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Rio Olympic village 50 percent complete: Officials

Rio Olympic village 50 percent complete: Officials

19 Sep 2014

Rio de Janeiro: Construction work at Rio's 2016 Olympic village has reached 50 percent completion, authorities said. Located in the neighbourhood of Barra da Tijuca, west of Rio's city centre, the village will accommodate 18,000 athletes and officials.

Rio de Janerio,   Olympics 2016,   Rio's 2016 Olympic village,  Paralympic Games,  
Asian <strong>Games</strong> gives youngsters chance to shine, says Leander Paes

Asian Games gives youngsters chance to shine, says Leander Paes

19 Sep 2014

Mumbai: Veteran tennis star Leander Paes said that Indian youngsters have a good opportunity to shine at the Asian Games in Incheon in the absence of top players.

Asian Games,   Incheon,   Asian Games in Incheon,   Leander Paes,   tennis,   Rohan Bopanna,   Somdev Devvarman,  
For a bright future play what smart kids play

For a bright future play what smart kids play

19 Sep 2014

New York: Plan to enroll your kid into an extra-curricular activity like music or sports? Do not just go by popular names, instead look for a place that has high achieving members. It is simply because who you are hanging out with in those activities really matters, says a new study.

Smart kid,   Smart games,   Extra-curricular activities,   Peer pressure,   Friends ,  
Asiad opening to use digital technology for showcasing Korea

Asiad opening to use digital technology for showcasing Korea

18 Sep 2014

Incheon: The opening ceremony of the 17th Asian Games here on Thursday is expected to be a grand affair showcasing Korea's past and future by using digital technology.

Asian Games in Incheon ,  
Indian national flag hoisted at Asian <strong>Games</strong> Village

Indian national flag hoisted at Asian Games Village

18 Sep 2014

Incheon: The Indian tri-colour was on Thursday hoisted at the Asian Games Village in the presence of the Chef-de-Mission Adille Sumariwala, a day before the opening ceremony of the sporting extravaganza at the main stadium is scheduled to take place.

Indian tri-colour,   Asian Games Village,   Adille Sumariwala,  
35th National <strong>Games</strong> to be a hi-tech affair

35th National Games to be a hi-tech affair

18 Sep 2014

Thiruvananthapuram: A range of high-end sports technologies ranging from advanced TSR (Timing, Scoring and Results) system to instant scoring and replay mechanisms will be some of the major highlights of the 35th edition of the National Games to be held in Kerala from January 31, 2015.

Thiruvananthapuram,   high-end sports technologies,   TSR,   instant scoring,   replay mechanisms,   major highlights,   35th edition,   National Games,   Kerala,  
India aiming to make mark with big medal haul in Incheon

India aiming to make mark with big medal haul in Incheon

18 Sep 2014

Incheon: Bolstered by a better-than-expected performance in the Commonwealth Games, Indian athletes would now look to assert themselves against the sporting might of continental powerhouses such as China and Japan in the 17th Asian Games commencing on Friday.

Commonwealth Games,   Indian athletes,   Asian Games,  
Indian athletes hoping for improved show in Asian <strong>Games</strong>

Indian athletes hoping for improved show in Asian Games

18 Sep 2014

Incheon: After a below-par show in the Commonwealth Games at Glasgow, Indian athletes would look to regain the lost pride in the track and field events in the Asian Games starting here on Friday.

Commonwealth Games,   Indian athletes,   Asian Games,   Athletics Federation of India,   AFI,   Vikash Gowda,  
Deepika Kumari seeks to bury <strong>London</strong> ghosts with Asiad medal

Deepika Kumari seeks to bury London ghosts with Asiad medal

16 Sep 2014

New Delhi: The unpleasant memories of 2012 Olympics still fresh in her minds, Indian archery's blue-eyed girl Deepika Kumari is desperate to bury the ghosts of London with a medal-winning display in the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon.

Indian archer,   Deepika Kumari,   Asian Games in Incheon,  
Sardar Singh to be India's flag bearer at Asiad opening

Sardar Singh to be India's flag bearer at Asiad opening

18 Sep 2014

Incheon: Ending the suspense over who would be the Indian contingent's flag bearer at tomorrow's 17th Asian Games opening ceremony here, men's hockey team captain Sardar Singh was on Thursday bestowed with the honour.

Indian contingent at Asian games,   Sardar Singh,  

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