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Rio Olympics champion Eliud Kipchoge to run in Delhi Half Marathon! October 14, 2016 17:48

The Rio Games marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya is all set to participate in the first race since his memorable triumph at the Olympics when he runs at the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon on…

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NITI Aayog targets 50 medals for India in 2024 Olympics! September 23, 2016 13:09

In the wake of Indian’s disappointing performance at the Rio Olympics 2016, The Indian think tank National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog has come up with a strategy to help the country achieve 50…

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Devendra bagged gold for India at Rio Paralympics September 14, 2016 12:50

India's Devendra Jhajharia broke his own world record to win gold in the men's javelin throw F46 event at the 2016 Rio Paralympics. Devendra won gold in the javelin event at the 2004 Athens Paralympics…

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Rio Paralympics: M. Thangavelu Clinches Gold, Varun Bhati Bronze in High Jump September 10, 2016 09:52

It was the historical moment for India early on Saturday morning, when Mariyappan Thangavelu clinched the gold medal in men's high jump T-42 and Varun Singh Bhati won the bronze. Thangavelu made history by becoming…

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Rio Paralympics opening ceremony, new President attended the ceremony September 08, 2016 18:20

Brazilians jeered their new President Michel Temer on Wednesday as he attended an Independence Day rally in Brasilia and the opening ceremony of the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. The events were the first official…

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Anjum becomes India’s first woman to get MCC membership September 07, 2016 15:09

Indian woman cricketer Anjum Chopra set to be awarded an honorary life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). She will become the first Indian women cricketer to get this honor. Recently, Virender Sehwag and…

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Yogeswar Dutt’s Bronze medal to be upgraded to Silver August 30, 2016 18:17

After a disappointing first-round exit at Rio Olympics, wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt may have something to feel proud of. According to the reports on Tuesday, the bronze, that he won at the London Games in 2012…

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Modi hosts national sports awardees, invites ideas to improve sports August 29, 2016 13:05

On the evening of the National Sports Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosted national sports awardees, including Rio Olympics silver medalist P.V. Sindhu and bronze winner Sakshi Malik, at his 7 Race Course Road residence.…

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Rio 2016 Show: Khel Ratna for PV Sindhu, Dipa Karmakar, Sakshi Malik, Jitu Rai August 23, 2016 18:00

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 12:42

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 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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