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Photos: Mascots from previous Olympics steal the show at Rio airport

Nov 21, 2014

Photos: Mascots from previous Olympics steal the show at Rio airport

Mascots from other editions of the Summer Olympic Games (L-R) Fu Niu Lele (Beijing 2008), Wenlock (London 2012), Misha (Moscow 1980), Mandeville (London 2012) and Athena (Athens 2004) pose for pictures at the International airport in Rio. #ImagesOfTheDay #London 2012 #Summer Olympic Games #Beijing 2008 #Mascot #Misha #Athens 2004 #Rio Olympics #Fu Niu Lele #Wenlock #Moscow 1980 #Mandeville #Athena
US Olympic Committee hails Rio 2016 'stunning' progress

Nov 20, 2014

US Olympic Committee hails Rio 2016 'stunning' progress

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has lauded Rio's preparations for the 2016 Games, describing the progress made by local organisers as "stunning". #NewsTracker #Olympics #Rio 2016 #US Olympic Committee
Sachin Tendulkar urges sports minister to back suspended Sarita Devi

Nov 20, 2014

Sachin Tendulkar urges sports minister to back suspended Sarita Devi

Sarita Devi lost in the semifinals of the women's lightweight (60kg) competition at Incheon, South Korea, in September, and tried to give her medal to her opponent at the presentation ceremony as a protest. #Sachin Tendulkar #TheySaidIt #Olympics #Asian Games #IOA #AIBA #Sarita Devi
Reliance Industries ship conducts underwater videography of sunk naval vessel

Nov 18, 2014

Reliance Industries ship conducts underwater videography of sunk naval vessel

The navy had sought assistance of Reliance Industries Ltd in conduct of underwater videography of TRV 72 wreck by utilising a remotely operated vessel. #Reliance Industries #Defence #NewsTracker #Indian Navy #TRV 72 #MV Olympic Canyon #Remotely operated vessel
Focused on making the cut for 2016 Olympics, says Sarita Devi

Nov 07, 2014

Focused on making the cut for 2016 Olympics, says Sarita Devi

Provisional suspension may be keeping her out of the ring but L Sarita Devi's indomitablespirit remains intact and the Asian Games bronze-medallist boxer says she is fully focussed on making the cut for 2016 Olympic Games. #NewsTracker #Asian Games #Sarita Devi #2016 Olympics
Saif Ali Khan named brand ambassador of Olympic Gold Quest

Oct 07, 2014

Saif Ali Khan named brand ambassador of Olympic Gold Quest

Actor-producer Saif Ali Khan has been appointed the brand ambassador of Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ) to raise funds for the training of the athletes supported by the not-for-profit organisation. He has committed a contribution of Rs.20 lakh annually to the NGO until the Rio Olympics 2016. #BuzzPatrol #Saif Ali Khan #NGO #Olympic Gold Quest #Rio Olympics 2016
Winning has become a habit, says star shooter Jitu Rai

Oct 07, 2014

Winning has become a habit, says star shooter Jitu Rai

Jitu Rai won gold in the 50 metre pistol and bronze in the 10 metre air pistol team events at the recently- concluded Incheon Asian Games. #Shooting #TheySaidIt #Asian Games #Rio Olympics #Jitu Rai
Greatest Olympian of all time Phelps banned for six months after DUI charge

Oct 07, 2014

Greatest Olympian of all time Phelps banned for six months after DUI charge

The arrest last Tuesday marked the second time Phelps had been arrested for drunken driving. #NewsTracker #Olympics #USA #Michael Phelps #Swimming