Thangavelu Mariyappan, who won a gold medal at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, returned home to a hero's welcome in Chennai
Dipa Karmakar's coach Bisweshwar Nandi has dismissed the notion that it would have been better had she and other top performers at last month's Rio Games been given the sort of financial backing they got post the mega event before their sojourn to Brazil.
Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia became the first Indian to clinch two gold medals at the Paralympics after he broke his own world record to clinch the top honours at the Rio Games.
The accolades have started pouring in for India's Mariyappan Thangavelu, who created history on Friday by winning gold in the men's high jump T-42 event, with Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa announcing a Rs 2 crore award for the athlete.
In a historic moment for India, Mariyappan Thangavelu won the gold medal while compatriot Varun Singh Bhati clinched the bronze in the men's high jump T-42 event on Saturday at the Rio Paralympics.
Indian sprinter Dutee Chand ran 100 metres at the Rio Olympics 2016 with spikes (running shoes) sent from Germany by a Good Samaritan just four days before her event!
Our preparation began a year before Rio Olympics: Dr Kiran Challagundla, third member of Team Sindhu
Firstpost spoke to the unassuming Kiran Challagundla, the third member of Team PV Sindhu, responsoble for the silver medal at the Rio Olympics 2016.
Here are some Indians everyone pegged as genuine medal contenders and how they fared at the Rio Olympics 2016.
Here's how India fared on the last day of Rio Olympics 2016.
Day 15 of the Rio Olympics 2016 will see only one Indian in action, golfer Aditi Ashok.
Day 14 of the Rio Olympics saw India win a historic silver medal when PV Sindhu went down fighting in a closely contested badminton women's singles final against Spain's Carolina Marin. But her podium finish made her the most successful Indian woman at Olympics.
If the essentially unpredictable PV Sindhu is able to produce just one more spectacular performance on Friday, it will be time to roll out the red carpet for the new poster girl of Indian badminton
Here's a recap of how India fared on day 13 of Rio Olympics 2016 – from PV Sindhu's stunning victory to Narsingh Yadav's ban.
Day 13 of the Rio Olympics 2016 will see Indians in action across three sports - golf, wrestling and badminton.
From Sakshi Malilk's medal to Kidambi Srikanth's spirited performance, here's how India fared on day 12 of Rio Olympics 2016.
Day 12 of the Rio Olympics 2016 will see Indian in action across four sports - golf, badminton, wrestling and athletics.
Day 11 of the Rio Olympics 2016 was one of few athletes but great hope for India, as shuttler PV Sindhu advanced to the women's singles semifinal
India will not compete in any medal events on Tuesday. However, the country's medal hopes will rest on these performances, especially shuttler PV Sindhu's. A win for her will mean a semi-final slot and a shot at an elusive Olympic medal.
India's day 10 of the Rio Olympics 2016 was similar to the week gone by with several ousters and some silver linings.
Day nine of the Rio Olympics was probably the most dismal one for India so far, with as many as four strong medal contenders being ousted from contention.