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Srikanth loses at Rio, but after giving a tough fight

By   /  August 18, 2016  /  Business News, English News, Featured News, Olympics, Sports  /  Comments Off on Srikanth loses at Rio, but after giving a tough fight

Even as the dry spell continues at Olympics for Indian contingent, no one seems to be complaining. The grit and fight put out by Indian sports men and women is filling the hearts of otherwise not such a great supporter of sports – India. The hopes are alive, but they don’t seem to matter much. […]

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Shobhaa De calls Indian Olympic contingent waste of money

By   /  August 10, 2016  /  English News, Featured News, Olympics, Sports  /  Comments Off on Shobhaa De calls Indian Olympic contingent waste of money

‘Goal of Team India at the Olympics: Rio jao. Selfies lo. Khaali haat wapas aao. What a waste of money and opportunity’ – said popular columnist Shobhaa De on twitter handle commenting on the unsatisfactory performance of Olympic contingent at Rio so far. Yet another mockery came in the form of a tweet by one […]

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Disappointing Day for Indians at Rio

By   /  August 8, 2016  /  Deccan Abroad, English News, Featured News, Olympics, Sports  /  Comments Off on Disappointing Day for Indians at Rio

It has always been like this. Indian contingent to world sports events usually would find it hard to compete with the otherwise well trained and well exposed world players. And the awards that trickle in are usually the bonus. In fact in a world event as big as Olympics, one can never say who wins. […]

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Day 1 for Indians at Rio; Only highlight is rower Duttu

By   /  August 7, 2016  /  English News, Featured News, Olympics, Sports  /  Comments Off on Day 1 for Indians at Rio; Only highlight is rower Duttu

While it is heartening to watch Indian players sweating it out at the Rio Olympics, it is not an easy road ahead. The tough and challenge associated with making a breakthrough at Olympics cannot be undermined. For India it was an all-round disappointing show with the promising Jitu Rai and Apurvi Chandela returning empty handed […]

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13-year-old Gaurika from Nepal is the youngest player at Rio

By   /  August 5, 2016  /  English News, Featured News, Olympics, Sports  /  Comments Off on 13-year-old Gaurika from Nepal is the youngest player at Rio

All set to take part in swimming competitions at Rio is the 13-year-old Gaurika Singh – the youngest of the lot. The Nepalese swimmer will be taking part in the 100m backstroke event on Sunday. A student of a popular London school – Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls in Hertfordshire, England is a highly competitive […]

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Narsingh clears his way to Rio, athlete Dharambir stays back on doubt

By   /  August 4, 2016  /  Community News, English News, Featured News, Olympics, Sports, Telugu Community News  /  Comments Off on Narsingh clears his way to Rio, athlete Dharambir stays back on doubt

Even as good news trickled in as the World Olympics Federation cleared wrestler Narsingh of dope charges, yet another Indian athlete had to stay back. 200m runner Dharambir Singh, who was the first Indian male sprinter to qualify for Olympics after 36 years had given his test and was found positive. He had to miss […]

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Wrestler Narsingh Yadav cleared of dope charges, can now go to Rio

By   /  August 1, 2016  /  Deccan Abroad, English News, Featured News, Olympics, Sports  /  Comments Off on Wrestler Narsingh Yadav cleared of dope charges, can now go to Rio

The 74kg freestyle wrestler Narsingh Yadav, who had tested positive for a banned steroid during an out of competition check conducted by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA)  and was on the verge of losing out his berth on the Indian Olympic contingent, now can breathe easy. He had filed a case alleging that he is […]

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Rio-bound Indian contingent looks promising

By   /  August 1, 2016  /  English News, Featured News, Olympics, Sports  /  Comments Off on Rio-bound Indian contingent looks promising

Barring a couple of misses, this Rio Olympics will see crossing the three-figure mark for the first time. Indeed a proud moment with over 100 sports persons qualified and the 12-member shooting team and 36-member track and field athletes are the largest groups – that in turn increases the chances of a better medal tally. […]

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Badminton player Sindhu offers Bonam to Laldarwaza ammavaru

By   /  July 31, 2016  /  Community News, Daily News, Deccan Abroad, English News, Featured News, Olympics, Politics, Telugu Community News, Telugu News  /  Comments Off on Badminton player Sindhu offers Bonam to Laldarwaza ammavaru

Badminton champion PV Sindhu stole the show during the Bonalu celebrations today in Secunderabad, Lal Darwaza. Sindhu is young, hardworking and talented player of Indian contingent. She is all set to go to the Rio Olympics on August 2nd. Also on board of Badminton players from the city, is the champion Saina Nehwal. The players […]

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Yadav’s dope scandal gets murkier; yet another athlete Inderjeet fails

By   /  July 27, 2016  /  Community News, Daily News, Deccan Abroad, English News, Featured News, Indian Politics, Kannada Community News, Malayalam Community News, Olympics, Politics, Sports  /  Comments Off on Yadav’s dope scandal gets murkier; yet another athlete Inderjeet fails

Wrestler Narsingh Yadav’s dope scandal took a new turn when he lodged a formal complaint against two fellow grapples as saboteurs and alleged that they were involved in contaminating his food with steroids. He demanded for a CBI probe. Even though The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) announced that Parveen Rana (that excluded Sushil Kumar’s […]

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