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RIO 2016 OLYMPICS NEWS


Sachin Tendulkar in the ‘Company of champs’; Presents PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar, and coach Pullela Gopichand BMW cars

August 28, 2016 1:09:55 pm

Sachin Tendulkar handed over the keys at a function at Gopichand Badminton Academy.

Indian Olympic stars ‘thank nation’ for support in Rio

August 28, 2016 11:37:54 am

The ceremony also saw batting legend Sachin Tendulkar congratulating the achievers in Olympics.

At Puerto Rico parade, Rio 2016 Olympic gold medalist Monica Puig saw island’s hope

August 28, 2016 10:56:16 am

Monica Puig faces 60th-ranked Zheng Saisai, who upset Agnieszka Radwanska at the Olympics, in the first round of US Open on Monday.

Olympic champion Ruth Jebet breaks steeplechase world record

August 28, 2016 10:23:49 am

Ruth Jebet narrowly missed out on the world record when she won Bahrain's first-ever Olympic gold medal in Rio de Janeiro this month.

Bend It Like A Woman

August 28, 2016 10:03:02 am

The Rio Olympics has handed us a new story of Indian women, giving our daughters (and sons) the power to reimagine themselves.

OP Jaisha tests positive for H1N1 virus

August 25, 2016 11:31:31 pm

OP Jaisha is the second Indian athlete to test positive for the virus after Sudha Singh was confirmed to be carrying the type A influenza strain on Wednesday.

For me, Gopi (Pullela Gopichand) sir is the best, don’t want to say anything else, says PV Sindhu on Telangana Deputy CM’s remarks

August 25, 2016 9:26:51 am

PV Sindhu responded to Telangana Deputy CM Mahmood Ali's remark that the state will get her better coaching so she can get gold next time.

Kavita Raut says water was available during marathon at Rio

August 25, 2016 3:49:48 am

Kavita Raut's said she was asked if she would like a customised drink during the race, which she declined, considering that there were water stations present.

Virender Sehwag takes on Piers Morgan, shuts him down

August 24, 2016 8:34:06 pm

UK journalist Piers Morgan received a lot of flak for his comments on the Indian athletes at Rio 2016 Olympics.

Ban on Russian athletes’ participation in Paralympics a crime, says Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova

August 24, 2016 7:56:14 pm

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected the Russian Paralympic Committee's appeal against its ban from the upcoming Rio Olympics.

No issues as far as I’m concerned, says Rio 2016 Olympic marathoner Kavita Raut

August 24, 2016 7:36:40 pm

Kavita Raut made it clear that she was asked by AFI officials if she would need personalised drinks during the race.

Rio saw 1.17 million tourists during Olympics, Zero cases of Zika

August 24, 2016 4:37:14 pm

The United States provided most of the foreign tourists (17 per cent), followed by Argentina (12 per cent) and Germany (7 per cent).

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