19 Aug 2016
New Delhi: PV Sindhu, who gave another big reason to the nation for cheering up and take notice, has been showered with congratulatory and good luck messages from all quarters for Friday's final clash with the Spain opponent for the coveted Gold Medal. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hailed PV Sindhu's victory by saying that she had made India proud and wished her best of luck for the finals.
03 Aug 2012
Saina Nehwal on Saturday created history by becoming the first Indian to win an Olympic Games bronze medal in badminton, though under fortuitous circumstances, as her world number two Chinese opponent retired from the play-off because of a knee injury.
05 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Still grappling with a knee injury, Commonwealth Games gold medal-winning shuttler P Kashyap's chances of qualifying for the Olympics have all but ended as he has been forced to withdraw from this month's Malaysia Super Series Premier and Singapore Open.
04 Jun 2012
Olympic-bound Indian discus thrower Krishna Poonia marginally improved her performance with an effort of 62.34m but that was enough to win her a silver medal at the Post Pre Elite Womens' event at Portland, USA on Monday.
28 Jul 2016
New Delhi: The dope sample of shot putter Inderjeet Singh taken on June 29 during National Inter-State Athletics Championships in Hyderabad has returned clean but the case relating to his earlier A sample which came out positive still stands, according to sources.
26 Jul 2016
New Delhi: With just 10 days remaining for the Rio Olympics to start, India is going through an inglorious patch as two leading athletes have tested positive for banned drugs and some more are expected to meet the same fate in the coming days.
26 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Just a few days after wrestler Narshing Yadav was caught for doping, another Rio-bound athlete Inderjeet Singh, a shot putter, has failed a dope test as his 'A' sample returned positive for a banned substance.
30 Dec 2015
Mumbai: Not looking too far ahead towards the Rio Olympics, national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand said today there were a few top-notch tournaments for self-analysis before the mega event.
09 Mar 2016
Mumbai: Actress Tabu says things are certainly changing for Indian women but there is a lot still which can be done for their security and safety.
11 Aug 2016
Rio de Janeiro: Sixth day of Rio Olympics 2016, proved to be a mixed bag of sweet victories and agonizing defeats for India. Talented shuttlers- PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal saved India the blushes after hockey, doubles badminton, archery and boxing matches ended on a disappointing notes.