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Rio mayor's accounts frozen in Olympics corruption case

Sat, 12/10/2016 - 09:36

Rio de Janeiro, Dec 10 (IANS) A Brazilian court has frozen bank accounts belonging to Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes, who is accused of malfeasance in connection with the construction of the golf course used during the 2016 Olympics.

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I would've returned from Rio with a medal: Mary Kom

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 21:20

Shillong, Sep 6 (IANS) Indian female boxing icon M.C. Mary Kom on Tuesday said she would have returned home from Rio with a medal had she qualified to compete in the Rio Olympics.

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Shuttler Srikanth loses to Lin Dan in Olympic quarters

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 22:46

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 17 (IANS) India's Kidambi Srikanth went down fighting to two-time defending champion Lin Dan of China in the quarter-finals of the men's singles event of badminton competitions at the Olympic Games here on Wednesday.

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India endures day of heartbreaks at Rio

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 22:40

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 17 (IANS) It turned out to be another day of heartbreaks for India at the Rio Olympics with wrestler Vinesh Phogat's victory march halted by a freak injury and Sakshi Malik losing her quarter-final bout while shuttler Kidambi Srikanth's valiant fight in the semi-final ended on the losing side.

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Vinesh injured, Sakshi disappoints at Rio

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 22:04

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 17 (IANS) Women wrestlers Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat lost their respective quarter-final bouts in contrasting fashion to dent India's medal chances in the category at the Rio Olympics here on Wednesday.

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Shuttler Srikanth loses to Lin Dan in Olympic quarters

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 19:04

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 17 (IANS) India's Kidambi Srikanth went down fighting to two-time defending champion Lin Dan in the quarter-finals of the Men's Singles event of Badminton competitions at the Olympic Games here on Wednesday.

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Srikanth's dream run continues, athletes disappoint at Rio

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 21:00

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15 (IANS) Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth's entry into the quarter-finals kept India's medal hopes alive as the athletes continued to cut a sorry figure while wrestler Ravinder Khatri also flopped in his bout at the Rio Olympics here on Monday.

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India lacked experience, quality to beat Belgium: Oltmans

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 00:32

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15 (IANS) India's men's hockey team chief coach Roelant Oltmans conceded that Belgium played with much more quality and experience and deserved to progress to the semi-finals here on Sunday.

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India lose to Belgium 1-3 in quarters But won the hearts after 1980

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 22:40

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 14 (IANS) Striker Sebastian Dockeier struck twice in Belgium's 3-1 triumph over India on Sunday putting paid to the latter's hopes of making it to the men's hockey semi-finals at the Olympics after a long gap of 36 years.

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Sania-Bopanna beaten in mixed doubles

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 21:52

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 14 (IANS) Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna were beaten 1-6, 5-7 by Czechs Lucie Hradecka and Radek Stepanek in the tennis mixed doubles bronze level match at the Rio Olympics here on Sunday.

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Saina crashes out, Srikanth wins at Olympics

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 21:04

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 14 (IANS) India's premier shuttler Saina Nehwal suffered a shock exit while Kidambi Srikanth won his group round match in the Rio Olympics here on Sunday.

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