Rio Olympics

After De’s Fat-Shaming, VLCC Founder Offers To Help Cops Loose Weight

Anti-obesity exponent Vandana Luthra recently gave keen attention to the latest melodrama of Socialite-columnist Shobhaa De fat-shaming a cop. Now, social media is abuzz with a comment by VLCC founder Vandana Luthra. @CPMumbaiPolice More than glad to help all service personnel to stay fit @VLCCindia let's unite against obesity — Vandana Luthra (@Vandanaluthra) February 22, 2017 Luthra, while acknowledging(…)


Shobhaa De Disses Mumbai Police, Then Apologises

It is not the first time that Shobhaa De has got into trouble because of her social media antics. The self-proclaimed social commentator this time dissed none other than the Mumbai Police by posting a picture of an obese policeman on Tuesday. The picture showed the policeman sitting on a chair, and assuming that he(…)


Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar, Deepa Malik To Get Padma Awards

Seven sport sensations are winning Padma Shri Awards this Republic day–Rio Olympic medalist,  Sakshi Malik is one of them, a source told The Indian Express on Wednesday. .@SakshiMalik has been honoured with Padma AwardWe take a look at all the honours that she received since her win at #Rio2016. #ITSpecial — India Today (@IndiaToday) January 25,(…)


Sindhu Defeats World No.3 At PBL

The Premier Badminton League is on in full swing. Olympic Silver Medallist PV Sindhu beat World No.3, Ji Hyun Sung, helping Chennai Smashers gain momentum in the tournament as they win by 4-3 against Mumbai Rockets. Sindhu played 11-8, 12-10 against Sung to win the match at the Koramangala Indoor Stadium, Bangalore, on Tuesday. As the young(…)


Telangana Government Awards Land to PV Sindhu

The Telangana Government is issuing 1,000 square yards of land to India’s Olympic hero PV Sindhu. This is to honour PV Sindhu’s victory at the Rio Olympics 2016. The land allotted is in Shaikhpet village which is a little over 12 km away from Hyderabad district. “The Government (of Telangana), after careful examination, hereby accepts the(…)


Much-Awaited Sindhu, Carolina Face Off In PBL-2

Carolina Marin and PV Sindhu are going to be back again in the badminton court, facing off each other like never before. The second edition of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) is starting next month and both Rio medalists are all set play against each other for the first time.


Boxer Mary Kom Goes Back To 48kg Category

We never had enough of her fierceness and MC Mary Kom once again proved her resilience by overcoming the last Olympic heartbreak and already eyeing the next one — the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The ace boxer on Friday decided to go back to her earlier 48 kg weight category after speculation that it would be one(…)


Hero Women’s India Open Unearths An Indian Heroine – Aditi Ashok

18-year-old Aditi Ashok made history on Sunday as she became the first Indian to win the Hero Women’s India Open golf tournament held at The DLF Golf and Country Club in Gurgaon. This victory also means that she has become the first Indian to ever win on the Ladies European Tour. Aditi, who turned professional(…)


Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik is now engaged to wrestler Satyawart Kadian

Wrestler and Rio Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik has got engaged to her wrestler boyfriend Satyawart Kadian. After notching up a silver at Rio, Sakshi had earlier announced her relationship with Satyawart in the media but no assurance of getting hitched right away were being made that time. It took the whole country as a surprise when(…)


Dipa Karmakar returns BMW she got as gift

Stellar gymnast Dipa Karmakar has decided to return her BMW which she got after her winning feat at this year’s Rio Olympics. Her family and her coach BS Nandi took this decision due to a number of reasons– the car’s high maintenance cost, lack of a BMW service centre in Agartala and absence of suitable(…)


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