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Sakshi Malik To be Awarded Rs 3.5 Crore

Sakshi Malik is the queen of the moment after winning India’s first medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics, and ending India’s medal drought with her bronze in the women’s wrestling 58 kg category.  And now along with the accolades, awards and cash prizes have begun rolling in. As of now, …

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Dipa Karmakar: a heart that Saddens On India’s Defeat

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar narrowly missed the bronze by finishing fourth in the women’s vault event, scoring an impressive total of 15.066, which included a score of 15.266 for landing the Produnova. Karmakar shot up to second in the table after her performance, then dropped to third after Russia’s Maria Paseka (15.253) …

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Michael Phelps a History written in Golden Words

Michael Phelps seized another slice of Olympic history Thursday with a dominant victory in the 200m individual medley at the Rio Games, his fourth straight in the event.  Phelps joined discus thrower Al Oerter and Carl Lewis in the long jump as the only Olympians to win the same individual …

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Bindra Finished Fourth Even with his Broken Gun

Since he bagged a Gold Medal for India in the 2008 Summer Olympics, Abhinav Bindra was in the spotlight going into the Rio Olympics 2016. While we were cheering for him throughout, it was very hard to see him lose out on the Bronze medal by a narrow margin. India …

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Women Shooter Disappoints as well in Rio

India’s first medal possible medal event ended in disappointment as shooters Apurvi Chandela and Ayonika Paul failed to qualify for the final of the 10m air rifle event. Chin up, @apurvichandela & @AyonikaPaul! #IND #Rio2016 #shooting Live: https://t.co/yn7ixRl0Oy pic.twitter.com/1Xb6y0hFZZ — ScoopWhoop News (@scoopwhoopnews) August 6, 2016 Apurvi finished 34th and …

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Deepa Karmakar wins All the praise

Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar scripted history as she became the first Indian to make the cut for the individual vault finals in her debut Olympic Games after finishing 8th in the qualifying round at Rio. The Tripura-girl, who is the country’s first woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics, managed …

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