2016 Rio-olympics

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Commonwealth Games 2018: Gold medallist Mirabai Chanu reveals how she nearly quit weightlifting after Rio failure
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Gold medallist Mirabai Chanu reveals how she nearly quit weightlifting after Rio failure

Mirabai Chanu's record-breaking feats at the Commonwealth Games 2018 might never have happened had she decided to hang up her boots, which she nearly did after her disappointing show at the Rio Olympics in 2016.

International friendlies: Brazil coach Tite feels 7-1 World Cup defeat to Germany continues to haunt team
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International friendlies: Brazil coach Tite feels 7-1 World Cup defeat to Germany continues to haunt team

The teams meet in a friendly for the first time since at Berlin's Olympic Stadium and Tite says Brazil still bear the scars.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Sakshi Malik confident of winning gold after making tweaks in defensive technique
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Sakshi Malik confident of winning gold after making tweaks in defensive technique

Sakshi has tweaked her leg defence on the insistence of her coach Kuldeep Singh Malik, something that has already got her a gold in the Commonwealth Championships.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu will look to change colour of medal at Gold Coast event
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu will look to change colour of medal at Gold Coast event

The World Championship gold made Mirabai a name to reckon with and added credence to the belief that she was a bright medal prospect in events like Commonwealth Games,

British cycling great Bradley Wiggins refutes doping allegations after lawmakers accuse him in drugs report
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British cycling great Bradley Wiggins refutes doping allegations after lawmakers accuse him in drugs report

Russian computer hackers revealed three years ago that Wiggins had applied for therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs), which allowed riders to have injections of otherwise banned drugs.

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.

Aruna Budda Reddy clinches historic bronze, becomes first Indian gymnast to win medal at Gymnastics World Cup
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Aruna Budda Reddy clinches historic bronze, becomes first Indian gymnast to win medal at Gymnastics World Cup

Aruna Budda Reddy became the first Indian gymnast to win a Bronze at the World. Incidentally it was also her first international medal after participating in multiple events over the world.

Winter Olympics 2018: IOC asks 'unhappy' Dick Pound to quit after he called committee members ‘old farts’
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Winter Olympics 2018: IOC asks 'unhappy' Dick Pound to quit after he called committee members ‘old farts’

The 75-year-old Pound, a 1960 Olympics swimming participant who joined the IOC in 1978 and is a two-time former vice president, has been a vocal critic in the media of the IOC’s handling of the Russian doping scandal for two years.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Vinesh Phogat looks to bury ghosts of Rio Olympics with another gold medal at event
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Vinesh Phogat looks to bury ghosts of Rio Olympics with another gold medal at event

Vinesh Phogat, whose dream of an Olympic medal was shattered due to a knee injury in 2016, will look to bury the ghosts of Rio with another gold medal at Commonwealth games.

Commonwealth Games 2018: In-form Jitu Rai aims to shoot gold for India in Gold Coast
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Commonwealth Games 2018: In-form Jitu Rai aims to shoot gold for India in Gold Coast

The Commonwealth Games will provide Jitu with the perfect opportunity to test his ability in his weaker event, the 10m Air Pistol.

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.

FIH announces Hockey Pro League schedule, India conspicuous by their absence
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FIH announces Hockey Pro League schedule, India conspicuous by their absence

A total of 152 matches have been scheduled between January and June across the world as part of this new game-changing competition, according to a release from FIH on Tuesday.

Aly Raisman slams US Olympic Committee for failing to acknowledge its role in sexual abuse scandal
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Aly Raisman slams US Olympic Committee for failing to acknowledge its role in sexual abuse scandal

Raisman, who won Olympic team gold in 2012 and 2016 and the 2012 floor exercise crown, noted that the first allegations against Nassar came ahead of the Rio Olympics.

Mumbai Marathon 2018: Solomon Deksisa, Amane Gobena win gold, Gopi Thonakal pips Nitendra Singh Rawat
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Mumbai Marathon 2018: Solomon Deksisa, Amane Gobena win gold, Gopi Thonakal pips Nitendra Singh Rawat

Deksisa clocked 2 hours, 9 minutes, 34 secs, off the course record of 2:08:35, while his compatriot Shumet crossed the finish line in 2:10:00.

Mumbai Marathon 2018: Injury-free Nitendra Singh Rawat eyes resurrection at favourite course
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Mumbai Marathon 2018: Injury-free Nitendra Singh Rawat eyes resurrection at favourite course

At the course at which he set his personal best timing, an injury-free Nitendra Singh Rawat eyes qualification for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Pele's spokesperson refutes claims Brazil legend was rushed to hospital after collapsing due to 'severe exhaustion'
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Pele's spokesperson refutes claims Brazil legend was rushed to hospital after collapsing due to 'severe exhaustion'

Pele's spokesperson dismissed reports the footballing legend had been hospitalised on Friday, saying the 77-year-old was resting at home.

McKayla Maroney confronts ex-USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar in court, says he left scars that may never go away
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McKayla Maroney confronts ex-USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar in court, says he left scars that may never go away

McKayla Maroney told of the "scars" left by alleged sexual abuse by the former national team doctor Larry Nassar, as a report claimed officials at an American university long knew he was suspected of misconduct.

PBL 2018: When Hyderabad Hunters' Carolina Marin met her 'biggest fan' from India
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PBL 2018: When Hyderabad Hunters' Carolina Marin met her 'biggest fan' from India

Hyderabad Hunters' Spanish ace Carolina Marin finally met her special fan during the Delhi leg of the Premier Badminton League after days of chatting on Instagram.

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.