The Rio de Janeiro Olympics were threatening to become one of the biggest disasters for Indian sports till almost the end of the event, before PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik gave India podium finishes which looked like a far cry at one time.
Dharambir Singh, a 200-metre runner, returned positive for an anabolic steroid in an in-competition test conducted by the NADA during the Indian Grand Prix Meet in Bengaluru on July 11
Sakshi Malik's coach Kuldeep Malik's attempts to get in touch with Haryana government and the Railway Sports Promotion Board have gone in vain.
The NITI Aayog's plan comes after India, having sent its biggest ever contingent to the Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro last month, returned with only two medals from the Games
Rio 2016 Paralympics medallists will be recommended for the Padma awards this year by the Sports Ministry
After being left out of the Rio Olympics squad, Ritu Rani got married to a Patiala-based Punjabi singer Harsh Sharma on August 18.
Deepa Malik had created history last week by becoming the first Indian woman to bag a medal at the Paralympic Games. She won a silver in the shot put F-53 event
The 2016 Rio Paralympics came to a close with a glitzy closing ceremony at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro
The upbeat mood at Rio Paralympics was darkened late on Saturday by the death of Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad, who fell during a mountainous descent in the road race and died before he could be treated in hospital
Amit Kumar Saroha, with a throw of 26.63m, finished fourth in men's club throw F51 at Rio Paralympics. India have so far won four medals at the Games, including two gold
Wrestler Narsingh Yadav has been slapped with a four-year ban by the World Anti-Doping Agency. He missed the Rio Olympics due to the ban. The Wrestling Federation of India has now referred the case to the CBI
Sundar Singh Gurjar, India's big medal hope in men's javelin throw at the Rio Paralympics, did not start his event after failing to be present at the time of roll call
Jefinho, who could win a third consecutive Paralympic gold medal with Brazil's soccer 5-a-side team, has been dubbed the 'Paralympic Pele' for his success and playing style
Matt Stutzman won silver at the London Paralympics and last year was certified by the Guinness World Records for the longest, accurate shot at 283.47 meters (930.04 feet)
An Olympic medallist directly qualifies for the Khel Ratna award during an Olympic year but Vijay Goel said there is no such policy in place for the paralympians
Jiya, who would accompany Devendra Jhajaria to training in Rajasthan, struck a deal with her father that if she topped in the lower kindergarten exam, he would have to win a gold in Rio Paralympics
The fates of Achmat Hassiem and sharks have been inextricably wrapped up since that day off Cape Town when a great white caught him during a lifeguard training drill. The shark then almost killed him. Today, the injury has propelled him into the Rio Paralympics
From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Bollywood king Amitabh Bachchan, many Indian public figures showered Devendra Jhajharia with accolades on Twitter following his gold medal-winning feat in Rio