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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 ...

Saina seeded fifth at Olympics
21.07.16 08:39 as Rio Olympics -

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. ...

Dope no problem as Russia names Maria Sharapova in Rio 2016 Olympic squad
26.05.16 06:57 as Tennis - team pt

The Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) has named dope offender and suspended star Maria Sharapova among four tennis players, who will compete in women's singles at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Apart from Sharapova, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Anastasia Pavliuchenkova, and Darya Kasatkina were named, reports Tass.
The regulations for the ...

Mary Kom fails to qualify for Rio 2016 Olympics
21.05.16 07:26 as Boxing - pt team

MC Mary Kom's, five-time world champion, hopes of a second successive Olympic appearance are all but over after she went down in the second round of the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships at Astana, Kazakhstan.
Mary Kom (51kg), who was a bronze-medallist at the 2012 London Olympics, ...

Sushil Kumar is angry; takes the bout to High Court
17.05.16 04:53 as Wrestling -

Olympic medalist wrestler Sushil Kumar has knocked the doors of High Court seeking a selection trial to decide who will represent India in the men’s 74 kg freestyle category at Rio Olympics to Delhi High Court.
Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed Wrestling Federation of India ...

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