Articles about 2012 London Olympics

Interesting facts about Olympics you didn't know

20 Jul 2021

Sports
Interesting facts about Olympics you didn't know

The rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be underway on July 23.

Legendary Bryan Brothers announce retirement from tennis

27 Aug 2020

Sports
Legendary Bryan Brothers announce retirement from tennis

Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan have announced the end of their historic doubles partnership just days ahead of the US Open 2020.

Lin Dan announces retirement: A look at his major records

04 Jul 2020

Sports
Lin Dan announces retirement: A look at his major records

Badminton legend Lin Dan has retired from the game.

Former India shooter Pournima Zanane passes away at 42

22 Jun 2020

Sports
Former India shooter Pournima Zanane passes away at 42

Former India shooter Pournima Zanane has passed away at the age of 42.

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Senior passes away at 95

25 May 2020

Sports
Hockey legend Balbir Singh Senior passes away at 95

Hockey stalwart Balbir Singh Dosanjh passed away on Monday after facing several health issues for over two weeks.

Coronavirus outbreak: Indian badminton goes online amid lockdown

04 Apr 2020

Sports
Coronavirus outbreak: Indian badminton goes online amid lockdown

National Badminton coach Pullela Gopichand gave tips to Indian shuttlers in an online program in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

30 Jan 2020

Politics
List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

With the induction of celebrated badminton star Saina Nehwal right ahead of the crucial Delhi Assembly elections, the Centre-ruling BJP has made it clear that it is looking to up its star power.

Former India table tennis coach Bhawani Mukherji passes away

06 Dec 2019

Sports
Former India table tennis coach Bhawani Mukherji passes away

Former Indian table tennis coach Bhawani Mukherji has passed away at the age of 68.

Interesting facts about 2019 Ballon d'Or Féminin winner Megan Rapinoe

03 Dec 2019

Sports
Interesting facts about 2019 Ballon d'Or Féminin winner Megan Rapinoe

Megan Rapinoe of the United States women's national soccer team (USWNT) created history on Monday after she became the second-ever woman to win the prestigious Ballon d'Or Féminin (honoring the best woman football player over the year).

A look at top moments of Andy Murray's career

14 Oct 2019

Sports
A look at top moments of Andy Murray's career

Andy Murray is one of the greatest modern tennis players Britain's history.

Ranking the most interesting moments in badminton

13 Oct 2019

Sports
Ranking the most interesting moments in badminton

The sport of badminton is mostly known to be a quick and silent one, as players usually tend to involve themselves in the task at hand, which is winning their match against their respected opponent.

Mary Kom's World Championships campaign ends with historic 8th medal

12 Oct 2019

Sports
Mary Kom's World Championships campaign ends with historic 8th medal

India's ace women's boxer M C Mary Kom will take home the bronze medal at the Women's World Championships in Russia's Ulan-Ude.

Records held by Mary Kom after securing eighth world medal

10 Oct 2019

Sports
Records held by Mary Kom after securing eighth world medal

India's women's boxing ace Mary Kom secured her eighth World Boxing Championships medal after reaching the semi-final of the event being held in Russia.

Records held by Saina Nehwal in badminton

22 Sep 2019

Sports
Records held by Saina Nehwal in badminton

Saina Nehwal has been an inspiration for budding badminton players in India for a while now.

China Open: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth earn crucial wins

18 Sep 2019

Sports
China Open: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth earn crucial wins

BWF World Championships winner PV Sindhu showed her class in the ongoing China Open 2019.

Five embarrassing moments from Olympics

18 Aug 2019

Sports
Five embarrassing moments from Olympics

Olympics is the greatest sporting event and spectacle on the globe.

Boxing: Mary Kom beats Australia's April Franks 5-0

28 Jul 2019

Sports
Boxing: Mary Kom beats Australia's April Franks 5-0

Boxing legend Mary Kom sealed a gold medal in the 23rd President's Cup after beating Australia's April Franks 5-0 in a lopsided contest.

Boxing: Mary Kom not done yet, hungry for more medals

01 Dec 2018

Sports
Boxing: Mary Kom not done yet, hungry for more medals

Legendary Indian women's boxer Mary Kom is not done yet. She is eying more medals.

Ryan Lochte, Olympic gold medalist, suspended by USADA

24 Jul 2018

Sports
Ryan Lochte, Olympic gold medalist, suspended by USADA

Ryan Lochte, the 6-time Olympic gold medalist has been suspended by the United States Anti-Doping Agency for 14 months.

Saina Nehwal backs Shraddha Kapoor for her biopic

06 May 2018

Entertainment
Saina Nehwal backs Shraddha Kapoor for her biopic

Shraddha Kapoor has been prepping up for her role in the biopic of Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal for a while now.

CWG 2018: Aggressive Saina Nehwal clinches women's singles gold

15 Apr 2018

Sports
CWG 2018: Aggressive Saina Nehwal clinches women's singles gold

Saina Nehwal's aggression and intensity quite literally wilted PV Sindhu as she picked up the women's singles Commonwealth Games gold medal with exhilarating triumph in the final in Gold Coast today.

Record-number of condoms to be provided at 2018 Winter Olympics

02 Feb 2018

Sports
Record-number of condoms to be provided at 2018 Winter Olympics

2018 Winter Olympics, Pyeongchang, has set a record even before the games have begun, for the largest number of condoms to be made available for participating athletes.

Michael Phelps says he contemplated suicide

20 Jan 2018

Sports
Michael Phelps says he contemplated suicide

The greatest Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps made some shocking revelations while speaking at the mental health conference in Chicago.

Birmingham to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games

21 Dec 2017

Sports
Birmingham to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games

The English city of Birmingham will host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

AIBA names Mary Kom ambassador for Women's Youth World Championships

04 Nov 2017

Sports
AIBA names Mary Kom ambassador for Women's Youth World Championships

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has chosen five-time World Champion Mary Kom as the ambassador for its upcoming Women's Youth World Championships to be hosted by Guwahati from 19-26 November.

Nadal sues ex-French sports minister

14 Oct 2017

Sports
Nadal sues ex-French sports minister

World number one tennis player Rafael Nadal has sued former French sports minister Roselyne Bachelot for wrongly accusing him of covering a dope test.

Mo Farah ends track career with a win at Zurich

26 Aug 2017

Sports
Mo Farah ends track career with a win at Zurich

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah brought the curtains down on his illustrious track career with a final win at the Zurich Diamond League 5000m event.

2017 World Athletics Championships: Bolt risks it all

04 Aug 2017

Sports
2017 World Athletics Championships: Bolt risks it all

Usain Bolt may be the 'fastest man on Earth', but will this 30-year-old make history for one last time at the 2017 World Athletics Championships?

ICC mulls cricket for 2024 Olympics

31 Mar 2017

Sports
ICC mulls cricket for 2024 Olympics

Dave Richardson, chief executive of the International Cricket Council (ICC) said the body will make a decision on allowing cricket as a sport in the 2024 Olympics. He said they would make the decision by July.

Sharapova's participation at Grand Slams doubtful after a comeback?

18 Mar 2017

Sports
Sharapova's participation at Grand Slams doubtful after a comeback?

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova, who will be making a comeback to tennis after a 15-months ban for drug usage, is doubtful of playing the year's Grand Slams.

Phogat sisters to open academy in Bengaluru

26 Feb 2017

Sports
Phogat sisters to open academy in Bengaluru

In an attempt to empower more women in the country, the Phogat sisters are planning to establish a wrestling academy in Nandi Hills in Bengaluru.

Bolt returns his 2008 Olympic medal

28 Jan 2017

Sports
Bolt returns his 2008 Olympic medal

Usain Bolt has confirmed that he has returned his gold medal, which he had won at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the 4x100m relay race.

Usain Bolt stripped of one Olympic gold medal

25 Jan 2017

Sports
Usain Bolt stripped of one Olympic gold medal

Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt will have to return his 2008 Beijing Olympics medal that he won in the men's 4x100m relay race after his team-mate Nesta Carter was tested positive for a banned substance.

Mary Kom honoured with 'Legends Award' by the AIBA

23 Dec 2016

Sports
Mary Kom honoured with 'Legends Award' by the AIBA

Celebrated Indian boxer and five-time world champion MC Mary Kom was honoured by the AIBA (International Boxing Federation) during its 70th anniversary at Montreux, Switzerland.

'Dangal' based on Geeta Phogat's life releases today

23 Dec 2016

Sports
'Dangal' based on Geeta Phogat's life releases today

Dangal, a biopic based on the life of wrestler Geeta Phogat has released today across India.

Saudi woman arrested for posing without hijab

13 Dec 2016

World
Saudi woman arrested for posing without hijab

Last month, a young Saudi woman in her 20s posted a photo of herself on social media without a hijab or abaya, in defiance of Saudi Arabia's dress code for women.

Usian Bolt wins 'Athlete of the Year' award

03 Dec 2016

Sports
Usian Bolt wins 'Athlete of the Year' award

Jamaican sprinter won IAAF's male 'Athlete of the Year' award for the sixth time in his career. He had previously won the title in 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

New findings reveal 12 more athletes guilty of doping

22 Nov 2016

Sports
New findings reveal 12 more athletes guilty of doping

International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that 12 athletes have been disqualified from the 2012 London Olympics after failing a retroactive drugs test.

Yogeshwar Dutt's bronze will not be upgraded to silver

26 Oct 2016

Sports
Yogeshwar Dutt's bronze will not be upgraded to silver

Yogeshwar Dutt's bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics will not be converted to a silver medal, after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) cleared the investigation on Besik Kudukhov.

Women in Saudi Arabia arrested for modelling at car show

25 Oct 2016

World
Women in Saudi Arabia arrested for modelling at car show

Pictures of several young women modelling at a car show in Saudi Arabia went viral over social media.