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How the Rio Olympics ban has affected these Russian athletes

How the Rio Olympics ban has affected these Russian athletes

Following the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) decision on Sunday not to issue a blanket ban on Russian athletes despite evidence of systematic doping across the majority of Olympic sports, global sporting federations have been left to decide which Russians can compete at next month's Rio Games. The IOC said any Russian athletes with a previous doping suspension will be ineligible to compete at the Olympics. Here is the current state of play among the 28 Olympic sports IMAGE: ..., 2 months ago
Russian Stepanova to not appeal Rio ban, 2 months ago

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As I cheered for Dipa, a part of me wept too

It is time we support Dipa Karmakar and not forget her by the time Tokyo Olympics roll in, the way we’ve forgotten so many others -- medal winners who have died in penury, who have had to sell their medals to survive, who have taken auto-rickshaws home from the airport. It is time that talent, and not money, decided who gets to be nominated into the International Olympic Committee, says Damyanti Biswas. Image: Dipa Karmakar participates in the vault during the artistic gymnastics ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

New mayor kills off Rome's 2024 Olympics bid

  IMAGE: Rome's new mayor Virginia Raggi holds a document during a news conference in Rome on Wednesday. Photograph: Remo Casilli/Reuters Rome's new mayor, Virginia Raggi, pulled the plug on the city's bid to host the 2024 Olympics, saying staging the summer games would bury the Italian capital under mountains of debt and tonnes of cement. The decision represents a blow to the International Olympic Committee, which has already seen Boston and Hamburg abandon their 2024 bids, and is ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

US embarrassed! Says sorry as swimmers leave Brazil to jeers

‘There was no robbery as the swimmers described it’ ‘We apologize to our hosts in Rio and the people of Brazil for this distracting ordeal’ IMAGE: US swimmers Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz are escorted into a police station the morning after they were stopped from boarding a flight to the United States, in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters. Two US Olympic swimmers flew home from Brazil on Thursday after a local crowd jeered them, calling them "liars" ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago How troubled Rio Games are finally coming together...  Rediff.com2 months ago

NEEDED! A complete revamp for Indian boxing

‘First there should be a federation and secondly the coaching staff should be overhauled’ ‘We also need people with expertise in sports medicine because boxing is a contact sport’ ‘We need experts in mental conditioning to deal with the psychological aspect of boxing’ IMAGE:  Vijender Singh is joined in the ring by a young fan during a promotional event in July 2015. Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/ They are appalled, they are angry and they ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

In Pictures | Rio 2016: Mo Farah's historic win; Brazil bags football gold; and more on Day 15

Mo Farah became the first man in 40 years to hold two Olympic long distance titles, Neymar led the Brazilian team to football glory, while a female Russian shot putter was added to the list of athletes to be blacklisted and stripped off the title for doping.
 DNA2 months ago

Georgian lifts gold as Iran cry foul

‘The Iranians were crying and yelling and maybe this gave me more strength to become the champion’ IMAGE: Lasha Talakhadze of Georgia celebrates setting a new world record and winning gold medal during the Men's +105kg Weightlifting . Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images. Security forces were called to the Olympic weightlifting arena on Tuesday after Iranian coaches reacted furiously when Georgia's Lasha Talakhadze beat Behdad 'Salimi' Salimikordasiabi with a world record ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Bulgarian athlete Danekova 'shocked' after positive dope results

The Rio Olympics athletics programme suffered its first doping setback as Bulgarian runner Silvia Danekova has tested positive for EPO, sources told Reuters on Thursday. The 33-year-old, who was due to compete in the women's 3000m steeplechase on Monday, tested positive a few days after her arrival in Brazil on July 26 and has been suspended pending the result of the test on her B sample, sources said. Danekova, who raced the steeplechase at the 2012 London Olympics but did not get beyond the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Tata Salt dishes out a reality test for the Olympic trail

By focusing on the low awareness that Indians have about the Games, the campaign hopes to build an association between the brand and national honour It was an unusual call to take. Tata Salt, when it decided to associate with the Indian Olympics Association, instead of creating a routine feel-good cheer the Indian team sort of campaign, went for one that would make people squirm a bit. It exposed the lack of awareness among most Indians about the Games and spun stories about little-known ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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There Are Some Pretty Strange Jobs At The Olympics

The Olympians are the obvious stars of the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, but behind every athlete is a team of people who help make each competition possible. Many took to social media this week muse about what exactly the lifeguard at Rio’s Olympic ...
 Huffington Post2 months ago PHOTOS: The gold medallists on Day 2 at the Games  Rediff.com2 months ago In 1912, Someone Actually Won An Olympic Gold Medal In Painting  Huffington Post2 months ago
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