Athletics in the Rio Games

There is More to Athletics in the Rio Games Than Just Usain Bolt

 August 12, 2016   R K Gupta

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The hype and hoop-la generated by Usain Bolt’s keenly awaited triple-triple has somewhat shadowed the other star athletes preparing for track-and field action starting Friday. In a message last week to his 4 million followers on twitter, Bolt beckoned everyone to watch him make Olympic history at the Rio Games. No one has ever done […]

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Shelly-Ann Fraser

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Gets Ready to Make Olympic History at Rio

 February 13, 2016   R K Gupta

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No woman athlete has ever won three 100m gold medals in Olympic history. With Beijing 2008 and London 2012 titles already in her bag, Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is on the verge of scripting her name in athletic history with the third 100m gold at 2016 Rio Olympics. Fraser-Pryce was not quite 1½ years old, when […]

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