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.
18 Dec 2013
New Delhi: They may not take part under the tri-colour due to the suspension of the IOA but four Indians have so far qualified for the February 7-23 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
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.
23 Jul 2014
Glasgow: India will be expecting a lion's share of medals from shooters, boxers, wrestlers and shuttlers at the 2014 Commonwealth Games starting in Glasgow on Wednesday but it would be difficult to match the record medal haul of 101 in the last edition at home.
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.
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.
18 Jul 2013
US Olympic Committee and the White House on Wednesday dismissed a call by an influential American Senator asking athletes to boycott the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia if Moscow gives asylum to whistleblower Edward Snowden.
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.