23 Jun 2015
Vancouver: Germany and France both booked their tickets to the 2016 Rio Olympics on Monday as two of the best European teams in the Women's World Cup in Canada.
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.
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.
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.
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.
23 Aug 2016
Hyderabad: Batting great Sachin Tendulkar will be presenting a BMW car to star shuttler PV Sindhu for bringing laurels to the country by winning a silver medal at the Rio Olympics.
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.
19 Aug 2016
New Delhi: India's biggest sporting legends Sachin Tendulkar, Abhinav Bindra and Vishwanathan Anand today hailed PV Sindhu for her valiant performance in the Olympic final against world number one Carolina Marin.