• Indian women lose 1-6 to Australia in hockey

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    1: 2057 hrs: India seemed to have lost all hope, but with 8 seconds remaining, Anuradha Thokchom shoots from near-shoulder height, which is contested, and rejected. So, India end up with the one goal, though they lose the match 1-6. 2041 hrs: Jodie Kenny once again, converting yet another penalty corner, after a devious feint. 6-0 in Australia's favour. It's Kenny's 100th International goal too! 2040 hrs: As the fourth Quarter begins, Savita sticks her left hand out for a strong save. 2035 hrs: And it's 5-0 now courtesy a cool penalty stroke by Jodie Kenny. Not looking good for India, th...Read More


  • Love wins: Brazilian women's rugby player gets first Olympic marriage proposal

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    1: A rugby sevens player was proposed to by her girlfriend following finals at Rio de Janeiro games A Brazilian women’s rugby sevens player has become the first athlete to receive a marriage proposal at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. Isadora Cerullo, 25, was a member of the Brazil squad that narrowly missed out on reaching the knockout rounds. After the medal ceremony following the first women’s rugby sevens final in Olympic history on Monday had ended, Marjorie Enya, Cerullo’s girlfriend and a manager at Deodoro Stadium, asked her to marry her. “As soon as I knew she was in the sq...Read More


  • Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra in finals

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    1: Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra in finals, Gagan Narang fails to qualify On 8 August, shooter Abhinav Bindra made it to the finals of the men's 10m Air Rifle event. Beijing Olympics gold-medallist Bindra finished seventh in the qualifying round to make the cut. While, Bindra added another feather to his hat, London Olympics bronze-medallist Gagan Narang lost out after finishing on the 23rd position on day three of the Olympic Games in Rio. Bindra scored 625.7 in his fifth and last outing in the Olympics this year. Italy's Campriani Niccolo topped the qualification with a score of 630.2...Read More


  • Olympic Games Rio 2016: Dipa Karmakar creates history

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    1: Olympic Games Rio 2016: Dipa Karmakar creates history, does India proud, qualifies for finals It was a historic start this Monday morning for Indian sport as Dipa Karmakar became the first ever Indian gymnast to book a spot into an Olympic final.The 22-year-old gymnast scaled a total of 14.850 in her vault qualification, to finish 8th in the overall standings to book a place in the final in her first ever Olympic Games.The social media was abuzz with her performance. Here’s a compilation: NewsRead More


  • Rio delivers a straightforward, however spirited, Olympic welcome

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    1: RIO American state JANEIRO: What it lacked in flash, urban center created up for with feeling. With a restricted budget, the consequence of a biting recession that roiled preparations for South America's initial athletic contest, Brazil laced its high-energy gap party for the games of the thirty first Olympiad with a serious message of the risks of worldwide warming. Graphic projections of world cities being swamped by rising seas set {rio|Rio American state Janeiro|Rio|city|metropolis|urban center} de Janeiro's otherwise fun and joyous gala aside from the a lot of self-congratulatory ...Read More