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Since her senior debut for India in 2012, Namita Toppo made 168 appearances for India and played at the Rio Olympics.
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Indian weightlifter Sathish Sivalingam who won gold medals in the men's 77 kg weight class at both the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. Sathish also qualified for 2016 Rio Olympics where he finished 11th in the field of 14 lifters. Two-time CW
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Belgrade [Serbia], November 2 (ANI): Demonstrating exemplary courage and tactical nous during the right moments, Akash Kumar (54kg) stunned Rio Olympic silver medallist Yoel Finol of Venezuela in the quarter-final to confirm India's first medal at AIBA men's Boxing World Championships in Bel
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Lausanne [Switzerland], September 30 (ANI): The International Boxing Association (AIBA) on Thursday revealed the findings of an independent investigation which has "identified a system for manipulating the results of bouts at the Rio 2016 boxing tournament".
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New Delhi [India], August 10 (ANI): Indian women's hockey skipper Rani Rampal on Tuesday said the 2016 Rio Olympics was the turning point for the women's game in the country and it is because of the experience gained there that the side was able to finish fourth at the recently concluded
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New Delhi [India], July 27 (ANI): Dedicating her victory to the prayers and love of Indians, Olympic Silver medallist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu said her dreams were shattered after Rio Olympic, but hard work, dedication and encouragement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi helped in bringing the fir
Tokyo [Japan], July 24 (ANI): After winning a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, India weightlifter Mirabai Chanu said she was determined to give her best and also revealed how the 2016 Rio Olympics was a learning curve for her.
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New Delhi [India], June 18 (ANI): The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) has spent Rs 1169.65 crore on Tokyo Olympics-bound Indian athletes post the Rio Games in 2016.
Zagreb [Croatia], June 15 (ANI): Having missed a chance to represent India in the 2016 Rio Olympics, rifle shooter Sanjeev Rajput is looking to give it his all when he lands in Tokyo for the upcoming Games -- starting on July 23. Apart from the skill set and mental strength, Sanjeev is hu
Dubai [UAE], May 31 (ANI): India boxer Sanjeet Kumar on Monday won a gold medal in the 91 kg weight category at the ASBC Asian Boxing Championships.
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Dubai [UAE], May 28 (ANI): Defending champion Amit Panghal punched his way into the men's 52kg final at the 2021 ASBC Asian Boxing Championships after outpunching Kazakhstan's Saken Bibossinov in the last-4 clash in Dubai on Friday.
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New Delhi [India], April 23 (ANI): Vinesh Phogat doesn't shy away from mentioning that the power of the universe has played a massive role in her evolution since Rio Olympics. Going into her second Olympics in a few months' time in Tokyo, the Indian wrestler is prepping up in an experience-l