Latest News on 2016 Rio Olympics
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Sep 19, 2018
Arpinder Singh's journey from enduring naysayers to courting Asian Games glory speaks of his character and resolve to excelOn a hot and humid night in Jakarta, Arpinder Singh finally laid to rest the internal demons and silenced the naysayers who doubted him by winning gold.
Aug 22, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Swimmer Sajan Prakash relieved after missing family members rescued from Kerala floodsPrakash finished outside the medals in fifth, but his prayers were answered after an uncle called to inform him his family members had survived the devastating floods in Kerala
Aug 16, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Shiva Thapa describes Asiad as one of toughest competitions, relives London Olympics experienceFirstpost caught up with Shiva Thapa at a send-off event organised by the BFI for the Indonesia-bound boxing team in New Delhi on Tuesday, with the young boxer commenting on the challenges at the Asian Games among other topics.
Aug 02, 2018
Wrestling Federation of India won't hold trials for Olympic spots ahead of Tokyo 2020 despite Rio Olympics standoffShould an Indian wrestler win a quota spot at Estonia World Championships, he/she will be considered India's official entry for the Tokyo Olympics in the weight class, despite the 11-month gap.
Jul 14, 2018
Deepika Kumari interview: From shunning film offer to finding form with recent World Cup archery goldDeepika is confident that the victory in Salt Lake was no flash in the pan and the win will be the stepping stone for more resounding success in the months ahead.
Jun 10, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat included in six-member Indian women's wrestling teamSakshi Malik, who won bronze medals in this year's Gold Coast Commonwealth Games as well as 2016 Rio Olympics, and Vinesh were exempted from the trials by the Wrestling Federation of India because of their current form and past performances.
May 23, 2018
Kamalraj Kanagraj, Jisna Mathew to spearhead India at 18th Asian Junior Athletics ChampionshipsShot putter Ashish Bhalothia and hammer thrower Ashish Jakhar are among the other top medal prospects named in the 51-member Indian team.
May 05, 2018
Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu are precious diamonds, says chief badminton coach Pullela GopichandLast month, Saina claimed her second individual Commonwealth Games gold medal by defeating World No 3 Sindhu 21-18 23-21 in a riveting women's singles final.
May 01, 2018
CWG 2018 medallist Ashwini Ponnappa had serious self-doubts about playing badminton post-2016 Rio OlympicsAshwini Ponnappa said: "It is nice to get all the acknowledgement now but it has not been easy. After 2016 Rio Games, I started doubting myself. There was no power in my smashes, I couldn't hit as harder I did earlier, it was just not working."
Apr 05, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: Gold medallist Mirabai Chanu reveals how she nearly quit weightlifting after Rio failureMirabai Chanu's record-breaking feats at the Commonwealth Games 2018 might never have happened had she decided to hang up her boots, which she nearly did after her disappointing show at the Rio Olympics in 2016.