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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

Rome's Olympics 2024 bid all but over as mayor refuses to give formal backing

After years of mismanagement of the city, hosting an Olympics is not top of her list of priorities.

Sep 21, 2016, 21:56 PM IST

Russian javelin thrower stripped off 2008 Beijing Olympic Games silver medal

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said Abakumova had tested positive for turinabol, an anabolic steroid.

Sep 13, 2016, 23:05 PM IST

CRPF set to appoint Rio silver medallist PV Sindhu as Commandant and brand ambassador

PV Sindhu would be asked to hold motivational sessions with troops when she is not playing or practising.

Aug 29, 2016, 18:41 PM IST

PM Modi announces task force to prepare action plan for next three Olympic Games

Earlier, ace shooter Abhinav Bindra was named the chairman of National Rifle Association of India's committee to review country's shooting debacle in Rio.

Aug 26, 2016, 19:21 PM IST

Battled empty seats at Olympics but Rio organisers witness record as 133,000 tickets get sold in 1 day for Paralympic Games

More than 600,000 tickets have been sold so far, over 20 percent of the 2.5 million tickets available.

Aug 25, 2016, 15:17 PM IST

Athletes’ Report Card: See how the Indian athletes performed at the 2016 Olympic Games

India's repord card includes performance of every athlete at the Rio Olympics.

Aug 22, 2016, 07:45 AM IST

Phenomenal Eliud Kipchoge storms to runway marathon gold as Sun sets at Rio Olympics

Kipchoge, 31, timed 2hr 8min 44sec on a rainy but picturesque course that snaked below Rio`s mountain-top Christ the Redeemer statue.

Aug 22, 2016, 01:59 AM IST

Rio 2016 Olympics: India's complete schedule for final day

All eyes on Yogeshwar Dutt as India chases third medal at Rio Olympics.

Aug 21, 2016, 03:49 AM IST

India welcomes back it’s hero! This is how Dipa Karmakar was greeted at Delhi Airport – VIDEO

The Tripura-girl became India’s first ever gymnast to compete at Olympic finals.

Aug 20, 2016, 07:40 AM IST

ON FIRE! Usain Bolt completes gold treble in his 3rd consecutive Olympic Games – WATCH VIDEO

Usain Bolt clinched his 9th Olympic gold as Jamaica win the men's 4x100m final with a timing of 37.27s.

Aug 20, 2016, 07:28 AM IST

UNBELIEVABLE! Usain Bolt ate 1,000 Chicken Nuggets during 2008 Beijing Olympics

The secret diet behind Usain Bolt's triple-gold medal success at the 2008 Beijing Olympics comes out to be Chicken Nuggets.

Aug 15, 2016, 22:28 PM IST

Can you guess the best picture of Rio Olympics? Hint: It features Usain Bolt – PIC INSIDE!

Usain bolt created history by winning his 3rd successive 100m gold at Olympics.

Aug 15, 2016, 16:39 PM IST

Saina Nehwal knocked out of Rio Olympics – Real reason behind the shocking loss is REVEALED!

World No. 5 Saina Nehwal lost 18-21 19-21 to World No. 61 Maria Ulitina

Aug 14, 2016, 19:26 PM IST

Impressed by Dipa Karmakar? These two gymnasts will leave you AWESTRUCK with their 'Perfect 10s'– WATCH VIDEO

Here are the videos of last two gymnasts to achieve a perfect 10 at Olympics.

Aug 11, 2016, 23:43 PM IST

TOUGH BREAK! Armenian weightlifter horribly breaks elbow during 195Kg lift at Rio Olympic – VIDEO

Immediate action was required post the Armenian's clean and jerk attempt.

Aug 11, 2016, 16:35 PM IST

Rio Olympics: Archery World No. 1 Kim Woo-jin knocked out in huge upset

As a modest crowd in the terraces roared, Kim slumped with his head down while his team mates looked on in dismay.

Aug 08, 2016, 23:14 PM IST

'Rio Jao, Khaali haath wapas aao' – See Shobha De's RUTHLESS Tweet on India's failure at Rio

The 68-year-old considered shooter Abhinav Bindra as India's best hope for medal but he too bowed out.

Aug 08, 2016, 21:29 PM IST

IND vs GER: Defending Olympic champions Germany beat India 2-1, courtesy a late deflected goal

India were beaten by Germany 5-2 in the London Olympic Games.

Aug 08, 2016, 20:57 PM IST

WHOA! US Gymnast poses with 2-and-a-half feet taller American basketball player – SEE PIC

Ragan Smith, who is a part of the US Gymanstics team, posed with an American Basketball player DeAndre Jordan

Aug 08, 2016, 17:24 PM IST