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Rio 2016: Indian women miss the mark in archery

India’s Bombayla Devi Laishram (centre) reacts with team mates Deepika Kumari (left) and Laxmirani Majhi after Sunday’s quarter-final defeat to Russia. (Photo: AP)

09 Aug 2016 2:39 AM

Rio 2016: Croatia trip up Spanish charge

Argentina’s centre Roberto Acuna and Nigeria’s power forward Ike Diogu go for a rebound in their men’s Group B basketball match at the Carioca Arena 1 in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. Argentina won 94-66. (Photo: AFP)

09 Aug 2016 2:38 AM

Rio 2016: Catwalk queens

Kelley Hurley of the United States (left) and Brazil’s Nathalie Moellhausen compete in their women’s individual epee event in Rio de Janeiro.

09 Aug 2016 2:36 AM

Rio 2016: Seven-star Oksana Chusovitina

Uzbekistan’s Oksana Chusovitina performs on the balance beam during the artistic gymnastics women’s qualification. (Photo: AP)

09 Aug 2016 2:35 AM

Rio 2016: Abhinav Bindra misses out by a mere whisker

Beijing champ ends 4th in 10m air rifle final

09 Aug 2016 1:48 AM


Rio 2016: Shooters remain behind the pack

Trap shooters Manavjit Sandhu and Kynan Chenai could hardly improve on their opening day’s performance and failed to qualify for the Olympics men’s trap semi-finals, signing off at 16th and 19th respe

08 Aug 2016 11:32 PM

Rio 2016: Brazil on brink of home humiliation

Brazil face another embarrassing exit from a tournament on home soil after Neymar slumbered through a second 0-0 draw of Rio 2016 against Iraq.

08 Aug 2016 11:27 PM

Rio 2016: Qatar’s ‘mercenaries’ fuel Olympic dream

It was hard, according to Croatian back Marko Bagaric, but the Olympic dream can make people do strange things.

08 Aug 2016 11:23 PM

Top plastic surgeon, inventor of ‘butt-lift’, dies

Dr Ivo Pitanguy, one of the world’s top plastic surgeons who helped make Brazil a popular destination for the rich and famous to get work done has died.

08 Aug 2016 6:45 AM

Rio 2016: Spirited Indian women hold Japan in opener

India women’s hockey team celebrate a goal in their Pool B match against Japan on Sunday. India came back from 0-2 down to pull off a 2-2 draw. (Photo: PTI)

08 Aug 2016 1:49 AM


Rio 2016: ‘Soft target’ Leander Paes hits back

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar and Leander Paes watch the women’s doubles tennis match on Sunday. (Photo: PTI)

08 Aug 2016 1:47 AM

Rio 2016: Heena off target, Sandhu disappoints

Indian shooters Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Kynan Chenai were placed at the 17th and 19th spots respectively, after the first day of the men’s trap qualification event at the Olympic Games here on Sunda

08 Aug 2016 1:46 AM

Rio 2016: Marta sends Brazil into last eight

Brazil’s Marta (right) celebrates with Andressa Alves (left) and Cristiane after scoring against Sweden in their Group E match at the Rio Olympic Stadium on Saturday. The hosts won 5-1. (Photo: AP)

08 Aug 2016 1:45 AM

Rio 2016: Debutant Zhang shoots 1st gold for China

Thailand’s Sopita Tanasan competes in the women’s weightlifting 48kg event at the Riocentro Pavilion in Rio on Sunday. (Photo: AFP)

08 Aug 2016 1:43 AM

Rio 2016: Australia hot, USA cool in Rio pool

Australia’s Mack Horton en route to his men’s 400m freestyle gold at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. (Photo: AFP)

08 Aug 2016 1:41 AM


Security breaches make for troubled start

A stray bullet hit a media tent and bomb disposal experts carried out a controlled explosion near the cycling race's finish line as the Rio Olympics got off to a nervy start on Saturday.

08 Aug 2016 1:38 AM

Rio 2016: Syrian refugee Mardini hails ‘amazing’ Olympic experience

Yusra Mardini competes in the women’s 100m butterfly heat event. (Photo: AP)

08 Aug 2016 1:36 AM

Reality bites: Lifeguard for champion swimmers!

Josue Ribeiro es dos Santos, a mototaxi driver with a month and a half of training, will watch over Michael Phelps and the rest of the world’s best swimmers as a lifeguard at the Rio swimming pool.

08 Aug 2016 1:35 AM

Rio 2016: Samba, flash and lots of feeling

What it lacked in flash, Rio made up for with feeling.

07 Aug 2016 2:18 AM

Rio 2016: India, Dipa Karmakar eye historic medal

Dipa Karmakar trains on the balance beam in Rio de Janeiro. (Photo: AP )

07 Aug 2016 2:08 AM