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Atanu eyes good show in elimination round from tomorrow

Rio de Janeiro: After a fine gritty performance in the qualifiers, Indian archer Atanu Das will be eyeing a medal when he begins his campaign in the elimination round of the Olympic Games here tomorrow. Das showed fine composure and skill to bounce back from a poor start in his maiden Olympics to finish fifth

Rio Olympics: Del Potro stuns Novak Djokovic in tennis Round 1

Rio de Janeiro: World No.1 and favourite to win the Olympic gold Novak Djokovic was stunned by bete noire Juan Martin del Potro, of Argentina, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (2) in the first round of tennis competitions at the Rio Olympics here. Djokovic, who had lost only four games so far this year, was on Sunday

Heena Sidhu eliminated from 10m Air Pistol Event

Former World No.1 Heena Sidhu got eliminated from qualifying round of 10m Air Pistol Event. She became the fourth Indian Shooter to get eliminated in the qualifying round of Rio Olympic

Indian Women’s Archery Team, hails to quarters

Indian Women’s Archery team are through to quarters after beating Colombia by 5-3. Deepika Kumari, Bombayla Devi and Laxmirani Majhi fetch the triumph for India in Rio

India will do well at Rio Olympic Games: Modi

New Delhi: Assuring “all possible help” to the Indian contingent at the Rio Olympic Games 2016, scheduled to begin on August 5, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hoped that Indian sportspersons will be able to win hearts of people from across the world. “I hope these 119 sportspersons will perform well (in the games),

‘Postpone or move Olympics due to Zika’

Washington: The Rio Olympic Games should be postponed or moved “in the name of public health” over the Zika outbreak in Brazil, more than 100 prominent doctors and professors said in an open letter to the World Health Organisation (WHO). “We make this call despite the widespread fatalism that the Rio 2016 Games are inevitable