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Nanhi Jalpari attempts 570 km swim in raging Ganga in 10 days
30.08.16 18:18 as Swimming - TEAM PT

A spirited Shraddha Shukla, all of 11 years old, has taken up the challenge to swim 570 km in the swollen Ganga river from Kanpur to Varanasi in 10 days.

Even as the river continues to rage and devastate many parts of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and ...
  


Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt's Olympics Bronze is now Silver
30.08.16 01:20 as General - team pt

After a disappointing first-round exit at Rio Olympics, wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt has something to cheer about.
 
Yogeshwar Dutt, who failed to win a match at 2016 Rio Olympics, has some very good news. His London 2012 Olympics bronze has been upgraded to silver after the second-place ...
  


Brazilian coffee
24.08.16 23:01 as Rio Olympics - 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 22:36 as Rio Olympics - 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 ...
  


Khel Ratna for PV Sindhu, Dipa Karmakar, Sakshi Malik and Jitu Rai
22.08.16 21:32 as Khel Ratna - TEAM PT

After winning accolades for their performances in the Rio Olympics 2016, Sakshi Malik, P V Sindhu, Jitu Rai and Dipa Karmakar are to receive the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award. The Khel Ratna is the highest honour bestowed upon a sportsperson in the country. Meanwhile, ...
  



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