• rio olympics tickets go on sale

    Rio Olympics tickets go on sale

    Other Sports | April 01, 2015 10:13 IST

    Rio de Janerio:Tickets for the Rio 2016 Olympics went on sale to Brazilian residents on Tuesday via the Games' official web portal, a media report said on Wednesday.Local fans have until April 30 to request

  • rio 2016 releases olympic event schedule

    Rio 2016 releases Olympic event schedule

    Other Sports | March 25, 2015 13:33 IST

    Rio de Janerio: The Rio 2016 Olympic organising committee on Tuesday released its daily competition schedule as the countdown to the Games hit the 500-day mark.The Games will officially begin on August 5 when the

  • rio olympic mascot is a yellow cat like figure

    Rio Olympic mascot is a yellow cat-like figure

    Other Sports | November 24, 2014 23:32 IST

    Rio de Janeiro: A bright yellow cat-like figure, which also combines elements of monkeys and birds, is the mascot of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The smiley-faced mascot represents the animal life of Brazil.

  • rio 2016 medals to contain recycled metal

    Rio 2016 medals to contain recycled metal

    Other Sports | November 04, 2014 13:12 IST

    Rio de Janeiro: The medals that will be awarded at the Rio 2016 Olympics will be produced by Brazilian Mint from materials including recycled electronic equipment.The initiative, conceived by the local organising committee's design team,

  • 2016 rio games organizers would welcome pistorius

    2016 Rio Games organizers would welcome Pistorius

    Other Sports | October 28, 2014 23:49 IST

    LONDON: Brazilian Olympic and Paralympic organizers say Oscar Pistorius would be welcome to compete at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro if the South African runner is declared eligible.The double-amputee athlete began a five-year

  • olympic sports can learn a lot from cricket rahul dravid

    Olympic sports can learn a lot from cricket: Rahul Dravid

    Cricket | October 28, 2014 18:56 IST

    New Delhi: Batting on a different wicket as member of the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOP) initiated by the Ministry of Sports to increase India's medal tally, former captain Rahul Dravid said that Olympic sports

  • asiad gold one of the biggest moments in my life sardar

    Asiad gold one of the biggest moments in my life: Sardar Singh

    Other Sports | October 02, 2014 20:00 IST

    Incheon: Winning the Asian Games hockey gold is one of the biggest moments in his life, said the triumphant India captain Sardar Singh after his team won the nerve-wracking shoot-out to end its 16-year gold

  • asian games spirited india win historic gold qualify for

    Asian Games: Spirited India win historic gold, qualify for Rio Olympics

    Other Sports | October 02, 2014 19:42 IST

    Incheon: A spirited India outclassed arch-rivals Pakistan 4-2 in a nerve-wracking shoot-out to regain the Asian Games men's hockey gold medal after a gap of 16 years and also sealed a direct entry into the

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