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Olympics medal winners from Haryana entitle for appointment to HCS or HPS

Olympics medal winners from Haryana entitle for appointment to HCS or HPS

12 Apr 2018 | 6:17 PM

Chandigarh, Apr 12 (UNI) Haryana sportspersons bringing laurels to the state by winning Gold Medals in Olympics will now be entitled for appointment to Haryana Civil Services (HCS) or Haryana Police Services (HPS) with seniority of eight years.

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Japan unveils Tokyo 2020 Olympics superhero mascots

Japan unveils Tokyo 2020 Olympics superhero mascots

28 Feb 2018 | 3:07 PM

Tokyo, Feb 28 (UNI) Meet the new Olympic and Paralympic mascots that the Tokyo 2020 organisers hope will whip up enthusiasm for the Games – and drive merchandise sales.

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SK deploys heavy security ahead of Winter Olympics

SK deploys heavy security ahead of Winter Olympics

07 Feb 2018 | 3:51 PM

Seoul, Feb 7 (UNI) South Korea — Security here is a top concern for officials just days before the Olympic Games — which are taking place as nuclear tensions have ramped up on the Korean Peninsula, according to the NBC News.

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Plan for joint Olympics team with North gets icy reception in S Korea

16 Jan 2018 | 3:44 PM

By Heekyong Yang and Josh Smith
SEOUL, Jan 16 (Reuters) While Seoul forges ahead with plans to use the upcoming Winter Olympics to showcase inter-Korean unity, some South Korean athletes are "furious" at proposals to form joint teams with North Koreans, highlighting a broader lack of enthusiasm for some of the government’s peace-making plans.

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Olympic Club in San Francisco to host 2032 Ryder Cup: report

Olympic Club in San Francisco to host 2032 Ryder Cup: report

03 Nov 2017 | 10:48 AM

Undated, Nov 3 (Reuters) The Olympic Club in San Francisco will host the 2032 Ryder Cup and the 2028 PGA Championship, the San Francisco Chronicle reported on Thursday.

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Plan set to turn Britain from snow hopers to medal winners

Plan set to turn Britain from snow hopers to medal winners

01 Nov 2017 | 7:06 PM

LONDON, Nov 1 (Reuters) Turning Britain into a top-five Olympic nation in skiing and snowboarding might appear about as realistic as climbing the Eiger in a pair of plimsolls, but that is the target Dan Hunt has set himself.

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South Korea welcomes Olympic flame ahead of 2018 Games

South Korea welcomes Olympic flame ahead of 2018 Games

01 Nov 2017 | 9:06 AM

By Peter Rutherford INCHEON, South Korea, Nov 1 (Reuters) The Olympic flame arrived in South Korea on Wednesday to begin its journey towards the 2018 Pyeongchang Games, with organisers confident it will spark a new era for winter sports in Asia.

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