OLYMPIC MEDAL

  • MP: Special Olympics medallist works at roadside eatery April 11, 2013

    Rewa: Special Olympics medal winner Sita Sahu has been forced to work at a roadside eatery and sell gol gappas (a ball of flour filled with spicy water) in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh. Sita had won two bronze medals in 2011 Athens Special Olympics but due to financial problems she has...
  • Sushil, Yogeshwar open to returning Olympic medals March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: India's wrestling icons Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt on Thursday said they won't hesitate to return their Olympic medals if it helps the sport stay at the 2020 Games. Their comments come after wrestlers from Bulgaria and Russia, Valentin Yordanov and Sagid Murtazaliev, returned their Olympic medals last month...
  • News 360: President cautions against assault on democry August 14, 2012

    Pranab Mukherjee said anger against corruption is legitimate but it cannot become an excuse for an assault on democratic institutions. ...
  • How Sushil became India's best Olympian August 12, 2012

    London: Yogeshwar Dutt's bronze on the penultimate day of London Olympics 2012 set it up nicely for a Sushil Kumar finale on a Super Sunday, and though the Indian grappler failed at the final hurdle, a second individual medal in consecutive Olympics perched him on top of the ladder as...
  • Carl Lewis exclusive: Phelps is special August 1, 2012

    The US Olympic legend hails Michael Phelps on bagging his 19th Olympic medal the most by any athlete. ...
  • London will be India's landmark Olympics July 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Eightyone athletes in London will form the largest Indian contingent ever to march at the Olympic Games. But if numbers could turn into Olympic success, a country of 1.2 billion should have grabbed at least 1000 qualifications and maybe 100 medals. If not that, then whats the reason...
  • The making of Olympic medals July 3, 2012

    The newlyminted gold, silver and bronze discs will be entrusted to the beefeaters, custodians of the crown jewels. ...
  • Don't expect Olympic medal from hockey team: Ajit May 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Former India hockey captain and India's chefdemission for London Olympics Ajitpal Singh feels that it won't be possible for the current team to win any medal at the quadrennial extravaganza. India have qualified for the London Olympics in February after a gap of eight years and the former...