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Yogeshwar Dutt's bronze in 2012 Olympics will not be upgraded to gold, says UWW
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Yogeshwar Dutt's bronze in 2012 Olympics will not be upgraded to gold, says UWW

Yogeshwar Dutt's London Olympics bronze medal will not be upgraded to gold after the United World Wrestling (UWW) on Tuesday made it clear that the top-place finisher in men's 60kg freestyle -- Togrul Asgarov -- never tested positive for a banned substance.

Yogeshwar Dutt’s London 2012 Summer Olympics medal turning silver is heartening after dismal Rio 2016
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Yogeshwar Dutt’s London 2012 Summer Olympics medal turning silver is heartening after dismal Rio 2016

Following a rather poor performance by wrestlers and dismal overall show at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Yogeshwar Dutt’s up gradation to silver is heartening news.

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 16 highlights: Rio hands Olympic flag to Tokyo in glittering closing ceremony
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Rio Olympics 2016, Day 16 highlights: Rio hands Olympic flag to Tokyo in glittering closing ceremony

Day 16 of the Rio Olympics 2016 will have India's wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt and marathon runners Thonnakkal Gopi, Kheta Ram and Nitendra Singh Rawat in action

Rio Olympics 2016: Married teammates aim for Britain's first women’s hockey gold
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Rio Olympics 2016: Married teammates aim for Britain's first women’s hockey gold

Married couple Kate and Helen Richardson-Walsh aim for sporting glory at the Olympics by helping Britain to a 1st women's hockey gold medal.

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.

Rio 2016: Chinese diver He Zi grabs silver and diamond as boyfriend proposes during medal ceremony
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Rio 2016: Chinese diver He Zi grabs silver and diamond as boyfriend proposes during medal ceremony

Shi Tingmao claimed gold for China in Sunday's 3m springboard diving final, but was relegated to third wheel by newly engaged teammates He Zi and Qin Kai.

Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps rules out a U-turn on his decision to retire
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Rio Olympics 2016: Michael Phelps rules out a U-turn on his decision to retire

Michael Phelps emphatically ruled out a U-turn on his decision to quit swimming after the Rio Olympics following a shock defeat on Friday in his final individual race.

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.

The Javier Sotomayor column: Usain Bolt could cement his legendary status at 2016 Rio Olympics
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The Javier Sotomayor column: Usain Bolt could cement his legendary status at 2016 Rio Olympics

Usain Bolt is set to be a superstar at the Rio Olympics. If he wins, he will become a better legend, since he is already a Olympic great.

Watch: Dentist and shooter Heena Sidhu aims for Olympic redemption at Rio
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Watch: Dentist and shooter Heena Sidhu aims for Olympic redemption at Rio

No Indian woman has won an Olympic medal in shooting. Shooter Heena Sidhu intends to change that.

Road to Rio: Weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu has potential to be Karnam Malleswari’s successor
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Road to Rio: Weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu has potential to be Karnam Malleswari’s successor

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu has both the potential and the right guidance to make a mark at the Olympics and change the face of Indian weightlifting.

Gunning for gold: Yogeshwar Dutt looking to make swansong appearance at Rio 2016 count
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Gunning for gold: Yogeshwar Dutt looking to make swansong appearance at Rio 2016 count

Ace wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt wants to bring the curtains down on his Olympic career by winning the gold medal at the upcoming Rio Games.

Rio 2016: Russia's ban in Olympics is political, says Svetlana Kuznetsova
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Rio 2016: Russia's ban in Olympics is political, says Svetlana Kuznetsova

Calling the decision unfair to ban Russia's track and field athletes from Rio Olympics tennis player Svetlana Kuznetsova blamed politics for it.

Saina Nehwal's preparations for Rio 2016 better than that in 2012, feels Prakash Padukone
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Saina Nehwal's preparations for Rio 2016 better than that in 2012, feels Prakash Padukone

Saina Nehwal is better equipped to win a medal in Rio than the Indian shuttler was when she claimed a bronze at the London Olympics, says Prakash Padukone

Weeks before Olympics, Rio security forces hit by recession, prompting safety concerns
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Weeks before Olympics, Rio security forces hit by recession, prompting safety concerns

Weeks ahead of the Olympics, Rio de Janeiro's security forces are pressed for funds,fueling worries about safety at the world's premier sporting event.

The usual suspects: Two more Russian medalists fail doping re-test from 2008 samples
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The usual suspects: Two more Russian medalists fail doping re-test from 2008 samples

The 'B' samples of two Russian women' weightlifting medalists from the 2008 Beijing Olympics have come back positive for steroids.

More skeletons in the cupboard: 5 Kazakhstan athletes fail doping retests from 2008, 2012 Olympics
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More skeletons in the cupboard: 5 Kazakhstan athletes fail doping retests from 2008, 2012 Olympics

Kazakhstan's national Olympic committee said five "A'' samples tested positive. Representatives in Switzerland are attending analysis of the "B'' samples.

Stop doping or explain to grandchildren why medals were snatched: IAAF chief Sebastien Coe
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Stop doping or explain to grandchildren why medals were snatched: IAAF chief Sebastien Coe

London 2012 chief Sebastian Coe said it would be "delusional" to think the Games may have been the dirtiest in history in the wake of positive drugs tests.

Sexual harassment charge: Sardar Singh must answer the questions instead of trying to dribble past controversy
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Sexual harassment charge: Sardar Singh must answer the questions instead of trying to dribble past controversy

The accusations that Ashpal has brought against Sardar are serious and needs immediate resolve. The Indian captain must not try to dodge past those.

Under-fire India hockey captain Sardar Singh denies charges of sexual harassment
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Under-fire India hockey captain Sardar Singh denies charges of sexual harassment

A British hockey player has alleged that India captain Sardar Singh is now refusing to marry her after forcing her to undergo abortion