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August 28, 2016 1:58 am

Distracted sports ministry with mixed-up priorities, coupled with bumbling national federation bosses, saw India lose the momentum before Olympics.

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August 28, 2016 12:05 am

From embarrassment in the US over the Lochte affair, validation for Brexit in Britain, unbridled joy in Fiji to a Chinese change of heart, the post-Rio introspection has taken many forms

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August 27, 2016 2:45 pm

In Rio, at least one medal was expected from the boxers. Shiva Thapa lost in the opening round, Manoj Kumar in pre-quarters and Vikas Krishan in the quarters.

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August 27, 2016 10:31 am

Prime Minister Modi announced setting up a task force to prepare an action plan for the next three Olympic Games of 2020, 2024 and 2028.

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August 27, 2016 9:59 am

Kenya's Sport Minister Hassan Wario had on Thursday announced the disbanding of the country's Olympic committee with immediate effect.

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August 27, 2016 9:41 am

Mumbai Cricket Association has been chosen for the team of the year award. Mumbai won the Ranji Trophy for the 41st time, defeating Saurashtra in the final.

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August 27, 2016 8:57 am

More awards are on offer from regional governments, many of which made public displays of generosity despite financial troubles of their own.

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August 27, 2016 8:49 am

The Federal Court can only overturn the CAS ruling on the basis of a procedural mistake and not on the merits of the case.

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August 27, 2016 12:18 pm

Despite sending its largest-ever contingent of 117, India underperformed at Rio 2016 Olympics.

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August 27, 2016 12:18 pm

India could have claimed a medal on just the second day of the Rio Olympic Games had Mirabai Chanu lifted her personal best.

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August 27, 2016 12:18 pm

PMO has asked the Sports Ministry to submit a detailed report on India’s disappointing performance at the Rio Games.

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August 26, 2016 11:05 pm

Piotr Malachowski put the silver medal on auction to help pay for treatment of the boy, Olek, who is suffering from eye cancer.

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August 26, 2016 10:37 pm

CAS slapped Narsingh Yadav with a four-year ban after he failed to produce any evidence regarding the sabotage theory.

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August 27, 2016 5:11 pm

The Task Force will prepare overall strategy for sports facility, training, selection procedure and other related matters.

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August 26, 2016 7:02 pm

Winner would take home a gold crown and a golden mace weighing one kg, along with the winner's prize of Rs 1 crore.

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August 26, 2016 5:46 pm

IWF says Stanislav Chadovich is provisionally suspended awaiting a ruling on allegations of using substitute urine to fool a drug test.

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August 26, 2016 4:17 pm

Viktor Chegin was banned in March on evidence he oversaw mass doping by Russian race walkers at his training center.

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August 26, 2016 4:10 pm

Hassan Wario has set up a committee to investigate the misconduct and it will report its findings by September 30.

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August 26, 2016 3:28 pm

Since OP Jaisha is not permitted to travel, the probe into the allegations of official apathy levelled by her will be delayed.

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August 26, 2016 9:19 am

Elaine Thompson timed 10.78 seconds with a slight tailwind at Athletissima — just .07 outside her time in the 100 final in Rio.

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August 26, 2016 9:04 am

Shooting gold medallist Anna Korakaki lashed out at the Greek government after she missed out on Thursday's special ceremony honouring the Rio Olympic team.

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August 26, 2016 8:53 am

Marlins Park is about 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) from the nearest area of Zika virus outbreak.

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August 26, 2016 8:30 am

One offer is believed to have come from the Japan national rugby sevens team.

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August 26, 2016 8:22 am

Ryan Lochte lost four major sponsors early this week over the controversy, including Speedo USA and Ralph Lauren.

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August 26, 2016 8:17 am

Ryan Lochte's representative did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

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August 26, 2016 3:28 pm

The IAAF said the organising committee had provided 11 designated water stations along the 42-km course.

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August 26, 2016 7:53 am

Following underwhelming performance at 2016 Olympics, National federations in review mode.

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August 25, 2016 9:35 pm

NRAI said the committee is to examine and identify the causes behind shooting not securing any medals at the Rio Olympics.

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August 25, 2016 7:33 pm

IWF confirmed Thursday that three failed retests of drug test samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics will lead to China's automatic ban.

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August 25, 2016 5:22 pm

Virender Sehwag has created a persona on social media that is unique to him. Much like the personality he had as a batsman.

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August 25, 2016 2:16 pm

Nikolai Snesarev said he had told Indian officials after "clarifying" from OP Jaisha that she will not need refreshment during the race.

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August 25, 2016 10:23 am

On her return home, Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik is felicitated across villages even as Khap panchayat members rush to honour her.

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August 26, 2016 3:26 pm

While the odds of getting a life threatening issue during or after a marathon are less, they cannot be completely ignored.

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August 24, 2016 5:19 pm

The gold medallists were Chen Xiexia, who won the 48kg category, Liu Chunghong (69) and Cao Lei (75).

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August 24, 2016 1:28 pm

Sakshi Malik touched down in the capital in the wee hours and was received by the Ministers of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Haryana.

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August 24, 2016 9:31 am

The athletes will come from places where the downside to failure is relatively small but the upside for success is huge.