26 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced at the meeting of the Council of Minister's on Friday that Task Force will be set up to prepare a comprehensive action plan for effective participation of Indian sports persons in the next three Olympic Games in 2020, 2024 and 2028 respectively.
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.
20 Aug 2016
New Delhi/ Rohtak: Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday announced Rs 1 crore as an award to Olympic medal winner wrestler Sakshi Malik.
09 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Athletes have not been spared the blame in Sports Authority of India's review of the country's ‘lacklustre’ Olympic performance even as it suggested a three-pronged strategy, including a thorough evaluation of coaches, for an improved performance in the 2020 Tokyo Games.
19 Sep 2016
Rio de Janeiro: After 1,192 days, Brazil's run of hosting mega-sports events came to an end at the Paralympic Games. It began with soccer's Confederations Cup in 2013, extended to the 2014 World Cup, ran through IOC President Thomas Bach's goodbye speech last month at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, and finished with the closing ceremony of the Paralympics before 45,000 spectators at Rio's Maracana stadium.
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.
17 Aug 2016
Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan, the goodwill ambassador of the Indian contingent at this year's Olympics in Rio, will present a cheque of Rs 1,01,000 to each of the athletes.
30 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt confirms his 2012 London Olympics Bronze medal is upgraded to silver amid reports that the silver medallist from the 2012 Games, Besik Kudukhov of Russia has been stripped off his medal for using banned substance.