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Indian women's football team better than men's side, admits Sunil Chhetri

The men's team is currently ranked 103rd out of 211 countries, while the women's side is currently at 62nd out of 152 nations.

Mar 24, 2019, 21:47 PM IST

Boxing still on the ropes after IOC halts planning for Tokyo 2020

AIBA has been in turmoil for years and the IOC has warned the Swiss-based body to sort out its finances and governance, as well as anti-doping issues, or risk missing out on Tokyo 2020.

Dec 01, 2018, 08:21 AM IST

Will take training in Italy before Asian Games: Shooter Ankur Mittal

India`s top-ranked double trap shooter Ankur Mittal said he will take training in Italy for ten days before Asian Games commences.

Jun 06, 2018, 16:09 PM IST

Boxing could face expulsion from Olympic Games, IOC warns

Boxing could be knocked out of the next Olympic Games if the International Olympic Committee is not satisfied problems with the sport’s finances and governance are sorted out, IOC President Thomas Bach warned on Sunday.

Feb 04, 2018, 18:52 PM IST

Russian doping an 'unprecedented' attack on Olympics: Thomas Bach

The IOC announced the decision after examining evidence of state-sponsored doping over several years that reached a high-point at the Winter Olympics hosted in Sochi, Russia, in 2014.

Dec 06, 2017, 09:33 AM IST

T10 right format to take cricket to Olympics: Virender Sehwag

Sehwag will be captaining 'Maratha Arabians' team, which will feature in the T10 Cricket League to be played from December 14-17 in the United Arab Emirates.

Nov 30, 2017, 20:09 PM IST

International Olympic Committee considering e-sports for future Games

The rapidly growing world of e-sports and its popularity among young people has ignited the interest of the IOC as it looks to refresh its own ageing audience.

Oct 29, 2017, 11:22 AM IST

Paris joins Los Angeles in rejecting 2028 Olympic bid

LA 2024 officials have also consistently played down speculation surrounding a possible double award, maintaining that the focus remained on a 2024 bid.

Mar 22, 2017, 23:58 PM IST

ICC Chief Executive David Richardson to hold discussion on inclusion of cricket in Olympics

Cricket has never been included as an official sporting competition in the Olympic Games.

Feb 19, 2017, 12:09 PM IST

My dream for an Olympic medal is very much alive, says Jitu Rai

Rai had been tipped for a medal at Rio and was one of India's biggest prospects in the precision sport, but the script unfolded in a manner that shocked the shooting fraternity.

Feb 12, 2017, 22:59 PM IST

Italian Olympic Committee officially abandon Rome's 2024 Olympic Games bid

Nearly two thirds of councillors backed mayor Virginia Raggi's position that the cash-strapped city needs to sort out its own problems first.

Oct 11, 2016, 21:39 PM IST

From Olympic medallist to glam queen: WATCH how PV Sindhu is making her own style statement

But, the 21-year-old shuttler is not allowing the rigours of a tight schedule to compromise her rather sensuous fashion quotient.

Aug 31, 2016, 18:49 PM IST

Rio 2016 Olympics: China blame 'fierce' competition after flop show in Brazil

China topped the table in 2008 and were second in 2004 and 2012, but Chinese Olympic committee chief Liu Peng said rising standards had taken them by surprise.

Aug 21, 2016, 11:01 AM IST

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Aug 20, 2016, 16:29 PM IST

This is what Salman Khan told his mother while watching PV Sindhu's badminton final match!

Sindhu made the nation proud on Friday by becoming the first Indian woman to bag a silver in the Olympics. 

Aug 20, 2016, 08:41 AM IST

Rio Olympic 2016: Know what Amitabh Bachchan has to say about Indian athletes

Rio Olympic 2016 is nearing its end but India still awaits a tick on its medal tally.

Aug 18, 2016, 07:54 AM IST

Nike's stock falls behind rivals amid Rio Olympics

Nike has top billing among sports brands at the Rio Olympics, but a week into the Games, its stock is losing to Adidas and Under Armour UA.N.

Aug 14, 2016, 09:54 AM IST

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 7 — As it happened...

There was disappointment in store in athletics for the Indian contingent, but Vikas Krishan and mizxed-doubles tennis team lift the mood.

Aug 12, 2016, 17:20 PM IST

Olympic Games: Sachin Tendulkar says he will back India's Rio athletes to the hilt

Tendulkar was asked about criticism from some quarters after the poor show of Indian athletes.

Aug 10, 2016, 19:52 PM IST

Olympics `fantastic forum` for cricket: World Rugby`s Brett Gosper

IOC president Thomas Bach was accompanied in the stands of the Deodoro Stadium on Saturday by none other than Indian cricket superstar Sachin Tendulkar.

Aug 07, 2016, 04:59 AM IST