India in Rio

Bombayla advances in women's individual archery

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 18:36

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian archer Bombayla Devi won her 1/32 Eliminations Women's Individual round match, beating Austria's Laurence Baldauff 105-98 at the Rio Olympics here on Wednesday.


Indian shuttlers eyeing multiple medals at Rio

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 18:20

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 10 (IANS) Hopes are high from Indian shuttlers at the Olympics as seven of them gear up to battle it out with the world's top players for a medal. Four years ago, there were five Indian shuttlers at the London Olympics, but this time around the Indian contingent has grabbed two more places in the Summer Games.


Rower Dattu finishes 15th in men's sculls quarter-finals

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 18:52

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 9 (IANS) Indian rower Dattu Baban Bhokanal failed to enter the medal round, finishing fourth in his men's singles sculls quarter-finals to be placed 15th in the overall standings at the Rio Olympics here on Tuesday.


Sandhu, Chenai crash out of Rio men's trap event

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 21:42

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 8 (IANS) Indian trap shooters Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Kynan Chenai crashed out of the race to the semi-finals after finishing 16th and 19th at the Olympics here on Monday.


Abhinav Bindra misses medal at Rio Olympics

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 21:04

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 8 (IANS) Abhinav Bindra narrowly missed out on a medal after finishing fourth in the final of the men's 10 metre Air Rifle final at the Olympic Shooting Centre here on Monday.


India concede late goal to lose to Germany 1-2

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 21:02

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 8 (IANS) India's hockey team conceded a goal barely three seconds from the hooter to lose 1-2 to Germany in its second match of the pool phase in the Olympic Games here on Monday.


Woman archer Laxmirani out of individual event at Rio

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 20:22

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 8 (IANS) India's archer Laxmirani Majhi bowed out of the women's individual event, beaten 101-108 by Slovakian Alexandra Longova at the Rio Olympics here on Monday.


Rio Olympics: India continue to wait for first medal

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 09:34

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 8 (IANS) Gymnast Dipa Karmakar turned out to be the standout performer as medals continued to elude India for the second successive day at the 31st Rio Olympics with shooter Heena Sidhu and the women's archery team failing to impress.


Indian women's archery team beats Colombia to reach Olympics quarters

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 19:28

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 7 (IANS) The Indian women's archery team, comprising Deepika Kumari, L. Bombayla Devi and Laxmirani Majhi, progressed to the quarter-finals beating Colombia 205-197 in the Rio Olympics at the Olympic shooting centre here on Sunday.


India up against reigning Olympic hockey champions Germany

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 15:30

Rio de Janerio, Aug 7 (IANS) On a high after an impressive 3-2 win over Ireland in its campaign opener, India's men's hockey team will aim to keep the winning momentum intact against reigning Olympic champions Germany in a keenly anticipated match pool encounter here on Monday.


Jitu Rai crashes out of Olympic shooting final

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 00:20

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 7 (IANS) India's campaign in the Olympic shooting competition got off on a disappointing note with medal hope Jitu Rai finishing eighth in the men's 10 metre Air Pistol event here on Saturday.