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  • PV Sindhu takes charge as Deputy Collector in AP Government

    io-Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu took charge as the Deputy Collector in the Andhra Pradesh Government

    Aug 10, 2017, 12:40 IST

  • Watch video: Velodrome built for Rio Olympics damaged by fire

    A massive fire broke out at Brazil’s Olympic velodrome in the wee hours of Sunday. The fire fighters doused the furious flames in Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Park after battling for hours. The blaze was reportedly caused by a burning flying lantern that fell on the building

    Jul 31, 2017, 20:09 IST

  • Watch video: PV Sindhu's sweet treat on winning silver Olympic medal

    Watch this video to find out what coach Pullela Gopichand has promised to ace shuttler PV Sindhu after winning the silver medal in Rio Olympics. Video courtesy: Star Sports

    Aug 21, 2016, 09:48 IST

  • Special story: Bollywood salutes Olympic winner Sakshi Malik.

    Wrestler Sakshi Malik makes India proud. Bollywood stars congratulate her for winning the first bronze medal in wrestling in Rio Olympic.

    Aug 18, 2016, 14:20 IST

  • Heading to Rio is my right: Narsingh Yadav

    Backing Wrestling Federation of India's (WFI) decision of including his name in the list of probables forwarded to the Indian Olympic Association, wrestler Narsingh Yadav on Friday expressed confidence and said that he deserved to be in the list.

    May 13, 2016, 18:30 IST

  • Not upset after being removed from Olympic list: Sushil Kumar

    Reacting to his name being omitted from the list of probables forwarded to the Indian Olympic Association for the Rio Olympics, ace wrestler Sushil Kumar on Thursday said the news has not saddened him. The two-time Olympic medalist added that he is doing his best and whosoever is better among him and Narsingh Yadav should be sent for the games to be held in August.

    May 12, 2016, 21:14 IST

  • Sachin Tendulkar: 3rd goodwill ambassador for Rio Olympics

    Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday accepted the Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) invitation to be one of the goodwill ambassadors for the Indian contingent at this year's Summer Olympics to be held in Rio.

    May 04, 2016, 11:46 IST

  • 24-year-old from drought-hit village rows his way to Rio Olympics

    A 24-year-old man from a tiny drought-hit village, Talegaon, in Maharashtra is setting new bars for the youth. Indian rower Dattu Bhokanal has qualified for men's singles sculls category after finishing second in the Asia/Oceania Olympic Qualification Regatta in Chungju, South Korea.

    Apr 29, 2016, 19:06 IST

  • Rio Olympics: IOA writes to Sachin Tendulkar to be its Goodwill Ambassador

    Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Friday wrote to cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar to be Goodwill Ambassadors for India at the upcoming Rio Olympics 2016. This development comes after a group of athletes, led by athlete and Olympian Milkha Singh, had opposed the appointment of actor Salman Khan as Goodwill Ambassador for Rio.

    Apr 29, 2016, 17:15 IST

  • Farhan Akhtar dodges question on Salman's Rio Olympics row

    The on-going debate over Salman Khan's appointment as the goodwill ambassador has led to a heated discussion between actors, politicians and athletes.

    Apr 29, 2016, 13:34 IST

  • Choosing B-Town face for Olympics is unfair on Athletes: Neha Dhupia

    Bollywood actress Neha Dhupia who promoted National Basketball Association of the US in India feels that though Bollywood represents Indian culture across the globe it's unfair on athletes if a B-Town face becomes a brand ambassador for Olympics.

    Apr 29, 2016, 10:52 IST

  • Aishwarya reacts to ex-boyfriend Salman's Rio Olympic controversy

    Here's what Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has to say about former boyfriend and Bollywood star Salman Khan's appointment as goodwill ambassador of India's contingent for the upcoming Rio Olympics. Video: Bhupesh Sharma, mid-day

    Apr 27, 2016, 12:11 IST

  • Salman's Rio Olympics controversy, latest buzz among actors, politicians

    Actor-politician Raza Murad said that Salman is a youth icon and if he will promote the Olympics people will definitely take interest in it. Wrestler Yogehwar Dutt was the first one to slam Salman Khan's appointment as the goodwill ambassador of the Indian contingent at the Rio Olympics.

    Apr 26, 2016, 19:24 IST

  • Katrina, Sidharth have fun at 'Baar Baar Dekho' wrap-up bash

    Actors Katrina Kaif and Sidharth Malhotra, director Nitya Mehra, producer Farhan Akhtar and other cast and crew members of 'Baar Baar Dekho' enjoy at the wrap-up held for the film in Mumbai. Video: Milind Salvi, mid-day 770394

    Apr 26, 2016, 16:21 IST

  • Here's what Katrina has to say on Salman's Rio Olympic controversy

    Watch Katrina Kaif's spontaneous reaction to the controversy surrounding Salman Khan being appointed as India's goodwill ambassador for Rio Olympics 2016. Video: Milind Salvi, mid-day

    Apr 26, 2016, 15:55 IST

  • Hema Malini supports Salman Khan in Rio Olympics controversy

    Bollywood actor and BJP MP Hema Malini on Monday there is no popular if Salman Khan has been selected as the brand ambassador of Indian contingent for Rio Olympics 2016. She added that he is popular among his fans and being a brand ambassador is not wrong.

    Apr 25, 2016, 18:14 IST

  • Rio Olympics: IOA must re-consider their decision on Salman, says Milkha Singh

    Expressing his disappointment over Bollywood actor Salman Khan being chosen as India's goodwill ambassador for the Rio Olympics, athlete Milkha Singh on Sunday said that the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) should give a second thought to their decision.

    Apr 25, 2016, 09:55 IST

  • Salman Khan to be Goodwill Ambassador for Rio Olympics 2016

    Bollywood superstar Salman Khan will be announced as the Goodwill Ambassador for the Indian contingent at Rio Olympics, this year. Although, any official announcement has not been made till now. This is the first time that a Bollywood superstar will be a goodwill ambassador for the national squad for as big as an event like the Summer Olympics.

    Apr 24, 2016, 11:45 IST

  • PM lauds Dipa Karmakar on historical qualification for Rio Olympics

    Dipa Karmakar, who secured her name in the history after qualifying a berth for Rio Olympics 2016, was lauded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday.

    Apr 19, 2016, 17:40 IST

  • Heena Sidhu wins gold to secure Rio Olympics berth

    Ace Indian shooter Heena Sidhu on Wednesday won gold medal in the 10m air pistol women's event at the Asia Olympic Qualifiers and secured her berth for Rio Olympics 2016. Speaking about her experience, Heena said that she is happy about the way she performed.

    Jan 28, 2016, 10:36 IST

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