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Sakshi reaches Haryana, presented Rs 2.5 crore cheque

Rio Olympics bronze medalist wrestler Sakshi Malik arrived in Delhi      Chandigarh : A rousing state reception was accorded by the Haryana government to the Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik after she arrived this morning from Rio de Janeiro. [...]

August 24th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Rio Olympic 2016,Sports,Topnews | Read More »

Rio bids farewell to athletes in colourful closing

AP8_22_2016_000033B          Rio de Janeiro : Rains failed to dampen the famous Rio carnival spirit as this Brazilian city bid an emotional farewell to the thousands of athletes of the [...]

August 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Rio Olympic 2016,Sports | Read More »

Discus thrower Seema fails to qualify for final round

Seema Antil Punia      Rio de Janeiro : India’s Seema Antil Punia failed to qualify for the final round of women’s discus throw competition at the Rio Olympic Games after finishing 20th [...]

August 16th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Rio Olympic 2016,Sports,Topnews | Read More »

Shooters draw blank, fail miserably to live up to expectations

Shooting at Rio Olympics      Rio de Janeiro : Indian shooters proved to be an epic failure in a disastrous Rio Olympic Games campaign as the 12-member team, with the exception of Abhinav [...]

August 15th, 2016 | Posted in Rio Olympic 2016,Sports | Read More »

Gymnast Dipa finishes fourth on disastrous day for India

2016 Summer Olympics Rio de Janeiro : Gymnast Dipa Karmakar narrowly missed the bronze by finishing fourth in the women’s vault event even as shuttler Saina Nehwal, the men’s hockey team and tennis [...]

August 15th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Rio Olympic 2016,Sports,Topnews | Read More »

Error-prone India eye Olympic semifinal berth after 36 years

Hockey - Blacksticks Women v India, 12 April 2012      Rio de Janeiro : A win away from scripting their best-ever showing in Olympics after 36 years, Indian men’s hockey team would look to cut down on silly [...]

August 13th, 2016 | Posted in Rio Olympic 2016,Sports | Read More »

Nadal strikes doubles gold as Puig, Kerber reach women’s final

AP8_4_2016_000017A      Rio De Janeiro : Rafael Nadal won his second Olympic Games gold medal and took a step closer to a third by reaching the Rio singles semi-final. Spanish great [...]

August 13th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Rio Olympic 2016,Sports | Read More »

Phelps leaves Lochte in his wake one last time at Olympics

AP8_12_2016_000017A      Rio de Janeiro : Michael Phelps waggled four fingers, recognizing another historic achievement. Now, he’s the first swimmer ever to win the same event at four straight Olympics. [...]

August 12th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Rio Olympic 2016,Sports | Read More »

First round is always tricky and difficult to play: Saina

Saina Nehwal at promotional event      Rio de Janeiro : London Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal said that unheralded Brazilian opponent Vicente Lohaynny “surprised her” as the first round at major events are always [...]

August 12th, 2016 | Posted in Rio Olympic 2016,Sports | Read More »

Indian boxers get new kits, no threat of Oly disqualification

Gurbax Singh Sandhu      Rio de Janeiro : Threatened with disqualification for not wearing vests bearing their country’s name, Indian boxers at the ongoing Olympics have got their kits replaced as required [...]

August 11th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Rio Olympic 2016,Sports | Read More »

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