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.
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.
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.
19 Aug 2012
From the hinterlands of Haryana to a podium finish on the planet's greatest sporting extravaganza, life has come a full circle for grappler Yogeshwar Dutt.
31 Jul 2012
India’s top shuttler Saina Nehwal romped into the knockout stage of women’s singles competition, while Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa also kept their hopes alive in the women’s doubles event after recording contrasting victories in their respective groups on London on Tuesday.
30 Jul 2012
Senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar on Monday congratulated ace shooter Gagan Narang for winning a bronze medal in the men's 10m Air Rifle event and opening India's account in the London Olympic Games.