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.
20 Sep 2016
New Delhi: What happened at the 1500-meter race course at Rio Paralympics, 2016 will definitely change your outlook towards the differently abled athletes, and the comparisons which are made keeping in mind their bodily shortcomings.
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.
13 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Indian athletes Muhammed Anas Yahiya and Ankit Sharma crashed out of thier respective events at the ongoing Rio Olympics here.
01 Aug 2016
London: Doping crisis and poor facilities might have shrouded Rio Olympics but it appears the inability to play artificial intelligence (AI)-based game Pokemon Go is bothering athletes the most.
22 Aug 2016
Rio De Janeiro: A blustery storm, a touch of melancholy and a sense of pride converged at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics on Sunday as Brazil breathed a collective sigh of relief at having pulled off South America's first Games.
08 Sep 2016
Rio de Janeiro: More than 4,400 athletes from 160 countries and regions will compete at the Rio Paralympic Games, which officially opened at the Maracana Stadium on Wednesday.
09 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Author Shobhaa De has mocked at the performance of Indian athletes, saying that they had gone to Rio Olympics to take selfies and not to win medals, inviting angry response from top sportspersons, including star shooter Abhinav Bindra.
03 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Just days after Yogeshwar Dutt's London Olympics bronze was upgraded to silver, the star Indian wrestler's medal may now get converted into gold with champion Toghrul Asgarov also returning positive for banned substance, a media report said on Friday.
22 Jul 2016
Washington: America's anti-doping leader renewed the call to ban all Russian athletes from the Rio Olympics after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) yesterday rejected an appeal by Russian athletics competitors.