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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.
Avril Lavigne makes her comeback after battling Lyme disease  Jul 27, 10:11 am
Washington DC, July 27 (ANI): After fighting Lyme disease, Avril Lavigne recently gave her first public performance in more than a year at the opening ceremony for the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles.
Michelle Obama kicks off Special Olympics in LA  Jul 26, 5:51 pm
Washington DC, July 26 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's wife Michelle Obama opened Special Olympics World Games on July 25 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and welcomed around 6,500 athletes from 165 countries.
Google doodle marks 14th Special Olympics World Summer Games  Jul 25, 9:19 am
New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): Google doodle is celebrating the 14th Special Olympics World Summer Games, which starts today and will run till 2nd August in Los Angeles.
Ponting wants cricket to feature in 2024 Olympics  Jul 15, 1:06 pm
London, July 15 (ANI): Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has said he wants cricket to be included in the 2024 Olympic Games.
Women's hockey team returns after finishing fifth in HWL Semifinal  Jul 6, 10:02 am
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Indian women's hockey team returned to the country after finishing fifth in the Hockey World League (HWL) Semifinal in Belgium, following a 1-0 victory over Japan.
Pakistan hockey team out of Rio race after loss to Ireland  Jul 4, 1:37 pm
Antwerp (Belgium), July 4 (ANI): Pakistan men's hockey team suffered a huge setback after they failed to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics following their 1-0 defeat to Ireland in the Hockey World League (HWL) Semifinals.
HWL: Indian eves keep Rio Olympics hopes alive  Jul 3, 1:27 pm
Antwerp (Belgium), July 3 (ANI): The Indian women's hockey team kept its hopes alive of qualifying for the 2016 Rio Olympics as they defeated Italy in a penalty shoot-out in a classification match of the women's Hockey World League (HWL) Semifinals on Thursday.
Safdarjung Sports Injury Centre approved as referral centre for next Olympics  Jun 27, 6:41 pm
New Delhi, June 27 (ANI): The Sports Injury Centre (SIC) at the Safdarjung Hospital has been approved as a referral centre for elite Indian athletes selected for the next Olympic Games.
Michelle Obama to open 2015 Special Olympics in Los Angeles  Jun 27, 1:57 pm
Los Angeles, June 27 (ANI): US First Lady Michelle Obama will soon take off for Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to open the 2015 Special Olympics World Games on July 25.
Kiwis thrash Indian women 5-0 in Hockey's World League Semi-final  Jun 23, 9:23 pm
Antwerp (Belgium), June 23 (ANI): The New Zealand women's hockey team produced a dominant performance on Tuesday as they thrashed a sloppy Indian side 5-0 in their second match of the Hockey World League Semi-final.