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Rio Olympics: Sakshi Malik brings home a bronze

Wrestler Sakshi Malik scripted history by winning bronze in the women’s 55kg freestyle event, the first for India in the Games. Beating Kyrgyzstan’s Aisuluu Tynybekova in the match for third-place, she has become the first-ever Indian woman to win an Olympic medal. Despite trailing by 5 points in the match,[Read More…]

Oops, I did it again- The Goel anthem at Rio

Well if you thought Salman Khan becoming the goodwill ambassador for India at Rio is the worst thing that could have happened then think again because, India’s international embarrassment, Vijay Goel has done it again. After taking Ms Shobha De’s twitter ‘advice’ very seriously, he has won a gold for[Read More…]

India at the Rio Olympics: Day 10

Indians had a mixed day at the Rio Olympics on Monday. On the Badminton front, Srikanth Kidambi and PV Sindhu kept the country’s hopes alive with advanced to the quarterfinals. PV Sindhu will play China’s Wang Yihan in the wee hours of Wednesday to secure a spot in the semifinals.[Read More…]

Rio Olympics Day 9 roundup

On the day 9th at Rio Jamaican runner Usain Bolt, 29, ran 9.81 seconds in 100m dash at his final Olympics to replicate his success at Beijing 2008 and London 2012 and win Gold. “Somebody said I can become immortal,” said Bolt. “Two more medals to go and I can[Read More…]

Is it a plane, a bird? Look it’s Usain Bolt!

Catch him if you can! Because Star Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt has proved that he is the fastest man on this earth. Bolt wrote his name in the history books, winning his third consecutive Olympic title in the men’s 100 metre event at the Rio Olympics 2016. He ‘bolt-ed’ through[Read More…]

Rio Olympics: Recap of Indian performances on Day 8

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the Indian contingent participating in the Rio Olympics, saying the country is proud of their “endurance, determination and dedication”. Taking to Twitter on Saturday, he added that victory and setbacks are a part of life. “I urge all athletes who have their games remaining to[Read More…]

Rio Olympics 2016: Day 6 round up

On the sixth day in Rio, Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna held the medal hopes high. Mirza, who has paired with Bopanna for the first time in the mixed doubles, was on a winning crusade. The first time partners defeated Australia’s Samantha Stosur and John Peers in straight sets 7-5,[Read More…]

Is India prepared for Rio Olympics 2016?

Unlike other countries’ athletes and players participating in the Rio Olympics 2016, our Indian players don’t just have to compete with world’s finest Olympians; they also have to bear the bureaucracy in sports. Since the onset of Rio Olympics 2016, India has been grappling with its bureaucratic structure’s incapability to[Read More…]

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