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Award-winning images from the World Press Photo contest

The jury of the 58th annual World Press Photo Contest has selected an image by Danish photographer Mads Nissen as the World Press Photo of the Year 2014. The World Press Photo is an......

Images: The Pope at the Beach

Argentina and Brazil are traditional rivals and there was a time when their antagonism was being compared to India-Pakistan relations. They have overcome to a great extent their history of......

How brands are bringing it on at Rio Olympics

For the first time ever, the largest ever contingent to the Games has around six official brand partners, with a combined value touching Rs 10 crore. This is more than three times the amount that......

PHOTOS: Rio bids a colourful goodbye to 2016 Games

IMAGE:  Dancers perform during the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium. Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images. A bit of melancholy and unbridled joy......

5 talking points from Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony

The Rio 2016 Olympics have opened with a colourful and pulsating ceremony at Maracana stadium on Friday night. presents the five most talking points from the Opening Ceremony. 1. Simple,......

PHOTOS: Rio kicks off Games with ode to forests, favelas and funk

IMAGE: Fireworks explode during the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Pawel Kopczynski Brazil unfurled a vast canvas celebrating its......

Pele, Kaka grace final even as Beck's boys reveal their favourite team

The Maracana stadium at Rio de Janeiro where the World Cup final between Germany and Argentina was played is overlooked by Christ the Redeemer.  And, it was -- to be aptly put -- a rain of......

PHOTOS: Heartbreak for Ecuador as France top group

Ten-man Ecuador bravely held France to a 0-0 draw at Rio's Maracana stadium on Wednesday but the European favourites still topped Group E to gain a second round tie against Nigeria. Through luck,......
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Rio's Maracana stadium to reopen after Olympic duty

(AFP) - Crowds lined up Friday at Rio's Maracana ahead of the first club game to be played in the famed football stadium since a long break for... ...
Sudha keen to bounce back

Sudha Singh travelled to the Rio Olympics on the back of a handful of commendable performances. She had clocked 9:31.86 seconds in the 3000M... ...
Fla-Flu Rio derby - the eternal battle

(AFP) - Rio de Janeiro was mighty different 104 years ago except for one vital constant: the passionate shouts of fans at the Flamengo v... ...
Belarusian Paralympic team 'felt uneasy' in Rio after carrying Russian flag

Moscow, Oct 4 The Belarusian national team felt uneasy at the 2016 Rio Paralympics opening ceremony after one of its delegates carried the... ...
Paralympics closing ceremony a mix of celebration and sadness

Fireworks lit up a packed Maracana Stadium, while singers and dancers created a carnival atmosphere, before tributes were paid to Iranian cyclist... ...

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