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SPORTS

 |  Simply Put  |  2-minute read
Rio Olympics 2016, Pullela Gopichand, PV Sindhu

What Sindhu, Gopichand told me in their first interview after Rio Olympics win

As a sports journalist, it was one of the sweetest moments for me in 2016.

SPORTS

 |  Gloves Off  |  6-minute read
PV Sindhu, Rio Olympics 2016, 2016

2016 was year of the Indian woman in sports

Dipa Karmakar, PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Aditi Ashok - their performances meant so much to not just Indian sport but the whole nation.

SPORTS

 |  Shake Chilli  |  4-minute read
Sakshi Malik, PV Sindhu, Rio Olympics 2016

What stops India from clinching medals at Olympics

Our authorities need to select sports and games in which money can go a long way.

SPORTS

 |  Gloves Off  |  4-minute read
Rio Paralympics 2016, Rio Olympics 2016

The inspiring tale of two Paralympians who brought India a medal each

Mariyappan Thangavelu and Varun Singh Bhati put their heart and soul into the high jump and made us proud.

SPORTS

 |  Gloves Off  |  4-minute read
Doping, Yogeshwar Dutt, Rio Olympics 2016

Olympics' war on doping raises India's hopes for silver or gold

As IOC adopts a zero-tolerance policy on cheating, there's speculation that the colour of Yogeshwar Dutt’s medal may change!

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Rio Olympics 2016, Virender Sehwag

What makes Sehwag, India’s once explosive opener, equally sharp on Twitter?

His brilliant satire is one with the acerbic humour Haryana’s Jats are famous for.

POLITICS

 |  Grade Crossing  |  3-minute read
OP Jaisha, Rio Olympics 2016

I am sorry to say this, but OP Jaisha was lying

There were officials to provide water at 11 points at intervals of 2.5 km or 5 km at the Rio Olympics, according to International Association of Athletics Federations.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Rio Olympics 2016, Shani Shingnapur, Haji Ali

Women entering Haji Ali, Shani temple is as historic as Rio medals

Showing tremendous dignity in the face of opposition, and a raw courage to fight the good fight, these women are showing India how to fight like women.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Rio Olympics 2016

[Heartwarming] Polish Olympian auctions his medal to save cancer-stricken boy

Piotr Malachowski says his Rio silver for discus throwing would mean more than gold if it could help little Olek.

SPORTS

 |  4-minute read
PV Sindhu, Rio Olympics 2016

What India must do to become an Olympic giant

In the euphoria of PV Sindhu's 'victory', the pitiful overall results were forgotten.