Saturday, Dec 03, 2022

Rio Olympics


Rio Olympics: More than 10 boxing bouts manipulated for 'money', reveals investigation; AIBA promises clean-up

October 01, 2021 11:20 am

The damning findings of the investigation stated that conspiracy to manipulate Rio results dated back as far back as before the London Olympics of 2012

Indian shooters renew Olympic quota quest in Rio

August 27, 2019 7:30 pm

A few comebacks and a few new faces may be in focus at 2020 Olympicsas India looks to add to the seven quotas they have won so far across the two disciplines.

Wrestler claimed dal was spiked, CBI finds no evidence

March 04, 2019 6:53 am

Nearly three years later, the CBI has quashed the sabotage theory proffered by wrestler Narsingh Yadav as his primary defence after failing a dope test days before the Rio Olympics, The Indian Express has learnt.

Rohan’s choice

June 14, 2016 12:02 am

Bopanna and Paes can either aim darts at each other or play tennis to win.

The (Non) Mat Finish

June 09, 2016 12:35 am

Sporting facets have taken a backseat for a berth in the Rio Olympics.

If I'm in the top 10, I can pick my partner for Rio Olympics: Rohan Bopanna

June 03, 2016 10:07 am

The ongoing French Open is the last tournament before the rankings published on June 6 go into consideration for Olympic qualification.

WHO rejects call for Olympics to be moved due to Zika virus

May 28, 2016 1:53 pm

"Based on the current assessment of Zika virus circulating in almost 60 countries globally and 39 in the Americas, there is no public health justification for postponing or cancelling the games," the WHO said in a statement.

PM Narendra Modi asks for 'right atmosphere for athletes' prior to Rio 2016 Olympics in Mann ki Baat address

May 22, 2016 1:34 pm

PM Narendra Modi asked for the countrymen to not only focus on win or loss as athletes prepare and compete at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Rio 2016 Olympics to top London in supply of condoms

May 21, 2016 1:19 pm

International Olympic Committee said the condoms will be distributed free from a clinic in Athletes' Village or from vending machines.

Avtar Singh backed himself when others doubted him to qualify for Rio 2016 Olympics

August 10, 2016 7:25 pm

Avtar Singh battled money problems and needed all the little funding his parents had to continue his sojourn in the sport.