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Rio 2016: Michael Phelps says there's no better way to end a career than winning 6 Olympic medals
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Rio 2016: Michael Phelps says there's no better way to end a career than winning 6 Olympic medals

Swimming legend Michael Phelps said there was no better way to draw curtains to his illustrious career than bagging five more gold and one silver medal to his bagful of possessions from the Rio Olympics.

Rio Olympics 2016: IOC president slams Brazilian crowd for booing Renaud Lavillenie
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Rio Olympics 2016: IOC president slams Brazilian crowd for booing Renaud Lavillenie

Athletics legends Sebastian Coe and Sergey Bubka comforted distraught French pole vault star Renaud Lavillenie after he was booed for the second day by a hostile Brazilian crowd on the Olympic medal podium.

Rio Olympics 2016: PV Sindhu rates quarterfinal win as one of the best moments of her career
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Rio Olympics 2016: PV Sindhu rates quarterfinal win as one of the best moments of her career

A visibly elated PV Sindhu rated her win over Yihan Wang as one of the best moments of her career hoping that she could maintain her good form against Nozomi Okuhara in the semi-finals of the Rio Olympics.

Olympics 2016: Russia to be banned in weightlifting after Rio Games, says IWF chief
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Olympics 2016: Russia to be banned in weightlifting after Rio Games, says IWF chief

The IWF will ban Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus from competing for one year after the Rio Olympics 2016 finish because of doping, its chief confirmed.

Olympics 2016: Athletes should be supported throughout, says wrestler Hardeep Singh
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Olympics 2016: Athletes should be supported throughout, says wrestler Hardeep Singh

Soon after crashing out in the first round of 98kg category at the Rio Olympics, Indian Greco-Roman wrestler Hardeep Singh said the nation should not only support athletes after winning medals but also during their journey.

Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps says being a little part of Joseph Schooling's inspiration means a lot
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Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps says being a little part of Joseph Schooling's inspiration means a lot

Michael Phelps has acknowledged a "small part" in his own dramatic Olympic defeat by Singapore hero Joseph Schooling but bears no grudge.

Rio Olympics 2016: Vikas Krishan says he couldn't have done better after defeat to Bektemir Melikuziev
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Rio Olympics 2016: Vikas Krishan says he couldn't have done better after defeat to Bektemir Melikuziev

Distraught after a comprehensive quarterfinal loss ended his Olympic dream, Indian boxer Vikas Krishan (75kg) said he could not have done better than what he managed against the more powerful and compact Bektemir Melikuziev of Uzbekistan in Rio de Janeiro.

Rio Olympics 2016: We are proud of Lalita Babar and will continue to support her, say her parents
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Rio Olympics 2016: We are proud of Lalita Babar and will continue to support her, say her parents

Lalita Babar's parents felt dejected after their daughter finished 10th in steeplechase final at the Rio Olympics 2016, but are still very much proud of her

Rio Olympics 2016: Usain Bolt inspired me to break 400m world record, says Wayde van Niekerk
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Rio Olympics 2016: Usain Bolt inspired me to break 400m world record, says Wayde van Niekerk

South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk has revealed that words of support from Usain Bolt helped drive him to break the world record in the 400m final at the Rio Olympics

Rio Olympics 2016: Andy Murray says historic gold against Juan Martin del Potro one of his toughest wins
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Rio Olympics 2016: Andy Murray says historic gold against Juan Martin del Potro one of his toughest wins

Andy Murray became the first player to win two Olympic tennis singles gold medals Sunday and admitted his epic four-set victory over Juan Martin del Potro was one of the toughest matches he has ever played.

Saina Nehwal says she couldn't give her best in Rio Olympics because of injured knee
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Saina Nehwal says she couldn't give her best in Rio Olympics because of injured knee

After a shocking group league exit from the Rio Olympics, Saina Nehwal cited an inflammation in her right knee as the reason which hampered her on-court movement.

Rio Olympics 2016: We'll never see another Michael Phelps, says coach after swimmer's swansong
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Rio Olympics 2016: We'll never see another Michael Phelps, says coach after swimmer's swansong

Michael Phelps is said to have surpassed the deeds of Leonidas of Rhodes at the ancient Olympics and the American's coach believes we will never see his likes again.

Rio Olympics 2016: I take responsibility for India's poor run in shooting, says NRAI chief
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Rio Olympics 2016: I take responsibility for India's poor run in shooting, says NRAI chief

NRAI president Raninder Singh took upon himself the blame for the shooters' dismal outing at the Rio Olympics, saying it was a mistake on his part to allow the athletes to train with personal coaches.

Rio 2016: Narendra Modi responds to Sachin Tendulkar's request to support Olympic-bound athletes
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Rio 2016: Narendra Modi responds to Sachin Tendulkar's request to support Olympic-bound athletes

Sachin Tendulkar requested PM Narendra Modi to talk about the Indians at the Rio Olympics 2016 in his speech on 70th Independence Day, to which the latter responded promptly.

Rio Olympics 2016: Need to keep emotions aside and start afresh in semi-finals, says Sania Mirza
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Rio Olympics 2016: Need to keep emotions aside and start afresh in semi-finals, says Sania Mirza

One win away from assuring themselves of an Olympic medal, Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna said they would have to keep their emotions aside and start afresh when they play the semifinals.

Rio Olympics 2016: Not pleased with India's performance today, says coach Roelant Oltmans
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Rio Olympics 2016: Not pleased with India's performance today, says coach Roelant Oltmans

India's hockey coach Roelant Oltmans expressed his displeasure following the team's sloppy performance in the 2-2 draw vs Canada at the Rio Olympics 2016

Rio Olympics 2016: Religion my only method of doping, says Almaz Ayana after record-breaking feat
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Rio Olympics 2016: Religion my only method of doping, says Almaz Ayana after record-breaking feat

Almaz Ayana brushed off doping suspicions about her astonishing world record-breaking Olympic 10,000m victory in the ongoing Rio Games on Friday, attributing her performance to hard work and religious devotion