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    2014 Asian Games: Manu Gandas to lead the Indian Golf team at the games
    Sunday, 07 September 2014
    Indian golf at the Incheon Asian Games will be represented by four men and three women which includes Feroz Garewal and Aditi Ashok, who represented the nation at the Youth Olympics 2014 in Nanjing in July of this year.
    IOC president believes in success of Rio 2016 Olympics
    Friday, 12 September 2014
    Bucharest, Sep 13 (IANS) Rio 2016 Summer Olympics will be successful, just as the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has said.
    Indian captain Sardar Singh talks about his team?s chances at the Asian Games
    Friday, 12 September 2014
    The Indian senior men?s hockey team will look to dish out a clinical performance at the upcoming Incheon Asian Games and thereby clinch a direct spot in the 2016 Rio Olympics. The Sardar Singh-led side had put up a superb effort in the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, finishing runners-up to world champions Australia. The Indian skipper spoke to Sportskeeda in an exclusive interview.
    Olympics: IOC to respect Scotland vote, athletes protected - Bach
    Tuesday, 09 September 2014
    By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee promised Scottish athletes' interests would be "safeguarded" ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics should Scotland vote in favor of independence on Sept. 18. If Scotland votes to break away from the United Kingdom, Scottish athletes who competed for Britain at the 2012 summer Olympics in London would not be eligible to do so ...
    Spain out to upset under-manned US in Basketball World Cup
    Friday, 29 August 2014
    Hosts Spain and the rest of the field must believe they finally have a decent shot at knocking off the mighty United States as the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup tips off on Saturday. The United States were clearly the better team at the 2012 Olympics when LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant and company knocked off Spain in the final in London.
    Olympics-Brazil's Santana stuns rivals with record time at Youth Games
    Friday, 22 August 2014
    Brazil's hopes of producing a homegrown winner at the 2014 Rio Olympics began to look plausible on Friday when Matheus Santana won the men's 100 metres freestyle final at the Youth Games. His record-breaking swim stunned his rivals and endorsed the theory that the experience of competing in China would help in the moulding of future champions. The 18-year-old Brazilian cruised to victory in 48 ...
    Some things to know about India at the Asian Games
    Monday, 15 September 2014
    INCHEON, South Korea (AP) ? The cricket-crazy country of India has been improving in Olympic sports due to more exposure in international competition. Though it still has only one individual Olympic gold medal winner ? shooter Abhinav Bindra ? India can boast several leading contenders when it comes to the Asian Games.
    Beach boy Bolt wins Copacabana 100m
    Sunday, 17 August 2014
    Olympic champion and world record holder Usain Bolt won his first 100m of 2014 on Sunday in an exhibition race run on Rio's iconic Copacabana beach, two years out from the 2016 Olympics. Britain's Mark Lewis Francis (10.42sec) and Jefferson Liberato of Brazil (10.44sec) shared the podium with Bolt who, after an injury-hit season, was running his first 100m since Brussels in September last year ...
    Asiad gives South Korea chance to end awful 2014 on a high
    Tuesday, 09 September 2014
    By Peter Rutherford SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's sporting reputation has taken a battering of late with a dire World Cup campaign in Brazil and disappointing medal haul from the Sochi Olympics, but a shot at redemption is at hand as 10,000 athletes from around the region pour into Incheon for the 17th Asian Games. South Korea has played second fiddle to sports powerhouse China at the last ...
    Games-Asiad gives South Korea chance to end awful 2014 on a high
    Tuesday, 09 September 2014
    By Peter Rutherford SEOUL, Sept 9 (Reuters) - South Korea's sporting reputation has taken a battering of late with a dire World Cup campaign in Brazil and disappointing medal haul from the Sochi Olympics, but a shot at redemption is at hand as 10,000 athletes from around the region pour into Incheon for the 17th Asian Games. South Korea has played second fiddle to sports powerhouse China at the ...