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Rio Games

Dipa Karmakar to miss Doha World Cup after aggravating knee injury

Dipa has been troubled by her knee ever since she finished fourth at the 2016 Olympics. She had almost two years of injury lay-off after the Rio Games.

Mar 16, 2019, 17:49 PM IST

After Rio glory, Sakshi Malik to compete in Wrestling Nationals at Gonda

Around 650 wrestlers and 175 Officials from all over India are reaching Gonda for this competition.

Oct 20, 2016, 17:37 PM IST

Sakshi Malik finds Deepa Malik's life story inspiring

Deepa Malik created history by becoming the first Indian woman to bag a medal at the Paralympic Games.

Sep 20, 2016, 20:11 PM IST

Heartbreaking! Iranian Paralympic cyclist dies in race accident

A minute of silence will be held during Sunday`s closing ceremony.

Sep 18, 2016, 08:23 AM IST

Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia wins gold at Paralympics, breaks own world record

Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia became the first Indian to clinch two gold medals at the Paralympics after he broke his own world record to clinch the top honours at the Rio Games here.

Sep 14, 2016, 06:26 AM IST

Thangavelu Mariyappan India's flagbearer in Paralympic closing ceremony

The T-42 classification is for athletes with lower limb deficiency, leg length difference, impaired muscle power or impaired range of movement. 

Sep 12, 2016, 17:30 PM IST

Make Dipa Karmakar India's Brand Ambassador: Football legend Prasun Banerjee

Banerjee played for the country in the 1970s and 1980s and was also a former captain of Mohun Bagan team.

Sep 08, 2016, 21:19 PM IST

Sports Ministry begins thorough probe into 2016 Rio Olympics debacle

Ministry officials will also visit some of the SAI centres for inspection.

Sep 08, 2016, 18:51 PM IST

Abhinav Bindra shares truth about Olympic champions, says India can't cut corners

The 33-year-old, however, feels that India's Rio campaign wasn't that bad, and an early medal could have changed the mood and also the overall result.

Sep 04, 2016, 17:57 PM IST

Rio Olympics fallout: Three top Kenyan officials arrested for mismanagement, corruption

Kenya`s Sports Minister Hassan Wario on Thursday announced the disbanding of the Kenyan Olympic committee after the allegations surfaced.

Aug 27, 2016, 17:48 PM IST

Rio Olympics highlights: Ten moments that defined the Games for Indian contingent

Rio 2016 has come and gone. The Games in Brazil had its good, bad, and ugly moments in abundance.

Aug 24, 2016, 14:37 PM IST

Rio Olympics 2016 Closing Ceremony

Aug 22, 2016, 12:27 PM IST

Chinese legend Lin Dan leaves Rio empty-handed

Lin, who topped the podium at Beijing 2008 and London 2012, was unable to repeat those heroics in Brazil, falling to old rival Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia in Friday`s semi-final.

Aug 20, 2016, 19:32 PM 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

VIDEO: SERIOUSLY! Couple caught having sex as BBC journalist reports on Olympics from beach

'Is something going on on the beach behind Dan Walker??,' was the question posed by several. 

Aug 19, 2016, 16:43 PM IST

History beckons as PV Sindhu takes on Carolina Marin in gold medal contest

Sindhu is the first Indian to reach final of a badminton event at the Olympics.

Aug 19, 2016, 15:20 PM IST