Indian tennis player Vishnu Vardhan Sunday has got a lucky place in the men's singles draw replacing German Philipp Kohlschreiber who pulled out of the Olympics with a hamstring injury.
Indian shooters Heena Sidhu and Annu Raj Singh failed to qualify for the women's 10m air pistol finals at the 2012 Olympics here Sunday.
Shooter Vijay Kumar had a stuttering start to his Olympic campaign as he failed to qualify for the men's 10m Air Pistol finals after finishing a lowly 31st in London today.
The Indian rowing team arrived in the British capital for the upcoming Olympics but instead of the regular athletes Village, the three-member team checked into a special Rowing Village at the Royal Holloway in London.
Indian swimmers have never quite made a splash at the Olympics and it is not expected to be any different even in London when the country's lone entry Gagan A P Ulalmath enters the fray after getting a lucky break due to FINA's strange 'Universality' quota.
The onset of every Olympics gives rise to bittersweet feelings among India's vast numbers of field hockey fans, with their pride in past gold medal performances accompanied by introspection about what has gone wrong since.
Mahesh Bhupathi admitting this would well be his last chance of winning an Olympic medal, said the Olympics were by far the toughest men's doubles event, even more so than the Grand Slams. HT Correspondent reports.
Ending days of speculation, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Sunday announced that wrestler Sushil Kumar, bronze-medallist at the Beijing Games, would be the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent at the London Olympics.
All of 18, she is world number one and India's biggest hope for an Olympic medal but Deepika Kumari is far from intimidated by the burden of expectations as she feels the London Games are not some kind of a "ghost" to be scared of.
Young Soumyajit Ghosh's maiden appearance at the Olympics proved to be a memorable one as he advanced to the second round of the table tennis event after Ankita Das bowed out in the London Games today.
The pair of Sania Mirza and Rushmi Chakravarthi were today knocked out of the women's doubles competition of the London Olympic Games after losing to Chinese Taipei pair in a three-setter.
Old methods work just fine for Sushil Kumar, India’s wrestling bronze medallist at Beijing. He believes in daily massages with mustard oil, a vegetarian diet with loads of almonds and a langot (strip of cloth) to gird his loins. Sukhwant Basra
& Saurabh Duggal
Indian athletes are facing a tough time getting London Games tickets for their support staff, who failed to get accreditation, and family members.
An acute scarcity of London Olympic Games tickets has had the Indian Olympic Association acting president, Vijay Kumar Malhotra, looking for ways to find a quick solution to the vexing issue. HT reports.
India's mixed doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and V Diju are virtually out of the London Olympics as they suffered yet another straight-game defeat in their second group game in the badminton competition at the Wembley arena in London on Sunday.