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Guwahati/Imphal, Aug. 14 (ANI): As the nation eagerly waits for Dipa Karmakar's performance in the Rio Olympics women's vault final, her parents hope that the 23-year-old gymnast gets a birthday present in the form of a medal at the prestigious quadrennial event.
By Vivek Prabhakar Singh
Vivek Prabhakar Singh
New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel, who is under fire for earning an official rebuke from the organisers at the Rio Olympics, returned to the national capital on the wee hours of Sunday morning and stated that he will clear the 'misconceptions' on the controv
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Aug 14 (ANI): Indian tennis stars Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna squandered a one-set lead before losing the super-tiebreak to American pair of Venus Williams and Rajeev Ram in the mixed doubles semifinals here at the Rio Olympics on Saturday.
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 13 (ANI): In yet another case of agonizing near-miss, Indian shooter Mairaj Ahmad Khan was knocked out of the Rio Olympics after suffering a heart-breaking defeat in the shoot-off for the men's skeet semifinals here on Saturday.
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Aug 13 (ANI): The Indian women's hockey team were eliminated from the Rio Olympics after producing another listless performance as they suffered a 5-0 defeat to second-ranked Argentina in their final Group B match here on Saturday.
New Delhi, Aug 13 (ANI): While appreciating cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar's request to encourage Indian athletes participating in the ongoing Rio Olympics in his speech on the 70th Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the country is proud of its sportspersons
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Aug 13 (ANI): Steeplechaser Lalita Babar produced a sensational performance as she progressed through to the women's 3000m final after finishing seventh overall in the qualifying rounds of the event here at the Rio Olympics on Saturday.
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Aug.13 (ANI): National boxing coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu has praised Manoj Kumar after he defeated London Olympic bronze-medallist Evaldas Petrauskas to reach the pre-quarterfinals of the Men's Light Welter 64kg event here at the Rio Olympics.
Mumbai, Aug 13 (ANI): Accusing Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel for bringing disrepute to the nation at the Rio Olympics by flouting rules and codes of decency, the Congress on Saturday asserted that Goel could have done his job of taking care and cheering the Indian contingency by staying b
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Aug.13 (ANI): India's Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna have continued their quest for Olympic medal in Rio de Janeiro as they have booked their place in the semi-finals of the mixed doubles event with a straight-set victory in their last-eight encounter here last e