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Roadies will not hinder my preparations for Rio, says Sushil Kumar  Nov 26, 4:12 pm
New Delhi, Nov 26 (ANI): Olympic Silver Medallist Sushil Kumar has insisted that his participation in television reality show 'MTV Roadies' is not going to affect his preparations for the Rio Olympics.
Spieth to treat Olympics as 'fifth major'  Nov 24, 1:42 pm
Johannesburg, Nov.24 (ANI): World number one golfer Jordan Spieth has expressed that he is excited about the sport's return to the Olympics and said that he is treating next year's mega-event as a 'fifth major'.
ICC exploring prospects of cricket inclusion in Olympics  Nov 23, 11:29 am
Johannesburg, Nov.23 (ANI): David Richardson, the chief executive of the International Cricket Council (ICC), has confirmed that possibilities of including cricket in the summer Olympics are being explored following a positive meeting with the officials of the International Olympic Committee.
IAAF slaps provisional suspension on Russia over doping scandal  Nov 14, 5:20 pm
London, Nov.14 (ANI): In a bid to restore the sport's credibility before the Rio Olympics, the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) has provisionally suspended Russia from all competitions amidst mounting allegations of rampant doping scandal in the country.
Russian President Putin orders internal probe into doping scandal  Nov 12, 3:06 pm
London, Nov. 12 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that his country must do everything to get rid of doping, ordering an internal inquiry into mounting allegations of rampant doping scandal in athletics in the country.
Mo Farah to miss World Indoor Championship to focus on Rio  Nov 12, 12:45 pm
London, Nov. 12 (ANI): British sprinter Mo Farah will miss next year's World Indoor Championships in order to focus on defending his Olympic title at Rio in Brazil.
Hockey India announces dates for 6th National Championships   Oct 31, 12:19 pm
New Delhi, Oct.31 (ANI): Hockey India has announced the dates for the 6th National Championships 2016, starting from January 29 at Nagaon, Assam.
Abhinav Bindra steps down from TOP Committee  Oct 29, 9:19 pm
New Delhi, Oct.29 (ANI): Ace Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra on Thursday tendered his resignation as a member of the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) Committee in order to completely divert his focus towards his training and preparation for next year's Rio Olympics.
Japan gives emphasis on eco-system, tourism   Oct 28, 1:25 pm
Tokushima/ Tokyo, Oct. 28 (ANI): LED lighting illuminates the city at night. LED lights are now available in all colors and spread all across the city.
Djokovic aims to clinch medal at Rio  Oct 14, 10:17 am
Johannesburg, Oct.14 (ANI): World number one Novak Djokovic has said that 2016 Rio Olympics will be one of his priority as he is looking forward to clinch a medal for his country.
Rio Olympics to make huge cutbacks to avoid `lavish spending`  Oct 6, 5:31 pm
London, Oct.6 (ANI): The organisers of Rio 2016 Olympics are making major financial cutbacks in order to avoid going over budget of 3.6 billion dollars.
Are 2016 Olympics on Bella Hadid's mind?  Oct 1, 1:14 pm
Washington D.C., Oct. 1 (ANI): After walking in her sister Gigi Hadid's footsteps in the fashion industry, Bella Hadid is trying to make a name for herself in something else.
Sonowal backs Mary Kom, other players, says they will get full financial support from Centre  Sep 24, 8:49 pm
New Delhi, Sept.24 (ANI): Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Sarbananda Sonowal said on Thursday that there was no question of anybody discriminating against Manipur-based champion boxer Mary Kom or any other player taking part in the forthcoming Olympics in Rio, Brazil, and added that all players will get full financial or any other support they require to perform to the best of their ability ahead of the 2016 Games.
Shot putter Manpreet Kaur breaks National record to secure Rio Olympics berth  Sep 16, 9:11 pm
Kolkata, Sept. 16 (ANI): Railways shot putter Manpreet Kaur became the latest Indian athlete to secure a berth for next year's Rio Olympics when she set a new national record in the women's shot put event at the 55th National Open Athletics Championships here on Wednesday.
`Sprint King` Bolt ends season to focus on 2016 Rio Olympics  Sep 8, 11:05 am
Johannesburg, Sept. 8 (ANI): Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has ruled himself out of the rest of the season after his triple gold medal success at last month's world championships in Beijing.
Skipper Ritu Rani calls on Indian eves to `work harder` for Rio Olympics   Aug 29, 3:45 pm
New Delhi, Aug 29 (ANI): Indian women's hockey team captain Ritu Rani has insisted that her side will have to 'work harder' in order to succeed at the Rio Olympics next year.
Herbalife India felicitates Indian contingent for 2015 Special Olympics World Games  Aug 19, 8:10 pm
New Delhi, Aug.19 (ANI-NewsVoir): Herbalife International India Pvt Ltd, a leading global nutrition company along with Olympic Medal Winner, Mary Kom, felicitated the Indian contingent for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games, which was held from July 25 to August 2, 2015, in Los Angeles, United States.
Saina says 'I am happy to bring a silver medal for the country'  Aug 18, 6:05 pm
Hyderabad, Aug.18 (ANI): Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal on Tuesday said that she is happy to bag silver medal in the World Badminton Championship, adding that she tried her best to win the match, but things just didn't fall into place.
India thrash France 4-1 in second hockey Test  Aug 6, 11:29 am
New Delhi, Aug. 6 (ANI): India defeated France 4-1 in the second Test at Wattignies on Wednesday.
Beijing wins bid to host 2022 Winter Olympics, Paralympics  Jul 31, 5:01 pm
London, July 31 (ANI): Beijing edged past Kazakhstan to win the battle to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics on Friday after a secret ballot in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Athletes may have to swim in 'raw sewage' at 2016 Rio Olympics   Jul 31, 12:46 pm
Washington DC, July 31 (ANI): With the recent water sight inspection conducted in Rio de Janeiro, it looks like athletes will be swimming in the swamp of garbage at the 2016 Olympics.
IOC boss admits Rio 2016 Olympics face 'pollution challenges'   Jul 29, 10:34 pm
London, July 29 (ANI): The International Olympic Committee president has admitted that organizers of the next year's Rio Games face serious challenges over cleaning up the polluted bay where the sailing events are scheduled to be held.
India's women archery team seals 2016 Rio Olympic berths  Jul 28, 7:55 pm
Copenhagen, July 28 (ANI): The Indian women's recurve team produced a resilient performance on Tuesday as they have secured the 2016 Rio Olympics berth after defeating their German opponents at the archery World Championships in Denmark.
Boston ends 2024 Olympic bid due to paucity of public support  Jul 28, 9:26 am
London, July 28 (ANI): Boston's bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics has come to an end after the city Mayor agreed with United States Olympic Committee (USOC) to end the bid due to lack of public support.
Go Canada! Justin Bieber shows support at 2015 Special Olympics   Jul 27, 11:06 am
Washington DC, July 27 (ANI): Justin Bieber recently showed his patriotic side as the singer was seen supporting Canada at the opening ceremony of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games.