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Brazilian coffee
24.08.16 - F.S. AIJAZUDDIN

HOW do you take your Olympic coffee — white, or black? In Rio, coffee is prepared from beans imported from countries across the world — Bolivia, Ethiopia, Jamaica, Kenya, Australia, even Thailand. Its percolating machines filter them, a metaphor for the transient internationalism of the ...
  


Indian Marathon Runner not provided water at Rio
22.08.16 - TEAM PT

Indian distance runner OP Jaisha hit out at the national athletics federation on Monday for not providing her refreshments during the Rio Olympics marathon. She fainted at the finish line.

Jaisha, who didn’t want to run in the marathon at the Olympics in the first place ...
  


Narsingh banned for four years, Olympic Dreams Over
19.08.16 - TEAM PT

Narsingh Yadav’s dream of competing at the ongoing Rio Olympics has come to an end with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upholding the World Anti Doping Agency’s (WADA) appeal against the clean chit given to him in a doping violation case.bThe ad hoc ...
  


It’s gold No.21 for Michael Phelps
10.08.16 - TEAM PT

Michael Phelps captured his 20th Olympic gold medal in devastating fashion Tuesday, sealing victory with a kiss, before adding a staggering 21st before the night was over.

The American crushed rival Chad le Clos to regain his 200 metres butterfly title, celebrating victory in a race ...
  


Shobhaa De evokes angry response from top sportspersons for her comment
09.08.16 - TEAM PT

Author Shobhaa De has mocked at the performance of Indian athletes, saying that they had gone to Rio Olympics to take selfies and not to win medals, inviting angry response from top sportspersons, including star shooter Abhinav Bindra.

After three days of action at the Rio ...
  


Shot putter Inderjeet fails B sample test, Rio Olympics hopes virtually over
02.08.16 - team pt


Shot putter Inderjeet Singh's confirmatory B sample also returned positive for banned substances, virtually ending his hopes to compete in the Rio Olympics.
Inderjeet alleges that his sample had been tampered with.
 
The 28-year-old Inderjeet's 'A' sample had returned positive for steroids androsterone and etiocholanolone barely 10 ...
  


Saina seeded fifth at Olympics
21.07.16 -

Star India shuttler Saina Nehwal has been seeded fifth while her compatriot P V Sindhu is seeded ninth in the women's singles at the upcoming Olympic Games at Rio de Janeiro. 

Kidambi Srikanth, meanwhile, has received a ninth seeding in the men's draw.

Saina is world no. ...
  


Rio Olympics: Salman Khan To Be India's Goodwill Ambassador
23.04.16 - pt team

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has been named Indian Contingent's goodwill ambassador for the 2016 Rio Olympics. This is the first time that a Bollywood superstar will be a goodwill ambassador for the national squad for as big an event like the Summer Olympics.
 
The announcement was ...
  



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