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2016 Rio Olympics

2016 RIO OLYMPICS NEWS

Rio de Janeiro Games legacy incomplete, says IOC

February 18, 2018 4:38 pm

Olympic Games Executive Director Christophe Dubi admitted plans for the post-Games use for several venues, including the aquatics centre in the Olympic park, had largely remained on paper.

Romario seeks senate probe into Rio Olympic organiser Carlos Nuzman

September 20, 2017 2:38 am

Nuzman, an honorary IOC member, was held for questioning earlier this month by Brazilian and French authorities in an alleged vote-buying scheme to land the Olympics for Brazil. He has denied any wrongdoing.

Year on, Neymar recalls historic Rio Olympics gold medal for Brazil

August 20, 2017 7:13 pm

Neymar said, "At that moment I had several mixed feelings, I wanted to scream, to jump, to run, to hug my companions, the people I love, I do not know ... I wanted to do everything, but I could only cry ... thank you God, for transforming our crying into joy "

Gully greatness

February 19, 2016 11:42 pm

Is India going to be content with medals at the South Asian Games? When will it plan for Rio?

With eye on Asiad gold, HI plans two teams for World Cup, CWG

May 13, 2014 4:51 pm

According to selector, striker Mandeep Singh is set return to the squad after recuperating from his injury.

Most decorated Olympian Michael Phelps returns to compete in the pool

April 15, 2014 11:19 am

Phelps will stick to the shorter races and some relays rather than the grueling individual medleys.

Hockey reboots with format change

March 21, 2014 4:14 pm

FIH reduces playing time and brings in quarter-system to make the game more engaging and TV-friendly.

To jump or not to jump,Bolt not sure

October 25, 2012 2:43 am

Usain Bolt isn’t sure whether he will try competing in the long jump because he doesn’t want to risk a serious injury that could keep him from defending his sprint titles at the 2016 Rio Olympics