52-year-old Nita is the only current active individual member of the IOC from India and she will serve at the high-profile world body until she attains the age of 70.
Reports say fate of the 26-year-old grappler still lies in the hands of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), which will take decision whether he is eligible to take part in the Olympic.
Angela Ruggiero is a former ice hockey player who has played more games for Team USA than any other man or woman. She is the current Vice-Chair of the IOC Athletes’ Commission.
Goel also launched Digital Campaign for general public to wish Indian Olympic Contingent for the Rio Games. He also urged the people to visit India Gate to sign their wishes at the Wall to cheer the Indian players.
NADA found that the wrestler is a victim of sabotage done by a competitor and thus deserves the benefit of article 10.4 of the NADA’s anti-doping code.
The men's competition is a Masters 1000 event on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tour. The women's competition is a Premier 5 tournament on the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) tour.
With this win, Patna Pirates became the only team to lift the trophy twice in the tournament’s history of four editions. The Puneri Paltan was placed at the third place in the edition after they defeated Telugu Titans by 40-35 score.
The 2016 German Grand Prix turned out to be fourth consecutive win for Hamilton. The previous three are 2016 Hungarian Grand Prix, 2016 British Grand Prix and 2016 Austrian Grand Prix.
Nayeemuddin was chosen for the prestigious award for his overall contribution to the club and the country both as a player and as a coach. The former India captain became the 16th recipient of the prestigious award.
The participants of the tournament include India, USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Iran, Poland, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Korea, Japan and Kenya.
With the announcement, off-spinner Muralitharan becomes the first Sri Lankan player to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. The four iconic cricketers were voted by the ICC Cricket Hall of Famers as well as members of the media.
The channels original programming will include short-form and long-form content, focusing on elite athletes, their quest for success and sport around the world.
The six sportspersons are sprinters Dutee Chand and Srabani Nanda and four hockey players are Deep Grace Ekka, Namita Toppo, Lilima Minz and Sunita Lakra.
United World Wrestling earlier asked Indian Olympic Association that since the positive test occurred outside of the qualification event they would be allowed to replace Yadav with another wrestler, or else vacate the qualification spot.
A former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist was selected for the games ahead of the celebrated Sushil Kumar after a lengthy legal battle.
The 2016 Swiss Open Gstaad was the 49th edition of the Swiss Open, and a part of the ATP World Tour 250 Series of the 2016 ATP World Tour.
His 86.48m effort helped India in bringing its first world record as well as the country’s first-ever gold in any World athletics championships.
Virat Kohli is the fifth Indian captain to score a double century in a Test match after Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi (2013 vs England), Sunil Gavaskar (205 vs West Indies), Sachin Tendulkar (217 vs New Zealand) and MS Dhoni (224 vs Australia).
In his new role, Elworthy will oversee the lead-up and running of the 2019 World Cup as well as the Champions Trophy and Women's World Cup. The Champions Trophy and Women's World Cup will be hosted by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) in 2017.
The court also agreed on the committee’s proposal of having a CAG in the governing council of the board of BCCI.
R Nataraj of Team TVS, astride a TVS RTR 450, came overall second with a time of 1 hour 04 minutes and 21 seconds. S D Viswas, a privateer, grabbed third position overall on a Yamaha 250F motorcycle, clocking 1 hour 12 minutes and 01 seconds.
In the finals, Dipika dethroned defending champion Joshna Chinappa to win the women’s title, while, Saurav Ghosal defeated Harinderpal Singh Sandhu to claim the men’s title.
Singh also became the country’s first-ever professional boxing title holder. The win also helped him to climb to 15th in the world in his category.
The previous oldest was Somachandra de Silva of Sri Lanka, who was 42 years & 73 days old when he played against England at Lord's in 1984.
Indian Grand Master Koneru Humpy too rounded off her campaign with a victory to finish on 7/11 points. But Harika was declared winner for finishing with a better tie-break record in the tournament.
India held the second position in the latest ICC Test rankings with 112 rating points followed by Pakistan and England. Australia leads the Test rankings with 118 rating.
Anirban Lahiri, Shiv Shankar Prasad Chawrasia and Aditi Ashok qualified for Rio after the crossing the mark of rank 60 in world rankings. Golf as game returned to the Olympics for the first time since 1904 St. Louis Games.
Men’s singles title was won by Andy Murray and the women’s title went to Serena Williams. The women’s doubles went to Timea Babos and Yaroslava Shvedova.
Substitute Eder scored in extra-time to give Portugal a win at their first major international title despite losing captain and talisman Cristiano Ronaldo to injury.
The 2016 British Grand Prix is Hamilton’s overall fourth British Grand Prix title after winning it in 2008, 2014 and 2015. He also became the first driver to win the British Grand Prix three times in a row.