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
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.
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.
Famous for its samba, football, beaches and now for the Olympics, Rio de Janeiro is known as the 'Cidade Maravilhosa' i.e. marvellous city
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
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.
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.
The army has said it will assist the Olympic medallist to become a commissioned officer. Kumar was promoted today to a higher rank.
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?
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.
Medal winners Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt, Vijay Kumar, MC Mary Kom, Saina Nehwal and Gagan Narang will enjoy this facility.
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.
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.
The flag landed on Brazilian soil for the first time Monday evening as the countdown towards the 2016 Games began.
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.
"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.
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.