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  • Golf in India will explode if Anirban can win in Rio: Woods Dec 02, 2015 09:44 PM IST

    Golf in India will explode if Anirban can win in Rio: Woods

    Woods, who is playing host to Lahiri and 17 other top golfers in the Hero World Challenge through his Tiger Woods Foundation, said that the young Indian golfer has it in him to be successful in the Olympics, which will see golf being introduced for the first time since 1904.

  • Microsoft plans celebratory debut of Windows 10 Jul 14, 2015 07:44 AM IST

    Microsoft plans celebratory debut of Windows 10

    Word that Windows 10 would be welcomed in grand style came less than a week yesterday after Microsoft said it will cut 7,800 jobs and write down the value of its struggling mobile phone division acquired last year from Nokia by some USD 7.6 billion.

  • Exclusive: The sorry story of India's Olympic preparations Jul 11, 2015 01:23 PM IST

    Exclusive: The sorry story of India's Olympic preparations

    The aim of this story is not to pass judgements, but provide the athletes a forum to speak, to let India know why we fall at the final hurdle at the biggest stage of all. Why a gold medal is still elusive? Why we always have to stay contend with a handful of silver and bronze?

  • Mary Kom not great biopic but worth watching: Rajeev Masand Sep 05, 2014 04:52 PM IST

    Mary Kom not great biopic but worth watching: Rajeev Masand

    This Friday at cinemas you can catch Priyanka Chopra in and as Mary Kom. Pegged as a biopic of Mary Kom, the film tries to capture her struggle as a young girl from a small village in Manipur who goes on to become five time world boxing champion and winner of a bronze medal at the Olympics. Rajeev Masand gives his review of the movie.

  • Wrestling eyes quickfire return to the 2020 Olympics mat Aug 31, 2013 04:40 PM IST

    Wrestling eyes quickfire return to the 2020 Olympics mat

    From an ignominious Olympic exit to a Games return in less than eight months, wrestling can complete a remarkable turnaround when the International Olympic Committee next month votes in one new sport for the 2020 Games.

  • Betting on a Tokyo Olympic win? Stocks you may like to own Aug 01, 2013 06:46 PM IST

    Betting on a Tokyo Olympic win? Stocks you may like to own

    With Tokyo being one of the frontrunners for winning the bid for the 2020 Olympics, there might be some stocks that could do well if it wins the bid.

  • Star India awarded TV rights for 2014, 2016 Olympics Aug 01, 2013 11:50 AM IST

    Star India awarded TV rights for 2014, 2016 Olympics

    Star India was awarded the broadcast rights for 2014 winter Olympics and and 2016 summer games for South Asian countries, including India and Pakistan.

  • Meilutyte rockets to breaststroke championship record Jul 30, 2013 02:25 PM IST

    Meilutyte rockets to breaststroke championship record

    Ruta Meilutyte of Lithuania set a record in 100 metres breaststroke in Barcelona with a timing of 1:04:52. The 16-year-old beat American Rebecca Soni's world championship record of 1:04.84.

  • Betting agencies have big day on royal baby names Jul 23, 2013 04:24 PM IST

    Betting agencies have big day on royal baby names

    Bookies cashed in big as thousands of Britons placed bets on what Prince William and his wife, Kate, would name their newborn child. Ladbrokes took 50,000 bets in the hours after the Duchess of Cambridge went into labor yesterday morning.

  • Sprint doping scandals over the past 25 years Jul 15, 2013 11:12 AM IST

    Sprint doping scandals over the past 25 years

    In the list below, Ben Johnson of Canada tops the list. He tested positive for banned steroids post the 1988 Seoul Olympics where he won a gold medal for the 100 metre race.

  • Dominique Blake gets six year ban for doping Jun 14, 2013 10:01 AM IST

    Dominique Blake gets six year ban for doping

    The Jamaica Anti Doping Disciplinary Panel issued the penalty after Blake tested positive for the banned stimulant methylhexanamine at last year's Olympic trials.

  • Interview: Squash banking on David to wow the IOC Mar 26, 2013 08:32 AM IST

    Interview: Squash banking on David to wow the IOC

    Almost unbeatable in the sport she describes as "boxing with rackets" world champion Nicol David is proving a skilled saleswoman too as the face of squash's bid to join the Olympics.

  • Armstrong, US anti-doping body squabble over further probe Jan 27, 2013 09:35 AM IST

    Armstrong, US anti-doping body squabble over further probe

    An attorney for Lance Armstrong said the disgraced cyclist will not meet the US Anti-Doping Agency's deadline for him to answer questions under oath, and suggested his client would rather participate in international efforts to "clear the air."

  • Bolt eyes three golds at world championships Jan 24, 2013 08:09 AM IST

    Bolt eyes three golds at world championships

    Triple London Olympic champion Usain Bolt is injury free and eyeing three gold medals at this year's world championships in Moscow in August.

  • How about some GAAR relief for Indians too, Mr C? Jan 18, 2013 04:00 PM IST

    How about some GAAR relief for Indians too, Mr C?

    Everyone knows the difference between the Olympics and the Paralympics. In the former, we learn how the limits to human achievement are being regularly

  • Armstrong scandal could see cycling dropped from Olympics Jan 16, 2013 08:48 AM IST

    Armstrong scandal could see cycling dropped from Olympics

    Cycling could be dumped from the Olympic programme if Lance Armstrong implicated the sport's governing body of covering up a widespread doping scheme, International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Dick Pound told Reuters on Tuesday.

  • EURO 2012, Olympics tickets top Internet searches on Google Dec 11, 2012 07:46 PM IST

    EURO 2012, Olympics tickets top Internet searches on Google

    'EURO 2012' beat 'Olympics tickets' as the top Internet search of the year in the UK, according to Google.

  • IOA delegation to meet Sports Secretary tomorrow Dec 06, 2012 08:36 PM IST

    IOA delegation to meet Sports Secretary tomorrow

    A delegation of the Indian Olympic Association will meet the Sports Secretary tomorrow to discuss the suspension imposed by the International Olympic Committee and chalk out a plan of action to return to the Olympic fold.

  • China dodges sensitive questions at key congress Nov 13, 2012 02:46 AM IST

    China dodges sensitive questions at key congress

    In 2007, a year before Beijing hosted the Olympics, China's Communist rulers made a special effort at a five-yearly congress to show the world transparency and grant rare open access to foreign media.

  • I never have regrets about speaking my mind: Sania Mirza Sep 21, 2012 07:37 PM IST

    I never have regrets about speaking my mind: Sania Mirza

    CNBC-TV18‘s Beautiful People takes you to Hyderabad to meet India's most successful woman tennis player and one of India's fiery and forthright sportstars.

  • After Olympics success, Bell poised for promotion at NBC Aug 18, 2012 04:02 AM IST

    After Olympics success, Bell poised for promotion at NBC

    Jim Bell, the executive producer who spearheaded NBC's London Olympics coverage and shouldered most of the criticism directed at the network, is poised for a promotion to a larger role within NBC's news or sports division, according to four sources familiar with the situation.

  • Videogame players, the next Olympians? Aug 17, 2012 10:56 PM IST

    Videogame players, the next Olympians?

    It's not exactly an Olympic sport - not yet, anyway - but as the London Games drew to a close this past Sunday, thousands of professional videogame players geared up for an event that for some can be as lucrative as winning a gold medal.

  • London Olympics search led to objectionable content, claim researchers Aug 16, 2012 06:30 PM IST

    London Olympics search led to objectionable content, claim researchers

    In an official post on WebSense'Security Labs blog, it was revealed that when they started using Russian...

  • IOC moves into new territory after London triumph Aug 13, 2012 10:20 AM IST

    IOC moves into new territory after London triumph

    After London rose to the occasion for a third time with an outstanding summer Games, the Olympics now moves towards uncharted territory.

  • Pop takes podium in 'cheeky, cheesy' closing ceremony Aug 11, 2012 12:10 AM IST

    Pop takes podium in 'cheeky, cheesy' closing ceremony

    Pop will take the podium when London bids farewell to the Olympics on Sunday, with a closing ceremony starring the Spice Girls, Annie Lennox, One Direction and a peculiarly British sense of humour.

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