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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.

Rio Olympics 2016: Indian men's hockey team to skip opening ceremony
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Rio Olympics 2016: Indian men's hockey team to skip opening ceremony

The Indian men's hockey team will skip Friday's opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in order to keep fresh for its match against Ireland on Saturday.

#Gold for #IND at #Rio2016: How to show your love for Team India on Twitter
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#Gold for #IND at #Rio2016: How to show your love for Team India on Twitter

As we cheer for Team India at home, we can make our voice heard till Rio and beyond with the help of social media. Check out how!

Rio Olympics 2016: India to win solitary gold medal and eight overall, predicts Goldman Sachs
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Rio Olympics 2016: India to win solitary gold medal and eight overall, predicts Goldman Sachs

India will win eight medals including one gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, according to the 'Olympics and Economics report' released by Goldman Sachs.

India at Rio Olympics 2016: Biggest contingent aims for double medal figures
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India at Rio Olympics 2016: Biggest contingent aims for double medal figures

India's biggest ever contingent would nonetheless be eyeing a historic medal haul when the 31st Olympics – the first ever in South America – get underway in Rio.

Rio 2016: As world gears up for Olympics, here are some Russians who’ll miss out due to doping scandal
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Rio 2016: As world gears up for Olympics, here are some Russians who’ll miss out due to doping scandal

The International Olympic Committee eased a ban on Russian athletes competing in the Rio Games, but 119 out of 387 athletes still face a ban from the Olympics.

Road to Rio: Indian Navy wrestler Sandeep Tomar grapples to bring pride to India
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Road to Rio: Indian Navy wrestler Sandeep Tomar grapples to bring pride to India

Grappler Sandeep Tomar is confident of the wrestling contingent's medal chances at Rio, will he be one of the medal prospects?

Road to Rio: Nirmala Sheoran could be India's surprise package at Olympics 2016
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Road to Rio: Nirmala Sheoran could be India's surprise package at Olympics 2016

Nirmala Sheoran is a sprinter and an Olympic bound Indian quarter-miler. She is also a part of the Indian women’s 4x400m relay team that is bound for Rio.

Road to Rio: Veteran paddler Mouma Das gets another shot at Olympic glory after 12-year wait
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Road to Rio: Veteran paddler Mouma Das gets another shot at Olympic glory after 12-year wait

With 19 years of experience, Mouma Das is one of the most familiar faces in Indian table tennis.

Road to Rio: Weightlifter Sathish Sivalingam aims to achieve father's unfulfilled dream at Olympics
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Road to Rio: Weightlifter Sathish Sivalingam aims to achieve father's unfulfilled dream at Olympics

Sathish Sivalingam works as a Senior Clerk with the Southern Railways, Chennai. He also happens to be the sole male weightlifter to represent Indian in Rio.

Narsingh Yadav exonerated by NADA, but still a long way from entering Olympic arena
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Narsingh Yadav exonerated by NADA, but still a long way from entering Olympic arena

It simply means that Narsingh has been exonerated of the punishment for testing positive. For all practical purposes, he remains a dope tainted athlete, as he tested positive not once but three times

Road to Rio: Can wrestler Sakshi Malik pick up where Geeta Phogat left off at Olympics 2016?
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Road to Rio: Can wrestler Sakshi Malik pick up where Geeta Phogat left off at Olympics 2016?

Sakshi Malik has always played second fiddle to Geeta phogat in their wrestling category, but this Olympic event paints a different picture.

Road to Rio: Sprinter Srabani Nanda's Olympic hopes rest on a perfect performance
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Road to Rio: Sprinter Srabani Nanda's Olympic hopes rest on a perfect performance

26-year old Srabani Nanda from Orissa is a 100m, 200m and 4x100m Indian sprinter and qualified for the 200m and 4x100m relay for the Rio Olympics.

Road to Rio: Manika Batra, India's top women's table tennis player, is all in for Olympics
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Road to Rio: Manika Batra, India's top women's table tennis player, is all in for Olympics

Manika’s tryst with the sport began when she was just four years old, she is now the top-ranked women's table tennis player in India.

Road to Rio: Against all odds, shooter Prakash Nanjappa set to make Olympic debut at 40
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Road to Rio: Against all odds, shooter Prakash Nanjappa set to make Olympic debut at 40

At 40, Prakash Nanjappa will be making his Olympic debut and he is sure to leave no stone unturned to make sure he makes a mark.

Road to Rio: Manavjit Singh Sandhu is missing only one mark in his record – an Olympic medal
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Road to Rio: Manavjit Singh Sandhu is missing only one mark in his record – an Olympic medal

Manavjit Singh Sandhu is a veteran shooter and a former world number won who has won at every major tournament – except an Olympic medal.

Road to Rio: Sania Mirza and Prarthana Thombare could cause an upset or two at Olympics 2016
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Road to Rio: Sania Mirza and Prarthana Thombare could cause an upset or two at Olympics 2016

if Sania Mirza and Prarthana Thombare manage to channelise their past experience and fighting spirit, they have the potential to advance at the Rio Olympics.

Road to Rio: If experienced Leander Paes-Rohan Bopanna adapt together, they can go far at Olympics 2016
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Road to Rio: If experienced Leander Paes-Rohan Bopanna adapt together, they can go far at Olympics 2016

Both Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna are among the top international men's doubles players and if they adapt together quickly, they could go far ahead at the Olympics, and on their day, even beat some of the best.

Road to Rio: Young swimmer Sajan Prakash can gain valuable experience from Olympics 2016
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Road to Rio: Young swimmer Sajan Prakash can gain valuable experience from Olympics 2016

While the expectation of an Olympic medal, or even a place in the final, from Sajan Prakash will be implausible, but he will be hoping for individual improvement.

Road to Rio: Kidambi Srikanth, India's only men's singles shuttler, is a strong medal prospect
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Road to Rio: Kidambi Srikanth, India's only men's singles shuttler, is a strong medal prospect

While the men's singles draw will undoubtedly be tough, world number 11 Kidambi Srikanth has the ability to cause big upsets, as we have seen in the past, and can be looked at as a potential medal prospect.