It was at the London Games 2012 that lesser-followed sports like judo, taekwondo, archery, kayaking and their superstars got a moment in the limelight. But, popular sports like football and cricket get more than their fair share of attention around the year.
Zip, zap, zoom… well, this sound is what he is most thrilled about. Delhi-based Rohit Koul, 23, has earned his share of fame as a popular Formula One driver at a very young age. All set to burn rubber in the upcoming MRF 2012/2013 Challenge...
They are the flag-bearers of the North East who have won laurels for India in sport. The recent exodus of NE residents has left them concerned and anguished.
Get ready for a star-studded spectacular show. Olympic Stadium is being transformed into a giant jukebox of British pop and pizazz for the closing ceremonies of the London Games.
Badminton player and Olympic bronze medal winner Saina Nehwal, 22, says that winning a medal for the country has given her great satisfaction and that she is not interested in any image makeovers.
Sports minister Ajay Maken announced a multi-pronged approach on Wednesday to both lift the standard of sports in India and to ensure the country's sports icons are not in any way sidelined once their glorious careers come to an end.
Rio Ferdinand has offered to help Usain Bolt realise his dream of a post-Olympics career change by setting up a trial at Manchester United.
Pushing for appropriate elevation for Olympic silver medalist Subedar Vijay Kumar, sports minister Ajay Maken has written a letter to defence minister A K Antony seeking changes in policy of armed forces for promotion of outstanding sports persons.
Olympic weightlifter Zoe Smith lashes out at those who call women athletes ‘manly’; gets applauded in India too.
Proving sceptics wrong, boxer Vijender Singh punches his way into Olympics quarter-finals and now wants to bring home a gold medal. His focus is on stamina, strength, endurance and speed training and training includes a lot of running, weight-training, shadow-boxing and sparring.
Former CWG Organising Committee secretary general Lalit Bhanot, accused in a games-related graft case, Friday told a Delhi court that he cannot be charged with the offence of conspiracy as nothing was kept "secret" regarding the award of TSR system contract to the Swiss firm.
The London Olympics burst into life on Friday with a humour-filled opening ceremony watched by 80,000 spectators and more than one billion TV viewers. India at play today
India’s flag-bearer, wrestler Sushil Kumar, is gung-ho about the Games. He thinks that today, the focus is on being India’s flag-bearer, which is more a matter of pride than pressure, since this is the first time a wrestler has been accorded the honour.
Now, more than ever, we need to celebrate the power of the Indian woman. As India’s Olympic contingent strives to win laurels at the 2012 London Games, all eyes will be on the women who could be putting India on the podium.