04 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: The most decorated Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps, will carry the US flag at the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Games on Friday.
04 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Dope scandals marred what was turning out to be a euphoric build-up but India's biggest ever contingent would nonetheless be eyeing a historic medal haul when the 31st Olympic Games, the first ever in South America, get underway with the opening ceremony here tomorrow.
30 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt confirms his 2012 London Olympics Bronze medal is upgraded to silver amid reports that the silver medallist from the 2012 Games, Besik Kudukhov of Russia has been stripped off his medal for using banned substance.
06 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Archer Deepika Kumari expressed bewilderment after a dismal show during the women's team event where the Indian team finished a dejecting seventh in the qualification round of the Rio Olympics Games, here.
05 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Emblematic monuments and buildings in at least twelve countries such as Paris's Hotel de Ville, Brazil's Christ the Redeemer and Tokyo's Olympic Stadium have lit up with green and yellow colours to mark the eve of the 2016 Olympic Games opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro.
03 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: A short display of Brazilian culture, including their music and dance, greeted the Indian contingent at the formal welcome ceremony in the Games Village for the 31st Olympic Games here.
12 Jun 2012
Maria Sharapova will be the Russian delegation's flag-bearer at next month's Olympic opening ceremony in London, Russia's tennis chief Shamil Tarpishchev said on Tuesday.
05 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Indian tennis pair of Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna was on Thursday pitted against the Polish team of Marcin Matkowski and Lukasz Kubot in the first round of the men's doubles event of the Rio Olympic Games, starting Saturday.
24 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Rifle shooter Joydeep Karmakar has experienced the pain of narrowly missing out on an Olympic medal and ahead of the Summer Games in Rio, he has penned down the hurdles created by coaches and officials in the run-up to the London Games.
23 May 2016
London: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and wife Gauri attended their elder son Aryan's graduation ceremony here in London.