Enter the dangal: Haryana's girls are bringing home the laurels in the sport of wrestling
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Enter the dangal: Haryana's girls are bringing home the laurels in the sport of wrestling

Rudraneil Sengpta's 'Enter The Dangal' offers a fascinating account of how Mahavir Singh Phogat trained his girls in wrestling; and draws a larger picture of how women from Haryana are mastering the sport

PV Sindhu and Okuhara's expressions from semi finals are all of us adulting
Sports

PV Sindhu and Okuhara's expressions from semi finals are all of us adulting

We re-imagined what PV Sindhu and Okuhara would be saying if they were 20 something adults with regular jobs instead of being medal winning Olympians.

Rio Olympics 2016: Watch Samir Ait Said's horror landing
Sports

Rio Olympics 2016: Watch Samir Ait Said's horror landing

French gymnast Samir Ait Said has undergone surgery on the gruesome double break of his leg suffered at the Rio Olympics, his team said Sunday.

Rio 2016: Before the Summer Olympics, get to know the 'Cidade Maravilhosa' of Brazil
World

Rio 2016: Before the Summer Olympics, get to know the 'Cidade Maravilhosa' of Brazil

Famous for its samba, football, beaches and now for the Olympics, Rio de Janeiro is known as the 'Cidade Maravilhosa' i.e. marvellous city

Ostapchuk stripped of gold medal for doping
Olympics

Ostapchuk stripped of gold medal for doping

Olympic women's shot put champion Nadzeya Ostapchuk has been stripped of the gold medal she won at the London Games a week ago after testing positive for a banned anabolic steroid. Two urine samples taken from the Belarussian before and after her win last Monday tested positive for metenolone, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said in a statement on Monday, the day after the Games ended. "Ostapchuk is disqualified from the women's shot put event, where she had placed first (and) is excluded from the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London in 2012," the statement said

Good morning Britain: After Olympics you still have money problems
Economy

Good morning Britain: After Olympics you still have money problems

The Olympics have done much to feed illusions that borrowing and spending could continue as before, and be stepped up too, as though the net debt wasn't rising.

Antony awards Rs 30 lakh to silver medallist Vijay Kumar
Sports

Antony awards Rs 30 lakh to silver medallist Vijay Kumar

Defence Minister AK Antony on Friday presented a cash reward of Rs 30 lakh to Vijay Kumar, who won a silver medal in the 25-metre rapid fire pistol event at the London Olympics.

Army promotes shooter Vijay Kumar, will help him become officer
Sports

Army promotes shooter Vijay Kumar, will help him become officer

The army has said it will assist the Olympic medallist to become a commissioned officer. Kumar was promoted today to a higher rank.

Vijay Kumar conferred Himachal Gaurav Award
Sports

Vijay Kumar conferred Himachal Gaurav Award

The Himachal Gaurav Samman was conferred on Vijay at the Independence Day function at Kullu by Chief Minister PK Dhumal.

London Olympics: Britain's success and its domino effect
Sports

London Olympics: Britain's success and its domino effect

With all doubters silenced, London 2012 is being hailed as the greatest Olympics tournament ever. But how will its success change the country socially, culturally, financially and politically?

Images: Not only can Mary box, but she can dance too
Sports

Images: Not only can Mary box, but she can dance too

After Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt were welcomed home last night, it was Mary Kom's turn to revel in praise on her arrival today.

Free life time SpiceJet air tickets to medal winners
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Free life time SpiceJet air tickets to medal winners

Medal winners Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt, Vijay Kumar, MC Mary Kom, Saina Nehwal and Gagan Narang will enjoy this facility.

Hockey: London debacle means its time to take hard decisions
Sports

Hockey: London debacle means its time to take hard decisions

Former captain of the Indian hockey team says that it was not the defeats but the attitude of the players who did not seem willing to battle it out that has landed Indian hockey in intensive care.

Brisbane could end Melbourne mayor's dream to host Olympics
World

Brisbane could end Melbourne mayor's dream to host Olympics

Basking in the glory of being named the world's most desirable metropolis, Melbourne is hoping to bring a Summer Games to the city in the near future even though the country's Olympic chief would prefer Brisbane to host the event.

New era begins for Rio as Olympics flag arrives in Brazil
Sports

New era begins for Rio as Olympics flag arrives in Brazil

The flag landed on Brazilian soil for the first time Monday evening as the countdown towards the 2016 Games began.

Olympics: Why is Britain all heart and China ruthless?
Sports

Olympics: Why is Britain all heart and China ruthless?

This Olympics has proven that as long as there is competitive sport, China will keep producing some stunning athletes. But the way in which they produce them, is highly debatable.

Oly medal perfect climax to all hardships I've been through: Mary Kom
Sports

Oly medal perfect climax to all hardships I've been through: Mary Kom

"This Olympic bronze is very, very special for me. Of course the world titles also mean a lot but an Olympic medal is at an altogether different level for every athlete in the world. It is the highest honour," Mary Kom said.

Belarus shot putter stripped of gold for doping
Sports

Belarus shot putter stripped of gold for doping

The IOC said Nadzeya Ostapchuk was tested the day before her competition and again following the event. Both samples were positive.

Pak's failure to win a single medal at Oly was expected: Daily
World

Pak's failure to win a single medal at Oly was expected: Daily

That Pakistan, a country of over 180 million, did not win a single medal in the London Olympics was a sad reflection on the state of affairs in Pakistani sport, said a leading daily.