24 May 2016
New Delhi: In a bid to ensure that Olympic medallists get immediate recognition, the Sports Ministry today said medal winners from the upcoming Rio Games will be considered for this year's Khel Ratna and Arjuna Awards.
26 May 2016
New Delhi: Considered as one of the greatest moments in the history of Indian sports, the 1936 Hockey Olympic final between India and Germany will be remembered for the heroics of the great, the wizard Major Dhyan Chand, who played the most important part in thrashing the host nation 8-1, all the while the Fuhrer, Adolf Hitler witnessed the entire game, awestruck and mesmerized by the stellar skills of the Major.
14 May 2016
Bengaluru: Confident of beating the best of yesterday even at 52, world record-holding long jumper Mike Powell has announced that he would try to qualify for this year's Olympic Games.
21 May 2016
Astana: Indian boxing icon M.C. Mary Kom's dreams of representing India in what would have been her second and final Olympics in Rio were shattered after she faltered in the World Boxing Championships' second round here today.
24 May 2016
New Delhi: Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has met the Olympic-bound Indian wrestling contingent at a city hotel here and boosted the athletes' confidence ahead of the mega event in August.
05 Apr 2016
Augusta: When golf returns to the Olympics in Rio, the winners will receive more than a gold medal. They'll also get a free pass to all the major championships.
19 Apr 2016
Rio de Janeiro: After becoming the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics, Dipa Karmakar has set her eyes on a podium finish at the Rio Games scheduled to be held in August.
14 May 2016
Kunshan: After clinching a historic bronze medal in the last edition, the Indian women's team, led by Saina Nehwal, will eye another good show but it will be an uphill task for the depleted men's team at the Thomas and Uber Cup badminton tournament starting here tomorrow.
28 Apr 2016
Montreal: Russia was the top drugs offender in 2014 accounting for 148 of the 1,693 doping violations recorded, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said.
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.