Beijing Olympics

  • Andy Murray wary of Beijing conqueror Lu 26-06-2013 11:49 AM

    London: Andy Murray experienced the high of winning Olympic gold in London last year but his second round opponent at Wimbledon on Wednesday inflicted one of his most chastening defeats at the Beijing Games five years ago. Lu Yen-hsun, a Taiwanese chicken farmer's son who goes by the name of...
  • Olympics: Legacy beyond the Games

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    The greatest sporting extravaganza on Earth commenced last Friday with an opening ceremony that was watched by over a billion people. Even though the ceremony...

  • No one knew me before Beijing: Abhinav Bindra 24-10-2011 01:36 PM

    New Delhi: Olympic gold medalist-turned-writer Abhinav Bindra, whose shots have rarely missed the bull's eye, says India does not have a long-range sports policy and culture that encourage children to take up sports as a vocation. Bindra, who launched his biography, "A Shot at History: My Obsessive Journey to Olympic...
  • Rathore gets his groove back, sets aim for Italy 22-07-2009 12:45 PM

    Shooter speaks about winning Olympic silver medal, and then the decline. ...
  • IOC scraps international torch relays 27-03-2009 10:34 PM

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  • Olympic champion Bindra to fly a F-16 07-02-2009 12:21 AM

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  • Watch: India's best-ever show in Olympics 30-12-2008 11:42 PM

    Abhinav Binda won 10-m air rifle event in Beijing for India's first ever individual gold. ...
  • Vijender Kumar fights for free education for children 09-12-2008 05:12 PM

    Vijender feels education is integral to every child's life. ...