24 Feb 2014
Moscow: Ballet, circus acts and the classics of Russian literature and music were at the heart of Sunday's Sochi Olympics closing ceremony, leaving Russia, which dominated the medals standings, with a sense of accomplishment.
18 Feb 2014
Teams striving for medals in the ongoing 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are turning to video analysis apps to help them fine-tune their performance and give them a competitive edge.
09 Feb 2014
Sochi: India's Shiva Keshavan brought up the rear after two rounds of men's singles luge competitions, finishing 37th out of 39 athletes in the Sochi Winter Games on Saturday.
06 Mar 2014
New Delhi: The rebel faction in the terminated Indian Amateur Boxing Federation got a massive shot in the arm with Olympic and World Championships bronze-medallist Vijender Singh agreeing to be on the athletes commission proposed by the group led by former Secretary General Brig. (Retd) P K Muralidharan Raja.
04 Mar 2014
London: Usain Bolt, the fastest man on Earth, is so fast that he could fly like a bird on Saturn's moon Titan while wearing a wingsuit, according to a new study.
11 Aug 2012
China dropped further behind the United States on the London Olympics medals table after their first day without a win, as South Korea beat fierce rivals Japan to claim men's football bronze.
16 Feb 2014
MADRID: Lionel Messi overhauled Alfredo Di Stefano's La Liga goals tally as Barcelona and Atletico Madrid warmed up for midweek Champions League action with wins on Saturday that put them three points clear of Real Madrid at the top.
27 Dec 2013
Saifai (Uttar Pradesh): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday felicitated London Olympics medalists during Saifai Mahotsava.
13 Aug 2012
Medals apart, one of the more stirring Indian moments of this Olympics came on Friday evening when Amit Kumar, still 18, who stumbled into wrestling because his father delivered milk to Guru Satpal’s akhara, was beating World Championship bronze medallist Hassan Sabzali Rahimi of Iran in his pre-quarter final bout in the 55-kg category. Just a little later, the quarter final was cruelly stolen from him for a Georgian MBA student by some of the most horrific refereeing you have seen. Most of us missed both of these — a wrestling bout at this level just lasts four-six minutes.
03 Aug 2012
Saina Nehwal achieved a first by marching into Olympic badminton semifinals, while star boxer Vijender Singh is only a bout away from repeating his medal performance of the Beijing Games following a narrow win in the pre-quarterfinals here on Thursday.