2016 Rio Olympics

Vinesh Phogat wants medal, history in 2020 Olympics 

Vinesh Phogat wants medal, history in 2020 Olympics 

New Delhi : It’s still a good two years away but recently-crowned Commonwealth Games (CWG) champion wrestler Vinesh Phogat can’t stop her...Read More

Continental giants India struggles for global success in 2017

Continental giants India struggles for global success in 2017

New Delhi : The age-old malady of inconsistency remained unaddressed but Indian hockey did take baby steps towards global success in 2017...Read More

‘Most Russian paralympians absolutely clean’

‘Most Russian paralympians absolutely clean’

Moscow: Russian Olympic Committee President Alexander Zhukov on Tuesday said that most of his country’s paralympians are absolutely “clea...Read More

Dutch cyclist in intensive care after horror crash

Dutch cyclist in intensive care after horror crash

Rio de Janeiro: Dutch cyclist Annemiek van Vleuten lay helpless in intensive care after suffering three cracked vertebrae in a stomach-ch...Read More

Sister Act

Sister Act

Taiwan’s Su-wei pulls out

‘Sharapova must play for Russia if she wants to go to Olympics’

‘Sharapova must play for Russia if she wants to go to Olympics’

Moscow: Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova must play for the national team next week at the Federation Cup fixture if she wants to quali...Read More

Rio celebrates start of Olympic year with special fireworks

Rio celebrates start of Olympic year with special fireworks

Rio de Janeiro: The arrival of the year of 2016 Rio Olympics was marked here with a special fireworks show at the famous Copacabana Beach...Read More

Rio Olympics president says venues are 80 percent ready

Rio Olympics president says venues are 80 percent ready

Rio de Janeior : Carlos Nuzman, who heads the Organising Committee of the 2016 Rio Olympics, has stated that almost 80 percent of the the...Read More

Golf in India will explode if Anirban Lahiri can win in Rio: Tiger Woods

Golf in India will explode if Anirban Lahiri can win in Rio: Tiger Woods

Nassau (Bahamas): Lauding India’s presence in the world of golf, Tiger Woods today said that Anirban Lahiri can make the game “explode” i...Read More

Olympic medal for India more important than personal glory: Wrestler Bajrang Punia

Olympic medal for India more important than personal glory: Wrestler Bajrang Punia

New Delhi: One of India’s top wrestlers, Bajrang Punia, says he is not bothered about who represents the country in men’s 65 kg freestyle...Read More

Novak Djokovic aims to clinch medal at Rio

Novak Djokovic aims to clinch medal at Rio

Johannesburg: World number one Novak Djokovic has said that 2016 Rio Olympics will be one of his priority as he is looking forward to cli...Read More

Dafne Schippers aims at sprint double in Rio

Dafne Schippers aims at sprint double in Rio

Brussels: Dafne Schippers, the newly-crowned world champion in 200 meters, said that she is opting to compete in both 100m and 200m races...Read More

Mytrah Energy to sponsor shot-putter Inderjeet

Mytrah Energy to sponsor shot-putter Inderjeet

New Delhi: Renewable energy producer Mytrah Energy (India) Ltd. on Tuesday announced that it will sponsor shot-putter Inderjeet Singh for...Read More

Determined to win gold at Rio Olympics: Mary Kom

Determined to win gold at Rio Olympics: Mary Kom

Mumbai: Five-time World boxing champion M.C. Mary Kom claims she is physically and mentally determined to win gold at the 2016 Rio Olympi...Read More

Nanjappa wins India’s sixth shooting quota for Rio Olympics

Nanjappa wins India’s sixth shooting quota for Rio Olympics

New Delhi: India’s Prakash Nanjappa has earned a quota place for the 2016 Rio Olympics after finishing eighth in the finals of 50-metre m...Read More

Pakistan hockey team out of Rio race after loss to Ireland

Pakistan hockey team out of Rio race after loss to Ireland

Antwerp (Belgium) : Pakistan men’s hockey team suffered a huge setback after they failed to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics following t...Read More

Sushil Kumar opts out of World Championships with shoulder injury

Sushil Kumar opts out of World Championships with shoulder injury

New Delhi: Two-time Olympic-medallist Sushil Kumar has opted out of the World Championships after sustaining a shoulder injury, thereby t...Read More

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Indian women’s hockey team sets sights on Rio Olympics

New Delhi : India will be the clear favourites as eight international women’s teams battle it out to progress along the road to the 2016 ...Read More

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Indian women’s hockey team sets sights on Rio Olympics

New Delhi : India will be the clear favourites as eight international women’s teams battle it out to progress along the road to the 2016 ...Read More

Mary Kom may retire after 2016 Olympics

Mary Kom may retire after 2016 Olympics

Guwahati :  Olympic Bronze medallist boxer M C Mary Kom on Monday stated that she may retire after 2016 Olympics in Brazil though she’s y...Read More

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