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Delhi govt announces Rs 2 cr for Rio Silver medallist Sindhu, Rs 1 cr for Bronze medallist Sakshi

Agencies, New Delhi Delhi government today announced a Rs two crore award for Rio Olympics silver medallist P V Sindhu and Rs one crore award for bronze medallist Sakshi Malik . The governmnet also announced a promotion for her father who works...

Sindhu creates history, wins silver medal in Rio

Agencies, Rio De Janeiro Star Indian shuttler PV Sindhu today scripted history as she became the first Indian woman to clinch silver in badminton Olympics. The Hyderabad girl, who kept hopes of millions alive through the tense 82-minute game,...

PV Sindhu reaches gold medal decider

Agencies, Rio De Janeiro India’s PV Sindhu thrashed Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the semi-finals of the women’s singles badminton here today. The Indian shuttler won 21-19, 21-10 to enter the finals. In the first game Sindhu took an early...

Rio Olympics : Sindhu enters quarter-final

Agencies, Rio de Janeiro India’s PV Sindhu cruised into the quarter-finals beating Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu Ying in the women’s badminton singles event at the Olympics games here today. Sindhu outclassed her opponent by winning...

Rio Olympics : Vikas bows out of Rio, loses to Uzbek’s Melikuziev

Agencies, Rio de Janeiro India’s boxer Vikas Krishan bowed out of Rio Olympics after losing to Uzbekistan’s Bektemir Melikuziev in the middleweight 75kg category in the quarter-final bout here today. The Indian boxer was outclassed by Uzbek...

Rio Games open with vibrant party that only Brazil can host

Agencies, Rio de Janeiro Brazil said Ole! in a typically carnival fashion as it opened the Olympics with a vibrant ceremony that was splashed with the pulsating rhythms of the nation, its gripping Samba culture and its famously colourful outlook...

Nita Ambani elected as first Indian woman IOC member

Agencies, Rio de Janeiro Reliance foundation chairperson Nita Ambani was elected as an individual member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) here, making her the first Indian woman to be part of the world body. Ambani, who is the only...

LS sends good wishes to Indian Olympic players

Agencies, New Delhi Lok Sabha today extended good wishes to India’s sportspersons for putting an impressive show at the 31st Olympic games that kicked off today in the Brazilian town Rio de Janeiro. Making a special reference, Speaker...