Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza feels that there is "enough pressure" on them as elite athletes to even think of aspects like why India is yet to win an Olympic medal till the sixth day of the competition.
US track and field stars expressed dismay at the doping-ban enforced absence of Russian rivals in the ongoing Rio Games on the eve of the Olympic track and field competition
Narsingh Yadav on Thursday said he would want to forgot about the toughest phase of his life and solely focus on winning a medal on 19 August.
Manoj Kumar gave credit to his elder brother for his success after winning his opening bout in the men's Light Welterweight (64kg) category at the ongoing Rio Olympics.
Ines Boubakri won Africa's first women's Olympic fencing medal on Wednesday, dedicating her bronze to "the Tunisian woman, the Arab woman...who has her place in society".
With the pistol in hand, Indian shooter Heena Sidhu did not inspire confidence in the ongoing Rio Olympics but she hasn't thrown in the towel yet and, far-fetched as it may sound at this hour, says she would hope to be there at the 2020 Games and beyond.
Indian athletes' poor performance so far in the Rio Olympics might have attracted criticism, but Sachin Tendulkar says that they should be supported more.
Indian weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, who had put up a highly disappointing performance at the Rio Olympics, has defended the federation and her coach after they came under criticism in the wake of her flop show.
Michael Phelps won two more finals to take his historic all-time record load to 21 golds and cement his legendary status.
Indian hockey captain PR Sreejesh, who played a pivotal role in his side's 2-1 win over Argentina at the Rio Olympics today, said it's his job to "give life" to the team in the dying moments of a match.
Russian Olympic Committee President Alexander Zhukov said that most of his country's paralympians are absolutely "clean".
French gymnast Samir Ait Said underwent surgery on the gruesome double break of his leg suffered at the Rio Olympics but vowed to try to come back for Tokyo 2020.
India's greatest archery hope Deepika Kumari failed to deliver when it mattered the most and then blamed it on the windy conditions after the team went down 4-5 to Russia in the quarterfinals of the women's recurve competition.
India's biggest medal hope Jitu Rai got a wake-up call when he finished eighth in the finals as the much-fancied shooters drew a blank in the pistol events at the Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro.
An emotional Leander Paes did not hide his disappointment after losing the first round men's doubles match with Rohan Bopanna, stating that he has "become a soft target" and that is the reason why people are "taking potshots" at him.
The world was enthralled by the vibrant Rio Olympics 2016 ceremony in Rio and here how top personalities reacted at the ceremony
Rio Olympics 2016: IOC chief appeals for unity in 'world of crises, mistrust' during opening ceremony
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach made an appeal for unity in a troubled world Friday as the opening ceremony for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games got under way.