31 May 2016
Mumbai: The lone Indian boxer to have qualified for Olympics so far, Shiva Thapa said he is hopeful that more boxers will make the cut for Rio even though only one qualifying event is left on the calender.
26 May 2016
Moscow: The Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) has named dope offender and suspended star Maria Sharapova among four tennis players who will compete in women's singles at the Olympics in Rio.
26 May 2016
New Delhi: Considered as one of the greatest moments in the history of Indian sports, the 1936 Hockey Olympic final between India and Germany will be remembered for the heroics of the great, the wizard Major Dhyan Chand, who played the most important part in thrashing the host nation 8-1, all the while the Fuhrer, Adolf Hitler witnessed the entire game, awestruck and mesmerized by the stellar skills of the Major.
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).
25 May 2016
New Delhi: After achieving a landslide victory in the 2014 General Election, the NDA formed the government with 337 seats. Riding on the poll promise of ‘achche din’ (good days) for the country and its people, PM Modi initiated so many ambitious projects. Narendra Modi-led government would be completing two years on May 26, 2016 .
13 May 2016
New Delhi: Oscar winning music composer A R Rahman yesterday agreed to be the Goodwill Ambassador of the Indian Olympic contingent, joining cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, ace shooter Abhinav Bindra and Bollywood star Salman Khan.
10 May 2016
Mumbai: Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman says he hasn't been personally approached by Indian Olympic Association to be the brand ambassador for the contingent going to Rio Olympics.
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.
13 May 2016
New Delhi: Renowed wrestling coach Satpal Singh yesterday denied reports that his protege Sushil Kumar has been omitted from the Indian squad for the Rio Olympics, asserting that the double Olympic medallist is ready for a trial against Narsingh Pancham Yadav.