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Groundbreaking games for women in Rio

From the dizzying gymnastics heights of African-American Simone Biles to Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik and Brazilian golden girl Rafaela Silva in judo -- Rio proves a groundbreaking Games for women.

August 26, 2016
August 26, 2016

Russia's Putin awards Margarita

Russian President Putin awards rhythmic gymnast Margarita Mamun during a grand ceremony for Russian Olympic medallists returning home from 2016 Rio Olympics at Kremlin in Moscow.

August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016

Groundbreaking games for women in Rio

From the dizzying gymnastics heights of African-American Simone Biles to Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik and Brazilian golden girl Rafaela Silva in judo -- Rio proves a groundbreaking Games for women.

August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016

'A win for two countries'

Her first name is Margarita, and she hailed her gold medal in all-around rhythmic gymnastics in the Rio Olympics on Saturday as a 'victory for two countries'. She is representing the Russian Federation but the other country celebrating her triumph is Bangladesh.

August 21, 2016
August 21, 2016

Mamun gives Bangladesh some solace

Margarita Mamun, a Russian gymnast of Bangladeshi origin, has won gold in women's individual all-around rhythmic gymnastics event at Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Arena on Saturday.