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Rio Olympics 2016 Opening Ceremony Tonight: Date, Time, Online Livestreaming, TV Info

The world will watch the tradition of Brazilian culture mixed with modern Olympic spirit as it unveils a feast of dance and music events to enthrall athletes and visitors at the Olympics Opening ceremony at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanã Stadium on Friday with the Olympic flame reaching the ground to mark the occasion. The anchors of the opening ceremony include ...

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Rio Olympics 2016 Full Schedule of Events, Medal Events

Basketball fans around the world can start planning their Olympic festivities after the full tournament schedule for the Rio 2016 Games was announced on Thursday (19 May). Following the drawing of the groups by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) in March, Rio 2016 has now confirmed the days and times for each encounter. In the men’s tournament, the final three ...

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International Women’s Day: How Celebrations, Marches Rekindle Women’s Spirit?

As the world observed International Women’s Day on Sunday, March 8, marches, celebrations and various events marked the day in several national capital cities and urban centres from London to New York to Tokyo. British singers Annie Lennox and Paloma Faith were joined by actress Gemma Arterton at a march in London to demand respect for women’s rights with hundreds ...

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MWC 2015 Event Highlights as Curtains Downed

The curtains are down for the Mobile World Congress on Thursday, March 5, 2015 with the event registering 93,000 visitors from 200 countries, surpassing all projections, said GSMA. The Mobile World Live Keynotes, held Monday and Tuesday afternoon, were streamed live to viewers around the globe, featuring Mark Zuckerberg, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Facebook, and Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications ...

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National Games Kick Off in Kerala; Sachin Tendulkar Star Attraction

Tendulkar was roped in by the Kerala government as the goodwill ambassador for the Games and even while Malayalam superstar Mohanlal came under flak from certain quarters for allegedly collecting money to stage his nearly four-hour-long musical show, those who found fault with him looked at Tendulkar who has not charged anything. Each time the speakers mentioned the name of ...

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CES 2015: Hollywood celebs, IT Honchos, Global athletes descend in Las Vegas; What to Expect?

This year’s CES global tech event will be held from January 6 to 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada amid performances by Hollywood fame musical icons and TV celebrities, professional athletes among others. Held annually at the beginning of the New Year, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) tech event has become a global gathering place for all who thrive on the ...

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