After narrowly missing the Bronze medal🏅 in the Women's vault, it is back to training for Dipa Karmakar⭐, India's first Olympic gymnast. In her recent interview🎙, Dipa spoke about her experiences at Rio and aspirations. 🔈"I want to inspire the next generation so that in 10 to 15 years, India …read more
After the first 2 sets ended 21-19 & 12-21, Sindhu lost the 3rd set against Carolina Marin and had to settle for the silver🙌 in women's badminton. As was the case in the 2nd set👀, Marin raced off the blocks💨 in the 3rd set as well and ran off …read more
Three days to the end of the 2016 Rio Olympics, Team Nigeria took delivery of the much awaited kits after most of the athletes had concluded their events with some already back to their bases.
A top official of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria who disclosed this to Sports Vanguard …read more
Former 🇿🇦South Africa women all-rounder 👩Sunnette Viljoen made her country 👍proud by achieving a unique feat✨ on Thursday. She won the silver medal🏅 in the women's javelin final of the Rio🎉 Olympics. Viljoen came behind Croatia's Sara Kolak⭐ (66.18 metres) with her best throw of 64.92 metres✌.
🏋Narsingh Yadav, India's 74kg wrestler failed to get clearance from the ⚖Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) in Rio de Janeiro and has been 🚫banned from competing for 4⃣ years. His Olympic hopes have been dashed and Yadav maintains that he was a victim of sabotage. He maintained that his …read more
Ellen DeGeneres👩, a popular TV show📺 host in the US, has defended herself after she copped criticism😡 for posting an edited picture of Usain Bolt⚡ that was perceived as racist. She had posted an edited picture of Bolt coasting to victory✌ in the men's 100m which showed Ellen …read more
Following The CEO of the United States Olympic Committee, Scott Blackman's apology, 🏊Ryan Lochte has apologised for the controversy around himself, James Feignergen, Gunnar Bentz & Jack Cogner filing a false police complaint😱 about being robbed at gun point🔫 to cover up an earlier scuffle.
🏊Lochte expressed regret at "...taking the …read more
The 🇺🇸USA gymnast team were dazzling✨ as they ruled the event in Rio Olympics. Well, there is a reason why the looked👀 dazzling. Almost 5,000 Swarovski 🔹crystals were applied to each 😱uniform, making its average value around $1,200💸 a piece. Though the athletes are not❌ judged by their …read more
American Ashton Eaton⭐ retained his Olympic gold🏅 in the men's decathlon event👏. Though he failed to break😯 his world record ( 9,045 points), he scored 8,993 points to 😀equal the Olympic record👍 set by Czech Roman Sebrle at Athens🎉 2004. Frenchman Kevin Mayer🌟 came 2⃣nd (8,834) while …read more
Usain Bolt⚡ sprinted to history in the final of the men's 200m🏃 with a time of 19.78s⏱ to win the gold and cement his place as the greatest sprinter of all time🎉. The Jamaican sprinter🌟 was far ahead of the rest of the field. Andre De Grasse …read more
🇫🇷France's Kristina Mladenovic & Caroline Garcia slammed French Tennis Federation🎾 for their 'incompetence' after the officials warned the players that they risked disqualification if they didn't participate in identical kits👕. The pair had appeared in outfits provided by sponsors. They felt that the incident had caused unnecessary stress😫 that led to …read more
🔰Women's 400m hurdles
Dalilah Muhammad👩 of US won gold✨ clocking 53.13 seconds🕐. Denmark's Sara Peterson came 2⃣nd (53.55s)👍 while Dalilah's compatriot Ashley Spencer finished 3⃣rd in 53.72 seconds👏.
Alistair Brownlee of 🇬🇧Britain retained his gold🏅 while his brother Jonny claimed 2⃣nd spot …
It appears the claim of 4 US swimmers🏊 including Ryan Lochte that they were robbed at gun point🔫 at a gas station in Rio was a cooked up story. Brazilian police👮 claimed that the swimmers had defiled and vandalised the gas station⛽, forcing a security guard to pull …read more
There were some really odd rules and practices adopted at Rio 2016 across various sports. Let's take a look at some of them:-
🔰 Crystal-specked❄ US Gymnasts: It seems Simone Biles and other US Gymnasts wear outfits adorned with glittering Swarovski crystals💎. Each outfit has near to 5000 crystals …read more
The International Olympics Committee has predicted that at least half of the world's population🌎 would have watched👀 the Rio Games. Viewership📺 for the opening ceremony in London in 2012 was down⬇ from Beijing in 2008, which drew more than 1 billion viewers😯. IOC revealed that the viewership of the opening …read more
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