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By Sandeep Nakai
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 6 (ANI): Ace marksman Jitu Rai advanced to the finals of the 10m Air Pistol men's event after finishing sixth in the qualification round here on Saturday.
London, Aug. 6 (ANI): Investigations are underway after a suspected explosion near the finish line of the men's cycling race track at the Rio Olympics on Saturday.
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Aug 6 (ANI): Indian tennis ace Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna on Saturday crashed out of the men's doubles event at the Rio Olympics after losing to their Polish counterparts in the opening round in straight sets here on Saturday.
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 6 (ANI): The Indian men's hockey team kicked off their Rio Olympics campaign on a winning note, edging past minnows Ireland 3-2 in their first Pool B contest here on Saturday.
New York, Aug. 6 (ANI): The United States has assigned more than 1,000 spies to the Olympic security as part of a highly classified effort to protect the Rio 2016 Summer Games and American athletes and staff.
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Aug 6 (ANI): Indian shooting contingent got off to a disappointing start at the Rio Olympics as Apurvi Chandra and Ayonika Paul have failed to qualify for the final of the 10m Air rifle women's event here at the Olympic Shooting Centre on Saturday.
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Aug 6 (ANI): Indian rower Dattu Bhokanal on Saturday progressed through to the quarterfinals of the men's single sculls event after finishing third in the first heat of the event here at the Rio Olympics.
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Aug.6 (ANI) - There are two enduring pictures of the Indian women's hockey team that last year clinched a spot in the Olympic Games line-up after a gap of 36 years. Both frames have one common feature - an agonizing Ritu Rani writhing in pain.
New Delhi, Aug 6 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday wished good luck to the Indian contingent participating at the 2016 Rio Olympics, saying that the entire nation was standing behind them.
Rio de Janeiro, Aug.6 (ANI): Indian contingent, led by ace shooter Abhinav Bindra, marched their way out in the middle as the Rio Olympics kicked off in a spectacular fashion with a colourful opening ceremony here at the Macarana Stadium on Saturday.
New Delhi, Aug 6 (ANI): Indian boxing champion Vijender Singh extended his best wishes to the Indian team which is gearing up to shine at the Rio Olympics and called on the contingent to make the nation proud by winning medals.