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Explainer: Impeachment of US President, how process works; Pressuring foreign leader to interfere in US elections is impeachable offence
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Explainer: Impeachment of US President, how process works; Pressuring foreign leader to interfere in US elections is impeachable offence

Under the Constitution, the president can be removed from office for 'treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanours.' What exactly that means is unclear. Historically, it can encompass corruption and other abuses of the public's trust.

Firstpost Explains: It cannot match Formula 1 in speed, so what makes Formula E so exciting?
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Firstpost Explains: It cannot match Formula 1 in speed, so what makes Formula E so exciting?

Formula E is a far way off Formula 1 in terms of pace as of now. Yet, in this edition of Firstpost Explains, we talk about what makes the all-electric series so exciting.

Firstpost Explains: Why are so many cities pulling out of bids to host once-prestigious Olympics
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Firstpost Explains: Why are so many cities pulling out of bids to host once-prestigious Olympics

Earlier last week, Calgary citizens voted against the city hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics. But why are so many cities pulling out of bids to host the once-prestigious Games? Firstpost explains

Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to the explosive sport of short track speed skating at the Pyeongchang Games
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Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to the explosive sport of short track speed skating at the Pyeongchang Games

Short track speed skating involves a mass start and an all-out dash to the finish on a reduced course the size of an ice-hockey rink. Here's all you need to about this winter sport.

Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to the all-male sport of Nordic Combined at Pyeongchang Games
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Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to the all-male sport of Nordic Combined at Pyeongchang Games

Here's all you need to know about the Winter Olympic sport of Nordic Combined ahead of the Pyeongchang Games.

Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to speed skating, one of the most enthralling sports at Pyeongchang Games
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Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to speed skating, one of the most enthralling sports at Pyeongchang Games

Speed skating is a simple and straightforward winter sport with similarities with other track and field events. Here's all you need to know about it ahead of the Pyeonchang Games.

Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to skeleton ahead of the Pyeongchang Games
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Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to skeleton ahead of the Pyeongchang Games

With the 2018 Winter Olympics right around the corner, here's a look at the sliding sport of skeleton

Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to cross-country skiing ahead of the Pyeongchang Games
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Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to cross-country skiing ahead of the Pyeongchang Games

Here's all you need to know about the sport of cross-country skiing ahead of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to alpine skiing ahead of the Pyeongchang Games
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Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to alpine skiing ahead of the Pyeongchang Games

Here's all you need to know about the alpine skiing event ahead of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to curling ahead of the Pyeongchang Games
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Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to curling ahead of the Pyeongchang Games

Here's all you need to know about the sport of curling ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics at Pyeongchang.

Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to snowboarding ahead of the Pyeongchang Games
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Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to snowboarding ahead of the Pyeongchang Games

With the 2018 Winter Olympics just around the corner, here’s all you need to know about snowboarding:

Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to biathlon ahead of the Pyeongchang Games
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Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to biathlon ahead of the Pyeongchang Games

Biathlon is the combination of two sports into one race: cross-country skiing and shooting. Here's all you need to know about biathlon, one of the sports at Winter Olympics.

Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to ski jumping ahead of the Pyeongchang Games
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Winter Olympics 2018: A beginner's guide to ski jumping ahead of the Pyeongchang Games

Here's all you need to know about the Winter Olympics sport of ski-jumping.

Winter Olympics 2018: A visual explainer to luge, the sliding sport in which India's Shiva Keshavan will compete in
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Winter Olympics 2018: A visual explainer to luge, the sliding sport in which India's Shiva Keshavan will compete in

Here’s an in-depth look at luge, which will see India’s Shiva Keshavan compete for the sixth, and possible last, time in Pyeongchang.

IPL 2018 retention rules: From Right to Match cards to new salary cap, a handy explainer of latest regulations
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IPL 2018 retention rules: From Right to Match cards to new salary cap, a handy explainer of latest regulations

As per the new IPL policy, franchises can retain up to five players using a combination of pre-auction retentions and Right to Match (RTM) cards.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Ahead of the all-important draw, here's all you need to know about the tournament
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Ahead of the all-important draw, here's all you need to know about the tournament

India is set to host its first FIFA tournament in October with the U-17 World Cup. Here's all you need to about the teams, format and structure of the tournament.

Wimbledon 2017: Preview, predictions, draws, schedule and contenders for grass-court Grand Slam
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Wimbledon 2017: Preview, predictions, draws, schedule and contenders for grass-court Grand Slam

The much-awaited 2017 Wimbledon is here. Here's your comprehensive guide to everything you need to know about the third Grand Slam of the year.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: With 100 days to go, an interactive look at the 24 teams that will compete in India
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: With 100 days to go, an interactive look at the 24 teams that will compete in India

With 100 days to go for the U-17 World Cup, which will be the first tryst of India with the finals of a FIFA tournament at any age group, here’s an interactive storymap profiling all the 24 teams at the tournament:

What next for Maria Sharapova? What is meldonium? All you need to know about her doping admission
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What next for Maria Sharapova? What is meldonium? All you need to know about her doping admission

When Sharapova stepped out on a muted, dour stage with a prepared speech in hand, she dropped a bombshell very few saw coming. The 28-year-old stated that she failed a drug test at the Australian Open in January