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Super Saina returns to rousing welcome


Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal on Tuesday returned to a rousing reception after winning a historic bronze medal at the Olympic Games in London.

Saina was flanked by her father Harvir Singh, coach P

The Bolt Show moves on to the 200m at Olympics


Get ready for more of The Bolt Show. Usain Bolt dropped by Olympic Stadium for a brief visit on Sunday night and did things his way, as usual, jumping to the top step of the medal podium to collect hi

Olympics: 'Posh' British team sparks row over class divide


Britain may be basking in Olympic glory, but at the 'People's Games' many of the host nation's team come from privileged families and compete in costly sports.

A disproportionate number of British co

Triple jumper Renjith Maheshwary exits after fouling all attempts


Renjith Maheshwary crashed out of the men's triple jump competition at the Olympic Games after fouling all three attempts in the qualification round here on Tuesday.

Maheshwary, who won a bronze in t

Olympics: Bolt and Blake ease through 200m rounds


Imperious Usain Bolt eased through the first round of the Olympic 200m on Tuesday as the Jamaican took the next step towards a sprint double after having already retained his 100m title in style.


King Bolt retains 100m title with Olympic record


Jamaica's Usain Bolt sealed the legendary status he so craves after sprinting to a convincing victory in the men's Olympic 100m to retain his title on Sunday.

The 25-year-old world record holder turn

Compassionate Saina may open up sporting floodgates


It is her compassion that shone through. Her empathy for a fellow athlete lit up the dramatic night on Super Saturday at the Olympics.

Her opponent had just folded, her dream shattered as well as th

Michael Phelps gets started on the rest of his life


On the first day of the rest of his life, Michael Phelps found old habits are hard to break. He popped out of bed around 6 in the morning Sunday, as if it were another normal training session.

"I wis

Vikas Gowda makes the cut for the discus throw final


India's Vikas Gowda became only the seventh Indian to qualify for the finals of the track and field event at the Olympic Games when he hurled the disc to 65.20 metres for an automatic selection.

Olympics: We've let India down, says hockey coach


India hockey coach Michael Nobbs has apologised for his team's embarrassing Olympic Games performance, claiming they have let down the entire nation.

Eight-time champions India have lost all four of

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Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.