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Jul 03, 2015
HWL: Pakistan fail to qualify for Rio 2016 after 1-0 defeat against IrelandOnce a powerhouse of the sport, Pakistan men's hockey team slumped to a new low as it failed to qualify for next year's Rio Olympics after suffering a shocking 0-1 defeat to Ireland
Jun 25, 2015
Saina Nehwal sanctioned Rs 9 lakh to hire physiotherapist till 2016 Rio OlympicsThe Sports Ministry has sanctioned an amount of Rs 9 lakh to badminton star Saina Nehwal for hiring a full time physiotherapist till 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
Jun 21, 2015
India will win more than 10 medals at Rio Olympics, says Sports Minister SonowalThe Minister said that the scheme -- Target Olympic Podium (TOP) -- has been launched with the objective to win more medals in the Olympics.
May 29, 2015
Government never ignored Jwala, Ashwini for TOP scheme: Sports MinistryThe Sport Ministry today made it clear that it never ignored ace doubles shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa for the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) Scheme, saying the Identification Committee had considered their names during the meeting held last month.
May 29, 2015
TOP scheme controversy: Gutta-Ashwini left out; drug-tainted athletes includedThe Sports Ministry has added 39 more athletes to the Target Olympic Podium scheme (TOP). Courting controversy they have also named five of the six women quartermilers who were suspended for anti-doping rule violations between 2011 and 2013 on this list.
May 29, 2015
Abhinav Bindra becomes fourth Indian shooter to qualify for Rio OlympicsAbhinav Bindra on Thursday became the fourth Indian shooter to win a quota place for the Rio Olympics after he finished sixth in the Men's 10m Air Rifle final at the ISSF Shooting World Cup in Munich.
Apr 24, 2015
IOC chief to meet PM Modi, refuels speculation of 2024 Olympic bidIOC supremo Thomas Bach will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, reaffirming growing speculations that India may make its first bid to host the Olympic Games.
Mar 25, 2015
Olympics 2016: Brazilian officials backtrack, say Rio bay won't be clean for sailingBrazilian Olympic officials changed tack on Tuesday and said they would only clean up lanes for sailors in 2016 and not the whole body of water for the sailing competition as originally promised.
Mar 19, 2015
Rio to hold 44 test events in run up to 2016 Olympic gamesRio de Janeiro will stage 44 test events over the next 14 months as the country moves up a gear in its preparations to host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, organisers said on Wednesday.
Mar 17, 2015
Olympics: FIFA names six cities, seven stadiums for 2016 footballSix cities and seven stadiums are to be used as football venues for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, FIFA announced on Monday, but Sao Paulo club Corinthians have already threatened to pull their ground out unless they are paid for necessary alterations.