2004 Athens Olympics

  • Olympic silver medallist Rajyavardhan Rathore denies doping charges May 15, 2013

    Athens Olympics silver medallist shooter Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has dismissed allegations from the National Rifle Association of India that he failed a drugs test ahead of the Games in 2004. ...
  • Four Athens Games athletes stripped of medals: IOC December 6, 2012

    Four 2004 Athens Olympic medallists, including Ukraine's shot put gold medallist Yuriy Bilonog, have been stripped of their medals after re-tested samples from eight years ago were positive, the IOC said on Wednesday. The other athletes are women's shot putter Svetlana Krivelyova of Russia, discus thrower Irina Yatchenko of Belarus and...
  • India's Olympic moments: Rathore shoots silver July 20, 2012

    In the countdown to the 2012 London Olympics, we retrace some memorable Indian moments at the historical games. Today, a look at Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore’s silver at the 2004 Athens Olympics. After the UAE's Ahmed Almaktoum took a considerable lead for the gold, India's Major Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore stepped forward to...