Olympics 2016

Athletes have right to play anywhere, says Sakshi Malik

Athletes have right to play anywhere, says Sakshi Malik

Bengaluru: She sought to steer clear of the raging debate over allowing Pakistani players in India amid hightened diplomatic tensions but...Read More

Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt wants Russian’s family to keep his Olympic Silver medal

Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt wants Russian’s family to keep his Olympic Silver medal

New Delhi: Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt — whose London Olympics bronze medal has been upgraded to silver said he wants the late Russian...Read More

Ulta Pulta: Hail the new era in Indian sports

Ulta Pulta: Hail the new era in Indian sports

V Gangadhar reminiscences about the week that was – a week that brought two medals to India from the land of Olympics and new sporting ev...Read More

Dipa Karmakar welcomes PM Modi’s Olympics task force

Dipa Karmakar welcomes PM Modi’s Olympics task force

Agartala: India’s gymnastics heroine Dipa Karmakar has welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement of setting up a task force to...Read More

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133,000 tickets for Rio Paralympic Games sold in just 1 day

Rio de Janeiro: A staggering 133,000 tickets the for Rio Paralympic Games were sold on Tuesday, creating a new daily record for Olympic o...Read More

Grand welcome for wrestler Sakshi Malik in Haryana

Grand welcome for wrestler Sakshi Malik in Haryana

Bahadurgarh/New Delhi: Rio 2016 Olympics bronze medalist wrestler Sakshi Malik was accorded a grand welcome by people and the state gover...Read More

Rio Olympics 2016: Rio medalist Sakshi Malik returns home

Rio Olympics 2016: Rio medalist Sakshi Malik returns home

New Delhi: Rio 2016 Olympics bronze medalist wrestler Sakshi Malik arrived here on Wednesday.

Hrithik Roshan says he is a fan of Dipa Karmakar

Hrithik Roshan says he is a fan of Dipa Karmakar

Dipa Karmakar from Tripura, the first Indian female gymnast to qualify the final vault in Rio Olympics and who narrowly missed out on the...Read More

Rio Olympics 2016: A silver and a bronze are not enough

Rio Olympics 2016: A silver and a bronze are not enough

Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel greeting the Indian Boxer Manoj Kumar after he defeated Petrauskas E. of Lithua...Read More

Rio 2016: “I could have died there”, said O P Jaisha

Rio 2016: “I could have died there”, said O P Jaisha

Athlete runs 42 km without a drop of water at designated Indian stalls

Maha govt offers Lalita Babar job; artistes to give Rs 1 lakh

Maha govt offers Lalita Babar job; artistes to give Rs 1 lakh

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government today offered a government job to steeplechase athlete Lalita Babar, who became the first Indian athle...Read More

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You kidding me? China won’t make same mistake in Tokyo

Rio de Janeiro: China put a brave face on their worst Olympics for 20 years but they will work hard to make sure they aren’t embarrassed ...Read More

Tendulkar to present BMW car to Sindhu sponsored by V Chamundeswaranath

Tendulkar to present BMW car to Sindhu sponsored by V Chamundeswaranath

Hyderabad: Batting great Sachin Tendulkar will be presenting a BMW car to star shuttler PV Sindhu for bringing laurels to the country by ...Read More

Sindhu, Sakshi dazzle as India end Rio Olympics campaign with two medals

Sindhu, Sakshi dazzle as India end Rio Olympics campaign with two medals

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil): India, which had sent its largest-ever contingent of 119 athletes in the Rio Olympics, ended their campaign at p...Read More

BPCL announces Rs 75 lakh cash award, promotion for P V Sindhu

BPCL announces Rs 75 lakh cash award, promotion for P V Sindhu

New Delhi: State-owned BPCL today announced a cash award of Rs 75 lakh and promotion for P V Sindhu, the country’s first-ever woman silve...Read More

Dipa Karmakar to be felicitated in Tripura on Aug 22

Dipa Karmakar to be felicitated in Tripura on Aug 22

Agartala – Gymnast Dipa Karmakar, who missed the medal in the Rio Olympics by a whisker, would be felicitated by the Tripura government o...Read More

Ulta Pulta: What’s in a name? Everything!

Ulta Pulta: What’s in a name? Everything!

With Rio Olympics throwing up new sporting Queens, many would stake claim on  names like Sindhu and Sakshi writes Sumeet Naik.

Rajinikanth heaps praise on Sindhu

Rajinikanth heaps praise on Sindhu

Chennai: Megastar Rajinikanth has showered praise on Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu, who ended her Rio 2016 Olympic campaign by winning a si...Read More

Rio 2016: Wrestler Sandeep Tomar loses in pre-quarters, awaits repechage results

Rio 2016: Wrestler Sandeep Tomar loses in pre-quarters, awaits repechage results

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil): Indian wrestler Sandeep Tomar, who was expected to bring glory for the country in the absence of embattled Narsi...Read More

Grappling with Glory: India and its Wrestling tradition

Grappling with Glory: India and its Wrestling tradition

Sakshi Malik picked up the first medal for India at Rio in women’s wrestling — a discipline which only made its Olympic debut in 2004 and...Read More

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