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Usain Bolt to visit New Zealand


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 11 (IANS/CMC) World and Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt will visit New Zealand next month through his association with a sports drink.Hot on the heels of his stunning Olympics ... Read more...

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China makes history at Paralympics


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) China has made history by taking its 90th gold medal at the London Paralympics, surpassing its record of 89 golds at the Beijing 2008.The 90th gold ... Read more...

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China gets 300th gold in Paralympic history


September 7th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Para-athlete Zhao Xu took China's 300th gold medal in Paralympic history here Thursday, winning the men's 100m-T46 final.Zhao Xu, 27, who began the sport in Grade ... Read more...

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Bolt, Blake break meet records in Lausanne


August 24th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lausanne (Switzerland), Aug 24 (IANS/CMC) Olympic legend Usain Bolt and his Jamaican heir apparent Yohan Blake both set new meet records as they swept both sprints at the Lausanne Grand Prix ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Bolt storms to 200m glory to make history


August 10th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Usain Bolt scorched to Olympic gold in the men's 200 metres Thursday, blazing into the history books as the first sprinter to retain both ... Read more...

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Olympics: Bolt breezes into 200m final


August 9th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/CMC) Usain Bolt is poised to defend his Olympic 200 metres title Thursday in a bid to cement his status as a sprint legend. Bolt effortlessly breezed into ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Bolt warns Blake off 200m gold


August 8th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Repeat men's Olympic 100 metres champion Usain Bolt says he has told compatriot and training partner Yohan Blake not to think about winning the men's 200 metres ... Read more...

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Forget winning 200m title, Bolt tells Blake


August 8th, 2012 - 2:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Two-time men's Olympic 100 metres champion Usain Bolt says he has told compatriot and training partner Yohan Blake not to think about winning the men's 200 metres ... Read more...

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Son of Olympics hero jailed over drug link


August 7th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Liam Oliver-Christie, son of British Olympics hero Linford Christie, has been jailed for helping two cocaine dealers sell drugs from his home, the Daily Mail reported. ... Read more...

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Olympics: Francis tips Fraser-Pryce for sprint double


August 6th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/CMC) Stephen Francis, coach of the women's Olympic 100 metres champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, says Saturday's triumph has given her momentum and he has now tipped the Jamaican to ... Read more...

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Olympics athletics: Fraser-Pryce wins women’s 100m gold


August 5th, 2012 - 4:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce handed the Caribbean its first gold medal of the London Olympics when she stormed to victory in the women's 100 metres here Saturday night.Running ... Read more...

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Phelps, Lochte showdown in 200m medley


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The most decorated Olympian, Michael Phelps has set up an enticing duel Thursday night with compatriot Ryan Lochte in the men's 200 metres individual medley.Both ... Read more...

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Olympics: Veronica says it will be tough to retain 200m crown


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/CMC) Reigning Olympic 200 metres queen Veronica Campbell-Brown has conceded it will be difficult to defend her crown at the London Olympics.The 30-year-old has not been enjoying the ... Read more...

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America’s Adrian wins 100m Olympic freestyle gold


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) America's Nathan Adrian snatched gold in the final stroke of the men's 100 meters freestyle Wednesday.Adrian was third on the turn but stormed back to ... Read more...

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Olympics: Stewart quietly confident despite setbacks


August 1st, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/CMC) Olympic silver medallist runner Kerron Stewart has been nowhere close to her best for the last two years but the determined Jamaican says she will not let ... Read more...

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Fit-again Bolt admits to past back injury


July 27th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt has disclosed he had suffered a back injury but was quick to say he has gotten over the problems which had ... Read more...

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Bolt injury free, ready to defend titles, says manager


July 25th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 25 (IANS/CMC) Triple Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt is injury free and ready to defend his titles at the 30th Olympiad starting in London Friday, his long ... Read more...

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Carl Lewis doubts Bolt’s Olympics 100m title defence


July 15th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS/CMC) Olympic legend Carl Lewis has cast doubts on sprint sensation Usain Bolt repeating his Beijing exploits at the London Olympics starting later this month. Jamaican Bolt ... Read more...

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Bolt unfazed despite two shockers from Blake


July 5th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kingstson (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) Back-to-back defeats for Usain Bolt have set tongues wagging about a possible change of guard at the top at the upcoming London Olympics, but ... Read more...

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Blake stuns Bolt for second time to win 200m


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 2 (IANS/CMC) Yohan Blake shocked Usain Bolt for the second time in three days, producing another sizzling run to whip the World and Olympic champion in the 200 ... Read more...

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Bolt beaten in 100m at Jamaican Olympic trials


June 30th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston, June 30 (IANS) World champion Yohan Blake edged world record holder Usain Bolt to win the men's 100-metre in 9.75 seconds at the Jamaican Olympic Athletic Trials here.Blake Friday ... Read more...

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Greene discounts world record by Bolt in London


June 28th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Eugene (Oregon), June 28 (IANS/CMC) Former Olympic sprint champion Maurice Greene has dismissed the notion that Jamaican Usain Bolt can rescale the lofty heights of 2008 when he established two mind-boggling ... Read more...

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Bolt answers critics with world-leading time


June 1st, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 1 (IANS/CMC) Reigning Olympic double sprint champion Usain Bolt silenced his detractors, storming to a world-leading 9.76 seconds to win the 100 metres at the Rome Diamond League here.Questions ... Read more...

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Russian Air Force gets first modernized AN-124s


May 17th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Air Force has received three modernized Antonov AN-124-100 super-heavy transport aircraft as part of an update programme for its transport fleet, Air Force ... Read more...

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More London Olympic tickets going on sale


May 15th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) More tickets are being put on sale for people who were unsuccessful in securing entry to see the London 2012 Olympics.About one million people who failed ... Read more...

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Blake clocks this year’s fastest 100m


April 16th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), April 16 (IANS) Yohan Blake of Jamaica, the reigning world 100-metre champion, clocked 9.90 seconds in cold and rainy conditions at the UTech Classic athletics meet to set ... Read more...

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Clarke sets season’s fastest time in 60m


February 15th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 15 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Lerone Clarke clocked the fastest 60-meter time in the current season Tuesday - at the Lievin indoor meet in France.The Commonwealth Games champion timed ... Read more...

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World atheletics: Jamaican quartet claim 4×100 relay record


September 5th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Daegu (South Korea), Sep 4 (IANS) The Daegu world championships finally reached a thrilling peak, witnessing a world record falling in the last event with Usain Bolt's final ... Read more...

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Bolt disqualified for false start in 100m in Daegu; Blake wins


August 28th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Daegu (South Korea), Aug 28 (IANS) Usain Bolt of Jamaica, the world's fastest man and defending champion, was dramatically disqualified from the men's 100m final after a false start at ... Read more...

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World Athletics Championship: Jamaican minister laments Powell 100m exit


August 27th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 27 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica's Sports Minister Olivia Grange has lamented Asafa Powell's withdrawal from the marquee 100 metres event at the World Championships. The 28-year-old was forced out of ... Read more...

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British sprinter Malcolm confident of beating Bolt


August 26th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Daegu (South Korea), Aug 26 (IANS/CMC) British sprinter Christian Malcolm has dared to dream and believes he can cut down the seemingly unstoppable Jamaican Usain Bolt at the World Athletics Championships ... Read more...

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Lochte overtakes Phelps for gold in World Swimming Championships


July 26th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 26 (IANS) American Ryan Lochte won the gold in the men's 200-meter freestyle at the 2011 World Swimming Championships Tuesday, overtaking countryman and Olympic champion Michael Phelps ... Read more...

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World’s fastest man Bolt return to track in May


March 25th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): World's fastest man Usain Bolt will take on arch-rival Asafa Powell over 100 metres for the first time this season in Rome in May, after missing most of ... Read more...

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Phelps guns for Thorpe, wants to reverse result of 2004 Athens Games


February 13th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 13 (ANI): Expressing his hopes of a rematch with Australian legend Ian Thorpe at the London Olympics, Swimming ace Michael Phelps has welcomed the chance to reverse the result ... Read more...

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Ian Thorpe to return for 2012 London Olympics


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 2(ANI): Five-time Olympic gold medallist Ian Thorpe has announced that he will return to competitive swimming in a bid to contest the 2012 London Olympics.Thorpedo had retired from swimming in ... Read more...

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