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Sindhu, Made history for India, in Rio 2016 August 20, 2016 11:08

The 21-year-old Sindhu joined shooters Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Vijay Kumar and wrestler Sushil Kumar to win the Olympic silver for India. Even though she tried hard and was intense throughout, Sindhu was unable to beat…

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PV Sindhu ups India's Olympic ante with women power August 19, 2016 12:25

Lanky shuttler PV Sindhu made an historical entry into the final of the women's singles in Rio Olympics 2016, badminton. She outclassed Japan's higher-ranked Nozomi Okuhara and assured herself and the country of a medal,…

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Indian shuttler P V Sindhu raises India’s hope for an Olympic medal August 17, 2016 11:27

Indian shuttler PV Sindhu, entered the semi-finals of the women’s singles category at the ongoing Rio Olympics, has rated her win over London Olympics silver medalist Yihan Wang as one of the best moments of…

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Russian athletes banned for Rio Paralympics 2016! August 08, 2016 11:05

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has banned the Russian athletes from competing at the Rio 2016 Paralympics following the country's doping scandal. The Russian Paralympic Committee is to appeal against the decision to the Court…

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Rio Games: Dipa Karmakar qualifies for vault finals in Olympics August 08, 2016 10:35

Creating the history, Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar became the first Indian to qualify for the individual vault finals in her debut Olympic Games after finishing 8th in the qualifying round here. She is the country's…

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Rio olympics kicked off showcasing history in tune with Samba August 06, 2016 12:25

Finally the greatest show on earth kicked off yesterday. Brazil finally unfurled a vast canvas celebrating its rainforest and the creative enlightenment of its wildly diverse population to the tune of samba, bossa nova and…

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Nita Ambani becomes first Indian woman member of IOC! August 05, 2016 11:29

Nita Ambani, the founder and chairperson of the Reliance Foundation was formally elected as an individual member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at its 129th session in Rio. With this achievement she became the…

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Rio Olympics: Nada says Narsingh was victim of sabotage by rival August 02, 2016 12:56

The National Anti-Doping Agency (Nada) panel has cleared wrestler Narsingh Yadav for any wrongdoing, paving his way for participation in the Rio Olympics. Yadav convinced the panel that he was a victim of “sabotage”. His…

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Rio-bound shot putter Inderjeet Singh fails dope test! July 26, 2016 12:47

The Rio-bound shot putter Inderjeet Singh test positive in the doping test. He became the second athlete to test positive for a banned substance after wrestler Narsingh Yadav failed in doping test. The Times of…

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi set to flag off ‘Run for Rio’ event on July 31! July 23, 2016 17:25

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to flag off ‘Run for Rio’ event at India Gate in New Delhi on July 31 to create ‘Olympic Fever’ in the country ahead of next month’s multi-sporting…

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The greatest show on Earth: Trailer released July 14, 2016 17:39

BBC has gone wild in official trailer video for Rio Olympic, 2016. This is a combination of art and the effects of 3D. The entire video comes with an inspiring musical track which incorporates the…

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Novak Djokovic to become first man to win $100 million in prize money May 30, 2016 16:04

World number one tennis player Novak Djokovic will soon become the first man to win $100 million in prize money. Djokovic, chasing a first Roland Garros title to complete a career Grand Slam, tackles Spain`s…

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