2012 London-olympics

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Commonwealth Games 2018: Fit-again Saina Nehwal stands chance to repeat success at Gold Coast
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Fit-again Saina Nehwal stands chance to repeat success at Gold Coast

At the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Nehwal would be looking to replicate her 2010 campaign where she became the first Indian women’s singles shuttler to win gold for the cricket-crazy country.

Vijender Singh says he will take a shot at claiming his third title by the end of 2018
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Vijender Singh says he will take a shot at claiming his third title by the end of 2018

Unconquered since making his debut on the Pro Circuit, celebrated Indian boxer Vijender Singh is likely to compete for his third title in April and go for his maiden World title by the end of this year.

Lee Chong Wei claims he was approached by badminton match-fixer in past amid investigation of Malaysian shuttlers
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Lee Chong Wei claims he was approached by badminton match-fixer in past amid investigation of Malaysian shuttlers

Lee Chong Wei has revealed he once rejected an offer by a match-fixer and said he was "ashamed" two fellow Malaysian badminton players were under investigation over alleged fixing, a report said on Wednesday.

HS Prannoy credits Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu for positive change in mindset of Indian shuttlers
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HS Prannoy credits Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu for positive change in mindset of Indian shuttlers

According to Prannoy, when Saina and Sindhu started winning big tournaments and started beating Chinese players, the other players too started believing that they could also also achieve a similar feat.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Experienced shooter Heena Sidhu among India's best bets for a medal at Gold Coast
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Experienced shooter Heena Sidhu among India's best bets for a medal at Gold Coast

Heena Sidhu is one of the experienced shooters in India’s shooting contingent at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and one of the country’s best bets for a gold medal.

Aly Raisman says ex-USA team coach John Geddert might have known about Larry Nassar's sexual abuse for years
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Aly Raisman says ex-USA team coach John Geddert might have known about Larry Nassar's sexual abuse for years

Olympic gold medallist Aly Raisman said on Thursday that former USA team coach John Geddert may have been aware of sexual abuse by Larry Nassar five years before the doctor's arrest.

USA Gymnastics suspends women's coach John Geddert, who worked with disgraced doctor Larry Nassar
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USA Gymnastics suspends women's coach John Geddert, who worked with disgraced doctor Larry Nassar

John Geddert, coach of the US women's 2012 London Olympics gold medal team, has been suspended by USA Gymnastics pending completion of an investigation by the sport governing body, ESPN reported Monday.

Aly Raisman blasts USA Gymnastics for failing to protect gymnasts from sexual abuse by Larry Nassar
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Aly Raisman blasts USA Gymnastics for failing to protect gymnasts from sexual abuse by Larry Nassar

Raisman called for an independent investigation into US gymnastics and Olympic officials who she said had the power to stop Nassar.

Swimmer Michael Phelps reveals he considered suicide and battled depression after 2012 London Olympics
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Swimmer Michael Phelps reveals he considered suicide and battled depression after 2012 London Olympics

Swimming great Michael Phelps revealed that he has battled severe anxiety and depression for much of his life which drove him to consider suicide after his success at the 2012 Olympics.

Larry Nassar, ex-USA Gymnastics doctor accused of sexually assaulting over 100 girls, jailed for 60 years for child porn
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Larry Nassar, ex-USA Gymnastics doctor accused of sexually assaulting over 100 girls, jailed for 60 years for child porn

Nassar, who worked at Michigan State University in addition to USA Gymnastics, was found to be in possession of more than 37,000 graphic videos and images of child pornography on his computer hard drives.

World Badminton Championships 2017: Saina Nehwal needs to take one match at a time, says coach Vimal Kumar
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World Badminton Championships 2017: Saina Nehwal needs to take one match at a time, says coach Vimal Kumar

Having come back from a lengthy knee injury, Saina Nehwal has the experience and potential to perform well at the 2017 World Badminton Championships in Glasgow.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Usain Bolt, Mo Farah end careers in heartbreaking circumstances
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Usain Bolt, Mo Farah end careers in heartbreaking circumstances

Athletics legends Usain Bolt and Mo Farah experienced some of their greatest moments in their careers at the 2012 Olympics in London but five years on and back in the same stadium, misery replaced joy on Saturday.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Tori Bowie's hunger for success key to her gold medal win
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Tori Bowie's hunger for success key to her gold medal win

The momentum of Bowie's dip sent her sprawling onto the track but she had done enough to edge past Ivory Coast's Marie-Josee Ta Lou by one hundredth of a second

IAAF World Championships 2017: Reigning 800m champion David Rudisha withdraws due to injury
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IAAF World Championships 2017: Reigning 800m champion David Rudisha withdraws due to injury

David Rudisha, who ran an astonishing time of 1min 40.91sec to take gold in 2012, took to Twitter to reveal he could not take his place in the London Stadium for the championships.

Tokyo 2020: Japan launched 'telework' campaign in bid to curb transport congestion before Olympics
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Tokyo 2020: Japan launched 'telework' campaign in bid to curb transport congestion before Olympics

Japan on Monday launched a national exercise to encourage tens of thousands of commuters to work from home, in a bid to ease rail and road congestion before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and reform the country's workaholic culture.

NBA: Chris Paul moves from Los Angeles Clippers to Houston Rockets in first major off-season move
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NBA: Chris Paul moves from Los Angeles Clippers to Houston Rockets in first major off-season move

Chris Paul was earlier obtained by the Clippers in a 2011 trade with New Orleans.

'Greatest track athlete' Usain Bolt key to keeping sport relevant, says IAAF President Sebastian Coe
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'Greatest track athlete' Usain Bolt key to keeping sport relevant, says IAAF President Sebastian Coe

Bolt, who won 8 Olympic gold medals and holds the World Record timings in 100 m, 200 m, and 4x100 m relay, will retire after the World Championship to be held in London in August 2017.

Olympic great Michael Phelps joins board of Australian mental health company
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Olympic great Michael Phelps joins board of Australian mental health company

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, Monday joined the board of an Australian mental health company, a subject close to his heart after his struggles with depression and substance abuse.

Stephanie Rice's India dream: Swimming legend wants to mentor country's athletes to glory at Olympics
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Stephanie Rice's India dream: Swimming legend wants to mentor country's athletes to glory at Olympics

Beijing Olympics gold medallist Stephanie Rice talks to Firstpost about her special bond with India, wanting to help Indian athletes achieve glory, facing an identity crisis and never rethinking her move to retire early.

China faces IWF doping ban after three Olympic gold-winning weightlifters test positive
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China faces IWF doping ban after three Olympic gold-winning weightlifters test positive

Three Chinese women's weightlifting gold medallists at the 2008 Beijing Olympics were disqualified for doping on Thursday following a reanalysis of their drug tests, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said.