02 Jul 2016
Kingston: Reigning Olympic and world 100-meter champion Usain Bolt withdrew from the Jamaican National Olympic Trials after 100m semi-finals with a torn hamstring that could keep him from defending gold at the Rio Olympics.
24 Jul 2016
New Delhi: His Olympic dream in jeopardy after a failed dope test, wrestler Narsingh Yadav today claimed innocence, saying that the scandal is a conspiracy against him.
22 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar will travel to the Rio Olympics after being invited by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach along with other eminent global personalities.
20 Jul 2016
Lausanne: The International Olympic Committee said yesterday it will study legal options before deciding whether to ban Russia from the Rio Games over its state-run doping programme.
18 Jul 2016
Mumbai: Ace tennis player Sania Mirza is geared up to represent the country in next month's Olympics but she refused to predict winning a medal in the Rio Games.
15 Jul 2016
Madrid: Rafael Nadal will be fit and ready for Rio, the head of the Spanish Olympic Committee insisted Thursday, even though the 14-time Grand Slam title winner is still sweating on his place in the squad.
13 Jul 2016
New Delhi: He has endured a lacklustre season heading into the Olympics, but ace Indian shuttler K Srikanth today said the low phase has helped him prepare for the Games and he hopes to emerge as the dark horse in Rio next month.
12 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Recently released sports-drama movie ‘Sultan’ shows the lead character Sultan, a wrestler, enacted by superstar Salman Khan, running from pillar to post to get support from the government to set-up a blood bank. Also, when Sultan needs sponsorship no one but a small pressure-cooker shopkeeper comes forward to help him.
01 Jul 2016
Balasore (Odisha): India today successfully test fired the new surface-to-air missile, developed jointly with Israel, with a strike range upto 70 km, from a defence base off Odisha coast, a day after two rounds of similar trials were conducted.
04 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet the Indian athletes who will represent the country at the forthcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil todya.