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China will be ready. Will India be?

In less than two years, Beijing will host the 29th Olympic Games. Pierre de Coubertin, the French founder of the modern Games, had coined a motto for this important world event: 'It is less......

10 positive things about the events in Tibet

An event which may look negative at first sight can also trigger positive collaterals. We have listed 10 encouraging aspects of the recent unrest in Tibet and the subsequent Chinese muscled......

In Tibet, China dishonours Olympic spirit

What had to happen happened! As in 1959, 1987 or again in 1989, riots have erupted in Lhasa and other provinces of Tibet. The repression (and it is only a beginning) is said to be ferocious. But......

Cricket: Creator & Destroyer

Whenever I have gone to Pakistan to coverpolitical happenings there, I havealways been struck by the fact that a Pakistani Punjabi from Lahore strikingly resembles an Indian Punjabi from Delhi......

Saina rallies into Round 3 of World Championships

Saina Nehwal staged a splendid recovery to enter the third round of the World Badminton Championships at the Pierre de Coubertin stadium in Paris on Wednesday.The world No 2 Indian ace, seeded......

Russian torchbearer dies after carrying flame in Sochi relay

A torchbearer died of a heart attack after carrying the Olympic flame as part of Russia's torch relay leading up to the Sochi 2014 Winter Games in February, an official said on Monday. Vadim......

French Super Series: Saina, Sindhu advance; Jwala-Ashwini ousted

Saina Nehwal fought her way back from a game down to win her opening round match while compatriot P V Sindhu crushed her opponent to storm into the second round of the French Super......

French Super Series: Ajay enters second round; Kashyap, Guru lose

Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram notched up a straight-game win over Japan's Kazumasa Sakai but his compatriots Parupalli Kashyap and RMV Gurusaidutt failed to cross the first hurdle in the French......

IOC plans to cut one sport, add another for 2020 Games

One Olympic sport will learn next month that its Games future is in jeopardy when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) meets to decide the shape of the summer Games from 2020. The IOC’s......

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Q. any logic about 5 rings in Olympic symbol?
Afsa Kausar:  A.  more

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pravin
Q. What do the five rings of the Olympics represent?
Pravin:  A. The symbol of the Olympic Games is composed of five interlocking rings, coloured blue, yellow, black, green, and red on a white field, known as the...... more

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subhash
Q. What are these games -- Pentathlon and Taekwondo ? and how they are played?
Subhash:  A. Olympic banner of five different colors of the ring (on behalf of the European blue, yellow on behalf of the Asian, black African representatives,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-these-games----pentathlon-and-taekwondo--and-how-th/23594941/answers/25652494

Ramesh Agarwal
Q. THERE ARE 7 CONTINENTS BUT ONLY 5 RINGS ON FLAG OF OLYMPICS WHY IT SO?
Ramesh Agarwal:  A. A pentathlon is a contest featuring five different events. The modern type of pentathlon introduced at the 1912 Olympics was the modern pentathlon,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/there-are-7-continents-but-only-5-rings-on-flag-of-olympics-/23559161/answers/23594984

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