Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil’s Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA), a public sector institution in the South American nation, has concluded in its latest research that hosting the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro has proven to have had a positive impact on the local economy.

Jul 26, 2017 12:07
HYDERABAD: V Chamundeswaranath, famous for gifting cars to a number of sports persons after they won laurels for the country, has added Indian women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj to his list.
Feb 28, 2017 10:02
NEW DELHI: Star shuttler Saina Nehwal, who was appointed a member of the International Olympic Committee's Athletes' Commission (AC) last year, will be representing the panel in the Badminton World Federation (BWF).  She will join the BWF Athletes' Commission as a representative of the IOC AC, IOC said in a communication to Saina.
Feb 23, 2017 19:02
CHANDIGARH: The male and female Player, Goalkeeper, Rising Star and Coach of the Year Awards were presented to the winners in a star-studded Hockey Stars 2016 Awards ceremony here Thursday. Olympic Silver medallists - Belgium’s John-John Dohmen, and retiring Netherlands star Naomi Van As, were named the respective male and female Players of the Year for 2016.