Sunday, February 19, 2017

Nine golds, six silvers and eleven bronzes - that's the tally for the Indians in the biggest stage. Over the 120 years, a country with more than one billion people has been able to win only 26 medals in...

"The greatest athlete ever lived" - If I say these words for Didrikson Zaharias, I would not been saying much about her. She excelled in baseball, basketball, athletics, golf and what not. She might be known for her achievement...

It certainly cannot get any better when we try to find a connection between the movie industry and the sporting world. How often can you find a person who has excelled in both the fields? Pretty rare, isn't it?...

In the last couple of episodes in our special series commemorating 120 years of Olympics, we have focused on a few ladies who have beaten stereotypes to emerge champions. Coming to the Indian context, it took 53 years since...

Yes, you have read it right! Once upon a time, there used to be an event in the Olympics which encouraged people to kill as many as possible and the participant with the most number of kills was awarded...

“Winning medals wasn’t the point of the Olympics. It’s the participating that counts.” Such were the words of Baron Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern day Olympics when he emphasized more on the struggle than the end...

Tired of reading stuffs about legends of the Games – especially the ones belonging from countries with rich sports cultivation at grassroots and winning medals at the drop of a hat? Well, truly 120 years, 120 stories deserve to...

Olympics have had always been about three things – victory, domination and longevity – forming a pyramid with the first the bottom and the last the top. In today’s story we bring you the story of German kayaker Birgit...

For most of the part into our special series on the occasion of 120 years of Olympics, we have discussed about sports which provide scope for an athlete to bag multiple medals and that too taking on the competition...

In the twelfth edition of our Olympics Diaries, we present to you an amazing story, possibly the most enthralling one that encompasses politics and sports in a superb way. The hero of this story is Jesse Owens, one of...