OLYMPIC

  • Shooter Manavjit Singh Sandhu targets Olympic quota 12 hours 20 minutes ago

    Manavjit shot a top class 123125 in qualifying, shot 1515 in the semis, yet missed out on a podium finish after finishing 4th. ...
  • TOP is a great initiative by sports ministry, says Rahul Dravid 3 days ago

    With an aim to increase India's medal tally in 2016 and 2020 Olympics, the Sports Ministry has decided to start a "Target Mission Olympic Podium Scheme". ...
  • Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt eyes gold in 2016 Rio Olympics October 14, 2014

    Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt, who brought home an Asian Games gold after a gap of 28 years, said that his main target is to win a yellow metal at Rio Olympics. ...
  • 30 minutes: The Glasgow generation August 24, 2014

    India performed reasonably well at the Commonwealth games 2014 in Glasgow and grabbed 64 medals. 64 should be taken as a reasonably happy figure, considering the turmoil the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has gone through over the last four years. ...
  • Is Brazil ready to host Olympic Games in 2016? June 6, 2014

    The 2016 Olympic Games are still two years away, but the list of problems are growing for the officials. ...
  • We had to deal with challenges at Sochi Olympics: Shiva Keshavan March 4, 2014

    The five-time winter Olympian, Shiva Keshavan, spoke to CNN-IBN about his experience in the Sochi Winter Olympics this year. ...
  • Anglian Medal Hunt boost for Indian athletes February 17, 2014

    Anglian Medal Hunt is a private initiative which will fund and back Indian sportersons as they chase glory. ...
  • N Ramachandran elected as IOA president February 10, 2014

    N Ramachandran, president of the World Squash Federation and brother of BCCI boss N Srinivasan was elected unopposed as Indian Olympic Association president. ...
  • N Ramachandran appointed as new president of Indian Olympic Association February 9, 2014

    N Ramachandran appointed as new President of the Indian Olympic Association, Rajeev Mehta secretary general and Anil Khanna treasurer. ...
  • India's Olympic Shame at Sochi: Who is to blame? February 7, 2014

    The IOA was given an option to hold fresh elections before the Sochi Games and that could have seen India's athletes compete under the national flag. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • I know what the importance of the flag is, says Sushil Kumar February 7, 2014

    The Indian wrestler, who has won two individual summer olympic medals, said that he find it very strange that an Indian athlete has to participate under the IOC's flag. ...
  • No Tricolour at Sochi Winter Olympics February 7, 2014

    Indian sport will sink to a record low later tonight as India's sportspersons march under the Olympic flag at the opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics. ...
  • News 360: Telangana Bill cleared, CM Kiran Reddy stays defiant February 7, 2014

    The Union Cabinet on Friday approved the Telangana Bill. The Bill is likely to be tabled in Rajya Sabha on February 12. Hyderabad will be the joint capital for Telangana and Seemandhra. There is no major change in the original Telangana draft. The demand of Seemandhra leaders to make Hyderabad...
  • No tricolour in Sochi Winter Olympics February 7, 2014

    Three athletes are representing India at the Winter Olympics, Sochi under the IOC flag. ...
  • Winter Olympics: The history of the Games February 7, 2014

    The US has issued terror alerts to airlines flying to Sochi for the Winter Olympics 2014. While India may say 'no big deal' when it comes to the Games, the event attracts global attention, its popularity lying just a few notches below the Summer Olympics. ...
  • Sochi Olympics: Security tightened amidst militant threat February 3, 2014

    CNN's Ivan Watson takes us on a drive through a security checkpoint only five minutes away from the Olympic park. ...
  • Sochi Olympic torch reaches Dagestan in Russia January 28, 2014

    The Olympic torch has wound its way amid heightened security through more than 100 cities in the relay leading up to next month's Winter Games in Sochi. ...
  • No Indian flag at Sochi Games January 8, 2014

    The Indian Olympic Association's decision to hold its elections on February 9 has once again left the athletes in the lurch as they will now compete under the Olympic flag at Sochi next month. ...
  • After twin blasts ahead of Winter Olymipcs, Russia on high alert December 31, 2013

    After the twin terrorist attacks in Volgograd weeks ahead of the Winter Olympics Russia is now on high alert. The US State Department has warned its citizens to stay vigilant. Officials also stated that both nations were engaged extensively in security arrangements for the games. At least 16 people...
  • IOA stays firm on its stand October 28, 2013

    The IOC had asked the IOA to amend its constitution in order to bar chargesheeted persons from contesting elections. ...
  • IOA has to back down: Randhir Singh September 18, 2013

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, International Olympic Committee member Randhir Singh has asked defiant IOA bosses to step aside. ...
  • IOA vs IOC: Combative IOA ready to concede September 12, 2013

    A majority in the IOA now admit that some members, who face the taint of corruption or criminal charges, simply have no choice but to accept the IOC guidelines....
  • Wrestling rewarded after a six-month battle September 9, 2013

    The IOC voted wrestling back into the Olympics impressed with the strong revamp operation by the sport's governing body. ...
  • Wrestling back in 2020 Olympic Games September 9, 2013

    Wrestling managed to survive the axe winning 49 out of 95 votes, helping the sport beat squash and baseball-softball. ...
  • IOC sets deadline for IOA reform September 6, 2013

    IOC has asked IOA to sack 'tainted' officials by October 31 and conduct fresh elections by December 15 to return to the Olympic fold. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 5, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Olympics: India faces ban? September 5, 2013

    CNN-IBN's editor-in-chief, Rajdeep Sardesai speaks with Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra and IOA vice-president Tarlochan Singh over the ongoing tussle between IOC and IOA. ...
  • IOA must accept all demands to conduct elections: IOC September 5, 2013

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has reportedly maintained its stand on the contentious chargesheet clause saying it wants the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to adopt it for ensuring good governance. ...
  • IOC's 125th session holds great significance to India September 4, 2013

    In the 125th session of the IOC, the future of the suspended Indian Olympic Association will be up for discussion and also whether wrestling will be part of the 2020 games. ...