14 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Kidambi Srikanth lifted some gloom from India's sagging badminton campaign as he reached the men's singles pre-quarterfinals after biggest medal hope Saina Nehwal crashed out of the women's singles event at the Rio Olympics here today.
14 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that India is proud of all of its athletes participating in the Rio Olympics, and urged them not to feel "burdened about the results".
03 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Five-time world boxing champion and nominated member Mary Kom expressed concern in Rajya Sabha over the training and diet provided to players participating in international sporting events, yesterday.
15 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Kidambi Srikanth became the second male shuttler in India's Olympic history to reach the men's singles quarterfinals when he overcame higher ranked Danish rival Jan O Jorgensen in straight games in the Rio Games badminton today.
09 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Author Shobhaa De has mocked at the performance of Indian athletes, saying that they had gone to Rio Olympics to take selfies and not to win medals, inviting angry response from top sportspersons, including star shooter Abhinav Bindra.
02 Aug 2016
Los Angeles: A couple has been arrested in the US for abandoning their two-year-old son alone at home while they drove around playing the widely popular location-based augmented reality game Pokemon Go.
11 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: The Indian combination of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa was off to a disappointing start in the Olympic women's doubles badminton event, losing in straight games to World No.1 Japan in the opening Group A clash here today.
04 Aug 2016
London: A man in the UK has been hailed as a hero after his Pokemon hunting quest helped him save the life of an elderly woman who had fallen into a swamp.
05 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Serena Williams lead a charge for Olympics history from tomorrow which will help lift the gloom caused by a raft of pullouts from the Rio tournament.
19 Jul 2016
New Delhi: The Supreme Court yesterday gave its stamp of approval to Justice RM Lodha panel's recommendation on forming an association of cricket players which would be run with BCCI's financial support, saying it would promote the game that brings joy and feeling of nationalism.