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  • The Theatre Olympics come to Mumbai

    The largest international theatre festival is now coming to Mumbai. The theatre Olympics began in Delhi on 17th February and will conclude on 8th April in Mumbai. Watch this video to know more.

    26 March, 2018 10:02 IST
  •  Speed climbing: Olympics' newest, fastest sport

    With a winning time of under 7 seconds, speed climbing can claim to be the Olympic Games' fastest sport. Speed climbing is one of five sports that have been included in the programme for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics along with baseball/softball, bowling, karate, surfing and skateboarding. Italy's Ludivico Fossali won the men's event after Russian Stanislav Kokorin committed a false start. But in the small final it was a much closer affair with Italian Leonardo Gontero winning in a time of 6.25 seconds, beating Russian Aleksandr Shikov by three hundredths of a second. In the women's event, France's Anouk Jaubert was triumphant in the final, beating Mariia Krasavina of Russia.

    27 September, 2017 10:04 IST
  • 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

    10 August, 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

    31 July, 2017 20:09 IST
  • Bollynews Fatafat: In which film will Anil and Harshvardhan team up as father and son?

    In which Olympic player’s biopic will Anil Kapoor share screen space with son Harshvardhan Kapoor? Is Sonakshi Sinha all set to perform at Justin Bieber's Mumbai gig? Get to know Bollywood’s latest updates only on Bollynews Fatafat.

    14 March, 2017 17:37 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

    21 August, 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.

    18 August, 2016 14:20 IST
  • Bollynews Fatafat: Ranbir Kapoor breaks his silence over his break up with Katrina Kaif

    Arijit Singh retaliates to Salman Khan’s attitude. Amitabh Bachchan and Ajay Devgn will have a clash. MS Dhoni will be heard speaking Marathi now

    18 August, 2016 12:31 IST
  • I support Wrestling Federation of India's decision: Narsingh Yadav

    Wrestler Narsingh Yadav said he will support the Wrestling Federation of India's decision after two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar moved the Delhi High Court.

    17 May, 2016 15:36 IST
  • Rock climbing World Cup held

    Over 80 rock climbers from across the world competed in Rock climbing World Cup, organized by the International Federation of Sports Climbing (IFSC), in Navi Mumbai.

    16 May, 2016 11:50 IST
  • Meet Bengaluru's 'blade runner' Shalini, will run in 10K marathon

    Amid thousands of runners who will hit Bengaluru roads for the TCS World 10K, quadruple amputee Shalini Saraswathi and her indomitable fighting spirit will be a toast of the event. 37-year-old Shalini lost her limbs after a painful battle with a rare bacterial infection.

    13 May, 2016 18:32 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.

    13 May, 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.

    12 May, 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.

    04 May, 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.

    29 April, 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.

    29 April, 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.

    29 April, 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.

    29 April, 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

    27 April, 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.

    26 April, 2016 19:24 IST
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