Carol Cooke

Rio Paralympics: Carol Cooke has multiple sclerosis

While many athletes have trained for years to compete in wheelchair events at the Paralympics, one Paralympian believes her training is the only thing keeping her out...
Rio Olympics Kenya Faith Kipyegon

Kenyan athlete returning home from the Rio Olympics and ensuring the village

In Ashutosh Gowarikar's 2003 film Swades, Shah Rukh Khan's character Mohan is a Nasa engineer who, on a vacation to India, sets up a power generating mechanism...
Rowing gold medallist Kim Brennan

Welcome home parade to celebrate their achievements at the Rio Games

Hundreds of Victorians have lined Melbourne's Bourke Street Mall to welcome home Australia's Olympic athletes. Sixty Australian Olympians marched in the official welcome home parade to celebrate their...
Australian flag during the closing ceremony in Rio.

Australian Sports Commission chief executive

Australian Sports Commission boss Simon Hollingsworth has quit as the organisation’s chief executive after five years in the position. Hollingsworth played a key role in introducing the controversial...
India's Vikas Krishan in action at the Rio Olympics.

Rio Olympics : Vikas Krishan targets medal at World Championships

New Delhi: The coveted Olympic medal eluded him yet again but far from being bogged down, boxer Vikas Krishan says he is now aiming to become the...
Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna were under-prepared for Rio Olympics : Mahesh Bhupathi

Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna were under-prepared for Rio Olympics

Mumbai: Ace doubles player Leander Paes and his big-serving partner Rohan Bopanna did not practise or play enough together to give themselves a decent chance to win...
Yogeshwar Dutt with his Olympics bronze medal.

Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt’s bronze medal from the London Olympics 2012

New Delhi: Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt's bronze medal from the London Olympics is set to be upgraded to silver after reports that the silver medallist from the 2012 Games,...
PV Sindhu and her coach P. Gopichand.

Pullela Gopichand insists India needs to build a sports culture to win

New Delhi: Pullela Gopichand, who has coached Olympic medallist shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu, said on Monday that India can win a bagful of Olympic medals...
india women hockey team

Olympians get BMWs, Khel Ratna, women’s hockey team

On a day when India's Olympian athletes Jitu Rai, Dipa Karmakar, PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik were set to be conferred with the Khel Ratna awards, the...
Russia to Appeal Against Rio Paralympics Ban in Swiss Federal Court

Russia to Appeal Against Rio Paralympics Ban in Swiss Federal Court

Russia will appeal in the Swiss Federal Court on Monday against the Court of Arbitration for Sport's (CAS) decision to uphold a blanket ban on their athletes...

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