Articles about Rio Olympics (2016)

I learned a lot from the Rio Olympics: Mirabai Chanu

18 May 2021

I learned a lot from the Rio Olympics: Mirabai Chanu

India's world record holder weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has learned her lessons from the Rio meltdown five years ago and is now confident of doing well at the Tokyo Olympics.

Carolina Marin wins successive titles in Thailand: The key numbers

24 Jan 2021

Carolina Marin wins successive titles in Thailand: The key numbers

2016 Rio Olympics gold medalist Carolina Marin won her second successive title in Thailand to smash several records.

Paris Masters: Rafael Nadal wins 1,000th ATP Tour match

05 Nov 2020

Paris Masters: Rafael Nadal wins 1,000th ATP Tour match

Rafael Nadal scripted history by becoming the fourth player to record 1,000 ATP Tour wins with victory over fellow Spaniard Feliciano Lopez at the ongoing Paris Masters.

PV Sindhu quashes reports of 'rift' after leaving national camp

20 Oct 2020

PV Sindhu quashes reports of 'rift' after leaving national camp

Indian badminton star PV Sindhu recently left the national camp for Olympic-bound players, and came to London.

What should I do to receive Arjuna Award, asks Sakshi

23 Aug 2020

What should I do to receive Arjuna Award, asks Sakshi

Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik, on Saturday, expressed disappointment as she was not conferred with the Arjuna Award.

Olympic legend Usain Bolt open to make a comeback

11 Jul 2020

Olympic legend Usain Bolt open to make a comeback

Olympic sprint legend Usain Bolt, on Saturday, hinted that he could come out of retirement if former coach Glen Mills urges him.

Carolina Marin offers medals to healthcare workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

07 Jul 2020

Carolina Marin offers medals to healthcare workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Spanish badminton player Carolina Marin has offered all her medals to healthcare workers, who have been at the foreground in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

Happy Birthday PV Sindhu: A look at her monumental feats

05 Jul 2020

Happy Birthday PV Sindhu: A look at her monumental feats

Indian shuttler Pusarla Venkata Sindhu turned 25 on Sunday.

Former India shooter Pournima Zanane passes away at 42

22 Jun 2020

Former India shooter Pournima Zanane passes away at 42

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

Coronavirus outbreak: Canada pulls out of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

23 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Canada pulls out of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Canada has become the first nation to pull out of the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

Here are some interesting facts about PV Sindhu

18 Oct 2019

Here are some interesting facts about PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu is one of the top shuttlers, across the globe.

Will pick and choose tournaments to remain fit: PV Sindhu

10 Oct 2019

Will pick and choose tournaments to remain fit: PV Sindhu

Indian women's badminton ace PV Sindhu on Thursday said she will pick and choose tournaments to stay fit ahead of the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Here are the records held by PV Sindhu

15 Sep 2019

Here are the records held by PV Sindhu

Indian badminton player PV Sindhu has been the newest sensation in the sport.

These countries have won the most Olympic medals

19 Aug 2019

These countries have won the most Olympic medals

The Olympics is the greatest sporting extravaganza on this planet.

Five embarrassing moments from Olympics

18 Aug 2019

Five embarrassing moments from Olympics

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

Here are some unbreakable Olympic records

03 Aug 2019

Here are some unbreakable Olympic records

Olympics is the greatest sporting showcase on this earth.

Rafael Nadal: Five lesser known facts about the legend

22 Jul 2019

Rafael Nadal: Five lesser known facts about the legend

12-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal is one of the GOATs of tennis.

Olympic rower Dattu Bhokanal booked after wife alleges harassment, cheating

18 May 2019

Olympic rower Dattu Bhokanal booked after wife alleges harassment, cheating

Olympic rowing champion Dattu Baban Bhokanal has landed in trouble after he was booked on charges of alleged physical and mental harassment, and dowry demands, leveled by his wife.

UWW ranking series: Pooja wins gold, Sakshi gets silver

02 Mar 2019

UWW ranking series: Pooja wins gold, Sakshi gets silver

Indian wrestlers put in a commendable shift as they won four medals at the Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov tournament in Ruse, Bulgaria.

Putin takes down Olympic judo champions, then gets beaten

27 Feb 2019

Putin takes down Olympic judo champions, then gets beaten

Russian President Vladimir Putin's is known for his impressive fitness profile and his love for judo.

#NewsBytesExclusive: An interview with India's 'Small Wonder' Gymnast Dipa Karmakar

23 Feb 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: An interview with India's 'Small Wonder' Gymnast Dipa Karmakar

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar became a household name after her stunning performance at Rio 2016 Olympics.

Badminton Nationals: Saina defeats Sindhu to clinch second successive title

16 Feb 2019

Badminton Nationals: Saina defeats Sindhu to clinch second successive title

Indian women's singles ace Saina Nehwal beat heavyweight PV Sindhu to clinch the 83rd Yonex Sunrise Senior Badminton Nationals.

Sachin Tendulkar launches gymnast Dipa Karmakar's biography

23 Jan 2019

Sachin Tendulkar launches gymnast Dipa Karmakar's biography

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar launched a book on gymnast Dipa Karmakar at an event in Mumbai.

Hockey World Cup 2018: Know everything about India vs Canada

07 Dec 2018

Hockey World Cup 2018: Know everything about India vs Canada

India and Canada hockey men's team will lock horns in a Pool C match of the 2018 Hockey World Cup, at the Kalinga Stadium on Saturday, December 8.

Badminton: PV Sindhu sets sights on number one ranking

14 Nov 2018

Badminton: PV Sindhu sets sights on number one ranking

Indian badminton ace PV Sindhu has set her sights on reaching the world number one ranking.

#MeetTheMedalist: All you need to know about PV Sindhu

28 Aug 2018

#MeetTheMedalist: All you need to know about PV Sindhu

2016 Rio Olympics silver medalist, PV Sindhu, had to settle for second place at 2018 Asian Games.

#MeetTheMedalist: All you need to know about Dharun Ayyasamy

27 Aug 2018

#MeetTheMedalist: All you need to know about Dharun Ayyasamy

Indian track and field athlete, Dharun Ayyasamy, clinched the second spot in men's 400m hurdles at the 2018 Asian Games.

How much does PV Sindhu earn in a year?

27 Aug 2018

How much does PV Sindhu earn in a year?

23-year-old Pusarla Venkata Sindhu burst on to the sporting scene after she won a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, marking India's first-ever silver at an Olympic event.

#MeetTheMedalists: All about rowing star Dushyant Singh

24 Aug 2018

#MeetTheMedalists: All about rowing star Dushyant Singh

India earned their first medal in rowing at the Asian Games 2018, being held in Indonesia.

BWF Championships finale: Sindhu loses as Marin scripts history

05 Aug 2018

BWF Championships finale: Sindhu loses as Marin scripts history

India's badminton ace PV Sindhu went down against Rio 2016 Olympics winner, Carolina Marin, in Badminton World Championships finale on Sunday.

PV Sindhu vs Carolina Marin: Head-to-head, TV listing and preview

05 Aug 2018

PV Sindhu vs Carolina Marin: Head-to-head, TV listing and preview

PV Sindhu will lock horns with Spain's Carolina Marin in the final of the Badminton World Championship today.

IAAF refuses to lift ban on Russia

28 Jul 2018

IAAF refuses to lift ban on Russia

The IAAF has stated that it will not lift the ban on Russia from participating in international track and field events.

Ryan Lochte, Olympic gold medalist, suspended by USADA

24 Jul 2018

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.

Dipa Karmakar scripts history at the Gymnastics World Challenge Cup

09 Jul 2018

Dipa Karmakar scripts history at the Gymnastics World Challenge Cup

Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar made the country proud, yet again, as she clinched the gold medal in the vault event of the Gymnastics World Challenge Cup in Turkey.

Discus thrower Vikas Gowda bids adieu

30 May 2018

Discus thrower Vikas Gowda bids adieu

Indian athlete Vikas Gowda announced his retirement on Wednesday, just three months ahead on the 2018 Asian Games.

CWG-2018: Wrestlers Vinesh, Sumit claim gold; Sakshi bags bronze

14 Apr 2018

CWG-2018: Wrestlers Vinesh, Sumit claim gold; Sakshi bags bronze

There was no stopping the gold rush in wrestling as two more were added to the tally by Vinesh Phogat (50kg) and Sumit (125kg) at the Commonwealth Games today.

CWG 2018: Tejaswini wins gold in 50m rifle 3 positions

13 Apr 2018

CWG 2018: Tejaswini wins gold in 50m rifle 3 positions

Tejaswini Sawant won India its fifth shooting gold medal at Commonwealth Games 2018, winning the women's 50m rifle 3 positions finals in Gold Coast on Friday.

Commonwealth Games: Sathish Sivalingam's gold helps India grab 3rd spot

07 Apr 2018

Commonwealth Games: Sathish Sivalingam's gold helps India grab 3rd spot

Indian athletes continued their strong showing at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast as weightlifter Sathish Kumar Sivalingam bagged India's third gold medal at the quadrennial event.

Which Indians can win medals at 2018 Commonwealth Games?

04 Apr 2018

Which Indians can win medals at 2018 Commonwealth Games?

In a couple of hours, the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games will kick off in Australia.

All you need to know about 2018 Commonwealth Games

03 Apr 2018

All you need to know about 2018 Commonwealth Games

The 2018 Commonwealth Games will kick off on April 4.