Distracted sports ministry with mixed-up priorities, coupled with bumbling national federation bosses, saw India lose the momentum before Olympics.
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
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.
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.
Kenya's Sport Minister Hassan Wario had on Thursday announced the disbanding of the country's Olympic committee with immediate effect.
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.
More awards are on offer from regional governments, many of which made public displays of generosity despite financial troubles of their own.
The Federal Court can only overturn the CAS ruling on the basis of a procedural mistake and not on the merits of the case.
Despite sending its largest-ever contingent of 117, India underperformed at Rio 2016 Olympics.
India could have claimed a medal on just the second day of the Rio Olympic Games had Mirabai Chanu lifted her personal best.
PMO has asked the Sports Ministry to submit a detailed report on India’s disappointing performance at the Rio Games.
Piotr Malachowski put the silver medal on auction to help pay for treatment of the boy, Olek, who is suffering from eye cancer.
CAS slapped Narsingh Yadav with a four-year ban after he failed to produce any evidence regarding the sabotage theory.
The Task Force will prepare overall strategy for sports facility, training, selection procedure and other related matters.
Winner would take home a gold crown and a golden mace weighing one kg, along with the winner's prize of Rs 1 crore.
IWF says Stanislav Chadovich is provisionally suspended awaiting a ruling on allegations of using substitute urine to fool a drug test.
Viktor Chegin was banned in March on evidence he oversaw mass doping by Russian race walkers at his training center.
Hassan Wario has set up a committee to investigate the misconduct and it will report its findings by September 30.
Since OP Jaisha is not permitted to travel, the probe into the allegations of official apathy levelled by her will be delayed.
Elaine Thompson timed 10.78 seconds with a slight tailwind at Athletissima — just .07 outside her time in the 100 final in Rio.
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.
Marlins Park is about 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) from the nearest area of Zika virus outbreak.
One offer is believed to have come from the Japan national rugby sevens team.
Ryan Lochte lost four major sponsors early this week over the controversy, including Speedo USA and Ralph Lauren.
Ryan Lochte's representative did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
The IAAF said the organising committee had provided 11 designated water stations along the 42-km course.
Following underwhelming performance at 2016 Olympics, National federations in review mode.
NRAI said the committee is to examine and identify the causes behind shooting not securing any medals at the Rio Olympics.
IWF confirmed Thursday that three failed retests of drug test samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics will lead to China's automatic ban.
Virender Sehwag has created a persona on social media that is unique to him. Much like the personality he had as a batsman.
Nikolai Snesarev said he had told Indian officials after "clarifying" from OP Jaisha that she will not need refreshment during the race.
On her return home, Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik is felicitated across villages even as Khap panchayat members rush to honour her.
While the odds of getting a life threatening issue during or after a marathon are less, they cannot be completely ignored.
The gold medallists were Chen Xiexia, who won the 48kg category, Liu Chunghong (69) and Cao Lei (75).
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.
The athletes will come from places where the downside to failure is relatively small but the upside for success is huge.