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Usain Bolt mulls Rio retirement segue

Usain Bolt mulls Rio retirement segue

28 Aug 2015

Beijing: Usain Bolt said he might end his glittering career at next year's Olympics after he completed a world sprint double in Beijing -- and got clattered by an electric scooter into the bargain.

Usain Bolt,   2016 Olympics,   100m,   200m,   Latest News,  
India need more tough tests ahead of Rio <strong>Olympics</strong>: Sreejesh

India need more tough tests ahead of Rio Olympics: Sreejesh

27 Aug 2015

New Delhi: Hockey team goalkeeper PR Sreejesh feels India need to go through tough tests against top teams to excel in next year's Rio Olympics. Sreejesh dedicated his Arjun award to the whole team, and said his recognition will motivate he and his teammates to do well in upcoming tournaments.

Indian Hockey team,   PR Sreejesh,   Rio Olympics 2016,   Latest News,  
Six <strong>Indians</strong> get byes at Asian Championship, Vikas seeded second

Six Indians get byes at Asian Championship, Vikas seeded second

26 Aug 2015

Bangkok: Defending champion Shiva Thapa (56kg) was among the six Indians who were handed first-round byes while Asian Games bronze-medallist Vikas Krishan (75kg) was the only one to be seeded at second as the country made a winning start at the Asian Championships here today.

Shiva Thapa,   Vikas Krishan,   Asian Championships,   Latest News,  
Yogeshwar wants to boost stamina, experiment ahead of <strong>Olympics</strong>

Yogeshwar wants to boost stamina, experiment ahead of Olympics

25 Aug 2015

New Delhi: Confident of securing an Olympic berth and that too with a gold-medal finish at the World Championship, star India wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt said an early qualification would give him enough time to work on increasing his stamina and experiment in the run-up to the Rio Games.

Olympics,   World Championship,   Indian wrestler,   Yogeshwar Dutt,   Stamina,   Rio Games,  
My burning desire is to win at Rio <strong>Olympics</strong>: Jitu Rai

My burning desire is to win at Rio Olympics: Jitu Rai

18 Aug 2015

New Delhi: He is modesty personified but Jitu Rai, now the benchmark of excellence in Indian shooting, doesn't shy away from expressing his "burning desire" to hit the bull's eye at next year's Rio Olympics, saying the Arjuna Award will act as additional morale-booster.

Jitu Rai,   Indian shooting,   Rio Olympics,   Arjuna Award,   Pistol shooter,   Latest News,  
ECB open to Olympic cricket, says chief executive

ECB open to Olympic cricket, says chief executive

21 Aug 2015

London: English cricket chiefs are no longer implacably hostile to the idea of Twenty20 featuring in a future Olympic Games, one of the country's top administrators said. England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive Tom Harrison's comments came on the same day as a protest outside The Oval ahead of the start of the fifth Ashes Test slammed global cricket bosses for, among other things, turning their back on the Olympics.

Twenty20 in Olympic Games,   England and Wales Cricket Board,   Tom Harrison,   Ashes Test,   the Olympics,   Latest News,  
<strong>Indians</strong> must live up to ideals of Constitution: Najeeb Jung

Indians must live up to ideals of Constitution: Najeeb Jung

14 Aug 2015

New Delhi: In what can be seen as a message to the ruling AAP, which has often termed his orders 'unconstitutional' in the bitter ongoing tussle between the two, Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today stressed on the need for citizens to live up to the ideals of the Constitution.

Indians,   Constitution,   Najeeb Jung,   AAP,   Lt Governor,   Najeeb Jung,   Latest States News ,  
Nanjappa wins India's sixth shooting quota for Rio <strong>Olympics</strong>

Nanjappa wins India's sixth shooting quota for Rio Olympics

11 Aug 2015

New Delhi: India's Prakash Nanjappa has earned a quota place for the 2016 Rio Olympics after finishing eighth in the finals of 50-metre men's pistol event at the ISSF World Cup in Gabala, Azerbaijan.

Prakash Nanjappa,   2016 Rio Olympics,   50 metre men pistol event,   ISSF World Cup in Gabala,   Latest News,  
 OGQ focussed on Rio <strong>Olympics</strong>

OGQ focussed on Rio Olympics

29 Jul 2015

Bengaluru: Not-for-profit organisation Olympic Gold Quest hoped that at least 25 of the 70 sportspersons they are currently supporting will qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

OGQ,   Olympic Gold Quest,   Rio Olympics,   2016 Olympic Games,   Rio de Janeiro,   Geet Sethi,   Rio Games,   Indian sportspersons,   Latest sports news ,  
Rio enters one-year sprint to Olympic Games

Rio enters one-year sprint to Olympic Games

06 Aug 2015

Rio De Janeiro: The one-year countdown to the Rio Olympics began with officials promising to overcome Brazil's usual chaos in a Summer Games that will transform the city and thrill the world.

2516 Rio Olympics,   Olympics in Brazil,   2016 Summer Games,   Latest News,  

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