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Deepa's life story is very inspiring and I have learned a lot from her, says Sakshi Malik
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Deepa's life story is very inspiring and I have learned a lot from her, says Sakshi Malik

Rio Olympics bronze-winning wrestler Sakshi Malik on Tuesday termed the life story of para athlete Deepa Malik as inspiring.

Paralympics 2016: India's Amit Kumar Saroha misses out on club throw bronze by a whisker
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Paralympics 2016: India's Amit Kumar Saroha misses out on club throw bronze by a whisker

India's Amit Kumar Saroha missed a bronze medal by a whisker in the men's F-51 club throw competition at the Rio Paralympic Games on Friday

Deepa Malik credits daring to dream as key reason behind winning Paralympics 2016 silver
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Deepa Malik credits daring to dream as key reason behind winning Paralympics 2016 silver

The first Indian woman to clinch a Paralympic medal, a thrilled Deepa Malik says her F-53 shot put silver is a result of being daring enough to dream.

As Rio 2016 fever builds up, here's a look back at India's greatest ever Olympic moments
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As Rio 2016 fever builds up, here's a look back at India's greatest ever Olympic moments

India's individual Olympic moments will go down in history as an amazing feat considering the times they were achieved in. Here's a look at some of them.

Rio Olympics 2016: Indian men's hockey team to skip opening ceremony
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Rio Olympics 2016: Indian men's hockey team to skip opening ceremony

The Indian men's hockey team will skip Friday's opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in order to keep fresh for its match against Ireland on Saturday.

Road to Rio: Irfan Thodi could 'walk' past the competition to an Olympic podium finish
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Road to Rio: Irfan Thodi could 'walk' past the competition to an Olympic podium finish

Irfan Kolothum Thodi is India’s medal aspirant in the 20km walk event in Athletics at the 2016 Rio Olympics that start from 5 August and ends on 21 August.

Road to Rio: Olympic debutantes Manu Attri-Sumeeth Reddy aim for podium finish in badminton doubles
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Road to Rio: Olympic debutantes Manu Attri-Sumeeth Reddy aim for podium finish in badminton doubles

The story of Badminton pairing Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy is of progression. They are the first Indian doubles team to qualify for badminton at the Olympics.

Road to Rio: Indian Navy wrestler Sandeep Tomar grapples to bring pride to India
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Road to Rio: Indian Navy wrestler Sandeep Tomar grapples to bring pride to India

Grappler Sandeep Tomar is confident of the wrestling contingent's medal chances at Rio, will he be one of the medal prospects?

Road to Rio: Nirmala Sheoran could be India's surprise package at Olympics 2016
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Road to Rio: Nirmala Sheoran could be India's surprise package at Olympics 2016

Nirmala Sheoran is a sprinter and an Olympic bound Indian quarter-miler. She is also a part of the Indian women’s 4x400m relay team that is bound for Rio.

Road to Rio: Veteran paddler Mouma Das gets another shot at Olympic glory after 12-year wait
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Road to Rio: Veteran paddler Mouma Das gets another shot at Olympic glory after 12-year wait

With 19 years of experience, Mouma Das is one of the most familiar faces in Indian table tennis.

Road to Rio: Greco-Roman wrestler Ravinder Khatri faces uphill task at Olympics
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Road to Rio: Greco-Roman wrestler Ravinder Khatri faces uphill task at Olympics

Ravinder will have a slew of intimidating opponents to defeat to clinch a medal at Rio. Will the grappler make his mark in Greco-Roman wrestling?

Road to Rio: Weightlifter Sathish Sivalingam aims to achieve father's unfulfilled dream at Olympics
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Road to Rio: Weightlifter Sathish Sivalingam aims to achieve father's unfulfilled dream at Olympics

Sathish Sivalingam works as a Senior Clerk with the Southern Railways, Chennai. He also happens to be the sole male weightlifter to represent Indian in Rio.

Road to Rio: Determined Gurpreet Singh could make a mark at 2016 Olympics
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Road to Rio: Determined Gurpreet Singh could make a mark at 2016 Olympics

Gurpreet who missed out on the 2012 Olympics will now be keen to make a mark at the Rio Olympics and plot yet another rise in his shooting career that has seen many ups and downs.

Road to Rio: Sprinter Srabani Nanda's Olympic hopes rest on a perfect performance
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Road to Rio: Sprinter Srabani Nanda's Olympic hopes rest on a perfect performance

26-year old Srabani Nanda from Orissa is a 100m, 200m and 4x100m Indian sprinter and qualified for the 200m and 4x100m relay for the Rio Olympics.

Road to Rio: Manika Batra, India's top women's table tennis player, is all in for Olympics
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Road to Rio: Manika Batra, India's top women's table tennis player, is all in for Olympics

Manika’s tryst with the sport began when she was just four years old, she is now the top-ranked women's table tennis player in India.

Road to Rio: Against all odds, shooter Prakash Nanjappa set to make Olympic debut at 40
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Road to Rio: Against all odds, shooter Prakash Nanjappa set to make Olympic debut at 40

At 40, Prakash Nanjappa will be making his Olympic debut and he is sure to leave no stone unturned to make sure he makes a mark.

Road to Rio: Jinson Johnson, the first Indian Olympian in Men's 800m event since 1984
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Road to Rio: Jinson Johnson, the first Indian Olympian in Men's 800m event since 1984

Jinson Johnson will look to become the first Indian athlete to advance to the second round in the Men's 800m event for the first time since 1980.

Road to Rio: Indian women's hockey team return to Olympics after 36 years with high hopes
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Road to Rio: Indian women's hockey team return to Olympics after 36 years with high hopes

The Indian women's hockey team is playing at the Olympics after 36 years after the 1980 Rome Games, where they finished fourth. At Rio 2016, they will hope to replicate that position.

Road to Rio: Bombayla Devi Laishram, the veteran Indian archer looking to end on a high at Olympics 2016
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Road to Rio: Bombayla Devi Laishram, the veteran Indian archer looking to end on a high at Olympics 2016

Bombayla Devi who will in all probability participate in her final Olympics will look to leave a mark at the Games

Road to Rio: Together, Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa have potential for a badminton medal
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Road to Rio: Together, Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa have potential for a badminton medal

Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa don't start as outright favorites but, if they can manage to make it to the top two of in their group, they can make the quarterfinals and even reach the semis.