Latest News on Olympics 2016
Showing of 0 - 10 from 1539 results
Olympics 2016 - Total results - 1539
Oct 07, 2014
Saif Ali Khan named brand ambassador of Olympic Gold QuestActor-producer Saif Ali Khan has been appointed the brand ambassador of Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ) to raise funds for the training of the athletes supported by the not-for-profit organisation. He has committed a contribution of Rs.20 lakh annually to the NGO until the Rio Olympics 2016.
Oct 04, 2014
With Olympics in mind, some Asian Games medals more significant for India than othersIf China is the example India wants to follow, then we should also evaluate these Games as part of India's road to Rio.
Sep 11, 2014
Shooting World Championship: Narang misses Olympic quota by a placeAfter coming through the tough qualifying, Narang could total only 124.2 by the time the top 5, including the three medallists, were decided in the finals. Five Olympic quotas were on offer in the event.
Aug 08, 2014
Ignored by UP government, star shooter Jitu Rai mulls migrating to Haryana, PunjabThe shooter is now looking forward to the World Championships, to be held in Granada, Spain, from September 6. The tournament assumes significance as 64 quota places for the 2016 Rio Olympics will be up for grabs.
Jul 22, 2014
For Olympics glory: Govt mulls committee to identify potential athletesSeeking to improve India's medal prospects, including in 2016 Olympics, government today said it plans to set up a committee to identify potential athletes.
Dec 11, 2013
Rio has no time to lose says Brazil-bound IOC bossOrganisers of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics have no time to lose with the International Olympic Committee president flying into the country in the coming weeks to monitor progress, the IOC said on Tuesday.
Sep 04, 2013
Usain Bolt plans to retire after 2016 OlympicsBolt said Wednesday he wants to win more gold in Rio, set another world record in the 200 meters next year, and perhaps win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games.
May 23, 2013
Little done in Brazil to improve safety after fireLittle has been done to improve the safety of public gathering places since a nightclub fire killed 242 people earlier this year in southern Brazil, relatives of the victims have said.
Oct 14, 2012
Systemic changes needed for 12 Olympics medals in Rio: TendulkarIconic cricketer and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar has advocated "systemic changes" in Indian sports so that "12 medals in next Olympics in Rio or 20 in 2020 is not a pipe dream".