Sep 30, 2021 08:24 PM IST
The investigation found that there were two bouts that caused the "system to publicly collapse." The first was the infamous bantamweight quarter-final in which World and European Champion Michael Conlan lost to Vladimir Nikitin from Russia despite pummelling him in the ring. Conlan had famously abused the referees and judges on camera before going professional.
- Apr 03, 2017 08:20 AM IST
The win also narrowed down Sindhu's head-to-head record against the Spaniard to 4-5. Sindhu had last defeated Marin in the BWF Super Series in Dubai last year. Earlier, Viktor Axelsen of Denmark clinched the men's singles title beating Chinese Taipei's Tien Chen Chou in straight games.
- Mar 28, 2017 09:10 AM IST
PV Sindhu gets an endorsement fee of up to 12.5 million rupees (about $192,000) a day, according to her agent— that haul is second only to cricket captain Virat Kohli. Last week, Gatorade named Sindhu its first brand ambassador from India, and on Monday she took the stage at a news event for Panasonic.
- Aug 27, 2016 02:18 PM IST
With India getting only two medals in the Rio Olympics, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced the decision to set up a Task Force to prepare a comprehensive action plan for effective participation in the next three Olympics.
- Aug 17, 2016 02:05 PM IST
In sports too it is not the short-term but the long-term trend that matters, says Rashesh Shah, Chairman and CEO, Edelweiss Group. Edelweiss Group is India's principal sponsor at the ongoing Rio Olympics. Speaking exclusively to CNBC-TV18's Priya Sheth, he speaks about the association and how close non-cricket sports are to his heart.
- Aug 10, 2016 09:45 PM IST
Jitu Rai and Prakash Nanjappa failed to qualify for the men‘s 50-m pistol ranking at 12 and 25, respectively. Speaking to Network18, Rai said he was disappointed with his performance. â€œI Could Not Perform According To My Potential,â€ he said.
- Aug 09, 2016 09:57 PM IST
For the man who won India its first ever gold medal at the Beijing Olympics, the Rio Olympics has not been so lucky. Ace marksman Abhinav Bindra missed a podium finish by a whisker and ended up coming fourth in the 10 meter rifle shooting. Network18 caught up with the star shooter in Brazil. Watch video to know if he has any regrets...
- Jul 22, 2016 10:36 PM IST
Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik exemplify that mentality. Young, eager and kicked about their first opportunity at the highest stage in world sport.
- Jul 04, 2016 10:25 PM IST
The Indian contingent all set to leave for the Rio Olympics, Network 18 is remembering all those who made India proud in the biggest world event and in today‘s edition the channel covers Abhinav Bindra, India's first gold medal winner in an individual event.
- Mar 21, 2016 10:51 AM IST
The industry will be boosted in 2016 by advertising around the Rio Olympics, the European soccer championships and the US Presidential election.
- Feb 09, 2016 06:53 PM IST
The PSUs under the power ministry, particularly the coal companies, have taken it upon themselves as a responsibility to do two things, Power Minister Piyush Goyal told reporters on the sidelines of the India-Australia Energy Dialogue here.