24 May 2016
New Delhi: In a bid to ensure that Olympic medallists get immediate recognition, the Sports Ministry today said medal winners from the upcoming Rio Games will be considered for this year's Khel Ratna and Arjuna Awards.
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.
23 May 2016
London: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and wife Gauri attended their elder son Aryan's graduation ceremony here in London.
21 May 2016
Astana: Indian boxing icon M.C. Mary Kom's dreams of representing India in what would have been her second and final Olympics in Rio were shattered after she faltered in the World Boxing Championships' second round here today.
24 May 2016
New Delhi: Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has met the Olympic-bound Indian wrestling contingent at a city hotel here and boosted the athletes' confidence ahead of the mega event in August.
14 May 2016
Bengaluru: Confident of beating the best of yesterday even at 52, world record-holding long jumper Mike Powell has announced that he would try to qualify for this year's Olympic Games.
16 Apr 2015
New Delhi: In a rather ambitious projection, Sports Authority of India (SAI) sees a record 100 plus athletes qualifying for next year's Rio Olympics.
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.
07 May 2016
London: Choosing 'hope over fear', Londoners elected their first Muslim mayor on Thursday as Labour's Sadiq Khan comfortably romped home despite a xenophobic and Islamophobic campaign run by his Conservative opponent.
10 May 2016
Washington: Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump has said as US President he would make an exception for London's first Muslim mayor Sadiq Khan in his proposed temporary ban on the entry of Muslims to the US and hoped that the Labour leader would set an example.