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.
16 Sep 2016
New Delhi: In a slight boost for India's chances in the Davis Cup World Group Play-off against Spain, star visiting player Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the opening singles tie due to an upset stomach.
18 Sep 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Rio on Sunday closes a Paralympic Games that many feared would be a fiasco but which turned into a triumph, though marred in the final hours by the death of an Iranian cyclist.
12 Sep 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Thangavelu Mariyappan, who became only the third Indian ever to clinch a gold medal in the Paralympics, will be the country's flag-bearer at the closing ceremony of the Rio Games here on September 18.
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.
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.