Olympics: News

The Olympic Games are international sporting events that are held every four years. Thousands of athletes across the world participate in the varieties of competitions of Olympics. Almost 200 nations participate in this famous sports competition. The Summer and Winter Games occur alternatively by occurring every four years but two years apart.

25 Mar 2024

Anurag Kashyap

Taapsee Pannu-Mathias Boe wedding: 'Thappad' actor Pavail Gulati drops hint

Reports are rife that Bollywood actor Taapsee Pannu and Olympic medalist Mathias Boe tied the knot on Saturday (March 23), in the picturesque city of Udaipur.

25 Mar 2024


Are TWICE's Jihyo and Olympian Yun Sung-bin dating? Agencies respond

TWICE's Jihyo and ex-athlete Yung Sung-bin's fans, it's time to assemble!

28 Feb 2024


Bag containing security plans for Paris Olympics stolen

Devices containing sensitive security plans for the upcoming Paris Olympics were stolen from a train at the city's Gare du Nord station on Monday, police sources said.

09 Feb 2024

Eiffel Tower

Paris Olympic medals to have pieces of Eiffel Tower: Details

The medals at this year's Paris Olympics will contain original pieces of the Eiffel Tower, one of the most recognizable structures in the world.

31 Jan 2024

Rohan Bopanna

A look at achievements of oldest major champion Rohan Bopanna

Rohan Bopanna scripted history after winning the 2024 Australian Open men's doubles title along with his partner Matthew Ebden.

01 Jan 2024

Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg to join NBC's Olympics coverage in Paris

Snoop Dogg is gearing up to join NBCUniversal's primetime coverage of the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.

23 Dec 2023


Sakshi Malik: Decoding the wrestler's career achievements

Olympic medal winner Sakshi Malik has announced her retirement from wrestling following the appointment of Sanjay Singh, who won the latest WFI election.

Brisbane mayor quits organizing committee for 2032 Olympics: Details

Brisbane Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has resigned from the inter-governmental committee, which has been charged with organizing the 2032 Brisbane Olympic Games.

24 Nov 2023

South Africa

'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius, jailed for girlfriend's murder, released early

South African Paralympics champion Oscar Pistorius (37), jailed for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, was granted an early release from prison on parole on Friday.

24 Nov 2023

Angel Di Maria

Angel Di Maria to retire from internationals: Decoding his stats

Argentina veteran footballer Angel Di Maria is in the twilight of his career as he has decided to retire from international duty after the 2024 Copa America.

08 Nov 2023

Health & Wellness

Bedbug alarm: What's behind the infestation and how to cope

The resurgence of bedbugs has raised alarm bells in South Korea and Paris.

16 Oct 2023

Cricket News

Cricket confirmed to be part of 2028 Los Angeles Olympics

Cricket's inclusion in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics has been confirmed.

13 Oct 2023

Cricket News

IOC approves cricket's inclusion for 2028 LA Olympics: Details

Cricket is set to be a part of the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics.

2028 LA Olympics: Cricket set to return after 128 years

Cricket is all but set to be a part of the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics.

03 Oct 2023

Lovlina Borgohain

Asian Games, boxing: Preeti wins bronze; Lovlina confirms Olympic berth

Indian star pugilist Lovlina Borgohain has progressed to the final of the women's 75kg at the 2023 Asian Games on Tuesday.

02 Oct 2023

Asian Games

Asian Games, women's long jump: Ancy Sojan clinches silver medal

India's Ancy Sojan won the silver medal in the women's long jump at the 2023 Asian Games on October 2.

01 Oct 2023

Asian Games

Aditi Ashok scripts history at Asian Games: Decoding her profile

Indian golfer Aditi Ashok clinched a historic silver medal in the individual women's golf event at the 2023 Asian Games.

30 Sep 2023

Lovlina Borgohain

Asian Games, boxing: Preeti secures Olympic berth, Lovlina assures medal

Indian female boxers continued their sensational run at the 2023 Asian Games as Preeti Pawar won her quarter-final bout against Kazakhstan's Zhaina Shekerbekova 4-1 to progress to the last four in the 54kg category.

27 Sep 2023

Manu Bhaker

Asian Games, shooting: India clinch women's 25m pistol team gold

India bagged their fourth gold medal of the 2023 Asian Games in Hangzhou in the women's 25m pistol team event where Manu Bhaker, Esha Singh and Rhythm Sangwan combined to finish on top.

27 Sep 2023

Leander Paes

Leander Paes becomes first Asian male to attain this feat

Legendary tennis star Leander Paes became the first Asian male to get nominated for the International Tennis Hall of Fame in the player category.

25 Sep 2023

Asian Games

Asian Games: India secure bronze in rowing men's fours event

Indian rowers continued their impressive outing at the 2023 Asian Games as the men's team consisting of Ashish Kumar, Bheem Singh, Jaswinder Singh, and Punit Kumar won the bronze medal in the men's fours final event.

20 Sep 2023


Asian Games: Decoding athletics legend PT Usha's notable records

Athletics has been India's strongest suit at the Asian Games over the years. India have dominated various disciplines at the continental level with only China and Japan as their competitors.

20 Sep 2023

Asian Games

A look at interesting facts about Asian Games

The second-largest multi-sporting event in the world, the Asian Games has kicked off in Hangzhou, China.

Parul Chaudhary sets national record in 3000m steeplechase: Key achievements

India's Parul Chaudhary has scripted history with an 11th-place finish in the final of the 3000m steeplechase event of the World Athletics Championships on Sunday, 27 August, in Budapest.

28 Aug 2023

Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra scripts history at World Athletics Championships: Key stats

Indian javelin ace Neeraj Chopra scripted history at World Athletics Championships in Budapest (Hungary).

07 Aug 2023

Dipa Karmakar

Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar dropped for Asian Games: Details here

In a shocking development, Indian ace gymnast, Dipa Karmakar has been dropped from the final list of athletes for the 2023 Hangzhou Asian Games.

05 Aug 2023


India's long jumper Jeswin Aldrin wins gold in Switzerland event

Indian long jumper Jeswin Aldrin returned to form by winning the gold medal at the CITIUS Meeting in Bern, Switzerland.

18 Jul 2023

PV Sindhu

Sindhu drops to her lowest BWF ranking in a decade 

Battling wavering form and persistent injury concerns, 2023 has been anything but easy for Indian shuttler PV Sindhu.

17 Jul 2023

Avinash Sable

Who is India's star steeplechaser Avinash Sable? Know details

Avinash Sable did put on a splendid performance to clock his season best at the Silesia Diamond League.

17 Jul 2023


Listing the star performers from the 2023 Asian Athletics Championships

The Indian contingent created history at the 2023 Asian Athletics Championship by finishing with their joint-best performance at this level.

Who is India's ace long jumper Murali Sreeshankar? Details here

India's ace long jumper Murali Sreeshankar registered another spectacular performance by winning silver at the Asian Athletics Championships 2023.

15 Jun 2023


What is eclampsia that reportedly took Olympian Tori Bowie's life

Track and field star Tori Bowie, who won multiple Olympic medals in 2016, tragically passed away due to pregnancy complications, possibly involving eclampsia, as revealed by an autopsy report.

29 Mar 2023

BWF World Tour

BWF Rankings: PV Sindhu drops out of top 10 

Indian ace shuttler, PV Sindhu, dropped down to the 11th spot in the recent BWF Rankings announced on Tuesday.

Women's Boxing World Championships: Nikhat Zareen eyes this record

Four of India's pugilists will take the ring on March 25 and 26 in the finals of the Women's Boxing World Championships at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.

04 Feb 2023

Dipa Karmakar

Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar serving 21-month ban for doping: Details 

Ace Indian gymnast, Dipa Karmakar, is serving a 21-month suspension after testing positive for the prohibitive substance higenamine.

01 Feb 2023

Ministry of Sports

Sports Ministry receives Rs. 3,397.32 crore for FY 2023-24: Details 

The Sports Ministry has been allocated a budget of Rs. 3,397.32 crore for the fiscal year 2023-24, making it the biggest-ever allocation for the sports sector.

2028 Olympics: ICC proposes six-team T20 events (men and women)

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has recommended six-team T20 events (both men and women) to the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic Games organizing committee (LA28).

PT Usha becomes first woman president of IOC: Career achievements

PT Usha, the legendary Indian athlete, has been elected as the president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).

19 Oct 2022


Sajan Bhanwala becomes first Indian with medal in Greco-Roman wrestling

India's Sajan Bhanwala won the bronze medal at the Under-23 World Wrestling Championship (77kg event) in Spain on Wednesday.

Shooting World Championship: Decoding the profile of Rudrankksh Patil

18-year-old Rudrannksh Patil on Friday became the first Indian world champion in the 10m air rifle since Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra in 2006.

12 Oct 2022

Sushil Kumar

Wrestler murder case: Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar to face trial

Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar and 17 others have been slapped with charges relating to murder, attempt to murder, rioting, unlawful assembly, and other sections including criminal conspiracy by a Delhi Court.

25 Sep 2022


Eliud Kipchoge breaks world record in Berlin Marathon: Details here

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Eliud Kipchoge broke his own men's record at the 2022 Berlin Marathon on Sunday.

19 Sep 2022

Bajrang Punia

World Wrestling Championships, Bajrang Punia wins bronze: His career achievements

India's Bajrang Punia clinched a bronze medal in the World Wrestling Championships on Sunday.

29 Aug 2022

Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra donates Tokyo gold-medal winning javelin to Olympic Museum

India's javelin star Neeraj Chopra has once again made headlines, this time with a heart-warming gesture.

26 Jul 2022


'Mentally harassed,' says boxer Lovlina Borgohain; her coach receives accreditation

Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain, on Monday, stated that she faced "mental harassment" over the removal of her coaches from the Commonwealth Games (CWG) contingent.

24 Jul 2022


Neeraj Chopra becomes second Indian to win World Championships medal

India's Neeraj Chopra secured the silver medal at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon (men's javelin throw final).

01 Jul 2022

Neeraj Chopra

Indian javelin star Neeraj Chopra breaks national record: Key stats

Indian javelin star Neeraj Chopra, on Thursday, broke his own national record at the Stockholm Diamond League after throwing a record 89.94m.

Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra resigns: Here's why

In a major development, Narinder Batra has resigned from his post of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President.

India men's hockey team to finish 2021 as third-ranked side

The Manpreet Singh-led India men's hockey team will finish the year 2021 as number third-ranked team in the world.

22 Nov 2021

Winter Olympics

Who is alpine skier Arif Mohammed Khan?

Alpine skier, Arif Mohammed Khan, has become the first Indian athlete to qualify for the 2022 Winter Olympics, slated to be held in Beijing.

29 Aug 2021

Narendra Modi

#MannkiBaat: Cannot let momentum in sports stop, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 80th edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.

26 Aug 2021

Neeraj Chopra

Don't make it an issue: Neeraj Chopra on Pakistan's Nadeem

India's javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, on Thursday, urged people to not indulge in propaganda after his comments on Pakistan's javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem were blown out of proportion on social media.