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Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020

Rio de janeiro

Aug 10, 2020 16:11
“The sensational thing about Tokyo next year will be India bagging Paralympics medals in double digits,” added the 49-year-old, who had claimed a silver at Rio de Janeiro in 2016. read more
Aug 09, 2020 16:29
Sindhu is fiercely determined at increasing her medal tally, and with the Tokyo Games lined up next year, the shuttler has a chance to better her silver medal-finish at Rio de Janeiro four years ago. read more
Jul 26, 2020 18:58
“When I started playing I was doing well but international standards are not the same. In the beginning, I kept losing in first rounds, qualifying rounds. I realised I needed to go out harder, that is when I kept working hard,” Sindhu told paddler Mudit Dani on his online show ‘In The Sportlight’. read more
Jul 02, 2020 05:49
With more than 46,000 new cases, the country of 212 million now has 1.44 million people infected, although analysts believe the true figure is much higher. read more
Jun 07, 2020 03:48
For the first time, we, the ones on this side of the sport-watching fence, are envying those on the other side who don’t have to rely on events thousands of miles away—events they have absolutely no control over—for their sanity. read more
May 20, 2020 16:09
Coach Shane McLeod, who led Belgium to silver in Rio de Janeiro four years ago and then a World Cup title in 2018, believes the playing field is now level again with the Games postponed by a year. But he insists it only served to heighten the challenge for him and his players read more
May 16, 2020 07:28
Authorities said officers in the operation were investigating the whereabouts of the gang leader in the Alemao favela complex and trying to confirm intelligence on a house thought to be used as a hideout for weapons when armed criminals opened fire and threw grenades in their direction. read more
May 11, 2020 16:23
Deepa was the first Indian woman to win a medal in Paralympic Games, winning a silver in shot put at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. She also won the gold in F-53/54 javelin throw at the Para Athletic Grand Prix in Dubai in 2018. read more
Mar 04, 2020 12:56
Brazil’s south-east region has been hit by heavy rains this year and an estimate of 200 people have been displaced in Guaruja. read more
Feb 23, 2020 17:27
The glitz, glamour, and festivity of Brazil’s famous Rio carnival is under threat from contaminated water as the summer season reaches its peak. read more
Nov 06, 2019 16:23
Fantastic Beasts 3 will be partially set in Rio de Janeiro and will feature more scenes in Hogwarts, as Warner Bros checks JK Rowling’s involvement in course correction measures. read more
Oct 09, 2019 16:41
The Athletics Integrity Unit, which manages track and field doping cases, says Nirmala Sheoran tested positive for the steroids drostanolone and metenolone at a competition in India in June 2018. read more
Sep 15, 2019 11:14
The preliminary conclusion was reached Saturday despite difficulties accessing the basement of the Badim hospital because of accumulated water and poor visibility. Police officials were still investigating why the generator failed. read more
Sep 14, 2019 09:36
Hospital authorities said the blaze late on Thursday was thought to have been caused by a short circuit in a generator, although the city mayor said sabotage could not be ruled out. read more
Sep 07, 2019 17:46
For the first time since 1974, shooting has been excluded from the 2022 Birmingham Games roster due to logistical issues. read more