30 Jun 2016
Omaha: Michael Phelps is headed to a fifth Olympics in the event that launched his epic Games career: The 200m butterfly.
29 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Many top athletes around the globe might be pulling out of the Rio Olympics due to Zika virus concern but chef de mission of the Indian Olympic contingent Rakesh Gupta today said they are taking every possible steps to address any possible risk.
27 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Abhinav Bindra's insane search for perfection had pushed him to climb, as a simulation of sorts, a 40-feet high 'pizza pole' that saw him conquer his 'fear' and go on to win a historic gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
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.
24 Jun 2016
Baku: Assured of an Olympic berth, Indian boxer Vikas Krishan (75kg) today settled for a bronze medal in the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) World Qualifying Tournament after he was ruled out of the semifinal clash owing to a cut on his forehead.
25 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Leander Paes, one of the 12 individual Olympic medal winners that India has produced in its sporting history, says that surviving the Centennial Park bombing during the 1996 Atlanta Games made him more determined to win the coveted medal.
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.
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.
20 Jun 2016
Moscow: Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko admitted on Saturday that the country's athletes' Olympic hopes are over following a decision made by the IAAF and supported by the IOC.
20 Jun 2016
Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan, whose appointment as goodwill ambassador for Rio Olympics, had kicked up a storm, says he was not troubled by the controversy as he felt the issue helped spread more about the sports gala.