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<strong>Olympic</strong> torch to land in middle of Brazil crisis

Olympic torch to land in middle of Brazil crisis

03 May 2016

Brasilia: Brazil's Dilma Rousseff greets the Olympic flame today in what could be her last big public appearance as president if she is impeached.

Olympic,   Olympic torch,  Brazil crisis,   Dilma Rousseff,   Rio de Janeiro Olympics,   Planalto Palace,   Sports news ,  
Rio Olympics: Sachin Tendulkar accepts invitation to become India's goodwill ambassador

Rio Olympics: Sachin Tendulkar accepts invitation to become India's goodwill ambassador

03 May 2016

New Delhi: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has accepted Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) invitation to become the country's goodwill ambassador for the upcoming Rio Olympics.

Sachin Tendulkar,   Rio goodwill ambassador,   Olympic ambassador India,   Sachin Tendulkar Olympic,   Rio Olympics,   Latest sports news,  
Abhinav Bindra says yes; IOA waits for Sachin Tendulkar, AR Rahman

Abhinav Bindra says yes; IOA waits for Sachin Tendulkar, AR Rahman

29 Apr 2016

New Delhi: Celebrated shooter Abhinav Bindra was today roped in as goodwill ambassador of India's Olympic contingent alongside Bollywood star Salman Khan, while cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar was also approached for the role after the controversial actor's appointment created an uproar.

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In pics: Mascots who became celebrities

In pics: Mascots who became celebrities

29 Apr 2016

New Delhi: Since the mega sporting show Olympic is around the corner, the atmosphere is all charged up. When it comes to sports, players and star-performers come to the mind, but sport has many other dimensions as well. The Mascot of any sporting event is one of the important features of the event as it doubles up as the face of the show.

Mascots,   sporting evernts,   Sports,   Olympic,   Appu,   Shera,   Latest Sports News,  
Sony reports biggest annual operating profit in 8 years on restructuring, <strong>games</strong>

Sony reports biggest annual operating profit in 8 years on restructuring, games

28 Apr 2016

Tokyo: Japanese electronics maker Sony Corporation today reported its biggest annual operating profit since fiscal 2007 due to cost cuts in its struggling smartphone business and brisk demand for PlayStation 4 video-games.

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Russia leads <strong>2014</strong> doping tally, India stands third:  WADA

Russia leads 2014 doping tally, India stands third: WADA

28 Apr 2016

Montreal: Russia was the top drugs offender in 2014 accounting for 148 of the 1,693 doping violations recorded, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said.

WADA,   WADA doping tally,   Russia doping,   Doping in athletics,   Doping in India,   Sports doping,   Doping,   Russia,   Latest sports news,  
Salman Khan: Uneasy lies the head of the sultan

Salman Khan: Uneasy lies the head of the sultan

25 Apr 2016

New Delhi: Indian Olympic Association recently appointed Salman Khan as nation's goodwill ambassador for Rio Games which are going to be held in August. Expectations were that the move will be welcomed, given the megastar's extreme popularity amongst the global audience. But to its utter dismay, the association only received flak for choosing the film star for this honourable position, the reason being cited that he has contributed nothing to the field of sports in his entire life.

Olympic goodwill ambassador,   India Olympic rule,   Indian Olympic Association,   Salman Khan,   Latest sports news,  
IOA defends stand on Salman's appointment as goodwill ambassador

IOA defends stand on Salman's appointment as goodwill ambassador

25 Apr 2016

New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) yesterday rushed to justify its decision to appoint Bollywood star Salman Khan as the goodwill ambassador of the national contingent for the Rio Olympics after several current and former sports icons criticised the move.

Olympic goodwill ambassador,   India Olympic rule,   Indian Olympic Association,   Salman Khan,   Latest sports news,  
Video game addiction an escape route from depression

Video game addiction an escape route from depression

26 Apr 2016

London: Young adults are getting hooked to video gaming to escape from medical conditions like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder and depression, new research has revealed.

Video game addiction,   video games,   depression,   study on video games,   research on video games,   lifestyle news ,  
Under fire IOA approaches Sachin Tendulkar, AR Rahman for Rio Ambassador roles

Under fire IOA approaches Sachin Tendulkar, AR Rahman for Rio Ambassador roles

29 Apr 2016

New Delhi: Drawing flak for naming Salman Khan as the Indian Olympic contingent's goodwill ambassador, the IOA has now approached cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar and Oscar-winning music composer AR Rahman to take up the same role along side the controversial Bollywood star.

Rio ambassador,   Rio goodwill ambassador,   Sachin Tendulkar,   AR Rehman,   IOA,   Indian Olympic Association,   Rio Olympics,   Latest sports news ,  

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