Olympics Athletics

Sehwag asks government to honour Dipa Karmakar, Lalita Babar, and why not?

Indian cricket legend Virender Sehwag has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to name a special train and plane after gymnast Dipa Karmakar and athlete Lalita Babar to honour their efforts at the ongoing Rio Olympics. Also Read: Rio2016: They’re fabulous at sport and have physiques to die for. Meet 4 Olympians who make you want to work(…)


Rio 2016: PV Sindhu made it to the Pre-quarters

Indians are still in quest for a debut medal at the ongoing Rio Olympics and the first timer at the pitch, PV Sindhu gave us the hope that she might clinch one. On Sunday PV Sindhu thrilled us on with a convincing win against Canada’s Michelle. She registered 19-21, 21-15, 21-17 in the second group encounter of the(…)


Rio 2016: Lalita Babar qualifies in the women’s 3000m steeplechase final

India’s day 8 in track and field was a mixed one. Our bright hope Dutee Chand is out of the game. However, Lalita Babar, who is the first Indian woman steeplechaser to reach a world final qualified for the finals in 3000m steeplechase with national record timing of 9:19.76, by 7 mins after finishing amongst the fastest. While(…)


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