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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 09, 2017
Rio Olympic Games committee chief Carlos Nuzman resigns after arrest on corruption chargesThe chairman of Brazil's Olympic Committee Carlos Nuzman submitted his resignation, saying he wanted to concentrate on defending himself against corruption charges.
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.
Sep 13, 2017
Russian cyclists sue WADA, investigator Richard McLaren over exclusion from Rio Olympics 2016The cyclists - Kirill Sveshnikov, Dmitry Strakhov and Dmitry Sokolov - do not appear in the McLaren report, which said that 26 positive doping tests by Russian cyclists had been covered up.
Sep 05, 2017
Brazil police raids home of country's Olympics chief amid 2016 Games corruption probeBrazilian officials said on Tuesday that the country's Olympics chief was the "lynchpin" in a plot to bribe the International Olympic Committee to award Rio de Janeiro the 2016 Games.
Aug 30, 2017
World Badminton Championships 2017: Making PV Sindhu, Nozomi Okuhara play without breaks was cruel, feels HS PrannoyIndian ace shuttler HS Prannoy says the umpires could have been lenient given how both PV Sindhu and Nozomi Okuhara were trying to catch their breath.
Aug 06, 2017
IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Almaz Ayana scripts stunning 10,000m gold victory by 46 secondsOlympic champion Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia produced an extraordinary display in her first race of the season winning the world 10,000 metres title by almost a minute on Saturday.
Jul 30, 2017
FINA World Championships: Caeleb Dressel wants to avoid comparisons with 'greats' Mark Spitz, Michael PhelpsCaeleb Dressel says comparisons with US swim legends Michael Phelps and Mark Spitz are premature even though he stands on the verge of matching their historic feats.
Jul 25, 2017
IAAF World Championships 2017: Reigning long jump champion Greg Rutherford ruled out due to ankle injuryBritain's Greg Rutherford has been ruled out of the World Championships in London after the defending long jump champion suffered an ankle injury.
May 10, 2017
Asian Wrestling Championship: Vinesh Phogat on overcoming pain, self-doubt ahead of international comebackVinesh Phogat talks to Firstpost about overcoming pain, self-doubt and helplessness in the aftermath of the serious injury she sustained at Rio Olympics.