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Rio <strong>Olympics</strong> 2016: Brazil gives social messages as torch relay kicks off

Rio Olympics 2016: Brazil gives social messages as torch relay kicks off

04 May 2016

Brasilia: Some of Brazil's best athletes were among the first 10 people in the South American country to carry the Olympic torch, which arrived in the capital city of Brasilia from Switzerland yesterday morning, beginning its journey through the country.

Rio Olympics,   Rio Olympics 2016,   Olympic torch relay,   Brasilia,   Brazil,   Maracana Stadium,   Olympics 2016,   rio de janeiro,   rio 2016,   Olympic torch relay,   Brazil Social Message,   Latest sports news,  
Rio <strong>Olympics</strong>: 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,  
Olympic 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.

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Dutee Chand fails to qualify for Rio <strong>Olympics</strong> despite breaking national record

Dutee Chand fails to qualify for Rio Olympics despite breaking national record

29 Apr 2016

New Delhi: Two national records were shattered with 100m sprinter Dutee Chand hogging the limelight on the opening day of the Federation Cup National Athletics Championships here yesterday. New Delhi: Two national records were shattered with 100m sprinter Dutee Chand hogging the limelight on the opening day of the Federation Cup National Athletics Championships here yesterday.

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Rower Dattu Bhokanal qualifies for Rio <strong>Olympics</strong>

Rower Dattu Bhokanal qualifies for Rio Olympics

26 Apr 2016

New Delhi: Indian rower Dattu Bhokanal yesterday qualified for the Rio Olympics after winning a silver in the finals of men's single sculls at the 2016 FISA Asian and Oceania Olympic Qualification Regatta at Chung-ju in South Korea.

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Salman Khan as the Rio <strong>Olympics</strong> goodwill ambassador; to be or not to be is the controversial question

Salman Khan as the Rio Olympics goodwill ambassador; to be or not to be is the controversial question

26 Apr 2016

New Delhi: Controversies revolving around the appointment of Salman Khan as the goodwill ambassador for Rio Olympics do not seem to be ending anytime soon. The who's who of Bollywood and sports fraternity have been issuing statements since the news broke. While the film industry is backing the superstar, a majority of sportspersons have taken a tough stand against the decision and are demanding that Salman be recalled.

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Salman Khan to be India's goodwill ambassador at Rio <strong>Olympics</strong>

Salman Khan to be India's goodwill ambassador at Rio Olympics

24 Apr 2016

New Delhi: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was yesterday unveiled as the goodwill ambassador of the Indian contingent for the Rio Olympics to be held later this year.

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Pinki Pramanik fights her way back to the tracks; hopeful for Rio

Pinki Pramanik fights her way back to the tracks; hopeful for Rio

29 Apr 2016

New Delhi: Four years after overcoming a controversy over her gender, Pinki Pramanik today returned to her first major athletics competition in the Federation Cup and finished seventh in the women's 100m dash here.

Pinki Pramanik,   Rio Olympics,   Pinki Pramanik rape,   Athletics Federation Cup,   Latest sports news,  
Milkhaji's comments were twisted: Farhan Akhtar

Milkhaji's comments were twisted: Farhan Akhtar

28 Apr 2016

New Delhi: Farhan Akhtar, who played Milkha Singh in biopic "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", feels the sprint legend's comments over the appointment of a Bollywood celebrity as the goodwill ambassador for the Indian contingent at Rio Olympics were taken out of context and twisted.

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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.

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