india at rio olympics

Sindhu yet to achieve full potential: Gopichand

Sindhu yet to achieve full potential: Gopichand

Hyderabad: Shuttler P V Sindhu might have clinched the silver medal at Rio Olympics but mentor and chief coach Pullela Gopichand believes...Read More

Bollywood hails ‘golden girl’ Sindhu’s silver at Olympics

Bollywood hails ‘golden girl’ Sindhu’s silver at Olympics

Mumbai: As shuttler P.V. Sindhu clinched the silver medal in the women’s singles competition of the Rio Olympics, Bollywood celebrities l...Read More

Really happy to win a silver, gave my heart out: Sindhu

Really happy to win a silver, gave my heart out: Sindhu

Rio de Janeiro: P V Sindhu is happy to win a silver in the women’s singles badminton event after her gallant attempt to clinch a coveted ...Read More

Aditi Ashok flops in round three, medal hopes all but over

Aditi Ashok flops in round three, medal hopes all but over

Rio de Janeiro: After two promising rounds, Indian teenage woman golfer Aditi Ashok performed poorly in the third and penultimate round b...Read More

Will return Sindhu’s phone, let her enjoy an ice-cream: Gopi

Will return Sindhu’s phone, let her enjoy an ice-cream: Gopi

Rio de Janeiro: When it boils down to matters of discipline, Pullela Gopichand has no peers with PV Sindhu learning it the hard way since...Read More

Very excited for Sindhu’s match, let’s hope we get a gold: Sachin Tendulkar

Very excited for Sindhu’s match, let’s hope we get a gold: Sachin Tendulkar

Mumbai: Wishing best of luck to ace Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu ahead of her women’s singles final against World No. 1 Carolina Marin, cr...Read More

Rio 2016: Five Indian women on the brink of bringing glory

Rio 2016: Five Indian women on the brink of bringing glory

Dipa Karmakar, Sakshi Malik, Lalita Babar, Aditi Ashok and P V Sindhu are the five Indian women who have made our country proud.

Rio 2016: India’s Badminton darkhorse P V Sindhu’s Road to Finals

Rio 2016: India’s Badminton darkhorse P V Sindhu’s Road to Finals

P V Sindhu, India’s badminton darkhorse – now wonder woman – has created history by making into the finals for the first time ever. She i...Read More

Dipa Karmakar recommends gymnast coach Bishweshwar for Dronacharya Award

Dipa Karmakar recommends gymnast coach Bishweshwar for Dronacharya Award

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil): Amid increasing speculation that Dipa Karmakar has been recommended for the Rajiv Khel Ratna Award, the Indian t...Read More

UP announces Rani Laxmi Bai award for Sakshi Malik

UP announces Rani Laxmi Bai award for Sakshi Malik

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government will honour Sakshi Malik, the first woman Indian wrestler to win a medal in Olympics, with the cove...Read More

Rohtak to Rio: ‘Grounded’ Sakshi carves sporting history

Rohtak to Rio: ‘Grounded’ Sakshi carves sporting history

Rio de Janeiro: From yearning to fly in an aeroplane as a kid to clinching a bronze in the Olympics, the biggest sporting stage of all, H...Read More

Sindhu bids for second medal for India after Sakshi shows way

Sindhu bids for second medal for India after Sakshi shows way

Rio de Janeiro: A day after unheralded grappler Sakshi Malik opened India’s medal count with a dramatic bronze-winning effort, shuttler P...Read More

Ace shooter Jitu Rai recommended for Khel Ratna

Ace shooter Jitu Rai recommended for Khel Ratna

New Delhi: Asian Games gold medallist Jitu Rai has been recommended for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award for his exploits in...Read More

Sindhu slays Wang Yihan to reach Olympic semifinals

Sindhu slays Wang Yihan to reach Olympic semifinals

Rio de Janeiro: Two-time World Championship bronze medallist P V Sindhu stood just a win away from assuring India an elusive medal after ...Read More

Discus thrower Seema fails to qualify for final round

Discus thrower Seema fails to qualify for final round

Rio de Janeiro: India’s Seema Antil Punia failed to qualify for the final round of women’s discus throw competition at the Rio Olympic Ga...Read More

I’m sorry but I couldn’t have done better: Vikas

I’m sorry but I couldn’t have done better: Vikas

Rio de Janeiro: Distraught after a comprehensive quarterfinal loss ended his Olympic dream, Indian boxer Vikas Krishan (75kg) said he cou...Read More

Vikas ousted, boxers sign off without medal at Olympics

Vikas ousted, boxers sign off without medal at Olympics

Rio de Janeiro: Former Asian Games gold-medallist Vikas Krishan (75kg) took a pounding from second seed Bektemir Melikuziev in the quarte...Read More

Shuttler Sindhu joins Srikanth in Rio Olympics quarters

Shuttler Sindhu joins Srikanth in Rio Olympics quarters

Rio de Janeiro: Indian ace shuttler PV Sindhu progressed through to the quarterfinals of the women’s singles event with a crushing straig...Read More

Will put our best foot forward at Rio: Sania

Will put our best foot forward at Rio: Sania

Rio de Janeiro: Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza has said that she and her mixed doubles partner Rohan Bopanna will put their best foot forw...Read More

Twitterati slam Vijay Goel over Rio misconduct

Twitterati slam Vijay Goel over Rio misconduct

New Delhi: Soon after the Rio Olympics organizing committee threatened to cancel Sports Minister Vijay Goel‘s accreditation, Twitter went...Read More

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