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‘Road to Olympics should start from school’

Achantha Sarath Kamal bowed out in the first round of the Rio Olympics with the three other Indians.

Disappointed with the Indian display at the Rio Olympics, former Olympian Kamlesh Mehta has stressed that development for table tennis must start from the school level with the 2024 Games.

Abhinav Bindra to head review committee on Rio debacle

Abhinav Bindra

India’s first and only individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra will head a five-member review committee to probe the shooters’ Rio Games debacle, the National Rifle Association of India said

OP Jaisha said no to personalised refreshment: Coach Nikolai Snesarev

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Nikolai said that Jaisha had never used personalised drinks during marathon competitions.

Shooters’ Rio debacle to be reviewed

Jitu Rai, who bowed out in the qualifying of 50m pistol, was one of India’s medal prospects in Rio.

The National Rifle Association of India has come up with a proposal to set up a special committee headed by Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra, to carry out a comprehensive review of the shooters’ below-

Didn’t have any issue during my race: Kavita Raut

Kavita Raut

Marathon runner Kavita Raut on Wednesday sought to steer clear of the O.P.

Queen Elaine Thompson set to reign in Paris

Elaine Thompson in a file photo. (Photo: AP)

Jamaica’s newly-crowned double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson will headline a strong field featuring 27 Rio medallists in Friday’s Diamond League meeting in Paris, event organisers announced

Like countless Indians, I have begun living in perpetual fear of being declared anti-national.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day speech referred to Pakistani atrocities in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and Balochistan.