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How Australian athletes shaped history by campaigning for same-sex marriage as nation voted 'yes'
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How Australian athletes shaped history by campaigning for same-sex marriage as nation voted 'yes'

Different sporting organisations in the country, both local and national, publicly backed the 'yes' campaign and called for equal marriage rights for all Australians.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Ines Henriques smashes world record to win gold in 50km race walk
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Ines Henriques smashes world record to win gold in 50km race walk

The 37-year-old Henriques crossed the finishing line at The Mall in 4 hours, 5 minutes and 56 seconds, obliterating her previous best of 4:08:26

IAAF World Championships 2017: PU Chitra denied permission to participate in London event
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IAAF World Championships 2017: PU Chitra denied permission to participate in London event

The AFI had requested the IAAF to consider Chitra's case after Sports minister Vijay Goel asked the national federation to honour the Kerala High Court directive

Virat Kohli to Indian athletes: 'If you can believe, you can achieve anything'
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Virat Kohli to Indian athletes: 'If you can believe, you can achieve anything'

India skipper Virat Kohli on Friday suggested country's athletes to have a firm belief in their dreams and work tirelessly to achieve those.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi top Forbes' list of world's highest-paid athletes for 2016
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Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi top Forbes' list of world's highest-paid athletes for 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo has been officially crowned as the highest-paid sportsman by Forbes, becoming the first footballer to be the world’s richest athlete.

Mumbai Marathon organiser asked to pay Rs 5.48 crore by BMC
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Mumbai Marathon organiser asked to pay Rs 5.48 crore by BMC

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), on Friday, asked the organiser of Mumbai Marathon to pay Rs 5.48 crore in lieu of advertisement fee, ground rent and security deposit.

Sourav Ganguly says Indian athletes can be world beaters if provided infrastructure
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Sourav Ganguly says Indian athletes can be world beaters if provided infrastructure

Indian athletes may have been a letdown in Rio Olympics but former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly on Friday said they would be "world beaters" in 10 years time if they are provided the right "facilities and infrastructure".

India at Rio Olympics 2016: Comprehensive look at all athletes' results and performances
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India at Rio Olympics 2016: Comprehensive look at all athletes' results and performances

Everything that you need to know about Team India's performance in the Rio 2016 Olympics

Rio Olympics 2016: Big Data Analytics helping prevent sports injuries
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Rio Olympics 2016: Big Data Analytics helping prevent sports injuries

Big Data Analytics predicts, monitors, and helps implement relevant intervention programs by analysing huge quantities of available data together with live data to help compute the possible risk of injury to yield personalised management of players’ well-being.

Rio Olympics 2016 schedule: Here's how to keep track of events, athletes and medal tally
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Rio Olympics 2016 schedule: Here's how to keep track of events, athletes and medal tally

Google would very much like to be your one-stop-shop for everything related to the Olympics this year.

Pokemon, No? Olympic athletes disappointed to find Pokemon GO inaccessible in Rio
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Pokemon, No? Olympic athletes disappointed to find Pokemon GO inaccessible in Rio

Zika, protests and doping can wait. The biggest problem that has plagued the Olympic village right now is that the augmented reality mobile sensation Pokemon Go wouldn’t be playable in Rio!

Watch: Officials to distribute record 4,50,000 condoms to athletes at Rio Olympics 2016
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Watch: Officials to distribute record 4,50,000 condoms to athletes at Rio Olympics 2016

Officials will be distributing 450,000 condoms to the 10,500 athletes expected in Brazil starting on July 24, the day the Olympic Village opens, said Lucas Dantas, a spokesman for the Rio 2016 Committee who spoke with AFP on Thursday.

Da Da Ding: Meet the athletes featured in Deepika Padukone's Nike ad
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Da Da Ding: Meet the athletes featured in Deepika Padukone's Nike ad

You may have seen Deepika's Nike ad that's going viral right now, but there are some other accomplished ladies from the world of sports in the ad as well!

PM Narendra Modi to meet India's Olympics-bound athletes
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PM Narendra Modi to meet India's Olympics-bound athletes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet India's Rio Olympic-bound athletes on Monday, an official said.