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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.

Abhinav Bindra,   Indian Olympic Contingent,   Salman Khan,   Sachin Tendulkar,   ,  
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,  
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 ,  
Unfair to call me 'arrogant' for supporting Salman: Salim Khan

Unfair to call me 'arrogant' for supporting Salman: Salim Khan

29 Apr 2016

Mumbai: Veteran screenwriter Salim Khan, who has been criticised for supporting the appointment of his superstar son Salman Khan as the goodwill ambassador of the national contingent for the Rio Olympics, is unhappy at being called "unfair" and "arrogant".

salman khan,   rio olympics 2016,   Goodwill Ambassador,   Salman Khan goodwill ambassador,   Indian Olympic Association,   Salim Khan,   Entertainment 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.

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Involving Salman Khan is a good idea: Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr

Involving Salman Khan is a good idea: Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr

26 Apr 2016

Chandigarh: The controversy over appointment of Salman Khan as goodwill ambassador of the Indian Olympic contingent notwithstanding, hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr today felt involving the Bollywood superstar is a "good idea".

Salman Khan,   Goodwill Ambassador Salman Khan,   Indian Olympic,   Balbir Singh Sr,   Latest Sports News ,  
Salman Khan as the Rio Olympics 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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Rower Dattu Bhokanal qualifies for Rio Olympics

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.

Rio Olympic,   Rower Dattu Bhokanal,   Rowing in Rio Olympics,   FISA Asian,   Latest sports news,  
Rio <strong>Olympic</strong> flame to stay outside stadium

Rio Olympic flame to stay outside stadium

21 Apr 2016

Rio de Janeiro: In a break from tradition followed at previous Olympics, the flame for the Rio Games will shine in the downtown area of the host city rather than at the stadium.

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