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Rio-bound swimmers face more drug tests

The world’s best swimmers will face up to seven anti-doping tests in the run up to August’s Rio Olympics. The International Swimming Federation (Fina) will oversee the initiative after critics said it

Peek Freans RIO brings Rio 2 to Pakistan

Peek Freans RIO, the market leader in the cream biscuit category of Pakistan, fully in line with its tagline Fun Ka Daily Dose, is bringing Hollywood’s mega-hit film Rio 2 to Pakistan.

McIlroy could opt out of Rio 2016

World number one Rory McIlroy has revealed that he may not play in Rio in 2016 when golf returns to the Olympics. The 23-year-old would be eligible for selection by either Great

Federer hopes to play 2016 Games in Rio

Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates breaking Serbia’s Janko Tipsarevic’s serve during their men’s singles tennis match at the ATP World Tour Finals in the O2 Arena in The 31-year-old Swiss star intends to

IOC tells Rio organisers ‘time is ticking’

Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics organisers were told on Tuesday they needed to push ahead with their preparations because time was an issue, the International Olympic Committee said. Rio has not finalised

I’ve made peace with Rio: Alex Ferguson

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson said on Monday his relationship with Rio Ferdinand was back to normal after he held clear-the-air talks with the defender. Ferguson had accused Ferdinand of embarrassing him

Bolt eyes ‘three-peat’ in Rio

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt vowed Monday to defend his Olympic sprint titles in Rio but, buoyed by the West Indies’ World Twenty20 triumph, declared that cricket was his “first love”. Bolt, who said