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Rio 2016 Show: Khel Ratna for PV Sindhu, Dipa Karmakar, Sakshi Malik, Jitu Rai August 23, 2016 12:30

India's shining stars in Rio Olympics 2016 PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar and Jitu Rai have been awarded the Khel Ratna award for 2016, the highest sporting award of the country. Dipa Karmakar's coach…

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Rio olympics ends with spectacular visual feast August 22, 2016 07:12

The Rio Olympic, 2016 finally came to and end with a spectacular carnival-inspired closing ceremony.The Olympic flag was handed over to Tokyo as the hosting country for the next Olympic in 2020. The colourful ceremony,…

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Sindhu, Made history for India, in Rio 2016 August 20, 2016 05:38

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 06:55

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 05:57

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 05:35

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 05:05

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 06:55

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 05:59

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 07:26

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 07:17

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 11:55

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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