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Luge racer Shiva Keshavan in talks with a 'couple of state governments' over establishing winter sports academy in India
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Luge racer Shiva Keshavan in talks with a 'couple of state governments' over establishing winter sports academy in India

Shiva Keshavan, the first Indian representative to compete in luge at the Winter Olympics, is aiming to build an academy to nurture talented youngsters and is in talks with a couple of state governments.

Winter Olympics 2018: Jagdish Singh finishes 103rd in cross-country skiing as Indian campaign at Pyeongchang ends
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Winter Olympics 2018: Jagdish Singh finishes 103rd in cross-country skiing as Indian campaign at Pyeongchang ends

Jagdish, who was making his Olympic debut, clocked 43.03 minutes while crossing the finish line at the Alpensia Cross-Country Skiing Centre to end his race at 103rd out of 119 competitors.

Winter Olympics 2018: Shiva Keshavan says representing India for the past 20 years has been a celebration
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Winter Olympics 2018: Shiva Keshavan says representing India for the past 20 years has been a celebration

Keshavan, the poster boy of winter sports in India for the last 20 years, brought the curtains down on his international career after taking part in his sixth Winter Olympics in South Korea.

Shiva Keshavan, India's lone warrior and the Winter Olympian this country does not deserve
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Shiva Keshavan, India's lone warrior and the Winter Olympian this country does not deserve

India's Shiva Keshavan finished 34th position at Pyeongchang 2018. He leaves the sport as Asia’s fastest man and India’s only six-time Winter Olympian.

Winter Olympics 2018: Cross country skier Jagdish Singh's journey from penury to Pyeongchang limelight
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Winter Olympics 2018: Cross country skier Jagdish Singh's journey from penury to Pyeongchang limelight

On 16 February, 26-year-old Jagdish Singh will represent India in cross-country skiing, becoming just the fourth ever Indian in history to do so.

Pyeongchang 2018: India's Shiva Keshavan finishes 34th in men's singles luge event at sixth and last Olympics
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Pyeongchang 2018: India's Shiva Keshavan finishes 34th in men's singles luge event at sixth and last Olympics

The 36-year-old Keshavan produced the best timing of his campaign as he covered the 1,344 metre track at the Olympic Sliding Center in 48.900 seconds in his third round heat.

Highlights Winter Olympics 2018, men's luge at Pyeongchang: India's Shiva Keshavan finishes 34th, David Gleirscher wins gold
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Highlights Winter Olympics 2018, men's luge at Pyeongchang: India's Shiva Keshavan finishes 34th, David Gleirscher wins gold

As Shiva Keshavan prepares to finish his 20-year Winter Olympics career on a high at Pyeongchang, catch our live blog of the men's singles luge event.

Winter Olympics 2018: Shiva Keshavan finishes 34th after two rounds of heats in men's singles luge
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Winter Olympics 2018: Shiva Keshavan finishes 34th after two rounds of heats in men's singles luge

A handful of supporters, including his family members, cheered Keshavan at the stands with Indian flags in their hands but he had a very bad start to his event.

Winter Olympics 2018 begin with vivid, colourful opening ceremony at Pyeongchang
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Winter Olympics 2018 begin with vivid, colourful opening ceremony at Pyeongchang

Take a look at some of the best pictures from the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Pyeongchang 2018: Meet Shiva Keshavan's biggest rivals as the Indian prepares to compete in his sixth Winter Olympics
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Pyeongchang 2018: Meet Shiva Keshavan's biggest rivals as the Indian prepares to compete in his sixth Winter Olympics

As Shiva Keshavan competes in his sixth Olympics, a look at the top names in contention in the men's singles luge event at Pyeongchang.

Winter Olympics 2018: When and where to watch Pyeongchang Games in India, live streaming on Jio TV
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Winter Olympics 2018: When and where to watch Pyeongchang Games in India, live streaming on Jio TV

Here is all you need to know about when and where to watch the 2018 Winter Olympics in India.

Winter Olympics 2018: Indian flag raised at Pyeongchang during welcome ceremony
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Winter Olympics 2018: Indian flag raised at Pyeongchang during welcome ceremony

A day before the beginning of the Winter Olympics, the Indian flag was raised at the games village at a formal team welcome ceremony.

Pyeongchang 2018: Shiva Keshavan and his long, often lonely, march as India's Winter Olympics torchbearer
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Pyeongchang 2018: Shiva Keshavan and his long, often lonely, march as India's Winter Olympics torchbearer

For 20 years, Keshavan has been a constant torchbearer for India at the Winter Olympics, walking along an often lonely path. And throughout it all — 20 winters of trudging through systemic indifference and rising debts — he's found a way of keeping the flame burning.

Winter Olympics 2018: A rookie's guide to the precise sport of luge
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Winter Olympics 2018: A rookie's guide to the precise sport of luge

The rules of luge are very simple, but luging, in itself, is quite complex. Essentially, lugers have to travel through a steep and inclined ice-track, and record the fastest finish time. Since lugers travel at speeds more than 120 km/h, their finish time is calculated to the thousandth of a second, making it one of the most precisely-timed sports in the world.

Winter Olympics 2018: Shiva Keshavan's fight to get athletes their due won't stop after his retirement from luge
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Winter Olympics 2018: Shiva Keshavan's fight to get athletes their due won't stop after his retirement from luge

Shiva, who took the world of luge by storm in 1998, is now all geared up to participate in the 2018 Pyeongchang Games — his sixth Olympic appearance.

Winter Olympics 2018: A visual explainer to luge, the sliding sport in which India's Shiva Keshavan will compete in
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Winter Olympics 2018: A visual explainer to luge, the sliding sport in which India's Shiva Keshavan will compete in

Here’s an in-depth look at luge, which will see India’s Shiva Keshavan compete for the sixth, and possible last, time in Pyeongchang.

Winter Olympics 2018: Nadeem Iqbal named as Jagdish Singh's coach for his Pyeongchang Games debut
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Winter Olympics 2018: Nadeem Iqbal named as Jagdish Singh's coach for his Pyeongchang Games debut

Iqbal's name as Jagdish's coach has been cleared by the Indian Olympics Association after being recommended by the High Altitude Warfare School (HAWS) at Gulmarg

Winter Olympics 2018: Shiva Keshavan says he would be happy if more Indians participate in the Games
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Winter Olympics 2018: Shiva Keshavan says he would be happy if more Indians participate in the Games

Competing in his sixth and last Winter Olympics, pioneer luger Shiva Keshavan wants to overcome a recent injury and end his international career with a flourish during the Pyeongchang Games, starting this week.

Winter Olympics 2018: From different sports to Indians in contention, a handy guide to the mega event at Pyeongchang
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Winter Olympics 2018: From different sports to Indians in contention, a handy guide to the mega event at Pyeongchang

With the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics just around the corner, here’s a handy primer for the mega event.

Winter Olympics 2018: Cross-country skier Jagdish Singh misses flight due to uncertainty over coach
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Winter Olympics 2018: Cross-country skier Jagdish Singh misses flight due to uncertainty over coach

Jagdish trains at the High Altitude Warfare School (HAWS) at Gulmarg and is scheduled to compete in the 15-km Nordic skiing freestyle event.