Olympics 2016 Features
- The Olympics Are Over For Brazil - Was It Worth It?
In 2017, some 63 percent of Rio will be able to use public transport, against only 17 percent in 2009, thanks to the Olympic projects to extend the metro, build a light railway and set up a cross-city dedicated bus lane network
- Don't Forget Dattu Bhokanal
In the euphoria surrounding Dipa Karmakar, Sakshi Malik and PV Sindhu, have we forgotten about another athlete who defied the odds to become an Olympian, just because he didn't win a medal or finish in the top 5?
- Rio 2016: Can Caster Semenya And Dutee Chand Keep Running?
South Africa's Caster Semenya should be celebrating her 800m gold at the Rio Olympic games. Instead, she faces the humiliation of her hyperandrogenism case being referred back to the Court of Arbitration of Sport because of IAAF's skepticism.
- Rio 2016: Woman Power Saves India Blushes at Greatest Show on Earth
PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar and Lalita Babar represent an assured Indian woman, capable of making choices, which may seem unorthodox to some, and yet remain nonchalant about it
- PV Sindhu's Epic Feat In 2016 Rio Olympics Shows Indian Badminton In Safe Hands
The performance of PV Sindhu, who clinched a historic silver in the 2016 Rio Olympics, has given hope for Indian sports fans heading into the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
- Rio Olympics: Women Boxers Break Down Barriers One Punch At A Time
The London 2012 Olympics were a landmark moment for women's boxing as the sport made its Games debut, with three champions etching their names into the history books
- Dipa Karmakar Didn't Win The Medal Nobody Expected Her to Win
Dipa Karmakar surprised everyone with her fourth-place finish in the women's vault finals at the Rio Olympics
- Dipa Karmakar: Tripura's 'Lambi Race ka Ghoda'
Speaking at the Assam Rifles Maidan on the occasion of Independence Day, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar hailed Dipa Karmakar's perfeormance at Rio Olympics 2016, and called her a 'lambi race ka ghoda'
- Night of Individual Firsts in Rio Olympics Swimming Pool
Australian 18-year-old swimmer Kyle Chalmers became one of the youngest athletes to win a gold in the 100m freestyle event while Dmitry Balandin winning Kazakhstan's first medal in the sport.
- Calcutta Chromosome: Golf's Return to Olympics
Kolkata-born Margaret Ives Abbott had not only taken part at the 1900 Paris Olympics, but inconspicuously went on to win the gold medal as well. Her incredible story had quite a few interesting twists