04 Feb 2014
United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is scheduled to attend the opening of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, on Friday, a UN spokesman told reporters on Monday.
17 Feb 2016
Lausanne: The race to host the 2024 Olympic Games gets underway in earnest today with the four bid cities: Budapest, Los Angeles, Paris and Rome, presenting their initial candidature files to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
05 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Marking the start of the biggest sporting extravaganza on the planet, Google has introduced a video giving a glimpse of Doodle Fruit Games, 2016.
06 Aug 2016
Rio De Janerio: Brazil unfurled a vast canvas celebrating its rainforest and the creative energy of its wildly diverse population to the tune of samba, bossa nova and funk in welcoming the world on Friday to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
11 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Woman archers Laishram Bombayla Devi and Deepika Kumari along with boxer Manoj Kumar were the only bright spots in an overall disappointing day for India at the Rio Olympics, with medal hopeful Jitu Rai, judoka Avtar Singh and weightlifter Satish Shivalingam crashing out of their respective disciplines.
06 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Eight more Russian athletes were allowed to take part in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Friday bringing the total number to 279.
31 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Assuring "all possible help" to the Indian contingent at the Rio Olympic Games 2016 scheduled to begin on August 5, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hoped that Indian sportspersons will be able to win hearts of people from across the world.
20 Jul 2016
Lausanne: The International Olympic Committee said yesterday it will study legal options before deciding whether to ban Russia from the Rio Games over its state-run doping programme.
03 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: A short display of Brazilian culture, including their music and dance, greeted the Indian contingent at the formal welcome ceremony in the Games Village for the 31st Olympic Games here.
13 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Abhinav Bindra, the country's most celebrated shooter and the only Olympic gold winner in an individual event, has been in news for the past few days.