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Mar 05, 2016
Wrestling: Dutt trumps Dhankar in ‘grudge’ match, books ticket to Olympic qualifiersIn the freestyle 65kg on Friday night, Dutt overcame Dhankar (66kg) 7-2 in the final that was billed as a grudge encounter and saw the attendance of over a 1000 lusty, cheering fans.
Feb 29, 2016
Saina Nehwal hopes to be injury-free in run-up to Rio OlympicsSaina said she took time off from some important tournaments because she would hardly get any chance to recover from injury post June.
Feb 29, 2016
I have butterflies in my tummy: Shuttler Kashyap eyes Rio 2016 after returning from injuryParupalli Kashyap fell nine places in the world badminton rankings due to a series of injuries, and is currently targetting a berth in the Rio Olympics.
Feb 12, 2016
No one considering 'cancelling the games': IOC medical chief Richard Budgett seeks to allay Zika fearsSeeking to allay fears over the Zika outbreak, the IOC medical director said "everything that can be done is being done" to combat the virus in Brazil and provide safe conditions for athletes at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
Feb 03, 2016
Road to Rio: Shooter Sanjeev Rajput overcomes odds to clinch India’s record 12th Olympic spotTwo-time Olympian Sanjeev Rajput battled the odds to secure India's 12th quota from shooting for the upcoming Rio Games by finishing fourth in men's 50m rifle 3 positions at the Asian Olympic Qualifying Competition
Jan 28, 2016
Heena Sidhu shoots her way to 2016 Rio Olympics with gold in Asian qualifiersThe current world record holder and former world number one, Heena shot 199.4 in the eight-women finals to finish ahead of Chinese Taipei's Tien Chia Chen (198.1) and Gim Yun Mi (177.9) of Korea at the Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range.
Jan 25, 2016
Rio promises to protect Olympic athletes and fans against Zika mosquitoesRio vowed on Sunday to protect Olympic athletes and fans from Zika-carrying mosquitoes, blamed for causing horrific birth defects.
Jan 17, 2016
India's best long distance runners all set for Mumbai Marathon with Rio Olympics in mindIndia's best long distance runners will be vying for the top spot when they compete alongside world class athletes in the country's premier 42.195 km race, the Mumbai Marathon.
Jan 05, 2016
This year, it's not just about Saina: Kidambi Srikanth on Rio Olympic hopes, his game plan and PBLOn the eve of his PBL opener, Srikanth spoke to Firstpost on a series of topics, starting from his performance in 2015, to achieving his dream in 2016 - see India's tri-color hoisted in Rio.
Dec 23, 2015
Gagan Narang and Gopi Chand pin Rio 2016 medal hopes on shooting and badmintonNarang, a bronze medallist in 2012 London Olympics, said on Wednesday that he expects a good mix of young and experienced shooters from India in Rio Games.