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Gymnastics star Dipa Karmakar's golden comeback at Turkey should help her confidence soar high ahead of Asian Games
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Gymnastics star Dipa Karmakar's golden comeback at Turkey should help her confidence soar high ahead of Asian Games

Aat the Mersin Gymnastics Hall on Sunday, Dipa Karmakar opted for Handspring 360 and Tsukuhara 720 with difficulty ratings of 5.4 and 5.6 to log an impressive 14.100 and 14.200, and was miles ahead of her rivals.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Jitu Rai's 10m air pistol gold could rekindle Olympic ambitions after confidence-hit at Rio
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Jitu Rai's 10m air pistol gold could rekindle Olympic ambitions after confidence-hit at Rio

The Olympic peak still looms large over the unassuming Jitu Rai, but this performance may just will him for a repeat journey.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Gold medallist Mirabai Chanu reveals how she nearly quit weightlifting after Rio failure
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Gold medallist Mirabai Chanu reveals how she nearly quit weightlifting after Rio failure

Mirabai Chanu's record-breaking feats at the Commonwealth Games 2018 might never have happened had she decided to hang up her boots, which she nearly did after her disappointing show at the Rio Olympics in 2016.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Cate Campbell promises to make up for 'great choke' at 2016 Rio Olympics
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Cate Campbell promises to make up for 'great choke' at 2016 Rio Olympics

Cate Campbell is blazing the comeback trail after taking a year out from the sport, prompted by what Campbell described as the "greatest choke in Olympic history" in Rio.

Miami Open: Juan Martin Del Potro hopes to win third straight ATP title of 2018 at 'favourite' tournament
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Miami Open: Juan Martin Del Potro hopes to win third straight ATP title of 2018 at 'favourite' tournament

Juan Martin Del Potro captured his second ATP title in a row when he beat Roger Federer to win the Indian Wells Masters title.

Futuristic superhero characters chosen as mascots for 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics
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Futuristic superhero characters chosen as mascots for 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics

The Tokyo 2020 mascot will hope to replicate the success of Soohorang, the cuddly stuffed tiger from the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang handed out to athletes on the podium.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Sakshi Malik will look to upgrade Glasgow silver to gold at Gold Coast
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Sakshi Malik will look to upgrade Glasgow silver to gold at Gold Coast

At Gold Coast, the Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik will be leading India's charge in wrestling in the women's section and she would want to translate reasonable success in 2017 to a major success this year.

Mumbai Marathon 2018: On 2016 champ Nitendra Singh Rawat's comeback, Gopi Thonakal leaves with bragging rights
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Mumbai Marathon 2018: On 2016 champ Nitendra Singh Rawat's comeback, Gopi Thonakal leaves with bragging rights

In a race of small margins, Gopi held on to his pace and finished ahead of Nitendra Singh Rawat, the man he had been a pacer to in 2016.

Abhinav Bindra calls himself a 'lallu' athlete, says hard work won him the Olympic gold medal
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Abhinav Bindra calls himself a 'lallu' athlete, says hard work won him the Olympic gold medal

For Abhinav Bindra, joy came not from winning medals, but from having perfectly executed the skills that he has learnt, and meticulously perfected over the years.

Hockey World League Final 2017: Australia look to bury ghosts of Rio under new coach, says veteran Mark Knowles
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Hockey World League Final 2017: Australia look to bury ghosts of Rio under new coach, says veteran Mark Knowles

Having endured a "disappointing" Rio Olympics, world champions Australia are currently on a rebuilding process under a new coach Colin Batch and the Hockey World League Finals is their first step towards reclaiming their numero uno position in world hockey.

Meet Mirabai Chanu, the Manipuri weightlifter who made India proud by clinching gold at World Championships
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Meet Mirabai Chanu, the Manipuri weightlifter who made India proud by clinching gold at World Championships

Mirabai’s gold medal — India’s first at the prestigious World Championships since Karnam Malleswari’s medal in 1995 — also presented the 23-year-old lifter with redemption of sorts as she had failed to get an overall total at Rio Olympics.

Tainted Rio Olympics chief Carlos Nuzman conditionally freed from jail; awaits verdict on vote-buying scandal
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Tainted Rio Olympics chief Carlos Nuzman conditionally freed from jail; awaits verdict on vote-buying scandal

Brazilian judges on Thursday conditionally released from jail Carlos Nuzman, who is charged with corruption in an alleged vote-buying scandal to secure the 2016 games.

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

Rio Olympics 2016: Corruption, white elephants only legacy as Brazil struggles to recover from Games hangover
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Rio Olympics 2016: Corruption, white elephants only legacy as Brazil struggles to recover from Games hangover

The Rio de Janeiro Olympics was a world class party, but a year later, there's no end in sight to the painful hangover gripping Latin America's biggest country.

Rio Olympics chief lynchpin behind plot to bribe IOC during Games bid, allege Brazilian police officials
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Rio Olympics chief lynchpin behind plot to bribe IOC during Games bid, allege Brazilian police officials

Brazilian officials said that the country's Olympics chief was the "lynchpin" in a plot to bribe the International Olympic Committee into awarding Rio de Janeiro the 2016 Games

US Open 2017: Can Elina Svitolina wrap up breakthrough year with her maiden Grand Slam title?
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US Open 2017: Can Elina Svitolina wrap up breakthrough year with her maiden Grand Slam title?

Elina Svitolina has not been able to emulate her WTA Tour performances at the bigger stages and a question mark remains over her Grand Slams credentials.

World Badminton Championships 2017: Carolina Marin eyes 3rd title, says she is better prepared than Rio Olympics
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World Badminton Championships 2017: Carolina Marin eyes 3rd title, says she is better prepared than Rio Olympics

Carolina Marin says she has to forget the Olympic win which was a year ago, as she set sights on a hat-trick of World title

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Tori Bowie's hunger for success key to her gold medal win
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Tori Bowie's hunger for success key to her gold medal win

The momentum of Bowie's dip sent her sprawling onto the track but she had done enough to edge past Ivory Coast's Marie-Josee Ta Lou by one hundredth of a second

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Tori Bowie claims gold with dramatic finish in 100m final
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Tori Bowie claims gold with dramatic finish in 100m final

American Tori Bowie won the women's 100 metres world title on Sunday making up for her silver in last year's Olympics while Rio gold medallist Elaine Thompson struggled home in fifth place.

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.