From The Sidelines
From The Sidelines News
Here are some of the best quotes from the 2016 Olympics.
Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Monday emphasised on the need to start preparing for 2020 Tokyo Games from now itself after the country managed a disappointing two medals from the just-concluded Rio Olympics despite fielding its biggest-ever contingent of 100-plus athletes.
Barcelona star Neymar said he will step down as Brazil captain after leading the Olympic Games' hosts to their first ever football gold medal.
Chinese superstar Lin Dan, regarded by some as badminton's greatest-ever player, batted off retirement talk after leaving the Rio Games empty-handed Saturday with a bronze-medal-match defeat to Denmark's Viktor Axelsen.
When it boils down to matters of discipline, Pullela Gopichand has no peers with PV Sindhu learning it the hard way since her formative years at the legendary coach's academy.
Usain Bolt insisted it was "mission accomplished" after signing off with a 'treble-treble' in his final Olympic race, predicting that his achievements may never be broken.
At a time when the whole nation was celebrating P.V. Sindhu's historic silver medal feat at the Rio Olympics, London games bronze medallist Saina Nehwal announced on Friday that she will go under the knife for her troublesome right knee on Saturday.
PV Sindhu proud of silver medal at Rio Olympics, says more success awaits Indian shuttlers in future
P V Sindhu on Friday said she is happy to win a silver in the women's singles badminton event after her gallant attempt to win a coveted gold for India ended in heart-break at the Rio Olympics in Rio De Janeiro on Friday.
India's biggest sporting legends Sachin Tendulkar, Abhinav Bindra and Vishwanathan Anand on Friday hailed PV Sindhu for her valiant performance in the Olympic final against world number one Carolina Marin
With no more tears left to shed, a distraught Dipa Karmakar now wants to get back into training so she can start working towards leaving a lasting legacy in gymnastics.
WFI conceded that it was not being able to convince the CAS panel that grappler Narsingh Yadav was a victim of conspiracy and sabotage, and that was why he lost the case and was ejected from the Rio Olympics with a four-year ban.
Rio Olympics 2016: Sachin Tendulkar thanks countrymen for backing athletes ahead of PV Sindhu's final
Sachin Tendulkar thanked the countrymen for backing the Indian athletes participating in the Rio Olympics, saying all sportspersons need support when chips are down.
PV Sindhu's father P V Ramana is hopeful of a good summit clash against Carolina Marin on Friday and feels there's a 50-50 chance of her daughter winning the match.
His dream of representing the country in Rio Olympics shattered after a verdict of the CAS, a devastated Narsingh Yadav said that he will do everything to prove his innocence.
Dejected by the four-year ban imposed on Narsingh Yadav by CAS, the Indian Olympic Association has said that the embattled wrestler has been "defeated by compatriots" rather than opponents.
India ace Saina Nehwal was admitted to a hospital in Hyderabad to undergo treatment for her knee injury which affected her progress in the badminton event of the Rio Olympic 2016.
'Double leg attack' is the strongest point of international wrestler Sakshi Malik who scripted history by winning a bronze medal at Rio Olympics, feels her coach Ishwar Singh Dahiya.
Brimming with pride at their daughter's historic achievement at the Rio Olympics, wrestler Sakshi Malik's parents on Thursday urged all fathers to encourage their daughters, who wants to take up sports, saying the grappler's feat should set an example for all and sundry.