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Rio 2016: Sania Mirza denies additional pressure at Olympic tennis events
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Rio 2016: Sania Mirza denies additional pressure at Olympic tennis events

Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza feels that there is "enough pressure" on them as elite athletes to even think of aspects like why India is yet to win an Olympic medal till the sixth day of the competition.

Rio Olympics 2016: US track and field stars express disappointment for ban on Russian rivals
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Rio Olympics 2016: US track and field stars express disappointment for ban on Russian rivals

US track and field stars expressed dismay at the doping-ban enforced absence of Russian rivals in the ongoing Rio Games on the eve of the Olympic track and field competition

Rio Olympics 2016: Want to focus on my training, and not look back, says Narsingh Yadav
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Rio Olympics 2016: Want to focus on my training, and not look back, says Narsingh Yadav

Narsingh Yadav on Thursday said he would want to forgot about the toughest phase of his life and solely focus on winning a medal on 19 August.

Rio Olympics 2016: Manoj Kumar credits his elder brother for success in the Round of 32 bout
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Rio Olympics 2016: Manoj Kumar credits his elder brother for success in the Round of 32 bout

Manoj Kumar gave credit to his elder brother for his success after winning his opening bout in the men's Light Welterweight (64kg) category at the ongoing Rio Olympics.

Rio Olympics 2016: Tunisian fencer Ines Boubakri dedicates historic medal to Arab women
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Rio Olympics 2016: Tunisian fencer Ines Boubakri dedicates historic medal to Arab women

Ines Boubakri won Africa's first women's Olympic fencing medal on Wednesday, dedicating her bronze to "the Tunisian woman, the Arab woman...who has her place in society".

Rio Olympics 2016: Heena Sidhu not ready to throw in the towel, vows to be back for 2020 Games
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Rio Olympics 2016: Heena Sidhu not ready to throw in the towel, vows to be back for 2020 Games

With the pistol in hand, Indian shooter Heena Sidhu did not inspire confidence in the ongoing Rio Olympics but she hasn't thrown in the towel yet and, far-fetched as it may sound at this hour, says she would hope to be there at the 2020 Games and beyond.

Rio Olympics 2016: Sachin Tendulkar bats for Indian contingent; calls for more support
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Rio Olympics 2016: Sachin Tendulkar bats for Indian contingent; calls for more support

Indian athletes' poor performance so far in the Rio Olympics might have attracted criticism, but Sachin Tendulkar says that they should be supported more.

Rio 2016: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu backs federation, coach after disappointing Olympics exit
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Rio 2016: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu backs federation, coach after disappointing Olympics exit

Indian weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, who had put up a highly disappointing performance at the Rio Olympics, has defended the federation and her coach after they came under criticism in the wake of her flop show.

Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps says 'there wasn't a shot in hell' of losing out on 21st medal
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Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps says 'there wasn't a shot in hell' of losing out on 21st medal

Michael Phelps won two more finals to take his historic all-time record load to 21 golds and cement his legendary status.

Rio Olympics 2016: It's my job to give life to the team in dying moments, says PR Sreejesh
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Rio Olympics 2016: It's my job to give life to the team in dying moments, says PR Sreejesh

Indian hockey captain PR Sreejesh, who played a pivotal role in his side's 2-1 win over Argentina at the Rio Olympics today, said it's his job to "give life" to the team in the dying moments of a match.

Rio 2016: Most of our paralympians are clean, claims Russian Olympic Committee chief
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Rio 2016: Most of our paralympians are clean, claims Russian Olympic Committee chief

Russian Olympic Committee President Alexander Zhukov said that most of his country's paralympians are absolutely "clean".

Rio Olympics 2016: French gymnast who broke his leg vows to be back for Tokyo 2020
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Rio Olympics 2016: French gymnast who broke his leg vows to be back for Tokyo 2020

French gymnast Samir Ait Said underwent surgery on the gruesome double break of his leg suffered at the Rio Olympics but vowed to try to come back for Tokyo 2020.

Rio Olympics 2016: Archer Deepika Kumari blames 'windy conditions' after India's ouster
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Rio Olympics 2016: Archer Deepika Kumari blames 'windy conditions' after India's ouster

India's greatest archery hope Deepika Kumari failed to deliver when it mattered the most and then blamed it on the windy conditions after the team went down 4-5 to Russia in the quarterfinals of the women's recurve competition.

Rio Olympics 2016: 'Poor start cost Jitu Rai a medal in 10m air pistol,' says coach Lalit Sharma
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Rio Olympics 2016: 'Poor start cost Jitu Rai a medal in 10m air pistol,' says coach Lalit Sharma

India's biggest medal hope Jitu Rai got a wake-up call when he finished eighth in the finals as the much-fancied shooters drew a blank in the pistol events at the Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro.

Rio Olympics 2016: Leander Paes claims he's a 'soft target' after men's doubles exit
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Rio Olympics 2016: Leander Paes claims he's a 'soft target' after men's doubles exit

An emotional Leander Paes did not hide his disappointment after losing the first round men's doubles match with Rohan Bopanna, stating that he has "become a soft target" and that is the reason why people are "taking potshots" at him.

Rio Olympics 2016: From Thomas Bach to Andy Murray, who said what at the opening ceremony
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Rio Olympics 2016: From Thomas Bach to Andy Murray, who said what at the opening ceremony

The world was enthralled by the vibrant Rio Olympics 2016 ceremony in Rio and here how top personalities reacted at the ceremony

Rio Olympics 2016: IOC chief appeals for unity in 'world of crises, mistrust' during opening ceremony
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Rio Olympics 2016: IOC chief appeals for unity in 'world of crises, mistrust' during opening ceremony

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach made an appeal for unity in a troubled world Friday as the opening ceremony for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games got under way.