Supermodel Gisele steals the show as the new 'Girl from Ipanema'

RIO DE JANEIRO: Capping her long and successful career, Brazilian supermodel and national icon Gisele Bundchen stole the show at the Rio Olympics's opening ceremony on Friday night as she sashayed across the Maracana Stadium to strains of popular bossa nova track "Garota de Ipanema", or "The Girl from Ipanema" performed by the original composer's grandson.

Brazil opens Olympic Games with green, low tech themes

RIO DE JUNEIRO: Saying Rio is ready to make history, President of 2016 games, Carlos Nuzman, promised to deliver a great experience turning dreams into reality.

Haryana to set up 400 sports nursuries: Viz

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CHANDIGARH: Haryana Sports and Youth Affairs Minister, Mr. Anil Vij, said that with a view to develop Haryana as a leader in sports, more than 400 sports nurseries are being established in the State.

No Indian in ICC's 2015 cricket World Cup team

MELBOURNE: No Indian features in the 2015 International Cricket Council's (ICC) World Cup team, according to a release by the sport's governing body on Monday.

ONGC overcome spirited Bhiwani in Fed Cup Basketball

PUNE: Maharashtra women made a rousing start by beating Delhi with a 58-34 margin in the 29th Federation Cup Basketball Championship at the Shiv Chattrapathi Krida Sankul, Mhalunge , Balewadi, here on Sunday.

Tushar and Anand toil to qualifying for main draw

CHANDIGARH: CHART trainee Krishan Hooda defeated another CHART trainee Ajay Singh in a one sided match without conceding a single game in straight sets 6-0, 6-0 in the boys under-14 final qualifying round match in the AITA Championship Series Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.

Indian men 9th, women 13th in FIH World Rankings

LAUSANNE: By logging 1339 points, Indian men's is ranked 9th in the FIH World Rankings, according to the International Hockey Federation (FIH) press released issued today. These include points awarded following the completion of the Hockey World League Round 2 events.

Punjabi Varsity win Inter-Varsities Gatka

CHANDIGARH: Hosts Punjabi University annexed the overall trophy in the 3rd All India Inter University Gatka Championship at the University Gymnasium Hall in Patiala today. Panjab University of Chandigarh secured second position and Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsa,r got third position.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia enters in finals

Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia enters in finals

Australia vs India, innings scoreboard

SYDNEY: First innings scoreboard of the cricket World Cup semifinal between Australia and India at the Sydney Cricket Ground here on Thursday

Cricket World Cup 2015 Semifinal: Australia score 328/7 against India

SYDNEY: Australia, after winning the toss, made 328 for seven against defending champions India in their World Cup semi-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday.

Simranjit and Jaspreet win gold in Varsities Gatka

CHANDIGARH: Simranjit Singh of Panjab University Chandigarh earned his team’s first gold by logging 49 points in men’s single stick fight on the opening day of the 3rd All India Intervarsity Gatka Championship at Gymnasium Hall of University of Punjabi University in Patiala today.

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