• Rio Paralympics: Mariyappan Thangavelu wins gold in men's high jump, Bhati bronze

    Rio Paralympics: Mariyappan Thangavelu wins gold in men's high jump, Bhati bronze

    India made an impressive start to its campaign at the Paralympic Games with Mariyappan Thangavelu creating history by bagging the gold while Varun Bhati won the bronze medal in the men's T42 high jump on the second day of the mega-event at Rio

  • Kenyan athlete's Rio gold helps her village get electricity after 40 years

    Kenyan athlete's Rio gold helps her village get electricity after 40 years

    When Kenyan Olympic athlete Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon won a gold medal at Rio Olympics 2016, little did she kno that that was about to bring a huge change for her village

  • Olympic gold medallist Michael Klim visits 81-yr-old coach Khorshed Bhathena in Mumbai

    Olympic gold medallist Michael Klim visits 81-yr-old coach Khorshed Bhathena in Mumbai

    Australian Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer and sister visit their 81-year-old coach Khorshed Bhathena, who trained them in the late 1970s

  • Three top officials of Kenya’s Olympic committee arrested

    Three top officials of Kenya’s Olympic committee including secretary-general  Francis Paul, his deputy James Chacha and Stephen Arap Soi

  • National coach Gurbax Singh takes responsibility for Rio boxing disaster

    He is ready to take “moral responsibility” for India’s medal-less boxing campaign in Rio Olympics but national coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu says the four-year-long administrative logjam cannot escape blame for all that has gone wrong with the once flourishing sport

  • PM Narendra Modi announces Task Force for next three Olympics

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced that a Task Force will be set up to prepare a comprehensive action plan for effective participation of Indian sportspersons in the next three Olympic Games -- 2020, 2024 and 2028

  • US women's goalkeeper Hope Solo handed six-month ban

    US women's football goalkeeper Hope Solo was suspended for six months from the national team following her comments about the Swedish players as "a bunch of cowards", US Soccer announced

  • After Rio 2016, athlete Lalita Babar will now put her family first!

    After Rio 2016, athlete Lalita Babar will now put her family first!

    Lalita Babar, who is back from Rio where she finished a credible tenth in 3000m event, wants to spend quality time with her folks at home

  • Unlike OP Jaisha, Kavita Raut had no water issue during Rio 2016

    Unlike OP Jaisha, Kavita Raut had no water issue during Rio 2016

    Marathon runner Kavita Raut (31) yesterday sought to steer clear of the OP Jaisha controversy, asserting that there was enough water for her during the grueling marathon event in the Rio Olympics

  • Usain Bolt's girlfriend slams his Rio cheating episode by liking meme

    Usain Bolt's girlfriend slams his Rio cheating episode by liking meme

    Jamaican sprinting star Usain Bolt’s girlfriend Kasi Bennett approves a social media message criticising his cheating episode during the Rio 2016 Olympics

  • Parupalli Kashyap shifts base to Bangalore for two months

    Parupalli Kashyap shifts base to Bangalore for two months

    Recovering from a knee injury, P Kashyap has shifted his base to Bangalore for a couple of months to train under coach Tom John and get back to his best for the upcoming tournaments in Indonesia, Japan and Korea

  • 'Nawab of Twitter' Sehwag hits Piers Morgan for a six for mocking India

    'Nawab of Twitter' Sehwag hits Piers Morgan for a six for mocking India

    Former India opener Virender Sehwag used his wit to good effect as he shut down UK journalist Piers Morgan for his tweets mocking India for celebrating the two medals it won at 2016 Rio Olympics

  • Yulia Efimova takes exception to Michael Phelps' doping statement

    Yulia Efimova takes exception to Michael Phelps' doping statement

    Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova, who won two silver medals at the Rio Olympics, yesterday said she continued to respect United States legend Michael Phelps but considered his remark on doping as “uncomely”

  • Now, US swimmer James Feigen says sorry for Rio fake robbery story

    Now, US swimmer James Feigen says sorry for Rio fake robbery story

    American Olympic swimmer James Feigen issued a formal apology yesterday for causing “serious distractions” at the Rio Olympics with his made-up story about robbery

  • Evidence links Head of Council Hickey to Rio 2016 ticket scam

    Brazilian police said they have evidence linking the head of the Olympic Council of Ireland Patrick Hickey to a Rio Games ticket scam

  • National shooting body to review Rio Olympics debacle

    National shooting body to review Rio Olympics debacle

    The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has come up with a proposal to set up a special committee, to be headed by Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra, to carry out a comprehensive review of the shooters’ below-par performance at the Rio Games

  • Haryana Chief Minister forgets PV Sindhu's name, calls her from Karnataka

    Haryana Chief Minister forgets PV Sindhu's name, calls her from Karnataka

    In a faux pas, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday forgot Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu's full name and also wrongly called her from Karnataka

  • Michael Phelps ruled Twitter during Rio Olympics

    Michael Phelps ruled Twitter during Rio Olympics

    With five gold medals at the Rio Olympics 2016, US swimmer Michael Phelps became the most talked about athlete on Twitter followed by legendary Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt and Brazilian football player Neymar

  • Rio 2016 star Sakshi Malik missed her breakfast!

    Rio 2016 star Sakshi Malik missed her breakfast!

    Sakshi Malik has won Indian heart when she became the first athlete to win a medal at Rio 2016. But, the female wrestler has had a craving for something else on her mind all this time. That's a huge breakfast!

  • Narsingh Pancham Yadav took drug in tablet form: CAS

    Narsingh Pancham Yadav took drug in tablet form: CAS

    While handing down a four-year ban on Narsingh Yadav, the Court of Arbitration for Sport has ruled that the wrestler failed to produce any 'real evidence' regarding the sabotage theory

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