Olympic Sport

  • Shuttler Pawar enters Round 2 in China September 11, 2013

    Changzhou: Indian shuttler Anand Pawar moved into the men's singles second round at the China Masters Super Series at the Olympic Sports Center Xincheng Gymnasium here on Wednesday. The World No.39 escaped an extremely tough first round encounter against top seed and World No.2 Chen Long of China, who gave a...
  • Is hockey's Olympic future in the dark? February 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Hockey just about managing to escape the 2020 Olympics exit has set off the SOS alarm in the International Hockey Federation (FIH) corridors. Until Tuesday, when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) gave hockey a lifeline while putting 8 other sports on the ventilator, the apex body felt it...
  • Rajdeep Sardesai bats for cricket in Olympics July 21, 2012

    The IBN18 Editor-in-Chief feels Twenty20 format provides cricket an opportunity to be part of the Olympics bouquet. ...
  • Rajdeep Sardesai bats for cricket in Olympics July 21, 2012

    The IBN18 Editor-in-Chief feels Twenty20 format provides cricket an opportunity to be part of the Olympics bouquet. ...
  • Rajdeep Sardesai on cricket as an Olympic sport July 21, 2012

    Hello and welcome once again to DRS, my very own personal space, where we talk matters cricketing. This isn't quite the cricket season at the moment. The world's biggest sporting event, the Olympics, which come once in every four years is here. Yes, India is playing Sri Lanka in a series...
  • Germany field smallest Olympic team since 1990 July 9, 2012

    Berlin: Germany will field their smallest Olympic team since the country's reunification in 1990 at this month's London Games after nominating 391 athletes, the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) said on Monday. The Germans, long an Olympic powerhouse, will send a team of 217 men and 174 women, excluding 16 alternate...
  • Olympic Sports Center August 4, 2008

    Situation: The most southerly situated venue in the Olympic Green. Description: Semi-covered stadium with a capacity of 36,000 and where football and athletics competitions will take place after the Games. Sports: Modern Pentathlon (running and equestrian events) Competition dates: August 21-22 ...