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IAAF World Championship 2017: As Usain Bolt bids farewell, here's an interactive look at his top five races
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IAAF World Championship 2017: As Usain Bolt bids farewell, here's an interactive look at his top five races

As Bolt is preparing to grace the track for one final time, it is only fair we take a look at some of the unfathomable moments in his career

Jessica Ennis-Hill to receive third gold as Tatyana Chernova loses out for doping at IAAF 2011 World Championship
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Jessica Ennis-Hill to receive third gold as Tatyana Chernova loses out for doping at IAAF 2011 World Championship

Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill will belatedly receive a gold medal from the 2011 World Championships at the London Stadium on August 6 after original winner Tatyana Chernova was found guilty of doping.

First Lady: Dipa Karmakar on her journey to Rio Olympics 2016, the Produnova vault and more
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First Lady: Dipa Karmakar on her journey to Rio Olympics 2016, the Produnova vault and more

Watch Dipa Karmakar in conversation with author Meghna Pant, exclusively on First Lady.

Asian Athletics Championship Day 3 wrap: Sudha Singh's gold, four other medals maintain India's top spot
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Asian Athletics Championship Day 3 wrap: Sudha Singh's gold, four other medals maintain India's top spot

Along with Sudha Singh's gold in steeplechase, Anu Raghavan's silver in women's 400m hurdles, while woman triple jumper NV Sheena, men's 400m hurdler Jabir MP and the women's 4x100m relay team grabbed a bronze.

WADA partially lifts ban on Russian anti-doping agency, allows it to 'plan and co-ordinate testing' of samples
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WADA partially lifts ban on Russian anti-doping agency, allows it to 'plan and co-ordinate testing' of samples

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced on Tuesday a decision to give the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) the right for planning and collecting of doping samples.

Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik says wrestling has taught her that there are no shortcuts to success
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Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik says wrestling has taught her that there are no shortcuts to success

Aspiring to win another Olympic medal, Rio Games bronze medallist Sakshi Malik on Tuesday said wrestling for her was like offering a prayer.

PV Sindhu's appointment to Andhra Pradesh state govt marks increasing brand value after Olympic medal
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PV Sindhu's appointment to Andhra Pradesh state govt marks increasing brand value after Olympic medal

If the governments of the day have been generous, the corporate sector too has taken to PV Sindhu big time after her podium finish in Rio.

FIH confirm final line-ups for the men's Hockey World League semifinals
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FIH confirm final line-ups for the men's Hockey World League semifinals

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has confirmed the final line-ups for the men's Hockey World League Semi-Finals to be held here in June, following the conclusion of Round 2 and the subsequent update to the men's FIH World Rankings.

PV Sindhu vs Carolina Marin: Ahead of India Open 2017 final, a look at their 5 best matches
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PV Sindhu vs Carolina Marin: Ahead of India Open 2017 final, a look at their 5 best matches

PV Sindhu against Carolina Marin is fast becoming one of the biggest badminton rivalries in the women’s singles event. Take a look at some of their best matches.

India Open 2017: Carolina Marin hopes her title clash against PV Sindhu is entertaining for fans
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India Open 2017: Carolina Marin hopes her title clash against PV Sindhu is entertaining for fans

Talking about the title clash, Carolina Marin said: "If I play Sindhu it will be a good game for the spectators. I like playing here and I hope I get the support like I received so far."

Virat Kohli, Dipa Karmakar among sporting icons awarded with Padma Shri
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Virat Kohli, Dipa Karmakar among sporting icons awarded with Padma Shri

Indian cricket skipper Virat Kohli, Rio Olympics bronze medallist wrestler Sakshi Malik, gymnast Dipa Karmakar were honoured with the Padma Shri by President Pranab Mukherjee at a civil investiture ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Thursday.

IOC investigates recent allegations of suspect payments for Rio Olympics 2016
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IOC investigates recent allegations of suspect payments for Rio Olympics 2016

The International Olympic Committee said it would contact French authorities over bribes paid for Rio de Janeiro bidding allegations.

ISSF World Cup: Jitu Rai returns as pedigreed winner with gold medal, burying ghosts of Rio
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ISSF World Cup: Jitu Rai returns as pedigreed winner with gold medal, burying ghosts of Rio

By winning the men's 50m pistol event, 29-year-old Jitu Rai has truly restored his reputation of a pedigreed winner, which took a severe beating after his disappointing showing at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.

Malaysia Masters: Saina Nehwal’s commanding semifinal win shows she is getting back to her best
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Malaysia Masters: Saina Nehwal’s commanding semifinal win shows she is getting back to her best

Saina Nehwal’s rehabilitation from a horrible, career-threatening knee injury gathered further momentum at the Malaysia Masters, when she coasted into the women’s singles final with a brilliant 21-13, 21-10 win over No 5 seed, Yip Pui Yin, in a shade over the half-hour mark.

Simone Biles hails Dipa Karmakar for Rio feat, but shies away from considering Produnova
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Simone Biles hails Dipa Karmakar for Rio feat, but shies away from considering Produnova

American gymnast Simone Biles, who pocketed as many as four gold medals at the Rio Olympics, has called Dipa Karmakar an exciting talent and a role model for the aspiring kids in India.

Pro Wrestling League 2017: Sakshi Malik's win not enough as Delhi Sultans lose to Jaipur Ninjas
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Pro Wrestling League 2017: Sakshi Malik's win not enough as Delhi Sultans lose to Jaipur Ninjas

Having taken the mat for the first time after the Rio Games, Sakshi never looked as if she was away from the arena for so long.

PV Sindhu says there is more responsibility on her shoulders after Rio Olympics silver medal
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PV Sindhu says there is more responsibility on her shoulders after Rio Olympics silver medal

Olympic silver medallist shuttler PV Sindhu on Tuesday admitted that there is more responsibility on her shoulders post the Rio Games as everyone now wants her to achieve more laurels for the country.

Year in Review 2016: From Murray's rise to Sharapova's ban, 10 defining moments in tennis
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Year in Review 2016: From Murray's rise to Sharapova's ban, 10 defining moments in tennis

Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber emerged as the the standout players of 2016. Here's a look at some of the most defining moments of the 2016 tennis season.

Year in Review: 2016 has been good for Indian hockey, and 2017 provides chance to improve further
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Year in Review: 2016 has been good for Indian hockey, and 2017 provides chance to improve further

It’s been a year where much was promised. It’s also been a year where the advancement of the Indian hockey team has been perceptible, visible.

Year in Review 2016: Rio Olympics' 10 top moments that will be etched in people's memory
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Year in Review 2016: Rio Olympics' 10 top moments that will be etched in people's memory

The Olympics are also a celebration of passion, will and fortitude, of the triumph of humankind over all odds. The Rio Olympics was no different.