Olympics 2012 News
- Yogeshwar Dutt's London 2012 Olympics Medal Will Not be Upgraded to Gold
Yogeshwar Dutt's 2012 Olympics medal won't be upgraded to gold as World Wrestling body cleared Azerbaijan's Togrul Asgarov, top-place finisher, of doping violation
- Humanity First, Says Yogeshwar Dutt, Wants Russian's Family To Keep Olympic Silver
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
- How Yogeshwar Dutt's London 2012 Bronze Medal Became Silver
Yogeshwar Dutt won a bronze medal at the London Olympics through repechage. Four years later, the colour of the medal has now turned grey, not through the wrestler's own efforts, but primarily because of WADA's legacy testing programme
- London 2012 Silver Medal Will Help Ease Pain of Rio Defeat: Yogeshwar Dutt
Yogeshwar Dutt said that the upgradation of his London 2012 medal from bronze to silver will help ease the disappointment of his early exit from the Rio Games, although he was not sure whether to be happy or sad at the development
- Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt's 2012 Olympics Bronze Upgraded To Silver
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 Shot Putter Stripped of Silver Medal For Doping at 2012 Olympics
Russian Yevgeniya Kolodko's doping sample had found two banned substances -- the turinabol and the growth hormone ipamorelin
- New Suspect Dope Cases at Beijing, London Olympics in Weightlifting: World Body
International Weightlifting Federation disclosed that 20 new suspect doping cases have come up from 2012 London Olympics and 2208 Beijing edition
- 'Delusional' to Think London Olympics Dirtiest Ever: Sebastian Coe
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'
- Saina Nehwal, Six Other Indian Badminton Players Qualify For Olympics
Thursday's rankings were used to determine the Olympic qualifiers in each of the five categories -- men's and women's singles, men's, women's and mixed doubles -- from the points accumulated in the period between May 4, 2015 and May 1, 2016.
- 2016 Rio Olympics: United States to Top Medal Table; China, Russia Next, Says Report
United States shall top 2016 Rio Olympics tally with 42 gold medals, according to a report by Simon Gleave, who has got the numbers through a data-processing program
- Athletes Divided Over Salman Khan's Appointment as India's Olympic Ambassador, IOA Firm
Salman Khan's appointment as India goodwill ambassador for 2016 Rio Olympics has generated mixed response from the sports fraternity
- Salman Khan Feels Olympics Does Not Get Viewership it Deserves in India
Salman Khan is intending to travel to Rio de Janeiro to support Indian athletes. The Olympics will be held from August 5 to 21.
- 2016 Rio Olympic Games in August, Google Doodle Celebrates 120th Anniversary of Modern Olympics
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 Asks For Transcripts Suggesting 2020 Olympic Bid Bribery
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 on Right Track to Top Medals Tally at 2016 Rio Olympics: Study
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
- Rio Olympics Organisers Slash Budget Amid Economic Crisis
Olympics organisers have outlined plans to slash spending by about 10 percent to prevent next year's mega-event from running over budget.
- Japan Sports Minister Resigns Over Olympic Stadium Construction Cost Blowout
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.
- Paris, Rome Among Five Candidates to host 2024 Olympics
Five cities Paris, Rome, Budapest, Hamburg and Los Angeles are in race to host 2024 Summer Olympics