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Rio Olympic star Dipa Karmarkar returns BMW presented by Sachin Tendulkar
30.12.16 13:14 as General - TEAM PT

 India's lone gymnast Dipa Karmarkar, who finished fourth at the 2016 Rio Olympics, has returned the BMW handed over to her by cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar. The luxurious car was presented to the 22-year-old for her incredible performance at the Olympics, despite not winning a ...
  


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, ...
  


Narsingh banned for four years, Olympic Dreams Over
19.08.16 15:21 as Rio Olympics - 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 ...
  



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