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Rio 2016 Olympics

Want to change the colour of my medal at World Badminton Championships, says PV Sindhu

Sindhu lost to Carolina Marin in the Rio final but had her revenge when the Indian beat the Spaniard in the Indian Open final earlier this year.

Aug 21, 2017, 18:44 PM IST

Bank of Baroda endorses Olympians P V Sindhu, K Srikanth

Bank of Baroda logo will now appear on the centre chest of the two athletes' playing jerseys in international and domestic tournaments under the aegis of Badminton World Federation Events- (BWF) and Badminton Association of India-sanctioned events, respectively.

Oct 13, 2016, 16:40 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

Organisers shut pool to treat green water at Rio Olympics 2016

Competitors were performing dry training in the venue on Friday.

Aug 13, 2016, 00:05 AM IST

Andy Murray survives another scare at Rio Olympics to make semis

Murray finished with 31 winners but also 36 unforced errors.

Aug 12, 2016, 23:54 PM IST

India held by Canada 2-2 in a nail-biting encounter at Rio Olympics 2016

Canada took few second to make it 1-1.

Aug 12, 2016, 22:53 PM IST

Weightlifter Milko Tokola blacks out, falls off stage at Rio Olympics

Milko Tokola was making his first Olympic appearance.

Aug 12, 2016, 22:19 PM IST

Polish Olympic champion Adrian Zielinski weightlifter fails dope test after his brother Tomasz Zielinski

"I have too much to lose to use doping," said Adrian Zielinski

Aug 12, 2016, 22:00 PM IST

Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana shatters world record to win 10,000 meter race

Ayana will now turn her attention to her preferred 5,000m distance.

Aug 12, 2016, 21:24 PM IST

Usain Bolt's mother Jennifer Bolt recalls him as a `strong` baby

"I think this was a natural talent," Jennifer Bolt

Aug 12, 2016, 21:05 PM IST

Shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa crash out of Rio Olympics

The Indian duo suffered a 16-21, 21-16, 17-21 defeat against the Dutch pair.

Aug 12, 2016, 20:03 PM IST

Gagan Narang and Chain Singh fail to qualify for 50m Rifle Prone finals

It was particularly disappointing for Narang, who was placed as high as 4th at one stage.

Aug 12, 2016, 19:13 PM IST

Sponsors missing from action in war on doping: Whistleblower

Nike is also not alone in sponsoring athletes who have had positive doping tests.

Aug 12, 2016, 17:25 PM IST

Michael Phelps to mentor one of America`s youngest ever Olympic swimming teams in Rio

Gold medals are not Phelps' only priority.

Aug 12, 2016, 16:06 PM IST

Where did the crowd go? Baffled Rio organizers battle empty seats at Olympics

Brazil`s best gold medal hopes in women`s beach volleyball played on Thursday under a blue sky at one of the Olympics` most iconic venues.

Aug 12, 2016, 00:00 AM IST

"Two yellow cards changed the game for us", said Roelant Oltmans Indian Hockey Coach

The Netherland, world number two and London Olympics silver medallists.

Aug 11, 2016, 23:05 PM IST

Rio organisers threaten to cancel Sports Minister Vijay Goel's accreditation over rude behaviour

Vijay Goel is here to cheer for the Indian contingent besides monitoring their requirements at the Games Village.

Aug 11, 2016, 22:45 PM IST

Rio Olympics 2016: The Marathon for Rafael Nadal starts now

Playing in his first tournament in two months after a wrist injury.

Aug 11, 2016, 22:29 PM IST

Rio Olympics 2016 Badminton: Saina Nehwal gets off to winning start

The bronze medallist at the 2012 London Olympics.

Aug 11, 2016, 22:09 PM IST

Rio Olympics 2016: A fairytale from Chechen war to Rio boxing

The 21-year-old, nicknamed as "The Chechen Wolf".

Aug 11, 2016, 21:59 PM IST