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Gymnast Dipa Karmakar aims to knock off World Champion Simone Biles off her pedestal in Vault

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar who finished fourth aims to beat US sensation Biles next time Actor Prosenjit Chatterjee gave Dipa a gold crown as...

Sexist, Bigotry tweets by Celebrities garner media attention during Rio Olympics 2016

Compilation of sexist, bigotry tweets by people of significance garners media attention during the summer Olympics  Shobhaa De remarks on athletes taking selfies...

PV Sindhu arrives in Hyderabad to hero’s welcome

Hyderabad, August 22, 2016: Olympic silver medal winner P.V. Sindhu arrived in Hyderabad on Monday to a hero's welcome. The star shuttler was received at...

First Female Baloch Olympic participant Madiea Ghafoor is all set to make history at Rio 2016

August 19, 2017: 23-year-old Madiea Ghafoor becomes the first Baloch girl to ever participate in the Olympics. She is going to represent the Netherlands...

PM Narendra Modi plays ‘postman’ to convey wishes to Rio players

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, July 31, said he would play the "postman" to relay the people's best wishes to the Indian contingent...

Indian Cuisine on menu at Rio Olympics, daily allowance doubled: Sports Ministry

The Sports Ministry said that some athletes had insisted on getting Indian cuisine during their stay The Indian Olympics Association had also requested...

Landmark Event: Odisha sprinter Dutee Chand becomes the First Indian Woman to qualify in 100m race for 2016 Rio Olympics

Dutee ran 11:30 seconds in the women’s heats and ran 11:24 seconds in the Kazaksthan Meet Resident of a small village in Odisha,...

Leander might retire after Rio Olympics, says father

New Delhi:Leander Paes, one of the greatest tennis players India has produced, might retire after the 2016 Rio Olympics if he does not perform...

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