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Feb 28, 2018
Futuristic superhero characters chosen as mascots for 2020 Tokyo Olympics and ParalympicsThe Tokyo 2020 mascot will hope to replicate the success of Soohorang, the cuddly stuffed tiger from the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang handed out to athletes on the podium.
Feb 19, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: Sakshi Malik will look to upgrade Glasgow silver to gold at Gold CoastAt Gold Coast, the Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik will be leading India's charge in wrestling in the women's section and she would want to translate reasonable success in 2017 to a major success this year.
Jan 21, 2018
Mumbai Marathon 2018: On 2016 champ Nitendra Singh Rawat's comeback, Gopi Thonakal leaves with bragging rightsIn a race of small margins, Gopi held on to his pace and finished ahead of Nitendra Singh Rawat, the man he had been a pacer to in 2016.
Dec 24, 2017
Year in review 2017: How India's women's hockey team transformed under head coach Harendra SinghAggression became the buzz-word in the Indian team. India's women's hockey team head coach Harendra Singh wanted his players to believe in themselves.
Dec 16, 2017
Abhinav Bindra calls himself a 'lallu' athlete, says hard work won him the Olympic gold medalFor Abhinav Bindra, joy came not from winning medals, but from having perfectly executed the skills that he has learnt, and meticulously perfected over the years.
Dec 01, 2017
Hockey World League Final 2017: Australia look to bury ghosts of Rio under new coach, says veteran Mark KnowlesHaving endured a "disappointing" Rio Olympics, world champions Australia are currently on a rebuilding process under a new coach Colin Batch and the Hockey World League Finals is their first step towards reclaiming their numero uno position in world hockey.
Nov 30, 2017
Meet Mirabai Chanu, the Manipuri weightlifter who made India proud by clinching gold at World ChampionshipsMirabai’s gold medal — India’s first at the prestigious World Championships since Karnam Malleswari’s medal in 1995 — also presented the 23-year-old lifter with redemption of sorts as she had failed to get an overall total at Rio Olympics.
Oct 20, 2017
Tainted Rio Olympics chief Carlos Nuzman conditionally freed from jail; awaits verdict on vote-buying scandalBrazilian judges on Thursday conditionally released from jail Carlos Nuzman, who is charged with corruption in an alleged vote-buying scandal to secure the 2016 games.
Oct 05, 2017
Rio Olympic committee chairman arrested on corruption and money laundering charges, says policeThe Rio Olympic games were credited with being a sporting success, but revelations of massive corruption during the preparations and in the naming of the host city have tarnished the legacy
Sep 13, 2017
Rio Olympics 2016: Corruption, white elephants only legacy as Brazil struggles to recover from Games hangoverThe Rio de Janeiro Olympics was a world class party, but a year later, there's no end in sight to the painful hangover gripping Latin America's biggest country.