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Rio Olympic committee chairman arrested on corruption and money laundering charges, says police
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Rio Olympic committee chairman arrested on corruption and money laundering charges, says police

The Rio Olympic games were credited with being a sporting success, but revelations of massive corruption during the preparations and in the naming of the host city have tarnished the legacy

One year on, the only legacy of Rio Olympics 2016 is abject dysfunction, not prosperity
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One year on, the only legacy of Rio Olympics 2016 is abject dysfunction, not prosperity

The true legacy that Rio 2016 has is that the Olympics must be delivered on more equitable and sustainable terms in the future.

Sonu Sood says 'it feels great to make a biopic on PV Sindhu'; film in scripting stage
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Sonu Sood says 'it feels great to make a biopic on PV Sindhu'; film in scripting stage

The research undertaken by Sonu Sood's team has impressed badminton champ PV Sindhu.

Rio Olympics 2016 was not perfect, but organisers exceeded expectations, says IOC
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Rio Olympics 2016 was not perfect, but organisers exceeded expectations, says IOC

The Rio de Janeiro Olympics may not have been perfect but organisers exceeded expectations given the political and economic situation in the South American country, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Tuesday.

British Olympic medallist Louis Smith handed two-month ban for mocking Islam
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British Olympic medallist Louis Smith handed two-month ban for mocking Islam

Olympic medallist Louis Smith was given a two-month ban by British Gymnastics on Tuesday for appearing to mock Islam.

Heena Sidhu pulls out of shooting championship in Iran; cites compulsory hijab rule as reason
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Heena Sidhu pulls out of shooting championship in Iran; cites compulsory hijab rule as reason

Indian pistol shooter Heena Sidhu has pulled out of the Asian Airgun Shooting Championship in Iran due to the compulsory hijab rule for all women athletes.

Olympic gold medallist swimmer Mack Horton set to return after cancer scare
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Olympic gold medallist swimmer Mack Horton set to return after cancer scare

Olympic gold medallist Mack Horton expects to be back in the pool training this week after having a suspect mole removed from his chest.

Saina Nehwal resumes badminton practice, may play China Open next month
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Saina Nehwal resumes badminton practice, may play China Open next month

Star Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal will return to competitive action at the China Open next month following a successful recovery from the knee injury that derailed her Olympic campaign

Dipa Karmakar to return BMW presented to her by Sachin Tendulkar due to bad roads in Agartala
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Dipa Karmakar to return BMW presented to her by Sachin Tendulkar due to bad roads in Agartala

Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar is going to return the BMW she was presented by Sachin Tendulkar owing to maintenance issues.

Japan Super Series: Kidambi Srikanth goes down fighting to Marc Zweibler
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Japan Super Series: Kidambi Srikanth goes down fighting to Marc Zweibler

K Srikanth went down to Marc Zweibler in a gruelling three-game men's singles QF tie to draw curtains on the Indian challenge at the Japan Super Series.

Indian players know they're at par with the best, says confident hockey coach Roelant Oltmans
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Indian players know they're at par with the best, says confident hockey coach Roelant Oltmans

Back in the national camp after a four-week break since the Rio Olympics, the Indian men's hockey team has shifted focus to the new season which starts with the Asian Champions Trophy in Malaysia where they will meet arch-rivals Pakistan

Niti Aayog unhappy with two medals at Rio 2016, wants at least 50 at 2024 Olympics
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Niti Aayog unhappy with two medals at Rio 2016, wants at least 50 at 2024 Olympics

The central government's think-tank Niti Aayog has devised a short-term and medium-to-long term action plan to help India achieve 50 medals at the 2024 Olympic Games

Delhi Golf club announces Rs 50 lakh in cash awards for Rio Olympics and Paralympics winners
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Delhi Golf club announces Rs 50 lakh in cash awards for Rio Olympics and Paralympics winners

The Delhi Golf club on Tuesday announced cash awards of Rs 50 lakhs for all medal winners from the 2016 Rio Olympics & Paralympics.

Vladimir Putin accuses Wada of hypocrisy after Olympic athletes' data leak
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Vladimir Putin accuses Wada of hypocrisy after Olympic athletes' data leak

President Vladimir Putin says the hack of Olympic athletes' data has cast a spotlight on a hypocritical decision to bar Russian athletes.

Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna slam Leander Paes’ comments on India’s mixed doubles pair at Olympics
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Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna slam Leander Paes’ comments on India’s mixed doubles pair at Olympics

Leander Paes' comments on India's mixed doubles pair at Rio OLympics have been publicly and vociferously slammed by Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna.

Rio Paralympics 2016: 'Mission accomplished', say organisers at the closing ceremony
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Rio Paralympics 2016: 'Mission accomplished', say organisers at the closing ceremony

Rio said farewell to the Paralympics Sunday in a closing ceremony showcasing Brazil's love for music and celebrating what many consider to have been a surprisingly successful Games.