21 Dec 2011
Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) president Steve Stoute said the island is likely to field its smallest team ever for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
30 Nov 2016
Hours after an aircraft carrying 81 people, including a Brazilian football team, crashed in central Colombia, AFP reported that five people have survived the crash. However, 76 bodies have been recovered from the crashed plane. Rescue operations are underway. An aircraft, including Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense and journalists covering their match, has crashed in central Colombia, officials and media reported, but heavy rain has halted rescue operations.
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.
05 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Blown away quite literally the last time around, Indian archers would look to make amends for the flop-show in London when they take aim in the 31st Olympic Games here today.
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.
18 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The bitterness of not getting a shot at the Olympics mixed doubles event continues to rankle Leander Peas and the veteran Indian tennis star has no qualms in stating that the country did not send its best team in the event to Rio.
19 Jul 2016
New Delhi: The Indian Olympic contingent was given a warm send-off here yesterday, but it was Bollywood actor and IOA's Goodwill Ambassador Salman Khan who turned out to be the cynosure of all eyes, instead of the 20-odd Rio-bound athletes present on the occasion.
22 Jul 2016
Islamabad: Pakistan yesterday said it has approached the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to send a fact- finding team to Kashmir to investigate the alleged human rights violations and recent killings of innocent people.
01 Sep 2016
New Delhi: London Olympics Bronze medallist wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt failed to win a medal at Rio Olympics 2016 but has won millions of heart with his noble gesture.
24 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Rifle shooter Joydeep Karmakar has experienced the pain of narrowly missing out on an Olympic medal and ahead of the Summer Games in Rio, he has penned down the hurdles created by coaches and officials in the run-up to the London Games.