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Rama Krishna August 2, 2016

Rio De Janeiro: Nepal earthquake survivor is the youngest competitor at the Rio Games. Gaurika Singh, 13, was born in Nepal but moved to London at the age of two. She survived a devastating earthquake in 2015 in Nepal, Xinhua news agency reported. She will make her Olympic debut on Sunday’s 100m backstroke preliminary. “That’s […]

Rama Krishna August 2, 2016

New Delhi: A former junior national boxing champion, who was declared the best boxer of Haryana in 2014, has been arrested for helping an undertrial escape from police custody on July 30, police said on Tuesday. The Crime Branch of Delhi Police on Tuesday arrested Deepak Pahal aka ‘Boxer’, from Ghumar area of Sonepat district […]

APK July 28, 2016

Rio de Janeiro is a vastly different city to the one that won the right to host the Olympics 2016 Games in 2009, mayor Eduardo Paes has said. With just over a week to go until the opening ceremony at the Maracana stadium, Paes on Wednesday hailed the impact of 40 billion reais (around $12 […]

Rama Krishna July 27, 2016

New Delhi, July 27: Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Wednesday said that no player in the Olympics squad can be substituted if he or she has been suspended by an anti-doping panel. “I don’t think any person is allowed as replacement of another if the original player has failed the dope test,” Goel told reporters […]

APK July 26, 2016

Moscow, July 26: Russian President Vladimir Putin will not attend the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 5. Although the International Olympic Committee (IOC) did not veto the participation of his country’s contingent in the Games, the Kremlin said on Monday that Putin will not attend Rio Olympics 2016 […]

APK July 26, 2016

Star Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin’s match-winning seven-wicket haul in the first Test against the West Indies helped him regain the No.1 spot among bowlers in the latest International Cricket Council, ICC Test rankings  2016released here on Tuesday. The Chennai-born tweaker not only regained the top spot in the bowler ICC Test Rankings 2016 but also […]

APK July 26, 2016

Six sportspersons from Odisha who are to represent India in Rio Olympics 2016 will get Rs 10 lakh each as a special incentive, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced on Tuesday. Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) would provide Rs 10 lakh to each player of Rio Olympics 2016 qualifiers, said a statement from the Chief Minister’s Office […]

APK July 25, 2016

Rio De Janeiro, July 25: The Olympic Village for the Rio Games was officially opened on Sunday and 3,600 apartments are ready to welcome athletes and officials from all over the world. The 47-year-old Basketball great Janeth Arcain, who is the mayor of the village, cut the ribbon together with Rio de Janeiro’s Mayor Eduardo […]

APK July 25, 2016

North Sound (Antigua), July 25: The following is the scoreboard of the first Test India vs West Indies 2016 at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Stadium here on Sunday. India First innings 566/8 declared West Indies Second innings 21/1 overnight West Indies 2nd innings (following on) Kraigg Brathwaite lbw b Ishant 2 Rajendra Chandrika c […]

APK July 25, 2016

North Sound (Antigua), July 25: Ind Vs WI First Test Match 2016 Result came in favour fof India. The visitors have thrashed the home side with an Innings 92 runs. Star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin starred with a seven-wicket haul as India defeated West Indies by an innings and 92 runs on the fourth day of the […]