Olympics

“Winning Olympic Gold is My Goal” – Roger Federer

When 2020 arrives, the tennis season will begin once again, with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal…

Conor Dwyer

Conor Dwyer Announced Retirement after a Ban takes him Out of Tokyo Olympics

American swimmer and a two-time Olympic gold medalist Conor Dwyer has been issued a 20-month…

Russia Might Miss Tokyo Olympics Over ‘Inconsistent’ Lab Data in a Doping Scandal

Russia could miss the summer Olympics next year in Tokyo after the World Anti-Doping Agency…

Jamal Adams

New York Jets’ Jamal Adams Calls NFL a “Joke” after Being Fined

New York Jets safety Jamal Adams, who hasn’t been having a good week in NFL, has…

Bingo

Bingo Set to Become an Olympic Sport?

Here at Essentially Sports, we like to look at all aspects of sport and the…

Paris and Los Angeles announced as Olympic Hosts

The International Olympic Committee (IOC), on Thursday, confirmed Paris and Los Angeles as the hosts…

How Does The Value of Gold Medal Change With Time?

  The IOC stipulates that a gold medal must contain six grams of gold plating…

Twitter Pours Tribute to PV Sindhu, Wins Silver Medal

PV Sindhu won the Silver Medal for India in the 2016 Rio Olympics, as the…

Twitter Explodes After PV Sindhu’s Historic Win, Celebrates Her Victory

Indian badminton sensation P V Sindhu defeated Japan’s Nozomi 21-19, 21-10 to storm into the…

From Rohtak to Rio: The A-Z of India’s latest Olympic Winner Sakshi Malik

In the early hours of Thursday good news started pouring in for the Indian fans…

Twitter Celebrates Sakshi Malik’s Heroic Fightback, Wins Bronze for India

Sakshi Malik, the 22-year-old from Rohtak, Haryana, ended India’s wait and won the first medal…

Twitterati Bolts out After Usain Bolt wins 100m Race,The Fastest Man Alive

Jamaican Usain Bolt became the first athlete to win three Olympic 100m titles by beating…

Twitter Hails Dipa Karmakar Performance, Makes India Proud

Indian fans were heart broken to see Dipa Karmakar missing a bronze medal by a…

Croatia vs Spain

Rio Olympics 2016: Spain’s Unanticipated Loss to Croatia Drowns Team USA’s Biggest Rival

Croatia outsmarted Spain in one of the most exciting opening basketball games in Rio Olympics…

Twitterati Blasts Shobhaa De on Pathetic Remark about Indian Players

India has failed to win any medals at Rio 2016. With the exceptions of the…

Twitter Reacts on Dipa Karmakar Qualification in Gymanstics Final

Day 2 of the Rio Olympics was again a mixed bag for India. On one…

Yogeshwar Dutt furious over appointment of Salman Khan as Ambassador

For years now, India has produced athletes that have made the country proud from their…

Japanese wrestling champion suffers first loss in 13 years

TOKYO (Reuters) – Triple defending Olympic wrestling champion Kaori Icho presented a window of hope…

Iraq edge Qatar for final Olympic berth in Asia

DOHA (Reuters) – Iraq booked a spot at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics after…

Cost of Rio’s 2016 Olympics rises by almost $100 million

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – The price tag for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de…

Former CEO says was pushed out for concerns over water – AP

LONDON (Reuters) – World Sailing’s chief says his efforts to get the Olympic sailing venue…

New Zealand women qualify for Rio after PNG fail to show

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – The New Zealand women’s soccer team have qualified for this year’s Rio…

Nur Suryani Mohd Taibi

Malaysia’s shooting mum misses out on Rio Games

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysian shooter Nur Suryani Mohd Taibi, who competed at the London…

Renzi backs Rome’s bid for 2024 Olympics as investment

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi endorsed Rome’s bid to host the…

Christian Sprenger

Former world champion Sprenger retires ahead of Rio

REUTERS – Australia’s former world champion swimmer and double Olympic silver medallist Christian Sprenger announced…

McIlroy says majors more important than Olympic gold

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – World number one Jordan Spieth and rival Rory McIlroy begged to…

Allyson Felix

Felix can go for Rio double after schedule change

REUTERS – American sprinter Allyson Felix will get a rare chance to win gold in…

Japan Olympic stadium resurfaces as possible Rugby World Cup venue

TOKYO (Reuters) – A Japanese architect who won a competition to design the centrepiece stadium…

Ineligible Wynne now cleared to play for New Zealand

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – The player at the centre of an eligibility issue that ended New…

Russia

Interview – Too late for Russia to be ready for Rio – Tygart

By Gene Cherry (Reuters) – Russia’s track and field athletes should not be allowed to…