Rio olympics

Pullela Gopichand happy with shuttlers’ performance

Pullela Gopichand happy with shuttlers’ performance

Mumbai: Chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand termed the year gone by as a “tough” one, but expressed satisfaction that the ta...Read More

Epic saga: How India’s rowing-star Dattu overcame poverty to win gold

Epic saga: How India’s rowing-star Dattu overcame poverty to win gold

“Three months after the death of my father, I joined the army to support my family. My mother also used to keep unwell and her health was...Read More

Epic saga: How India’s rowing-star Dattu Baban Bhokanal overcame poverty to win gold

Epic saga: How India’s rowing-star Dattu Baban Bhokanal overcame poverty to win gold

New Delhi: From digging wells to selling onions to working in a petrol pump to representing India at the Rio Olympics while his mother wa...Read More

I will now fully focus on 1500m till Tokyo Olys, says Jinson Johnson

I will now fully focus on 1500m till Tokyo Olys, says Jinson Johnson

“If you are focussing on the Olympics, there is no point competing in both 800m and 1500m. I have spoken to my coaches and have decided t...Read More

Dipa Karmakar assures her best at Asian Games

Dipa Karmakar assures her best at Asian Games

Delhi: On returning to India after clinching gold at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup Challenge, gymnast Dipa Karmakar expressed her...Read More

Gymnastics World Challenge Cup: Dipa Karmakar bags gold

Gymnastics World Challenge Cup: Dipa Karmakar bags gold

New Delhi: Returning to action after a lay-off of nearly two years due to an injury, India’s premier gymnast Dipa Karmakar today clinched...Read More

Ready to roar for my next fight: P.V. Sindhu

Ready to roar for my next fight: P.V. Sindhu

New Delhi : On the back of her gruelling final match at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG), ace shuttler P.V. Sindhu says no loss is ever ...Read More

Ready to roar for my next fight says P.V. Sindhu

Ready to roar for my next fight says P.V. Sindhu

New Delhi: On the back of her gruelling final match at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG), ace shuttler P.V. Sindhu says no loss is ever e...Read More

Shooter Jitu Rai confident of bagging CWG medal

Shooter Jitu Rai confident of bagging CWG medal

New Delhi : Seasoned shooter Jitu Rai has put the setback of the Rio Olympics in 2016 behind him and is confident of a podium finish as h...Read More

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India bows out despite Sindhu’s win

Alor Setar, (Malaysia) : Rio Olympics silver-medallist P.V. Sindhu won her singles encounter but her efforts went in vain as Indian women...Read More

Mirabai wins historic gold in weightlifting

Mirabai wins historic gold in weightlifting

New Delhi : Saikhom Mirabai Chanu on Thursday became the first Indian in over two decades to claim a gold medal at the World Weightliftin...Read More

Pro Kabaddi season 5 becomes most-watched non-cricket event on TV

Pro Kabaddi season 5 becomes most-watched non-cricket event on TV

Mumbai: Pro Kabaddi continued its remarkable run with Season 5 as hundreds of millions tuned in to catch the rivetting Kabaddi action thi...Read More

Badminton: Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth carry India’s hopes at Denmark Open

Badminton: Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth carry India’s hopes at Denmark Open

Odense : Title-contenders P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth would look to put behind the disappointment of an early exit from Japan Open an...Read More

Brazil police say Rio Olympics were bought in corrupt scheme

Brazil police say Rio Olympics were bought in corrupt scheme

Rio De Janeiro, Brazilian officials said have that the country’s Olympics chief was the “lynchpin” in a plot to bribe the International O...Read More

Deepika makes first round exit in WC Final

Deepika makes first round exit in WC Final

Rome : Four-time silver medallist Deepika Kumari was beaten by Tan Ya-ting in straight sets to make an embarrassing first round exit from...Read More

Fire destroys velodrome built for Rio Olympics

Fire destroys velodrome built for Rio Olympics

Rio de Janeiro, A part of a velodrome built for the 2016 Rio Olympics here was destroyed in a massive fire, Brazilian authorities said. L...Read More

Asian Athletics Champ: Sudha wins gold in steeplechase

Asian Athletics Champ: Sudha wins gold in steeplechase

Bhubaneshwar : Sudha Singh clinched a gold in women’s 3000m steeplechase event to swell India’s medal tally on the third and penultimate ...Read More

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U17 World Cup: India drawn with Ghana, USA and Colombia

Mumbai : Hosts India were on Friday drawn with two-time champions Ghana, United States and Colombia in a tough Group A of the FIFA Under ...Read More

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China’s Ning fails to qualify for 100m world title defence

Shanghai :Chinese swim star Ning Zetao will not defend his 100m freestyle world title next month after failing to qualify for the Budapes...Read More

Indian hockey team loses 0-2 to Germany

Indian hockey team loses 0-2 to Germany

Dusseldorf : Hosts Germany overpowered the Indian men’s hockey team 2-0 in an action-packed encounter to end its campaign at the three-na...Read More

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