Rio Olympics

I am an upgraded individual in comparison to Rio Olympics: Indian archer Atanu Das

Having already become the only recurve athlete to have secured qualification for Olympics 2021, Das shoots 800 arrows per day i.e nearly 50 arrows every hour with an aim to hit perfection at the Tokyo Games.

Nov 15, 2020, 18:30 PM IST

I am now fit on court and ready to go, says PV Sindhu after cryptic 'I Retire' post

Sindhu opened up on how she coped up with the Covid-19 induced lockdown, her reaction to the Tokyo Olympics postponement, her preparation for the upcoming Asia Cup.

Nov 06, 2020, 17:36 PM IST

PV Sindhu sends Twitterati into a tizzy with 'I Retire' post; parents say 'we are not surprised'

Earlier, Sindhu had pulled out of the Denmark Open owing to health and safety concerns amid coronavirus crises. 

Nov 02, 2020, 21:34 PM IST

Badminton star PV Sindhu turns 25, Twitterati extends birthday greetings

In 2016, Sindhu became the first-ever female athlete from India to clinch a silver medal at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Jul 05, 2020, 10:28 AM IST

After 2016 Olympics, people started saying I had final phobia: PV Sindhu

In the Rio Olympics, Sindhu went down 21-19, 12-21, 15-21 to Spain's Carolina Marin in the final and had to contain with the silver medal.

Apr 25, 2020, 17:20 PM IST

Asian Wrestling Championships: India bags 3 gold, 1 silver medal on Day 3

The Indian contingent won three gold medals and one silver on the third day of the Asian Wrestling Championships here on Thursday.

Feb 21, 2020, 11:52 AM IST

Defender Sunita Lakra bids adieu to international hockey due to injury

Overall, she has featured in 139 matches for India during her career.


Jan 02, 2020, 13:16 PM IST

Brazil women's football team part ways with coach Vadao

Vadao, who previously coached the team for two years from 2014, was removed just four weeks after Brazil were knocked out the World Cup by France.

Jul 23, 2019, 07:50 AM IST

Fellow swimmers hail Mack Horton for podium protest

After finishing runner-up to China`s Sun Yang in the 400 freestyle on Sunday, Olympic champion Horton took his silver medal and then stood behind the podium while his Chinese rival and bronze medallist Gabriele Detti shared the spotlight.

Jul 22, 2019, 11:40 AM IST

India's Nitendra Singh Rawat finishes 27th in London Marathon

Rawat, who has qualified for the World Championships to be held in Doha in September-October, clocked 2 hours 15 minutes and 59 seconds to take the 27th spot. 

Apr 28, 2019, 20:08 PM IST

ISSF World Cup: Shooter Kynan Chenai emerges as top Indian in men's trap event

The 28-year-old, who compete at the Rio Olympics, missed one bird to shoot a score of 49 out of 50.

Apr 08, 2019, 22:09 PM IST

Malaysia Open: Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth eyes semi-final spot

Srikanth stormed into the quarter-final of the men's singles event of the tournament with a comfortable 21-11, 21-15 win over Khosit Phetpradab of Thailand.

Apr 05, 2019, 10:31 AM IST

India Open: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth eye semi-final spots

Sindhu had earlier swept aside Hong Kong's Deng Joy Xuan 21-11, 21-13 to storm into the quarter-final of the women's singles event.

Mar 29, 2019, 15:40 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar reveals a message he once gave to gymnast Dipa Karmakar

Tendulkar also had a piece of advice for the 25-year-old gymnast who had finished fourth in the women's vault finals event during the 2016 Rio Olympics, earning her fame and appreciation from all corners of the world. 

Jan 23, 2019, 18:38 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar hails Dipa Karmakar for motivating thousands of youngsters

Karmakar finished fourth in the women's vault finals event during the 2016 Rio Olympics, which earned her fame and appreciation from all corners of the world. 

Jan 23, 2019, 16:21 PM IST

'Looking forward to the day when cricket is included in Olympics': Sachin Tendulkar

The former Indian batsman also expressed his belief that it was necessary to allocate a certain amount of time to teams, set to battle it out in the Olympics, in order to ensure quality preparation.

Jan 23, 2019, 15:55 PM IST

Had self-doubts after Rio Olympics, says shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa

She is enjoying every bit of adulation that has come her way after playing a pivotal role in the Indian badminton team's first ever gold medal in a mixed team event at Commonwealth Games but doubles specialist Ashwin Ponappa had serious "self-doubts" about being able to make a comeback post 2016 Rio Olympics.

May 01, 2018, 16:05 PM IST

Brazil police arrest Olympic committee chief in vote-buying scandal

Bretas said in an arrest order that Nuzman`s wealth grew by 416 percent between 2006 and 2016 and that he had assets overseas that were only declared after the vote-buying investigation began.

Oct 05, 2017, 20:32 PM IST

Narsingh Yadav hopes CBI enquiry will clear his tainted name

Narsingh, who was preferred over two-time Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar as the country's quota entry for Rio in the 74 kg class after he secured it in Las Vegas in 2015, was thrown out of the Games a day before his opening bout by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Sep 01, 2017, 21:46 PM IST

Saina Nehwal regrets participating in Rio Olympics, says she should not have gone

That was a year ago. Now, a rejuvenated Saina marked her return to the big league by reaching the semifinals of the World Badminton Championships here.

Aug 26, 2017, 11:15 AM IST