Friday, December 03, 2021

RIO 2016 OLYMPICS NEWS


Former USA Gymnastics doctor charged with sexual assault

August 11, 2020 11:51:27 am

Dr. Larry Nasser is also charged in nearby Eaton County, where three females say he molested them with his hands at a gymnastics club during treatments for various injuries

court orders closure

Olympic white elephants? Rio de Janiero’s got a herd of them

July 31, 2020 1:29:18 pm

"Rio's legacy plan is good," said Christophe Dubi, the International Olympic Committee's executive director. "But it has to be carried out."

court orders closure

The making of Carolina Marin’s gold

July 31, 2020 1:30:59 pm

The Indian Express speaks to Fernando Rivas, the man who doesn't just sharpen Carolina's racquet skills but also engages her family and boyfriend.

Hits that you missed in 2016: When Deepika Kumari got five 10s in nine shots at Rio Olympics

July 31, 2020 1:26:56 pm

The stage was set for Deepika Kumari to make a tame exit from what was turning out to be a morose Olympics for India.

Rohit Sharma ruled out of entire England Test series, may need surgery

November 2, 2016 6:48:36 pm

Rohit Shamra sustained an injury to his right thigh during the fifth and final ODI against New Zealand on October 29 at Visakhapatnam.

US swimmer Ryan Lochte gets 10 month suspension, claims report

September 8, 2016 11:22:42 am

Ryan Lochte had told the media in Rio that he and three teammates had been mugged after an all-night party by robbers pretending to be police.

Katie Ledecky enjoying quite a victory tour since starring in Rio 2016 Olympics

September 4, 2016 8:24:54 am

In Rio, Katie Ledecky became the first woman since 1968 to win the 200, 400 and 800 free.

Salman Khan to pay Rio 2016 Olympians through Indian Olympic Association

August 31, 2016 5:47:58 pm

Salman Khan lived up to his promise of paying Rs 1.01 lakh to all the participants of Rio 2016 Olympics.

Sportswoman ki baat: PM Narendra Modi praises Indian female athletes’ performance at Rio Olympics

August 29, 2016 2:19:38 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also noted that India could not perform as per expectations in the Rio Olympics.

PM Narendra Modi hails ‘teacher’ Pullela Gopichand in his Mann ki Baat address

August 28, 2016 3:55:46 pm

The tech savvy Prime Minister also encouraged students to share pictures and experiences with their teachers on the NarendraModi app.

Mann ki baat: PM Narendra Modi hails women power at Rio 2016 Olympics

August 28, 2016 2:10:11 pm

PM Narendra Modi also said that the Indian participants in other events like hockey, shooting and boxing performed well.

Sachin Tendulkar presents BMWs to India’s Olympic medallists, stars

August 28, 2016 1:50:41 pm

Sachin Tendulkar handed over the keys of the BMW cars at a function at the Gopichand Badminton Academy.

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