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New hijab-wearing Barbie modelled on Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad

Barbie makers say they will sell a doll modeled after Ibtihaj Muhammad, an American fencer who competed in last year's Olympics om hijab.

14 Nov 2017 6:11 PM

Researchers warn of cyber risks for Olympic Games

Hackers could do damage by infiltrating stadium or scoring systems, or by releasing sensitive data on athletes.

11 Oct 2017 9:34 AM

Local rugby player sets his sights on Olympics

Singh represented India at the Asian School Rugby Sevens Championships 2016 held in Hong Kong.

14 Jul 2017 12:20 AM

A Steph up to life after sport

The stunning Australian Olympic swimmer Stephanie Rice talks about her life, Bollywood and more.

25 May 2017 7:28 AM

As Constitution turns 70, Shinzo Abe calls for changes

The government says this does not stop the country from maintaining an ability to defend itself, and thus to possess defence forces.

04 May 2017 4:40 AM

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Figure of fortitude

For an Indian kid who likes sports, Rajkumar had no interest in cricket.

30 Apr 2017 5:15 AM

A lot more than tennis

In a candid chat, Sania Mirza, one of India’s favourite sportspersons, talks about her choices — in fashion, films and friendships.

17 Apr 2017 12:42 AM

Esha Gupta helps ice skater achieve Olympics dreams through crowd-funding

The actress made a donation through a crowd funding website and also spoke to friends and family to support him.

10 Apr 2017 2:51 PM

Sensational little shuttler

The young lad from Almora is the world number one junior singles badminton player.

26 Feb 2017 6:05 AM

Olympic champion Grant Hackett arrested over 'mental issues'

Australian swimmer and Olympic gold-medallist Grant Hackett was arrested from his parents' house over a 'medical problem'.

15 Feb 2017 12:11 PM

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Abhinav Bindra to head new Olympic talent identification committee

India's sole gold medal winner Abhinav Bindra will be the chairman of the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) committee.

27 Jan 2017 5:05 PM

Kavita Tungar: Miles to run before she stops

The current national record holder for 10 km road running, athlete Kavita Tungar, talks about her aspirations and her secret wish.

12 Jan 2017 12:32 AM

PBL Season 2: Hyderabad Hunters edge out Bengaluru Blasters

Doubles specialist Ashwini Ponnappa was burdened with the task of stopping Marin in the last game.

08 Jan 2017 1:34 AM

PBL Season 2: Carolina Marin loses thriller to Mumbai’s Sung Ji Hyun

Sung Ji Hyun pulled off an upset win over reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin in a women’s singles thriller of the PBL.

05 Jan 2017 4:28 AM

Who run the world? girls!

An all-round great year for sports has been made better by the performances of the women of sports, across all disciplines.

31 Dec 2016 12:42 AM

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2016 Year of the Stunners: The girl

Having chosen the Produnova — commonly known as vault of death — Dipa became the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics.

25 Dec 2016 12:10 AM

Glut of matches behind men’s inconsistent form: Gopichand

While praising Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu for having a remarkable year, Gopichand maintained her best is yet to come.

22 Dec 2016 5:24 AM

MC Mary Kom receives Aiba’s Legends award

Olympic bronze-medallist Mary Kom was presented the Aiba Legends award for her trailblazing boxing career.

22 Dec 2016 5:16 AM

Some tips for wannabe sailors

Sailing is a fun, safe yet adventurous sport which can be recreational as well as competitive.

19 Dec 2016 12:35 AM

Sticks over guns as Tirkey takes hockey to villages

The Adivasi tournament is known more for its fierce competition and most intriguingly, its prize — a goat.

17 Dec 2016 1:54 AM

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