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Goel congratulates Jhajharia on winning gold at Rio Games

New Delhi: Sports Minister Vijay Goel today congratulated Devendra Jhajharia on his outstanding feat of winning the Gold medal in men’s javelin throw F46 event at the ongoing Rio Paralympics. In a message Goel said bettering his own world record to win gold in the Games shows exemplary dedication and determination of Devendra Jhajharia and

Namibian boxer arrested for alleged sexual harassment at Rio Games

Rio de Janeiro: Brazil’s police arrested a Namibian boxer registered to participate in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games for alleged sexual harassment, according to local media reports. Jonas Junius, 22, allegedly tried to kiss a waitress from a hotel in the Olympic Village on Sunday and offered her money in exchange for sexual relations. The

Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt hits out at Salman Khan, following his appointment as Goodwill Ambassador for Rio Games

New Delhi : Bollywood star Salman Khan’s appointment as the Indian Olympic contingent’s goodwill ambassador has not gone down well with star wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt, who feels a sportsperson should have been chosen for the role. Salman, who is playing the role of a wrestler in his upcoming film ‘Sultan’, was named goodwill ambassador by