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It is a miracle I am fit enough to fight after two C-sections: Mary Kom

Aug 22, 2015

It is a miracle I am fit enough to fight after two C-sections: Mary Kom

Mary Kom, who bagged a bronze in the flyweight (51 kilogram) category at the 2012 London Olympics, has already announced her decision to quit after the Rio mega event. #India #Boxing #Rio de Janeiro #Mary Kom #2016 Olympic Games #Rio Olympics
Realising smart cities dream: A few lessons from Rio de Janeiro

Jul 18, 2015

Realising smart cities dream: A few lessons from Rio de Janeiro

The successful implementation of 100 smart cities project will be a proof of the insightfulness and cohesiveness of all the stakeholders #urbanisation #Rio de Janeiro #100 smart cities #AMRUT
Lalita clinches Rio berth with steeplechase win, Vikas bags discus gold in Asian Athletics C'ships

Jun 07, 2015

Lalita clinches Rio berth with steeplechase win, Vikas bags discus gold in Asian Athletics C'ships

Lalita Babar bagged a gold in 3000m steeplechase with a national record shattering effort, while ace discus thrower Vikas Dowda struck gold too as Indians produced an impressive show to grab three medals on the third and penultimate day of the 21st Asian Athleticschampionships on Saturday. #SportsTracker #Vikas Gowda #Asian Athletics Championships #Wuhan #2016 Rio de Janeiro Games #Lalita Babar
South Korea's swimming champ Park Tae-hwan tests positive for dope, handed 18-month ban

Mar 24, 2015

South Korea's swimming champ Park Tae-hwan tests positive for dope, handed 18-month ban

Park Tae-hwan's hopes of competing in the 2016 Rio Games were put in jeopardy as the South Korean Olympic swimming champion was handed an 18-month ban after a failed drug test. #South Korea #Olympics #Rio de Janeiro #SportsTracker #Park Tae-hwan #2016 Rio Games
Rio to hold 44 test events in run up to 2016 Olympic games

Mar 19, 2015

Rio to hold 44 test events in run up to 2016 Olympic games

Rio 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. #Olympics #Rio de Janeiro #SportsTracker #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #44 test events
Airbnb on shortlist to provide rooms for 2016 Olympics in Rio

Feb 26, 2015

Airbnb on shortlist to provide rooms for 2016 Olympics in Rio

Online home-rental marketplace Airbnb Inc is one of three firms being considered to provide additional rooms for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. #World Cup #Olympics #Rio de Janeiro #SportsTracker #Olympics 2016 #AirBnB #accommodation
Rio must keep up the pace in Games preparations, says IOC

Feb 26, 2015

Rio must keep up the pace in Games preparations, says IOC

Rio de Janeiro must keep up the pace of delivery if it is to complete venues before scheduled Olympic test events as it enters "the most intense period of preparations," the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday. #IOC #Rio de Janeiro #SportsTracker #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016
Haiti cancels last day of Carnival after 16 die in float accident

Feb 18, 2015

Haiti cancels last day of Carnival after 16 die in float accident

At least 16 people were killed early Tuesday in the Haitian capital after a man on top of a musical groups Carnival float was shocked by high-voltage wires above the street, setting off a panic in which dozens of people were trampled, officials said. #NewsTracker #Rio de Janeiro #Haiti #Port-au-Prince #Carnival #Float accident #victimes
Photos: Rio de Janeiro's Carnival reaches grand finale

Feb 17, 2015

Photos: Rio de Janeiro's Carnival reaches grand finale

A reveler from the Beija Flor samba school participates in the annual carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro's Sambadrome. #Brazil #Rio de Janeiro #ImagesOfTheDay #Carnival #Brazil carnival
Watch: World's largest GIF is so big it can be viewed from space

Jan 22, 2015

Watch: World's largest GIF is so big it can be viewed from space

Anonymous artist called INSA took the love for GIFs to another level when he created the world's biggest GIF. #Life #Brazil #Graffiti #BeatThis #Rio de Janeiro #art #Space #Animation #GIF #Graphics Interchange Format #INSA