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Pullela Gopichand hopeful of good results by Indian shuttlers in coming weeks, says busy schedule, injuries took a toll
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Pullela Gopichand hopeful of good results by Indian shuttlers in coming weeks, says busy schedule, injuries took a toll

Indian shuttlers have been dealing with a series of injuries this year, affecting their plans and preparations for the qualifying cycle of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Mirabai Chanu's World Championships gold could be game-changing moment in Indian weightlifting history
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Mirabai Chanu's World Championships gold could be game-changing moment in Indian weightlifting history

Mirabai Chanu has now broken free from her idol’s shadow and will be an inspiration, perhaps an even greater one that the path-breaking Kunjarani Devi.

World Wrestling Championships 2017: Blame lies with WFI president for India's dismal show in Paris
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World Wrestling Championships 2017: Blame lies with WFI president for India's dismal show in Paris

What Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, president of the WFI needs to do is introspection and humbly own the responsibility after Indian wrestlers' dismal show in Paris.

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.

OP Jaisha hospitalised after testing positive for swine flu
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OP Jaisha hospitalised after testing positive for swine flu

Olympian OP Jaisha, who returned from owith fever and body ache last week, has been hospitalised after she was tested positive for H1N1, two days after another athlete Sudha Singh was found to be suffering from the same.

PV Sindhu says she's ready to give her heart out for gold in Rio Olympics final
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PV Sindhu says she's ready to give her heart out for gold in Rio Olympics final

P V Sindhu today said she is in fact looking forward to ending ace shooter Abhinav Bindra's reign as the country's sole individual Olympic gold-medallist.

Babita Kumari loses her wrestling bout, bows out of Rio Olympics 2016
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Babita Kumari loses her wrestling bout, bows out of Rio Olympics 2016

Wrestler Babita Kumari lost 1-5 to Greece's Maria Prevolaraki in the women's Freestyle 53 kg 1/8 Final at the Rio Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday.

Rio Olympics 2016 Highlights Day 8: Sania-Rohan lose in semis; Lalita Babar into finals
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Rio Olympics 2016 Highlights Day 8: Sania-Rohan lose in semis; Lalita Babar into finals

India's Rio 2016 Olympics reaches Day 8 as Sania Mirza-Rohan Bopanna are premier medal hopes and Gurpreet Singh is in the rapid fire pistol qualifiers.

Rio Olympics 2016: Gagan Narang, Chain Singh fail to qualify in 50m rifle prone event
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Rio Olympics 2016: Gagan Narang, Chain Singh fail to qualify in 50m rifle prone event

India's Olympic Games misery continued as 2012 bronze medal winner Gagan Narang and Chain Singh failed to qualify for the 50m Rifle Prone event in Rio.

Rio Olympics Discussion: Firstpost Gameplan on India's first day at the Games
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Rio Olympics Discussion: Firstpost Gameplan on India's first day at the Games

The opening day of Rio Olympics 2016 brought mixed fortunes for India.

Rio Olympics 2016 football roundup: Carli Lloyd, Marta lead USA, Brazil into last eight
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Rio Olympics 2016 football roundup: Carli Lloyd, Marta lead USA, Brazil into last eight

United States kept their quest for fourth straight women's football gold firmly on track when captain Carli Lloyd ensured a 1-0 victory over France to qualify for the quarter-finals.

Olympics 2016 Day 2: All eyes on Dipa Karmakar as gymnast eyes history in Rio
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Olympics 2016 Day 2: All eyes on Dipa Karmakar as gymnast eyes history in Rio

She has already grabbed a piece of history by becoming the first Indian female gymnast to qualify for the Olympics and Dipa Karmakar would aim to touch greater heights when she competes at the Rio Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Rio Olympics 2016: Jeers for Brazil president during opening ceremony, protests dampen celebrations
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Rio Olympics 2016: Jeers for Brazil president during opening ceremony, protests dampen celebrations

The Maracana stadium erupted in jeers as Brazil's unpopular interim president Michel Temer opened the Rio Olympics on Friday — and the hostility spread far beyond the sports venue.

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 1 highlights: Atanu Das gives India positive start, women archers disappoint
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Rio Olympics 2016, Day 1 highlights: Atanu Das gives India positive start, women archers disappoint

Deepika Kumari, Laishram Bombayla Devi and Laxmi Rani Majhi lead the Indian charge for the country's first ever medal in Olympic Games archery in Rio.

Rio Olympics 2016: Indian men's and women's hockey team's gear for elusive medal hunt
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Rio Olympics 2016: Indian men's and women's hockey team's gear for elusive medal hunt

Indian men's team will look to break their 36-year-long medal jinx when the hockey competition begins at the Rio Olympics on Saturday.

Rio Olympics 2016: Atanu Das finishes fifth in men's individual archery ranking round
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Rio Olympics 2016: Atanu Das finishes fifth in men's individual archery ranking round

Atanu Das showed composure and skill to bounce back from a poor start to finish fifth in the qualification round as archery got underway at Rio de Janeiro.

Rio Olympics 2016: Russia doping scandal deepens as Richard McLaren accuses IOC of twisting his report
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Rio Olympics 2016: Russia doping scandal deepens as Richard McLaren accuses IOC of twisting his report

Anti-doping investigation leader Richard McLaren has accused the IOC of twisting the conclusions of his report on state-run substance abuse in Russia.

Rio Olympics 2016: President Pranab Mukherjee wishes luck to Indian contingent
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Rio Olympics 2016: President Pranab Mukherjee wishes luck to Indian contingent

President Pranab Mukherjee extended his best wishes to the Indian athletes participating in the Rio Olympic Games and said they should also promote unity and friendship with sportspersons of other nations.

Rio 2016: Saudi Arabia's women contingent show ambition after 2012 London Olympics success
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Rio 2016: Saudi Arabia's women contingent show ambition after 2012 London Olympics success

Saudi Arabia's delegation will include four women, an unprecedented number for a country where women's rights are severely restricted, at the Rio Olympics.