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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. Rediff.com 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 police investigate looting at Maracana Stadium

Police are investigating the theft of several items from the iconic Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Rio police said two bronze busts, two... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/world/rio-police-investigate-looting-at-maracana-stadium-4469868/
48-team FIFA World Cup will increase Asian and African participation

FIFA president Gianni Infantino's proposed 48-team World Cup plan was accepted by a 37-member council on Tuesday. The first World Cup tournament to... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/football/48-team-fifa-world-cup-will-increase-asian-and-african-participation/story-9xQdlroQjuWpoeYwVvAivN.html
Rio's Olympic Stadium has reportedly turned into a ghost town that has a 'smell of mold', damaged rooms, and stray cats

Maracana Stadium during the closing ceremonies. As is the case with many past Olympic stadiums, Rio's Maracana Stadium has turned into a ghost... ...

http://www.businessinsider.in/Rios-Olympic-Stadium-has-reportedly-turned-into-a-ghost-town-that-has-a-smell-of-mold-damaged-rooms-and-stray-cats/articleshow/56364345.cms
How we covered the year's big stories

This past week Facebook has resounded with plangent laments about the year that will not end. Most timelines are lengthy dirges punctuated with... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/india/newsroom-diaries-2016-marathwada-elections-olympics-demonetisation-and-how-we-covered-them-3178782.html
Triumphs of the underdogs lit 2016

International football in 2016 was welcome news for the romantics in sport. The triumph of the underdog, very rarely happens in life, so when it... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/sports/football/311216/triumphs-of-the-underdogs-lit-2016.html

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