Yogeshwar Dutt's London Olympics bronze in wrestling was upgraded to silver after second-place finisher the late Besik Kudukhov's sample tested positive for a banned substance
Yogeshwar Dutt who won a bronze at London 2012 Olympics has been upgraded to silver after second-place finisher Besik Kudukhov's sample from the Games tested positive for a banned substance
Russian Yevgeniya Kolodko's doping sample had found two banned substances -- the turinabol and the growth hormone ipamorelin
London Olympics chief Sebastian Coe said that despite 23 positive results from 265 retested samples, he was not ready to accept that the 2012 London Olympics was a 'dirtiest ever'
Salman Khan's appointment as India goodwill ambassador for 2016 Rio Olympics has generated mixed response from the sports fraternity
Salman Khan is intending to travel to Rio de Janeiro to support Indian athletes. The Olympics will be held from August 5 to 21.
Brazil will host the Summer Olympic Games in Rio this year. Google Doodle is celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Modern Games with a classy google doodle.
International Olympic Committee has asked World Anti-Doping Agency for transcripts from its report on doping and corruption in track and field that raises the possibility that $5 million in sponsorship money was paid to help Tokyo secure the 2020 Olympics
China is poised to win 39 gold medals, followed by the United States (35), Russia (25) and Japan (18) at the 2016 Rio Olympics, according to a study by Australian Olympic Committee
Olympics organisers have outlined plans to slash spending by about 10 percent to prevent next year's mega-event from running over budget.
Hakubun Shimomura, Japan's sports minister, submitted his resignation after it was revealed that the cost of constructing the Tokyo 2020 Olympics centrepiece stadium escaleted by 100 per cent from $1 million. The minister will return half his pay for six months as atonement.
Five cities Paris, Rome, Budapest, Hamburg and Los Angeles are in race to host 2024 Summer Olympics
Two 2012 London Olympic silver medalists were chased by two men while walking back to their hotel in Rio de Janeiro on Flamengo beach, police said Thursday.
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach warned ahead of the opening of the special IOC session that the body had to transform itself in order to bolster its credibility.
A new scheme will be promoted by the National Sports Development fund that will support India's best medal prospects for Rio de Janeiro 2016 and Tokyo 2020 Olympics and other major sporting events up to 2020 games.
Alice Coachman Davis won 10 consecutive US outdoor high jump titles from 1939-1948, the first coming at only age 16 and captured 25 national crowns overall.
Olympic Games Bronze medallist shooter Gagan Narang feels India should build on their best-ever performance at London and target to double the medal tally at Rio de Janerio four years later.
Thousands of fans screamed, cheered and snapped photos as Japan's Olympic medalists paraded through downtown Tokyo on Monday.