27 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Abhinav Bindra's insane search for perfection had pushed him to climb, as a simulation of sorts, a 40-feet high 'pizza pole' that saw him conquer his 'fear' and go on to win a historic gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
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.
24 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Three Indians, including WBC Asian title-holder Neeraj Goyat, have registered for the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) Olympic Qualifying tournament for professional boxers scheduled to be held in Venezuela from July 3 to 8.
22 Jun 2016
Baku: Former Asian Games gold-medallist Vikas Krishan (75kg) became the third Indian boxer to enter the quarters of the World Olympic Qualifying Tournament here and is just one win away from booking a berth in the Rio Games this August.
12 Jun 2016
Kingston: Jamaica's Usain Bolt shook off a "horrible start" to win the 100m at the Racers Grand Prix athletics meeting in 9.88sec, the second-fastest time in the world this year.
24 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Rifle shooter Joydeep Karmakar has experienced the pain of narrowly missing out on an Olympic medal and ahead of the Summer Games in Rio, he has penned down the hurdles created by coaches and officials in the run-up to the London Games.
23 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Her last hope for an Olympic berth might be over after the denial of a wildcard, but star Indian woman boxer MC Mary Kom today said she would not hang up her gloves just yet.
24 Jun 2016
Baku: Assured of an Olympic berth, Indian boxer Vikas Krishan (75kg) today settled for a bronze medal in the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) World Qualifying Tournament after he was ruled out of the semifinal clash owing to a cut on his forehead.
19 Jun 2016
Rio De Janeiro: Three years after becoming the world's oldest skydiver, Aida Gemanque became the oldest Olympic torch bearer on Saturday when she carried the flame in the Amazonian city of Macapa, aged 106.
20 Jun 2016
Moscow: Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko admitted on Saturday that the country's athletes' Olympic hopes are over following a decision made by the IAAF and supported by the IOC.