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China to send biggest ever team to Rio Paralympics

2016-08-03 16:53

China to send biggest ever team to Rio Paralympics

IOC chief Bach calling for revamp of anti-doping system

2016-08-03 10:05

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has called for a revamp of the world anti-doping system on Tuesday in the wake of the revelations of widespread doping in Russian sports.

Refugee's team of Hope aspire to prove a point at Rio Olympics

2016-08-03 09:43

The group of athletes, who have gained the required Olympic qualification, will be lining up on the parade during the opening ceremony on Friday, knowing that their effort to compete at the ultimate stage in sports excellence, will inspire hope to millions of their sisters and brothers back home.

Total domination American pros look to extend Olympic legacy

2016-08-03 07:39

An American squad of NBA stars and their Women's NBA counterparts are expected to add more history to an already amazing Olympic story at the Rio Games.

Fiji goes back to bare basics in training

2016-08-03 07:39

Fiji has never won Olympic gold, but that could change in Rio with a rugby sevens team that trains on sand dunes and in coral lagoons.

Harting ready to rip up Rio

2016-08-03 07:39

Olympic discus champion Robert Harting is Germany's version of the 'The Incredible Hulk' - and he has sharp words for anyone who makes him angry.

Aussie puts fitness first

2016-08-03 07:39

Australian weightlifter Tia-Clair Toomey is unlikely to win a medal at the Rio Olympics, but she can claim to be the fittest woman there.

Relay duty on the agenda for Phelps and Ledecky

2016-08-03 07:39

Superstar swimmers Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky will both represent the United States in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay at the Rio Olympics, USA Today reported on Monday.

Sports dreams carry a price

2016-08-03 07:39

Escalating costs driving some parents to ruin The Olympics sparks hope in many a child of going for the gold. But in financially supporting those dreams, some parents are going for broke.

Top 8 Chinese brands seek Rio gold

2016-08-03 07:23

Even though Rio 2016 is 'Made in Brazil', the Olympic Games is going to definitely see a lot of 'Made in China'. From Olympics mascot, security check equipment and air-conditioning installations to sports equipment, Chinese brands are the main engine.

Bach upbeat about 'great' Rio Games as he tours Olympic Village

2016-08-02 11:19

With five days to go before South America's first Olympic Games open in Rio de Janeiro, the IOC president Thomas Bach said on Sunday that he was more confident than ever that the Brazilian organizers would deliver a "great" Games.

Bach: Blanket Olympic ban on Russia to violate justice

2016-08-02 11:10

The president of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, on Monday defended the organization's handling of the Russian doping issue, insisting that a blanket ban on the country's athletes would be unfair.

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