Games announced.

Jan 24, 2014, 20:50 PM IST

The Olympic Mess

Sports and games, after all, are also international affairs, loaded with nationalistic feelings. Like any other cultural facet which helps form image of a country, what a player or a group of players from a particular country does in the international arena, also defines that dominion - their collective dreams and common aspirations. That`s why countries spend fortunes to establish sporting infrastructure and fight for podium finishes in any available competition. Sports today, well and truly,

Jan 09, 2014, 19:03 PM IST

Indian flag hopes on ice ahead of Sochi Games

He may be India`s main medal hope in February`s Winter Olympics but Shiva Keshavan still doesn`t know if he will compete under the national flag when he hurtles down the ice on his luge in Sochi.

Dec 30, 2013, 13:04 PM IST

Luger Keshavan to train with US team ahead of Sochi Games

Shiva Keshavan has always found his path strewn with adversities but it seems the tide is finally turning in his favour as he has has been landed an opportunity to train with the world-class US national luge team in the run-up to his fifth Winter Olympic appearance.

Jul 29, 2013, 15:34 PM IST