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Birthday boy Phelps books ticket for Rio in 200m butterfly event

Birthday boy Phelps books ticket for Rio in 200m butterfly event

30 Jun 2016

Omaha: Michael Phelps is headed to a fifth Olympics in the event that launched his epic Games career: The 200m butterfly.

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We are taking steps to address Zika virus risk: IOA

We are taking steps to address Zika virus risk: IOA

29 Jun 2016

New Delhi: Many top athletes around the globe might be pulling out of the Rio Olympics due to Zika virus concern but chef de mission of the Indian Olympic contingent Rakesh Gupta today said they are taking every possible steps to address any possible risk.

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Abhinav Bindra shares the pizza pole story in My Olympic Journey

Abhinav Bindra shares the pizza pole story in My Olympic Journey

27 Jun 2016

New Delhi: Abhinav Bindra's insane search for perfection had pushed him to climb, as a simulation of sorts, a 40-feet high 'pizza pole' that saw him conquer his 'fear' and go on to win a historic gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

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Karmakar shares painful loss at London <strong>Olympics</strong> in book

Karmakar shares painful loss at London Olympics in book

24 Jun 2016

New Delhi: Rifle shooter Joydeep Karmakar has experienced the pain of narrowly missing out on an Olympic medal and ahead of the Summer Games in Rio, he has penned down the hurdles created by coaches and officials in the run-up to the London Games.

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Through to <strong>Olympics</strong>, injured Vikas Krishan settles for bronze

Through to Olympics, injured Vikas Krishan settles for bronze

24 Jun 2016

Baku: Assured of an Olympic berth, Indian boxer Vikas Krishan (75kg) today settled for a bronze medal in the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) World Qualifying Tournament after he was ruled out of the semifinal clash owing to a cut on his forehead.

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I was more focused after Centennial Park bombing: Paes

I was more focused after Centennial Park bombing: Paes

25 Jun 2016

New Delhi: Leander Paes, one of the 12 individual Olympic medal winners that India has produced in its sporting history, says that surviving the Centennial Park bombing during the 1996 Atlanta Games made him more determined to win the coveted medal.

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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.

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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.

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Athletes have no chance of going to <strong>Olympics</strong>: Russian Sports Minister

Athletes have no chance of going to Olympics: Russian Sports Minister

20 Jun 2016

Moscow: Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko admitted on Saturday that the country's athletes' Olympic hopes are over following a decision made by the IAAF and supported by the IOC.

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Wanted Rio <strong>Olympics</strong> controversy to last long, says Salman Khan

Wanted Rio Olympics controversy to last long, says Salman Khan

20 Jun 2016

Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan, whose appointment as goodwill ambassador for Rio Olympics, had kicked up a storm, says he was not troubled by the controversy as he felt the issue helped spread more about the sports gala.

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