1984 olympics

Swimmer Ann Curtis dies

July 27th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ann Curtis, who is a renowned swimmer for winning two gold medal at the 1984 Olympics that were held in London died on Thursday at the age ... Read more...

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1984 Olympics: India missed medal when it was for taking (Sports Special)

July 18th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Reckoned to be one of the best teams ever in the post-Independence era, the Indian squad for the 1984 Olympics glowed with talent and promise to an extent that nothing less ... Read more...

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Was CWG a wasteful extravagance, asks NGO

October 15th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A day after the excitement and enthusiasm about the Commonwealth Games subsided, an NGO asked if the endeavour was a necessary expenditure or a wasteful extravagance."For all ... Read more...

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IPL investors look for profits, sports gets lost: P.T.Usha

March 23rd, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, March 23 (IANS) Kerala's cricket may have received a shot in the arm with little-known Rendezvous Sports World Limited adding commercial hub Kochi to the Indian Premier League, but ... Read more...

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Former Shot-Putter David Laut Shot Dead At Oxnard Home

August 30th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Bronze medalist for U.S.(1984 Olympics L.A.) David Laut met his unfortunate death at the hands of two usurpers who confronted him outside his Oxnard home in California on early Friday. ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson lauded in spectacular memorial

July 8th, 2009 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 7 (DPA) In one of the biggest celebrity send-offs in history, Michael Jackson's family, friends and fans held a memorial service for the late King of Pop Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Los Angeles braces for Jackson’s last moment in the spotlight

July 7th, 2009 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 7 (DPA) Thousands of police deployed in downtown Los Angeles early Tuesday as the world's entertainment capital braced itself for the memorial service of one of the greatest ... Read more...

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Renowned sculptor Robert Graham dies at 70

December 30th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Renowned sculptor Robert Graham, whose life size bronze works can be seen across the US, has died aged 70 following prolonged illness.The legendary artist breath his last ... Read more...

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Pakistan announce 16-man Olympic hockey squad

July 21st, 2008 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 21 (IANS) Pakistan Monday named its 16-man hockey squad for next month's Olympic Games in Beijing with hopes that it will help the country revive its Olympic glory. Experienced defender ... Read more...

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Los Angeles’ traffic miracle during 1984 Olympics

July 19th, 2008 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
By Yang Qingchuan Washington, July 19 (Xinhua) The 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles was probably the most impressive of the many Olympics the US has hosted. That's not only because it was ... Read more...

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Comeback swim queen: Water doesn’t know your age

July 8th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, July 8 (DPA) The Olympics may still be a month away, but it looks as though the Games may already have its comeback queen. US swimmer Dara Torres, 41, will ... Read more...

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