Olympics

Max Whitlock

Whitlock steals spotlight on day of records

By Pritha Sarkar GLASGOW (Reuters) – It was 112 years in the making as Max…

Kohei Uchimura

Uchimura claims record sixth all-around world title

By Pritha Sarkar GLASGOW (Reuters) – When Kohei Uchimura capped a high-flying horizontal bar routine…

Olympics – San Diego to host first World Beach Games

By Simon Evans WASHINGTON (Reuters) – San Diego will host the inaugural World Beach Games…

U.S. Olympics

For Olympic leaders, the U.S. is back in the game

By Simon Evans WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States appears to be back at the…

Simone Biles

Biles gets away with errors to secure ‘three-peat’

By Pritha Sarkar GLASGOW (Reuters) – A heart-stopping wobble on the beam and tumble out…

IOC revokes Olympics qualification status for Asian Shooting Championship

BERLIN (Reuters) – The Asian shooting championship, which starts in Kuwait this week, has been…

Uchimura

Uchimura errors take gloss off Japan’s team gold

By Pritha Sarkar GLASGOW (Reuters) – ‘Attain perfection’ is the mantra of Japanese gymnast Kohei…

Korea’s forgotten Athletes

By Hooyeon Kim SEOUL (Reuters) – Weightlifting champion Kim Byeong-chan died alone, paralysed and penniless…

Ellie Downie

Big sister helps Downie turn despair into triumph

By Pritha Sarkar GLASGOW (Reuters) – It took just two hours for 16-year-old Ellie Downie…

Tate Smith

Australia’s canoeing champion Tate Smith banned for doping

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s 2012 London Olympics gold medallist Tate Smith has been banned for…

Biles

Gymnastics : Biles helps U.S. blow away rivals for team gold

By Pritha Sarkar GLASGOW (Reuters) – Simone Biles and Gabby Douglas showed that the United…

Olympics

Brazil’s most costly football stadium may not host Olympics

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) – In the midst of Brazil’s deepening economic crisis, its…

IOC bans Kuwait over government interference

DUBAI (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee has suspended Kuwait for the second time in…

Tendulkar and Warne for cricket’s return to Olympics

REUTERS – Former Australia spinner Shane Warne and India batting great Sachin Tendulkar have joined…

Refugee athletes can compete at Rio under Olympic flag

(Reuters) – Top refugee athletes with no home country to represent will be allowed to…

New Zealand football appeal against Olympics exclusion fails

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand Football has called on world governing body FIFA to clarify…

IOC sees progress in Tokyo’s preparations for 2020 games

By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday it…

Usain Bolt

Bolt aiming to crack 19 seconds in 200 metres

KINGSTON (Reuters) – Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt has already started his preparations for next…

Hamburg Olympics would cost tax payers 7.4 billion euros

BERLIN (Reuters) – Holding the 2024 Olympics in Hamburg would cost taxpayers a projected 7.4…

Oscar Pistorius

Pistorius may appeal prison release delay – lawyer

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Oscar Pistorius may appeal a parole review board’s decision to delay his…

A view of the Olympic Stadium undergoing renovation to stage athletic competitions in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, is seen during the third world press briefing for the games in Rio de Janeiro

Rio 2016 to cut costs to avoid 10 percent overspend

By Stephen Eisenhammer RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – The organizing committee for the 2016 Olympics…

Marcel Aubut Resigns

Sexual Harassment Allegations force Aubut to Resign

REUTERS – Marcel Aubut resigned as president of the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) on Saturday,…

marcel aubut

COC head Aubut steps aside amid sex harassment probe

TORONTO (Reuters) – Canadian Olympic Committee president Marcel Aubut has stepped aside pending an investigation…

2016 Rio Olympics

Rio Olympics real estate bill left to taxpayers?

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – The highway has been torn down, tunnels dug, and the…

Twitter Reactions on Indian Women’s Hockey Team’s Qualification for Rio 2016

Indian women’s hockey team qualifies for the next year’s Olympics Games in Rio. ┬áHere’s How…

Gopichand took badminton to a different level: Popat

The two time Olympian, Aparna Popat expressed her contentment for Pullela Gopichand for his contributions…