Their training plans were ad hoc, not well thought-out.
Distracted sports ministry with mixed-up priorities, coupled with bumbling national federation bosses, saw India lose the momentum before Olympics.
PMO has asked the Sports Ministry to submit a detailed report on India’s disappointing performance at the Rio Games.
Following underwhelming performance at 2016 Olympics, National federations in review mode.
Spanish media has suggested Nadal's participation in the tie will depend on how well he does at the US Open.
The detailed report of the CAS hearing, made public on Monday, concluded that Narsingh “was doping, not that he is a victim of sabotage”.
Court of Arbitration for Sport quashed all the suppositions of NADA over Narsingh Yadav's doping case and banned the wrestler for four years.
Narsingh Yadav was handed a four-year ban by the CAS on a doping charge a day prior to his bout against France’s Zelimkhan Khadjiev.
Borrowed from French term repêcher, which is translated as ‘rescue’, repechage means just that. It ‘rescues’ wrestlers who lose early, and gives them a second chance to win an Olympic medal.
Some athletes and coaches say chief medical officer Pawandeep Singh's standard response to most complaints of injuries has been a dose of Combiflam.
India will play its biggest match in nearly two decades, when Roelant Oltmans’ side will meet Belgium in the quarterfinals of the Rio 2016 Games.
A day after Abhinav Bindra narrowly missed out on a medal, his father talks about India’s only individual gold medallist’s two-decade long journey.
Abhinav Bindra qualified for the 10m Air Rifle event in a nail biting finish that saw him end with a score of 105.2 in the final series.
Team India beat Ireland 3-2 in opener but show frailties in the back that could be exploited by better sides
Even if he is allowed to go to Rio, Narsingh Yadav may face another hurdle as WADA can challenge NADA verdict at Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
On a day he is exonerated by the NADA panel in the doping case, Narsingh Yadav is the toast of those who believed he was clean.
To ensure the drug isn't there in his body any more, Narsingh Yadav will have to go through another dope test.
For the first Indian women’s hockey team to go to the Olympics in 36 years, Rio is also a measure of how close the girls have come to freedom.
The draw with Poland at Sydney Olympics turned out to be a crushing blow for Indian hockey and disillusioned the players and gave a lifelong regret.
Teenaged wrestler named in Narsingh Yadav’s complaint, filed late on Tuesday, is a trainee at the Chhatrasal Stadium in Delhi
WADA rule says that an athlete’s period of suspension will be eliminated if he is able to prove that he was sabotaged by a rival.
I was at Sports Authority of India's Sonepat Centre when I got a call from the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) on June 19: Narsingh Yadav
Ambiguity remains over Narsingh Yadav’s participation in the Olympics, although he has been provisionally suspended as per NADA’s regulations.
Sunil Gavaskar himself, who is in the West Indies commentating on the ongoing Test series, said it was “unfortunate” that the tapes weren’t available.
Master dribbler and all-time great Mohammed Shahid passes away on Wednesday following multiple organ failure.
Not too long ago, Yogeshwar Dutt, for the world, was a shy, self-effacing village boy, who silently climbed the Olympic podium at London. Then came Twitter, and an image-change.
Sardar Singh sacked as captain as goalkeeper Sreejesh is given the armband for the Rio Olympics; Sushila named skipper of women’s team.
Abhinav Bindra’s day starts at 8am and till noon he shoots around 100-120 shots.
With just four weeks remaining for Rio 2016 Olympics, here is a look at India's preparations for the Games.
India captain Sardar Singh’s tendency to hold ball a fraction too long slowing down tempo, says coach Roelant Oltmans.
AFI president Adille Sumariwalla says inconsistent timings & sudden improvement by 400m runner Nirmala Sheoran baffling.
Prakash Nanjappa, 40, qualified after he finished eighth in the 50m air pistol event held at Gabala in Azerbaijan last August.
Laxmi Rani Majhi, 27, qualified by making it to the quarters of the World Championship in Copenhagen in May.
Goan clubs have laid down demands for AIFF that there should be no forced relegation of teams to the second tier league in the new format.
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu became first Indian to play in the Europa League when he started in goal for Stabaek.
Salgaocar and Sporting Clube called AIFF’s decision to have no promotion and relegation in new format ‘shocking and disheartening’.
Jairam Ramesh reveals all about the formation of Telengana but avoids a crucial question.