Calling for creating a strong sporting nation with sound sports infrastructure, President Pranab Mukherjee today set the ball rolling for the next Olympics in Brazil expressing hope that India will improve its ranking in the world.
Speculation is rife that London Olympic Games medallists, pistol shooter Vijay Kumar and wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt, could be considered for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna when the panel, headed by Athens Games silver-medallist RVS Rathore, deliberates on the issue in the Capital, today. Navneet Singh reports.
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"It is a dream come true to win an Olympic medal. I have worked very hard for it, and I can't describe how I am feeling now. It is a very special moment for me," a beaming Yogeshwar said after his bronze-winning effort.
India's Basanta Bahadur Rana on Saturday created a national record but had to settle for a 36th place finish in the men's 50km race walk at the London Olympics.
Amidst an Indian hockey team that played more and more insipid as our Olympic campaign unfolded, one light shone bright. Sardar Singh has emerged as the pivot of the squad and the one player that India can be proud of. Sukhwant Basra
speaks to Sardar Singh.
Mary Kom, who created history by becoming the first Indian woman boxer to win a bronze at the Olympics, will be India’s flag bearer at the closing ceremony on Sunday.
India's disastrous hockey campaign in the London Games ended with a humiliating bottom spot finish out of 12 competing nations, and it prompted a dejected skipper Bharat Chetri to say that the former champions were not good enough to play at a big stage like the Olympics.
The memories of a medal slipping out of his hands at the 2008 Beijing Olympics still haunts Commonwealth Games wrestling gold medallist Yogeshwar Dutt. Saurabh Duggal
Her bronze medal in the London Olympics has sent India into a state of frenzy, but her shocking quarterfinal defeat in her maiden appearance at the mega event in Beijing four years ago, still rankles shuttle queen Saina Nehwal.
Manipur government would award Rs.
50 lakh to woman boxer Mary Kom who got a bronze medal in the London Olympics.
Their reputation in tatters, Indian hockey team would look to salvage at least one victory from their disastrous Olympic Games campaign that has pushed them into a playoff to avert the bottom place finish in the 12-team competition.
Joydeep Karmakar, who was the first male shooter from Bengal to qualify for Olympics in 28 years, on Thursday said he deserves a reward for his fourth place finish in the 50m rifle prone event at the London Games.
Indian runner Tintu Luka ran her heart out only to finish sixth in the Olympic women's 800 metre semifinals while high jumper Sahana Kumari and wrestler Geeta Phogat fell flat at the first hurdle in the games in London on Thursday.