12 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: It was a disappointing start for India in the track and field events of the Rio Games as all three athletes, including discus thrower Vikas Gowda, fell by the wayside at the qualification stage itself, here today.
13 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Lalita Babar opened a new chapter in India's athletics history in the Olympic Games by becoming the first woman after three decades to enter the final of a track event when she shattered the national mark to reach the 3000M steeplechase medal round.
24 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Three Indians, including WBC Asian title-holder Neeraj Goyat, have registered for the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) Olympic Qualifying tournament for professional boxers scheduled to be held in Venezuela from July 3 to 8.
02 Sep 2016
New Delhi: India is vulnerable to the risk of zika virus transmissions owing to high travel volumes from the disease affected areas in the Americas, presence of mosquitoes capable of transmitting the virus and limited health resources, a new study on Friday said.
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.
17 Sep 2016
Mumbai: Choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan says sarcasm is not something which Indians understand as she has herself faced the music for being bluntly honest at times.
19 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Quantification in sports gives rise to inevitable comparison which seems to be order of the day, especially after the conclusion of Rio Paralympics on Sunday.
29 Jul 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Former world No. 1 Rafael Nadal is on track to compete at the Rio Olympics as he continues to recover from a wrist injury, his coach has said.
07 Aug 2012
There was huge expectations from the Indian shooters when they left for the Olympic Games but perhaps the hype was a trifle misplaced as the biggest ever shooting contingent returned with just silver and a bronze.
27 Jul 2012
A clutch of young archers and a host of experienced marksmen would aim to boost the meagre medal haul that India has reaped from the Olympic arena when competitions in these two disciplines gather pace on Sunday after Saturday’s opening of the Games.