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Bolt puts assault on 400metres world record on hold

March 19th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Trelawny (Jamaica), Mar 19(ANI): Jamaican sprinter and three-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has put on hold his plans to challenge American sprinter Michael Johnson's 400metres world record until after the 2012 ... Read more...

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Beijing Olympics most watched event in U.S. TV history

August 27th, 2008 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 27 (ANI): NBC''s round-the-clock coverage of the 2008 Summer Olympics has been declared the most watched event in U.S. TV history.Statistics released by Nielsen Media Research show that ... Read more...

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Overseas shooters trying to acclimatise to hot conditions

July 31st, 2008 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 31 (Xinhua) Shooters, from various countries have intensified their training here in order to acclimatise to the soaring temperatures before the start of Games Aug 8. Lucia Liliana Mihalache is ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |