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19 Aug 2016International Olympic Committee (IOC)
Bolt claims his 8th Olympic gold
Jamaica's Usain Bolt won the men's 200m race securing his second Rio'16 gold medal and eighth overall.
19 Aug 2016India
Shuttler Sindhu stuns! Storms into the final
India is assured of another Olympic medal as badminton player PV Sindhu beat Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in the women's badminton singles semi-finals.
19 Aug 2016Sports
CAS hands 4-year ban to Narsingh Yadav
The Court of Arbitration for Sports, which had earlier hinted at accepting India's NADA decision clearing Narsingh Yadav of doping charges, has now reversed its decision.
18 Aug 2016Sakshi Malik
Sakshi Malik brings in India's first victory at Rio Games
23-year old wrestler, Sakshi Malik in the early hours of 18th August, 2016, won India's first medal at the Rio Olympics, 2016.
17 Aug 2016Rangana Herath
How can India retain the No.1 Test ranking?
While currently the No.1 Test team, India must win the series against West Indies 3-0, by beating them in the fourth test at Port of Spain.
17 Aug 2016Sachin Tendulkar
Khel Ratna recommended for Dipa Karmakar
23-year-old Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar was recommended for receiving the highest Indian sporting honour, the Khel Ratna award.
17 Aug 2016India
PV Sindhu shocks World's No 2, enters semi-finals!
Indian shuttler PV Sindhu has kept India's hopes of winning a medal alive at the Rio Olympics by storming into the semi-finals of women's singles event.
17 Aug 2016Rio de Janeiro
A look into the other side of he Rio Olympics
While millions are in Rio for the Olympics, and billions watching the games on TV, the glamour of the Olympics hides the reality in Rio de Janeiro.
16 Aug 2016International Olympic Committee (IOC)
It's not just in the genes!
Bolt finishes running 100m in about 41 steps, which is at least three less than his competitors.
16 Aug 2016India
Kidambi, Sindhu advance to quarterfinals, keep medal hopes alive
With a burden of winning a medal on their shoulders, Indian badminton players Srikanth Kidambi and PV Sindhu advanced to quarter-finals in their individual events.
15 Aug 2016India
Sports achievements in the past decade
In the past decade, India's big sporting moments include the 2007 WT20 victory, 2008 Beijing Olympics where Abhinav Bindra clinched the only ever individual Gold for India, in shooting, and the ICC World Cup in 2011.
15 Aug 2016Russia News
Last Russian athlete suspended from Rio Games
Russian long-jumper Darya Klishina was suspended from the Rio Olympics in light of new evidence discovered against her by an anti-doping probe, marking Russia's exit from athletics.
15 Aug 2016Premier League
Zlatan strikes in ManU win
Making his debut at the English club Manchester United, Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic was the star in a 3-1 win against Bournemouth.
15 Aug 2016Sachin Tendulkar
Dipa Karmakar's extraordinary feat at 2016 Olympics
On 10th August 2016 at the 2016 Olympic Test Event, Karmakar became the first Indian female gymnast to qualify for the vault finals at the Olympics, with a score of 14.833.
15 Aug 2016PV Sindhu
Dipa misses bronze by whisker, wins hearts
Dipa Karmakar made India proud as she is the first Indian woman to reach finals of gymnastic event.
14 Aug 2016Sachin Tendulkar
Remembering Two of Cricket's Greatest
On this day, in 1948, playing the Fifth Test of the Ashes 1948 series, Don Bradman played his last innings.
14 Aug 2016Sania Mirza
Lalita Babar in 3000m steeplechase finals
Lalita Babar became first Indian woman to qualify for the finals of track events after 32 years at Olympics.
14 Aug 2016Sports
Phelps ebbs towards retirement after the 23rd Gold
Michael Phelps finished the 4x100-metre medley relay with a gold.
14 Aug 2016Jwala Gutta
Sania, Bopanna's only hope is Bronze now
Indian tennis mixed doubles pair of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna failed to reach the final of Rio Olympics 2016.
14 Aug 2016Football
Premiere League season 2016-17 kicks off
The 2016-17 English premiere League started off on 13th Aug following the summer break.
13 Aug 2016Vijay Goel
Goel calls the organiser's charges as 'misunderstanding'
Union sports minister Vijay Goel clarified that all charges of misconduct against him and his escorts at the Rio Olympics were a "misunderstanding", striving to push back against the statements that have outraged sports fans.
13 Aug 2016Jwala Gutta
Boxing and Tennis give India hope
Indian pair of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna beat Andy Murray and Heather Watson of Great Britain to reach the semi-finals of mixed doubles event in tennis. The pair won 6-4 6-4 in straight sets.
13 Aug 2016Sports
Lionel Messi will come back to the Argentina National Team
According to reports, Lionel Messi will return to the Argentina national team, for the love he has towards the country.
12 Aug 2016Sports
Phelps breaks 2000 year Olympic record
Michael Phelps broke a 2000 year old Olympic record after securing a historic 22nd gold medal, and becoming the first athlete to win the same event in four consecutive games.
12 Aug 2016Sports
Olympics Officer shot in the head at Rio
A Police officer and 2 others were sprayed bullets after making a wrong turn while attempting to navigate the network of slums in Rio.
12 Aug 2016India
Saina, Sindhu win in their opening matches
Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu began their Olympic campaign by winning their singles' opening matches.
11 Aug 2016Sania Mirza
Archers shoot their way into pre-quarterfinals
Bombayla Devi and Deepika Kumari cruised to the pre-quarterfinal round in the womens' individual archery event.
10 Aug 2016Sports
It's 21 Olympic golds and counting for Phelps
Adding to his ever expanding medal tally, Phelps clinched two gold medals on day 4 of Olympics - first in the 200m butterfly and then in 4x200m freestyle relay.
10 Aug 2016Sports
Bus carrying journalists attacked in Rio
According to witnesses, a bus carrying journalists at the Rio Games had its windows shattered after being hit by an unknown projectile in an apparent attack on a highway between Olympic venues on Tuesday.
10 Aug 2016Vikas Krishan
Indian hockey team beat Argentina 2-1
The Indian men's hockey team beat Argentina 2-1 in their third match at the Rio Olympics.
09 Aug 2016Rupinder Pal Singh
Abhinav Bindra misses bronze; Gagan Narang out
Playing his last Olympics, Abhinav Bindra was extremely close to winning the first medal for India but missed by 0.1 point.
08 Aug 2016Abhinav Bindra
Bindra placed 4th, misses on medal
Abhinav Bindra lost out on clinching a medal and was placed fourth in the final of 10m air rifle shooting event.
08 Aug 2016CSA
CSA bans four cricketers involved in match fixing
Four South African cricketers, including a former test wicket keeper have been banned by Cricket South Africa for attempting to fix matches in a domestic T20 tournament.
08 Aug 2016Sachin Tendulkar
Kane Williamson sets record with test century
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson made history by becoming the youngest player to score a hundred against all other 9 test nations.
08 Aug 2016Dipa Karmakar
Indian women hold Japan in a draw
The Indian women's hockey team fought hard against Japan, ending the match in a 2-2 draw in their opening match at the Olympics.
08 Aug 2016Sports
Dipa Karmakar qualifies for Rio vault finals
Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar made history after becoming the first Indian to qualify for the individual vaulting finals.
07 Aug 2016Leander Paes
Rio day 1: Action and drama as Olympics kick off
19-year-old Ginny Thrasher won the first medal of the 2016 Rio Olympic games, securing a gold in the women's 10 meter air rifle event.
07 Aug 2016Sports
Darrell thanks people for their crowdfunding contributions
Darrell Hill took to twitter to thank someone for making a contribution of $1,545 to fund his father's trip to see him perform at Rio.
06 Aug 2016Leander Paes
Rio Olympics open with light displays, fireworks, dance and music
The 31st Olympic games formally opened on Friday night at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium.
06 Aug 2016India
Indian men's hockey team will skip Rio Games' opening ceremony
Hockey India and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) are accusing each other for not addressing the mismanagement that is causing hardships for the Indian contingent at Rio.