The Telegraph
Sunday , August 7 , 2016

Late arrival & early exit for Paes

Leander Paes' campaign in his record seventh Olympics lasted only one match....   | Read..

It's a tale of two words in SC order

It's all about two words, yet it's not a small matter....   | Read..

Jitu Rai falters in finals

Throughout Saturday morning pistol shooter Jitu Rai remained the biggest hope in the Indian camp at the picturesque Olympic Shooting Centre. After the two Indian women - Apurvi Chandela and Ayonika......   | Read..

Fastest Usain lazy for parade

Usain Bolt - the fastest man in the world and the biggest star of the Olympic Games - left his supporters disappointed when he missed the opening ceremony of the Rio Games, claiming that he was fee......   | Read..

Peaty surpasses own mark

Unflappable American teenager Virginia Thrasher won the first gold medal of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Saturday, holding her nerve against two Chinese Olympic champions to clinch the women's 10m......   | Read..

Zahra breaks new ground

When archer Zahra Nemati carried the Iranian flag into the Maracana Stadium on Friday, she broke new ground for the Islamic country....   | Read..

Gymnast Oksana in seventh heaven

If you watch her performance at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, you might find the video grainy, but you can still make Oksana Chusovitina out in her black leotard, her hair tied back and face furious......   | Read..

Athlete's father gets help

Ellis Hill, an Uber driver from Philadelphia, was thrilled when his son Darrell qualified to compete in the Olympics - but never imaged he'd be there to watch in person....   | Read..

Sreejesh & Co. buck the trend

There was a slight frown on the face of coach Roelant Oltmans as the Indians slowly walked off the field after registering a 3-2 win over Ireland in the Olympic opener on Saturday afternoon....   | Read..

Women seek a perfect start, too

After a fairytale run to the Rio Games following a gap of 36 years, an upbeat India will now look to begin from where they had left off against Japan when they clash in their women's hockey opener ......   | Read..

Efimova cleared

Russian breaststroker Yulia Efimova said on Friday she would take part in the Rio Olympics, a day after winning an appeal against a doping ban, but there was no immediate confirmation from swimming......   | Read..

Good start by Darryl

Mohun Bagan made an emphatic start to the season as they thrashed Aryan 5-1 in a CFL Premier Division A tie before a packed house at their home ground on Saturday, thanks to a hat-trick from Darryl......   | Read..

England lead by 311 runs

Jonny Bairstow and Moeen Ali both scored dashing half-centuries as England wrested the initiative from Pakistan on the penultimate day of the third Test at Edgbaston....   | Read..

Latham hits a century

Tom Latham scored a second successive century in the series, as New Zealand reached a comfortable 329/2, at stumps on Day 1 of the second Test against Zimbabwe, here on Saturday....   | Read..

Ralte is injured

Things aren't looking rosy for East Bengal even though they began their CFL title defence with a win over Bhowanipore....   | Read..

Need to make some changes: Smith

Australia captain Steve Smith agreed that a radical shift in Test selection might be required in order to change the team's disappointing record in Asia....   | Read..

SL complete first Test series win over Aussies since 1999

Dilruwan Perera laid bare Australia's spin frailties again on Saturday to spin Sri Lanka to a series-clinching 229-run victory inside three days of the second Test in Galle....   | Read..

Rapid Fire

Wind and choppy waters on the Rodrigo de Freitas Lake caused anxious moments for rowers on the opening day of the Olympic rowing regatta on Saturday, with gold medal contender Kimberly Brennan just......   | Read..
Virginia Thrasher after winning the first gold medal of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Saturday. She won the 10m air rifle event. (AFP)
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