13 May 2016
New Delhi: Oscar winning music composer A R Rahman yesterday agreed to be the Goodwill Ambassador of the Indian Olympic contingent, joining cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, ace shooter Abhinav Bindra and Bollywood star Salman Khan.
13 May 2016
New Delhi: Renowed wrestling coach Satpal Singh yesterday denied reports that his protege Sushil Kumar has been omitted from the Indian squad for the Rio Olympics, asserting that the double Olympic medallist is ready for a trial against Narsingh Pancham Yadav.
10 May 2016
Mumbai: Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman says he hasn't been personally approached by Indian Olympic Association to be the brand ambassador for the contingent going to Rio Olympics.
03 May 2016
New Delhi: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has accepted Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) invitation to become the country's goodwill ambassador for the upcoming Rio Olympics.
12 May 2016
New Delhi: Wrestlers Ravinder Khatri and Babita Kumari have secured spots at the upcoming Rio Olympics after their rivals failed a dope test, taking the total number of quota places from India to eight.
25 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Indian Olympic Association recently appointed Salman Khan as nation's goodwill ambassador for Rio Games which are going to be held in August. Expectations were that the move will be welcomed, given the megastar's extreme popularity amongst the global audience. But to its utter dismay, the association only received flak for choosing the film star for this honourable position, the reason being cited that he has contributed nothing to the field of sports in his entire life.
25 Apr 2016
New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) yesterday rushed to justify its decision to appoint Bollywood star Salman Khan as the goodwill ambassador of the national contingent for the Rio Olympics after several current and former sports icons criticised the move.
21 Apr 2016
Rio de Janeiro: In a break from tradition followed at previous Olympics, the flame for the Rio Games will shine in the downtown area of the host city rather than at the stadium.
02 Jul 2012
Yohan Blake set himself up as the man to beat in London with a stunning 200 meters victory, beating world record holder Usain Bolt for a second time in three days to bring the Jamaican Olympic trials to an explosive conclusion on Sunday.