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PM Modi praises Olympic medallists PV Sindhu and Sakshi malik

Showering praise on Olympic medallists PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said these “daughters” were the saving grace of India at the Rio Games.

PTI | Aug 30, 2016 06:51 PM

Virender Sehwag, Sakshi Malik plan to meet for a duel

Wrestler Sakshi Malik who won the bronze medal in Rio Olympics, expressed her desire to meet former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag on Twitter on Thursday.

News Nation Bureau | Aug 26, 2016 05:27 PM

Watch: PV Sindhu plays badminton with Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu in Vijaywada

PV Sindhu is being claimed by both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana as their own, but the Olympic silver medallist’s mentor Pullela Gopichand on Monday said that “she belongs” to India.

News Nation Bureau | Aug 23, 2016 01:44 PM

Amid Telangana and Andhra Pradesh debates, Coach Pullela Gopichand says Sindhu is Indian

PV Sindhu's mentor Pullela Gopichand said that Sindhu belongs to India whereas Andhra Pradesh and Telangana claimed Sindhu as their own.

PTI | Aug 23, 2016 09:49 AM

Olympic Marathon runner OP Jaisha sticks to her guns; demands inquiry

OP Jaisha demands inquiry on AFI statement saying she refused to avail drinks during marathon.

News Nation Bureau | Aug 23, 2016 08:42 AM

No drinking water for Jaisha at Rio Olympics; Marathon runner refused to avail personalised drinks, says AFI

Marathon runner OP Jaisha has alleged that Indian officials did not arrange for water and energy drinks during her race in the Rio Olympics run under scorching heat despite designated stations being...

PTI | Aug 23, 2016 08:32 AM

'Proper coach for Sindhu' remark: Twitterati slams Telangana deputy CM Mohammad Mahmood Ali

Shuttler PV Sindhu, who made India proud by winning a Silver medal in Rio Olympics 2016, returned home along with her coach Pullela Gopichand to a rousing welcome on Monday.

News Nation Bureau | Aug 23, 2016 08:10 AM

As it happened: Rio star PV Sindhu gets a rousing welcome at Gachibowli stadium in Hyderabad

Sindhu, the two-time World championship bronze medallist, became the first Indian woman player to clinch a Silver in the Olympics and fifth woman player from India to win a medal in the quadrennial...

News Nation Bureau | Aug 22, 2016 12:56 PM

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar to present BMW car to Rio star PV Sindhu

Batting great Sachin Tendulkar will be presenting a BMW car to star shuttler PV Sindhu for bringing laurels to the country by winning a silver medal at the Rio Olympics.

PTI | Aug 22, 2016 12:19 PM

PM Narendra Modi congratulates Indian contingent at Rio Olympics 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated and hailed the Indian contingent despite their dismal performance at Rio Olympics 2016. PM Modi has been encouraging the Indian athletes from the...

News Nation Bureau | Aug 22, 2016 09:14 AM

Rio Olympics 2016: Performance of Indian contingent

India with two medals finished at 67th position in Rio Olympics. Shuttler P V Sindhu bagged silver medal and wrestler Sakshi Malik won Bronze.

PTI | Aug 22, 2016 06:22 AM

Rio Olympics: Sindhu, Sakshi saved the country’s pride from returning empty-handed

Three unassuming women became the redeemers for India at the Rio Olympics as the country concluded its campaign with some good, bad and ugly memories.

PTI | Aug 22, 2016 02:12 AM

Rio 2016: Sakshi Malik announced as Indian flagbearer at closing ceremony

Wrestler Sakshi Malik, who won India’s first medal in the Rio Olympics, has been announced as the country’s flagbearer at the Summer Games Closing Ceremony.

PTI | Aug 21, 2016 09:24 PM

Rio Olympics 2016: Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt loses 3-0 against Mandakhnaran in qualifying round

Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt lost 3-0 against Mongolia's Ganzorigiin Mandakhnaran in qualifying round of Men’s 65 kg freestyle wrestling category at Rio Olympics 2016.

News Nation Bureau | Aug 21, 2016 07:38 PM

Epic photo moment: Sakshi Malik, PV Sindhu, and Gopichand in one frame

Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik shared an epic photo moment with PV Sindhu and legend Gopichand on last day of Rio Olympics 2016. Both the ladies have brought glory to India with a silver and bronze...

News Nation Bureau | Aug 21, 2016 05:09 PM