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COVID19:Tokyo 2020 Olympics Have A New Start Date

 March 31, 2020   kridangan

The International Olympic Committee and the Japanese organizers have decided to hold the Olympics from July 23 to August 8 in Tokyo next year. The Games were postponed by a year earlier this month due to the coronavirus pandemic that has caused all major sporting events to be cancelled or delayed. The new dates were […]

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Usain Bolt Loses One Olympic Gold Medal for No Fault of His Own

Usain Bolt Loses One Olympic Gold Medal for No Fault of His Own

 February 10, 2017   R K Gupta

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In one utterly frustrating news for the iconic Jamaican speedster Usain Bolt, he has lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals. On January 2017, the International Olympic Committee stripped Jamaica of their 4x100m relay win at the 2008 Beijing Games, because they found Bolt’s teammate Nesta Carter guilty of doping violations. A few months […]

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Masterful Mo Farah Wins 3rd Olympic Gold

After Bolt’s Triple-Triple Britain’s Mo Farah Ends His Olympic Career with a Double- Double

 August 22, 2016   R K Gupta

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On the last day of 2016 Games’ Track-and-field action, legendary long-distance runner Mo Farah of Great Britain added 5000m gold medal to the one he had already collected in 10000m last Sunday. Farah thus repeated his 5K/10K performance in London 4 years ago and joined Finland’s Lasse Viren, who was the only man to win […]

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Neymar delivers Brazil a much-needed ego boost with Olympic gold medal

Neymar delivers Brazil a much-needed ego boost with Olympic gold medal

 August 21, 2016   Abhishek Das

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During events at the Rio Olympics, when Argentina were in action, the locals enjoyed themselves by counting up to 23 – rubbing in the fact that it’s been 23 years since the Argentine football team won a senior title. The fans’ action was both an acknowledgement of the primacy of football in Brazilian sporting culture […]

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Brazil Win Their First Olympic Men’s Football Gold Germans Take the Honor among Women

 August 21, 2016   R K Gupta

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Maracana became a sea of endless celebrations when Neymar scored from the last spot-kick in the penalty shoot-out. The Brazilians rejoiced on the historic occasion as their nation snatched the men’s football gold in a 5-4 shoot-out result against Germany, after a 1-1 draw in regulation and extra time. History was in the making anyway […]

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Chen Long defeats world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei to win badminton gold copy

Chen Long defeats world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei to win badminton gold

 August 20, 2016   kridangan

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It was again the heartbreaking for World no 1 Lee Chong Wei in Olympic 2016 final World no.2 China’s Chen Long beaten Lee Chong Wei in straight 21-18, 21-18 . this  is third time in row Lee Chong Wei claimed Silver medal in Olympics. Lee Chong Wei who met 25 times Chen before this match was claiming better records against […]

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Jamaican Thunder-Bolt Scripts Athletic History and Fulfills His Promise of the Triple-Triple

Jamaican Thunder-Bolt Scripts Athletic History and Fulfills His Promise of the Triple-Triple

 August 20, 2016   R K Gupta

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When Usain Bolt hangs his running boots, the three days of August 14, 18 & 19 of 2016 Rio Games will forever be etched in his memory. He ran fastest in 100m on August 14, won the 200m on August 18 and then anchored the Jamaican quartet to victory in 4x100m relay on August 19.  […]

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Dazzling Neymar Leads Brazil’s 6-0 Rout of Honduras for Gold Clash with Germany at Rio

 August 19, 2016   R K Gupta

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Come Saturday and the iconic Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro is certain to be packed to the brim. In a football crazy Brazil, no other sport holds as much magnetic appeal as cricket does in India. The fans will want to see host nation Brazil earn their first Olympic gold medal in men’s football […]

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Sakshi Sindhu Shine as Bright Stars in an Otherwise Dismal Indian Sky in 2016 Rio Games

 August 19, 2016   R K Gupta

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One shuddered at the gloomy thought of India’s largest ever contingent in Olympics games coming back empty-handed. Then when all seemed lost, two women came to the nation’s rescue by eking out performances of their lifetime. While badminton star PV Sindhu progressed merrily, the same was not the case of 58-kg freestyle wrestler Sakshi Malik. […]

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Sindhu storms into the finals

Sindhu storms into the finals as India assured of a medal

 August 18, 2016   Vignesh Aravind

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18th August 2016 will be remembered as a red-letter for India. First it was Sakshi Malik who opened the medal account by winning bronze in wrestling. Next it was Sindhu who produced a dominating performance over Japan’s Okuhara to move into the finals. History was created as she is first Indian to achieve this milestone. […]

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