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Rio <strong>medal</strong> winners to be considered for Khel Ratna, Arjuna Awards

Rio medal winners to be considered for Khel Ratna, Arjuna Awards

24 May 2016

New Delhi: In a bid to ensure that Olympic medallists get immediate recognition, the Sports Ministry today said medal winners from the upcoming Rio Games will be considered for this year's Khel Ratna and Arjuna Awards.

Khel Ratna,   Arjuna Award,   Rio Olympics,   Indian athletes,   Latest sports news,  
Video: When Hitler was left thunderstruck in his own dome by an Indian’s magic

Video: When Hitler was left thunderstruck in his own dome by an Indian’s magic

26 May 2016

New Delhi: Considered as one of the greatest moments in the history of Indian sports, the 1936 Hockey Olympic final between India and Germany will be remembered for the heroics of the great, the wizard Major Dhyan Chand, who played the most important part in thrashing the host nation 8-1, all the while the Fuhrer, Adolf Hitler witnessed the entire game, awestruck and mesmerized by the stellar skills of the Major.

Indian men hockey team,   Indian hockey team,   Dhyan Chand,   Olympic 1936,   India at Olympics,   Summer Olympics,   Rio Olympics,   latest sports news,  
Mike Powell makes comeback at 52, aims for Rio <strong>medal</strong>

Mike Powell makes comeback at 52, aims for Rio medal

14 May 2016

Bengaluru: Confident of beating the best of yesterday even at 52, world record-holding long jumper Mike Powell has announced that he would try to qualify for this year's Olympic Games.

Mike Powell,   Long Jump,   Mike Powell in Olympics,   Rio Olympics,   Long Jump in Olympics,   Latest sports news ,  
Mary Kom fails to qualify for Rio 2016 <strong>Olympics</strong>

Mary Kom fails to qualify for Rio 2016 Olympics

21 May 2016

Astana: Indian boxing icon M.C. Mary Kom's dreams of representing India in what would have been her second and final Olympics in Rio were shattered after she faltered in the World Boxing Championships' second round here today.

Mary Kom,   Boxing,   World Championship,   World Boxing Championship,   Mary Kom in World Boxing Championship,   Sport news,  
Sachin Tendulkar meets Rio-bound wrestlers, boosts morale

Sachin Tendulkar meets Rio-bound wrestlers, boosts morale

24 May 2016

New Delhi: Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has met the Olympic-bound Indian wrestling contingent at a city hotel here and boosted the athletes' confidence ahead of the mega event in August.

Sachin Tendulkar,   Rio Olympics qualifiers,   Indian wrestlers,   Sachin meets wrestlers,   Latest sports news,  
Olympic golf champions to receive free pass to major championships

Olympic golf champions to receive free pass to major championships

05 Apr 2016

Augusta: When golf returns to the Olympics in Rio, the winners will receive more than a gold medal. They'll also get a free pass to all the major championships.

Rio Olympics,   Golf in Olympics,   Golf gold medal,   Latest sports news,  
My next objective is an Olympic <strong>medal</strong>, says Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar after qualifying for Rio

My next objective is an Olympic medal, says Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar after qualifying for Rio

19 Apr 2016

Rio de Janeiro: After becoming the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics, Dipa Karmakar has set her eyes on a podium finish at the Rio Games scheduled to be held in August.

Dipa Karmakar,   Rio Olympics,   Indian gymnast,   Indian woman gymnast,   Tripura,   Latest sports news,  
Thomas and Uber Cup: Women team eye another <strong>medal</strong>, uphill task for men

Thomas and Uber Cup: Women team eye another medal, uphill task for men

14 May 2016

Kunshan: After clinching a historic bronze medal in the last edition, the Indian women's team, led by Saina Nehwal, will eye another good show but it will be an uphill task for the depleted men's team at the Thomas and Uber Cup badminton tournament starting here tomorrow.

Thomas and Uber Cup,   Saina Nehwal,   India badminton team,   Latest sports news ,  
Russia leads 2014 doping <strong>tally</strong>, 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,  
Rio <strong>Olympics</strong>: AR Rahman joins Goodwill Ambassadors' list of India

Rio Olympics: AR Rahman joins Goodwill Ambassadors' list of India

13 May 2016

New Delhi: Oscar winning music composer A R Rahman yesterday agreed to be the Goodwill Ambassador of the Indian Olympic contingent, joining cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, ace shooter Abhinav Bindra and Bollywood star Salman Khan.

Olympic goodwill ambassador,   India Olympic rule,   Indian Olympic Association,   Salman Khan,   AR Rahman,   Latest sports news,  

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