28 Aug 2015
Beijing: Usain Bolt said he might end his glittering career at next year's Olympics after he completed a world sprint double in Beijing -- and got clattered by an electric scooter into the bargain.
27 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Hockey team goalkeeper PR Sreejesh feels India need to go through tough tests against top teams to excel in next year's Rio Olympics. Sreejesh dedicated his Arjun award to the whole team, and said his recognition will motivate he and his teammates to do well in upcoming tournaments.
26 Aug 2015
Bangkok: Defending champion Shiva Thapa (56kg) was among the six Indians who were handed first-round byes while Asian Games bronze-medallist Vikas Krishan (75kg) was the only one to be seeded at second as the country made a winning start at the Asian Championships here today.
25 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Confident of securing an Olympic berth and that too with a gold-medal finish at the World Championship, star India wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt said an early qualification would give him enough time to work on increasing his stamina and experiment in the run-up to the Rio Games.
18 Aug 2015
New Delhi: He is modesty personified but Jitu Rai, now the benchmark of excellence in Indian shooting, doesn't shy away from expressing his "burning desire" to hit the bull's eye at next year's Rio Olympics, saying the Arjuna Award will act as additional morale-booster.
21 Aug 2015
London: English cricket chiefs are no longer implacably hostile to the idea of Twenty20 featuring in a future Olympic Games, one of the country's top administrators said. England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive Tom Harrison's comments came on the same day as a protest outside The Oval ahead of the start of the fifth Ashes Test slammed global cricket bosses for, among other things, turning their back on the Olympics.
14 Aug 2015
New Delhi: In what can be seen as a message to the ruling AAP, which has often termed his orders 'unconstitutional' in the bitter ongoing tussle between the two, Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today stressed on the need for citizens to live up to the ideals of the Constitution.
11 Aug 2015
New Delhi: India's Prakash Nanjappa has earned a quota place for the 2016 Rio Olympics after finishing eighth in the finals of 50-metre men's pistol event at the ISSF World Cup in Gabala, Azerbaijan.
29 Jul 2015
Bengaluru: Not-for-profit organisation Olympic Gold Quest hoped that at least 25 of the 70 sportspersons they are currently supporting will qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
06 Aug 2015
Rio De Janeiro: The one-year countdown to the Rio Olympics began with officials promising to overcome Brazil's usual chaos in a Summer Games that will transform the city and thrill the world.